Post-Game Wrap-Up: Penguins outwork Flames

The Calgary Flames were superb in the opening 20 minutes of Tuesday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Unfortunately, the Penguins were better than them for the remaining 40 minutes. The Flames couldn’t match Pittsburgh’s desperation and hustle in the final two periods en route to a 4-1 loss at the Saddledome.


Report: Flames among teams with interest in Ilya Kovalchuk

On Monday, the Los Angeles Kings put forward Ilya Kovalchuk on unconditional waivers. On Tuesday, he cleared waivers and had his contract terminated. Immediately, chatter began regarding teams with interest in the veteran and according to The Fourth Period’s David Pagnotta, the Calgary Flames are among those kicking tires on Kovalchuk.


Flames miss out on Taylor Hall (and maybe that’s a good thing)

After a week of hardcore speculation, the New Jersey Devils finally found a new home for forward Taylor Hall on Monday afternoon. The 28-year-old was swapped to the Arizona Coyotes in a seven piece trade. After the trade was consummated, fans of the Calgary Flames likely asked themselves whether the Flames were in the mix…


FGD 36: The Crosby-less Penguins visit (7pm MT, SN West)

With their seven game winning streak finally snapped on Saturday by the visiting Carolina Hurricanes, the Calgary Flames (18-13-4, 40 points) look to start a new streak when they host the Pittsburgh Penguins (19-10-4, 42 points) tonight at the Saddledome. The Penguins are missing Sidney Crosby from their lineup, but remain a talented and formidable…


A timeline for player development

Over the past few years, I have made the argument that a winning Stockton Heat team is good not only for the fans but also for the players. Most of the comments I receive are “Stockton is for player development” and winning is a secondary focus. While I still think winning should be included, let’s…


FlamesNation prospect update: sixth rounders impress

As with last week, several prominent Calgary Flames prospects remain on the shelf. But while the likes of Jakob Pelletier, Dmitry Zavgorodniy, Filip Sveningsson, Carl-Johan Lerby, Ryan Lomberg and Rinat Valiev are injured, a few key prospects continue to perform. And those impressive prospects are the sixth rounders: Matthew Phillips and Emilio Pettersen.


Penguins at Flames 12/17/19 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Calgary Flames will be trying to rebound from their first regulation loss in 10 games when they welcome the Pittsburgh Penguins to town on Tuesday as opening -120 favourites on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Calgary saw a seven-game win streak halted on Saturday with…