How do the Flames match up with Dallas and St. Louis?

The Calgary Flames are headed to the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs, having advanced through the qualifying round. They’ll play either the Dallas Stars or the St. Louis Blues in the first round, whichever team wins their round robin match-up on Sunday afternoon. But how do the Flames match up against these two clubs?


Has Geoff Ward passed his audition?

On May 31, 2018, the Calgary Flames lured Geoff Ward away from the New Jersey Devils by hiring him as associate coach. On November 27, 2019, he took over behind the bench for Bill Peters and was officially made interim coach upon Peters’ resignation two days later. 43 regular season games and a playoff series…


Flames will play either Dallas or St. Louis in the first round

Folks, the first round picture in the Western Conference has become a lot clearer. By virtue of several series ending on Friday, the Calgary Flames will meet either the Dallas Stars or St. Louis Blues in the first round. Updated:Advanced to top 8 in West:1/2: VGK1/2: COL3/4: DAL3/4: STL8: CGY11: ARZ12: CHI#Flames will face Dallas…


The Flames have advanced: now what?

On Thursday night, the Calgary Flames won a hockey game. By virtue of their 4-0 win over Winnipeg, they advanced through the NHL’s qualifying round and into the actual 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs. So, what happens now?


Quips and Quotes: Flames beat Jets 4-0 in Game 4

The Calgary Flames beat the Winnipeg Jets by a 4-0 score on Thursday night in Edmonton to win their Qualifying Round series. The Flames now advance to the 16 team Stanley Cup playoffs. Here’s a quick snapshot of what happened and what it all means.


Post-Game Wrap-Up: Flames advance with win over Winnipeg

The Calgary Flames headed into Game 4 on Thursday night with an opportunity to eliminate the Winnipeg Jets from the Qualifying Round. Mission accomplished. The Flames were excellent early and otherwise pretty good the rest of the way en route to a 4-0 victory in Game 4, which cemented a 3-1 series victory over the…


Playoff FGD: Killer instinct (8:30pm MT, SN)

After a superb performance in Game 3, the Calgary Flames can punch their ticket into the Western Conference’s quarterfinal round on Thursday night when they play the Winnipeg Jets. The Jets looked like a team missing its heart, soul, and several regulars in Game 3 – and the Flames took advantage. Can the Flames close…


Winning the series means controlling the slot for the Flames

Everyone knows that the slot is the most lucrative piece of real estate in the offensive zone, right? Trace two parallel lines between the inside curve of either face-off dot, link them with horizontals at the top of the crease and the second hashmark, and presto—you have a rectangular sweet spot of pure demolition. Rebounds…


Flames vs Jets 08/06/20 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Calgary Flames can advance to the first round of the NHL playoffs with a win on Thursday as they take on the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their best-of-five qualifying series as -160 favourites on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. Calgary is coming off…


Historically, the Flames have struggled to finish opponents off

On Thursday night in Edmonton, the Calgary Flames have an opportunity to do something they haven’t done since 2015 – and have done just once since 2004: eliminate a team in a post-season series. The Flames are participating in the post-season for the 30th time in franchise history and looking back, they haven’t exactly had…


Quips and Quotes: Flames beat Jets 6-2 in Game 3

The Calgary Flames crept a lot closer to punching their ticket to the 2020 Stanley Cup playoffs on Tuesday night by way of a 6-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets. The win gave them a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five Qualifying Round series. Here’s why they managed to win: