Flames at 2019 World Juniors: two quarterfinal exits

The good news is that all four Calgary Flames prospects at the 2019 World Junior Championship qualified for the quarterfinals. The bad news is that all of them were eliminated in said quarterfinals, as Sweden and Slovakia bowed out during Wednesday’s games.


Post-Game: Flames overcome flat start against Red Wings

The Calgary Flames weren’t great on Wednesday night in Detroit. They were a bit flat to start, but they surged in the second half. Powered by yet another strong game from their top line, the Flames beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-3 in the first game of a four game road trip.


FGD 41: The halfway mark in Detroit (5pm MT, SN West)

The Calgary Flames (24-12-3, 52 points) hit the halfway point of their 2018-19 season on Wednesday night as they begin a four game road trip. Their first stop is Michigan, where they visit the Detroit Red Wings (15-19-7, 37 points). After a big clash on New Year’s Eve with San Jose, the Flames are looking…


Johnny Gaudreau named NHL’s second star for December

The Calgary Flames were in first place in the Pacific Division for the entire month of December. One of their star players has been honoured for his efforts in the club’s strong December, as Johnny Gaudreau has been named the National Hockey League’s second star of the month.


Flames recall Jon Gillies, David Rittich out day-to-day

The Calgary Flames will have to overcome a bit of an obstacle as they begin their four-game road trip. The club has recalled goaltender Jon Gillies from the American Hockey League’s Stockton Heat due to a lower-body injury to starting netminder David Rittich.


How have the Flames’ special teams changed from last season?

Over the course of the 40 games the Flames played at the end of 2018, they have registered a powerplay with a 21.1% success rate, and a penalty kill at 79.2%, both hovering around league average. It’s a far cry from their 16.0% powerplay through the 2017-18 season, but not quite so from their 81.8%…