The Calgary Flames beat the Edmonton Oilers by a 5-1 score on Friday night. The game-winning goal by Matthew Tkachuk in the first period was a product of some savvy plays by both Tkachuk and Andrew Mangiapane. Let’s break it down.
Despite making just three playoffs appearances, the 2010’s were eventful in Calgary. As we count down the top ten stories from the decade that was, three massive trades, made by three different general managers, make the list. Mix in a firing or two along with a couple banner seasons and just like that you’ve got…
The Calgary Flames are used to chasing in games. By a matter of fact, they’re third in the entire National Hockey League (trailing Detroit and Los Angeles) in time spent trailing. So it was an unfamiliar sight to see them score first on Friday against the Edmonton Oilers.
Round one of the 2019-20 Battle of Alberta went to the Calgary Flames. Aside from a couple lapses, the Flames played a pretty complete game en route to a 5-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers at Rogers Place.
Every year, the German national junior team puts a scare into an established hockey power. Yet every year, the Germans are taken lightly in their first couple games. The Germans caught the United States on their heels a bit on Friday morning, but the Americans rallied for a 6-3 victory over Germany.
It’s finally here! The Calgary Flames (19-15-5, 43 points) are visiting Rogers Place, a nice arena inside an okay city, to face their bitter rivals, the Edmonton Oilers (20-16-4, 44 points), in the first Battle of Alberta of the 2019-20 season. It’s a big game for both teams as they hope to climb in the…
The 2010s are winding down and various media outlets are announcing their various Best of the Decade lists. Our friends at ESPN did a Top 100 players listing and, as you would imagine, several Calgary Flames players were represented.
As one of hockey’s fiercest rivalries on even the most mundane dates, how does the Battle of Alberta unfold when the unmatched spirit of the rivalry is infused with Christmas spirit too?
The Western Hockey League is at its holiday break and the 2020 World Juniors are upon us. It seems like a natural time to check in on the prospects for the 2020 NHL Draft. We’ve spent a lot of time in WHL arenas this fall. Based on those viewings, and asking around about other players,…
The best international tournament in hockey is finally back. The 2020 World Junior Championship will pit several of the best hockey nations in the world – and Kazakhstan – in a battle for under-20 supremacy.
It’s the holiday season! Hockey clubs around the world are enjoying a brief gap in their schedules for revelry. It’s been a fairly quiet time for many Calgary Flames prospects, but they’re still in action here and there.
It’s that time of year again. Calgary enters the 2019 Christmas break well behind pace from one year ago, but we’ve seen signs of improvement over the last month. With Christmas upon us, general manager Brad Treliving leads the list of Flames names on Santa’a list of goodies.