Post-Game Wrap-Up: Flames drop the ball on New Year’s Eve

On Sunday against Vancouver, the Calgary Flames weren’t great early and dug themselves a hole they couldn’t climb out of. It was deja vu all over again on New Year’s Eve, as the Flames spotted the Chicago Blackhawks three goals in the first period and couldn’t come all the way back en route to a…


FGD 42: New Year’s Eve with the Blackhawks (7pm MT, SN West)

After a disappointing effort against Vancouver on Sunday night, the Calgary Flames (20-16-5, 45 points) hope to close out 2019 on a winning note when they host the Chicago Blackhawks (17-17-6, 40 points). The Blackhawks aren’t the powerhouse they once were, but they’re a hard-working young team that could give the Flames fits tonight. The…


10 best (and worst) Flames trades of the 2010s

From the beginning of 2010 until the end of 2019, the Calgary Flames made 64 trades with other hockey clubs. Of course, not all trades are of equal value and quality. Let’s look back at the best and the worst of the many swaps the Flames made over the past decade.


FlamesNation prospect update: end of a decade

The 2010s are almost behind us. As the last hours of the decade wind down, let’s check in on the Calgary Flames’ various prospects. Aside from the injured players, and Mitchell Mattson, everyone’s been busy.


The top five Calgary Flames moments of 2019

We’ve been doing this top five countdown for years at Flames Nation. Sometimes it’s difficult to come up with five “highlight” moments in a single calendar year, but 2019 was not one of those instances. Both on the ice and off, the last 365 days have given Flames fans plenty of memorable moments. Sure, 2019…


Flames chase the game against Vancouver

The Calgary Flames played with poise and execution on Friday in their win in Edmonton. Those qualities were lacking early against the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, and their tough start was the largest factor in their 21st loss of the season.


Post-Game Wrap-Up: Flames doused by Canucks

Just two days after one of their best performances of the season, the Calgary Flames couldn’t replicate the effort. They were caught behind the eight-ball early and often, dropping a 5-2 home loss to the visiting Vancouver Canucks to begin a three game home stand.


FGD 41: A holiday visit from Vancouver (7:30pm MT, SN West/360/1)

Following a triumph in Edmonton, the Calgary Flames (20-15-5, 45 points) are back at home and welcoming another old rival to town. The Vancouver Canucks (20-15-4, 44 points) are a skilled, energetic bunch fresh off beating the Los Angeles Kings in Vancouver on Saturday night. The puck drops just after 7:30 p.m. MT on Sportsnet…


Flames focusing on what they can control

It’s safe to say that the Calgary Flames haven’t had an ideal first half of the 2019-20 season. Through 40 games, the Flames sit precisely at the .500 mark – with 20 wins and 20 losses, five in extra time – and the circumstances surrounding the team have been a tad tumultuous.