So what’s happening with the 2020-21 season?

In case you’ve been living under a rock, there are two things you may have noticed. The first is the much-anticipated “second wave” of the COVID-19 pandemic is being experienced throughout much of the world. The second is that despite agreeing to a collective bargaining agreement extension back in July, the status of the 2020-21…


How should the Flames handle retired jerseys going forward?

This topic popped up out of nowhere on a radio segment last week (skip to about 1:42:50) when I asked: what jersey should the Flames retire next? It’s a fun question that became a whole lot more relevant when Calgary retired Jarome Iginla’s #12 in March 2019. Theoren Fleury and Miikka Kiprusoff are easy, deserving…


Who should the Flames use at centre in 2020-21?

If you’ve been paying attention to the many, many moves made by Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving over the past few months, you’ve probably noticed that the Flames have more forwards with National Hockey League experience than they did awhile ago. And that depth has given the Flames some lineup options they didn’t have…


FlamesNation Top 20 Prospects: rankings roundtable

Our 2020 prospect rankings are complete and we’ve unveiled our individual lists. We received some questions in the comments about how we all came up with our lists, so we figured what better way to spend a Friday than with a philosophical discussion about player evaluation?


Flames prospect viewing guide: Nov. 27 to Dec. 3

The god-awful calendar year of 2020 is almost behind us, friends, as December begins next week. The hockey world continues to putter along, albeit with some occasional stoppages due to COVID-19 positive tests. Several Calgary Flames prospects continue to get games in despite the state of the world. Here’s who’s playing (and when).


Team Canada’s World Junior selection camp on hold until Dec. 6

Earlier this week, a pair of positive COVID-19 tests within the player group paused the Hockey Canada World Junior selection camp in Red Deer. Hockey Canada released a statement on Wednesday noting the next steps. Statement | Update from #WorldJuniors Sport Chek Selection Camphttps://t.co/P2RAzP6raF pic.twitter.com/V0u4xgRFuF — Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) November 26, 2020 From Scott Salmond,…


FlamesNation Top 20 Prospects: a retrospective

Our annual prospect rankings are complete for 2020. It’s the sixth consecutive year we’ve done a Top 20 list of Calgary Flames prospects and given that this tenure overlaps significantly with Brad Treliving’s time as general manager, it seems prudent to take a trip down memory lane.


FlamesNation prospect update: hooray for Europe

The Calgary Flames have more prospects playing right now than at any other point in the season. The most exciting young players they have are concentrated in Europe, especially with some COVID-19 stoppages impacting some of their North American prospects. Let’s check in on the prospects!


FlamesNation Top 20 Prospects 2020: final lists revealed

It’s well into November and we’ve finished revealing our annual top 20 prospect rankings! Now all that’s left to do is to unveil our ballots, break down the rankings, and ponder the ways our list will look silly when players break out over the next year.