The Flames’ 2017-18 season ended unceremoniously because, in part, it seemed that every time the team encountered adversity, they’d immediately fold. In 2018-19, that aspect of their game appeared to be largely absent, but for a few moments at the start of the season – and for pretty much all five games of the playoffs….
The Calgary Flames lost to the Colorado Avalanche by a 5-1 score on Friday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames were eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs on Friday night with a 5-1 loss to the Colorado Avalanche at the Scotiabank Saddledome. They lost their first round series in five games.
Both clubs congregated at the Scotiabank Saddledome prior to Game 5 between the Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche. Here are the main takeaways from both clubs’ morning skates.
After losing three games in a row, the Flames need a win to keep their season alive.
Heading into Game 5 on Friday night, the Calgary Flames are trailing their first round playoff series 3-1 to the Colorado Avalanche. Battling back from a 3-1 deficit certainly isn’t the easiest thing to do.
The NHL is slowly releasing the list of award finalists, announcing today the three players who could see their names engraved on the Lady Byng trophy for being excellent guys in addition to being excellent players. One of the three is the Flames’ own Sean Monahan, whose 2018-19 campaign featured plenty of goalscoring with few…
The high-profile Flames skaters are having a miserable series: the top line is nowhere to be found, none of the high scorers through the regular season are actually scoring, the defence is a disaster and there’s only so much one goalie can do. Things do not look particularly hopeful for the Flames in the spring…
The Flames looked much better to start off Game 4. They took some very necessary steps forward. It was the kind of game you’d be happy with if they were tuning up for the playoffs, not fighting to avoid being one game away from getting eliminated.
The Calgary Flames lost to the Colorado Avalanche by a 3-2 score in overtime on Wednesday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Here are selected reactions from players and coaches following the game.
The Calgary Flames went into Game 4 against the Colorado Avalanche needing to play their best game of the series. They did so, but some bad habits crept into their game and they blew a 2-0 third period lead and lost 3-2 in overtime.
In advance of Wednesday night’s playoff game between the Calgary Flames and the Colorado Avalanche, the National Hockey League has announced its 31 nominees for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy. Flames captain Mark Giordano has been named his team’s nominee for the award.