Post-Game: Flames grind out two points against Kings

For the second consecutive game, the Calgary Flames weren’t at their best on Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Luckily for them they were playing the Los Angeles Kings, the Pacific Division’s worst team. The Flames edged the Kings 4-1 in a sloppy game.


FGD 26: A clash with the Kings (7pm MT, SN West)

After their weakest effort in weeks against Dallas, the Calgary Flames (14-9-2, 30 points) are back at it as they host the Los Angeles Kings (9-15-1, 19 points) in a big divisional clash. The Pacific Division is, well, a garbage heap, and two points tonight could give the Flames breathing room at the top of…


Handicapping the Flames World Junior candidates

When it comes to the upcoming World Junior Championship tournaments, there’s good news and bad news for the Calgary Flames. They won’t have anybody playing for Canada or the United States, but they’re likely to have players playing for a slew of European countries.


Centres of attention: Offseason faceoff plan paying off

With the departure of Dillon Dube, the collection of Calgary Flames centres got a little bit smaller. (Although the team technically got a little larger in terms of average size.) The rookie pivot playing out of his natural position on the third line was part of a group that has given the Flames a relatively…


Flames send Dillon Dube to the AHL

Calgary Flames prospect Dillon Dube has done a lot of things in his young hockey career. He’s about to embark on a new challenge: the American Hockey League. The club announced on Thursday afternoon that they’ve assigned Dube to the AHL’s Stockton Heat.


Trio of Flames rookies finding their NHL footing

A quarter of the way through the season, the Flames are carrying three rookies as NHL regulars with no signs of that changing. Dillon Dube, Juuso Valimaki, and Rasmus Andersson are all forging identities as first year players with very similar results. We’ve certainly seen growing pains thus far, but all three players have high…


Stars 4, Flames 3 (OT) post-game embers: Better next time, maybe

The Flames have blown out their fair share of teams over the past week and a half. Against Vegas and Arizona, they didn’t need all of those goals, though they were nice to get. Against Winnipeg, they did. And against another Central Division team, well, they could’ve used them – but it took a little…