Post-Game: Flames finish strong in Chicago

The Calgary Flames have had challenges this season with strong starts. But they’ve seemingly always finished strong, something evident at the United Center on Monday night. The Flames played two iffy periods, then had a strong third period en route to a 4-3 road win over the Chicago Blackhawks.


Mark Giordano earns 300th career assist

Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano has had a remarkable career, particularly when you consider that he was not drafted into either junior or the National Hockey League. He hit a pretty significant milestone during Monday night’s game in Chicago, earning his 300th career NHL assist.


Johnny Gaudreau named NHL’s first star of week

Another week, another accolade for Calgary Flames forward Johnny Gaudreau. Following a very strong start to the 2019 portion of the calendar, Gaudreau has been named the National Hockey League’s first star for the past week.


FGD 44: A trip to the Windy City (6:30pm MT, SN West)

Just days after a comeback win in Philadelphia, the Calgary Flames (26-13-4, 56 points) are back in action as they finish off their four game eastern road trip. Tonight’s opponent is the Chicago Blackhawks (16-21-7, 39 points), who are coming off a game in Pittsburgh on Sunday evening. Can the Flames take advantage of a…


Stockton Heat go 3-3-2 in last eight games

Happy New Year from Stockton! This is my first report in eight games; four each on the road and at home. In between, Mrs. Finest and I took in a game in DC to see the reigning Cup Champion Capitals beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-1 at Capital One Arena. A nice place to see a…


FlamesNation Mailbag: Deadline sneak peek

The Flames are probably headed to the playoffs, barring a late season disaster, but they’re still not quite a perfect team yet. There’s still some issues that they need to address if they want to parlay their regular season hype into meaningful postseason success. The NHL’s biggest holiday, trade deadline, is fast approaching, and this…


Flames 3, Flyers 2 (OT) post-game embers: Redemption all around

Two games against the Flyers this season. Two games in which the Flyers had a lead late before the Flames forced it to overtime. Two games in which the Flyers lost to the Flames in overtime. They haven’t been perfect games, but they’ve been fun – at least from one team’s perspective. Probably not the…


Post-Game: Tkachuk powers Flames to overtime win in Philly

The Calgary Flames rolled into Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Saturday afternoon. They looked a bit sluggish and out of sorts for much of the first two periods. Then, as they tend to do, they flipped the switch in the third period, forced extra time and pulled out a 3-2 overtime victory.