The Flames just played their first of nine back-to-backs this season. The natural course, when faced with such a situation, is to have the starting goalie take one game, and the backup the other. That means at least nine starts for the backup this season.
Of all of Calgary’s new additions over the summer, no one has made a bigger impact than Elias Lindholm through the first month of the season. Lindholm has fit like a glove on the team’s top line and has also gotten the job done when shifted to centre. Unfortunately, the gap from Lindholm to the…
No matter how it happens, any time you can come away with four points in two days, you had a good time. Only the Flames’ play was actually really rather good for most of it, as well.
The Calgary Flames beat the Buffalo Sabres by a 2-1 score (in overtime) on Tuesday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames played their second game in as many nights on Tuesday night. They also played their third consecutive pretty good game, avoiding panic when they trailed after the first period. They beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in overtime to complete their brief road trip.
Everything is possible in this life.
Just 21 hours after a pretty complete effort in Toronto, the Calgary Flames (6-5-1, 13 points) trek south across the border to visit the Buffalo Sabres (6-4-1, 13 points). The National Hockey League’s doormat last season, the Sabres are young, fast and fun.
James Neal is arguably the one of the biggest free agent adds of Brad Treliving’s tenure. His arrival was supposed to elevate the Flames’ offence into the upper echelon of the league. Twelve games into the season, Neal hasn’t found his offensive touch quite yet, but should there be concern?
Though it took them until the third period to finally score, the Flames played nearly as perfect a game as a team probably could. They’ll have to keep it up to prove it wasn’t a one-off, though.
The Calgary Flames beat the Toronto Maple Leafs by a 3-1 score on Monday night. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames tangled with the skilled Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night in Toronto. They stuck to the program and were rewarded with a 3-1 victory at Scotiabank Arena.
After a pretty good bounce-back game on Saturday afternoon, the Calgary Flames (5-5-1, 11 points) face another strong opponent in the form of the impressive Toronto Maple Leafs (8-3-0, 16 points). It’s the first half of a back-to-back set on the road for the Flames.