Will the Game 6 collapse cost Geoff Ward his job?

In November, associate coach Geoff Ward became interim head coach of the Calgary Flames under less than ideal circumstances. He coached the team into the playoffs despite habitual inconsistency from his club’s best players and a swirling vortex of weird stuff happening around the club. In Game 6 against the Dallas Stars, that player inconsistency…


Quips and Quotes: Flames lose 7-3 to Dallas in Game 6

The Calgary Flames’ season ended in heartbreaking fashion on Thursday night in Edmonton. After spotting themselves to a 3-0 lead, they allowed seven goals to lose 7-3 to the Dallas Stars in Game 6. Here’s what was discussed in the post-game media calls.


Post-Game Wrap-Up: Bubble burst, Flames out in six games

The Calgary Flames have been a weird team in 2019-20. Sometimes they’re great. Sometimes they’re awful. They were both in Game 6 of their first round series against the Dallas Stars. Unfortunately, their awful second period completely undid their great first eight minutes. The Flames lost 7-3 to Dallas in Game 6. They have been…


Playoff FGD: Do or die for Flames in Game 6 (8:30pm MT, SN/CBC)

It has all come to this, folks. The Calgary Flames will face the Dallas Stars in a pivotal Game 6 match-up. If the Flames win, they have a chance to advance with a Game 7 on Saturday. If they lose, their season is over. It’s a must-win, do or die game for the gentlemen in…


Geoff Ward needs to make adjustments for Game 6

It’s easy, fun, and often futile to play armchair coach and shuffle the lines. You figure yourself a genius for seeing, so obviously, what an NHL head coach doesn’t see. YOU cracked the code. If only you or I were in charge!  How things would be better!  Right now, though, the lack of adjustments by…


To foil Khudobin, the Flames need to focus on pinpoint shot placement

And so the barometer quivers. The opening puck-drop of Game 6 between the Calgary Flames and the Dallas Stars will trigger a 60-minute timer whose expiration could equally save or sink the former squad’s playoff run. If the Flames beat the Stars, they postpone all possible heartaches for either team until Game 7. If the…


Stars vs Flames 08/20/20 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Calgary Flames will be trying to avoid elimination on Thursday when they face off against the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of their Western Conference first-round series as +110 underdogs on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. After dropping a 2-1 decision to Dallas in Game…