Why the Flames could win the Qualifying Series

The Calgary Flames will face off against the Winnipeg Jets in a best-of-five Qualifying Round series beginning on Saturday night. The Flames enter the series as a very slight favourite among odds-makers, and there are a few reasons why they could come out on top.


Flames vs. Jets preview: defense

The Calgary Flames are facing the Winnipeg Jets in the Qualifying Round beginning on Aug. 1. The Jets have a Vezina Trophy contender in net, which gives them an edge on Calgary in goal. But the Flames are purported to have an edge on the blueline. How do the Flames stack up defensively with their…