Post-Game: Flames out-work Kings

The Calgary Flames closed out 2017 by playing a pretty solid 60 minutes of hockey. They opened up 2018 by topping that effort. Facing a very good Los Angeles Kings club, the Flames had the bounces go against them for the first period but they just kept coming and ended up posting a 4-3 victory…


Flames at 2018 World Juniors: Canada plays Sweden for gold

Thursday’s semi-final games started with USA falling to Sweden. Shortly after, Canada dismantled the Czech Republic, a country that hadn’t made the semi-finals since 2005. The long awaited gold medal game boasts two Calgary Flames prospects going head to head; the tournament highlighted the brightest spots of Calgary’s recent draft selections.


Rasmus Andersson, Andrew Mangiapane named to AHL All-Star Classic

The Stockton Heat are looking like a pretty good hockey team. Of course, that’s what a .600 winning percentage and placing second in your division will do for you – not to mention having good players on hand. To that end, while the NHL gets ready to have its own All-Star game later this month,…


FGD 40: Welcoming royal visitors (7pm MT, SN West)

After closing out 2017 with a victory over the Blackhawks, the Calgary Flames (19-16-4) kick off the 2018 portion of their calendar against the Los Angeles Kings (24-11-5). The Kings are perhaps the Flames most bitter recent rival (aside from the Canucks), and the majority of their most important regular season games in recent years…


It might be time to demote Curtis Lazar

Even if you ignore the price paid, acquiring Curtis Lazar was the most perplexing move the Flames made last season. He didn’t fill any immediate need, seeing as he didn’t play until the season was wrapped up. His numbers, both advanced and basic, didn’t suggest that he was an upgrade on any other Flames player….