Breaking down the PHWA mid-season awards results

For the second consecutive season, the Professional Hockey Writers Association has engaged in mid-season awards balloting. They released their results early on Thursday morning, with several Calgary Flames representatives prominent within the results.


Hitmen Report: A bad week for the locals

The Calgary Hitmen played twice this week. Unfortunately for them, they lost both games. That circumstance has made their playoff position a little bit dicey as they head into a busy stretch.


Pros outweigh the cons for aggressive trade deadline approach

What should Calgary do at the trade deadline? That’s the most thought-provoking discussion surrounding the Flames right now, and it’s one we’re not really used to having. Barring a massive collapse down the stretch, Calgary will enter the 2019 postseason as contenders for the first time in years. While there are myriad opinions on how…


An ace up the Flames’ sleeve

Free The Flame reached out to me and asked if I could rank the forwards group in Stockton to see who would fit the term “Black Ace” for the Flames playoff run. Unless the Heat go on a 10-game winning streak, Stockton will miss the Calder Cup playoffs for the third time in four years.