FGD 38: Working late in Vancouver (8:30pm MT, SN West)

For the seventh time this season, the Calgary Flames (16-18-3, 35 points) are playing one of their most bitter rivals, the Vancouver Canucks (16-18-3, 35 points). The Flames have slid down the standings since these teams last met, and now they’re tied in the standings with identical records. Neither team has realistic playoff ambitions, but…


Flames vs Canucks 03/31/21 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Calgary Flames will be looking to avoid sinking back into sixth place in the North Division standings when they visit the Vancouver Canucks on Wednesday as -120 road favourites on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. With Monday’s 5-1 loss to Winnipeg, Calgary has now dropped…


FlamesNation prospect update: comings and goings

We’re nearing the end of many seasons, but a lot of Calgary Flames’ most interesting and exciting prospects still have important games left to play. Heck, there’s also been a fair amount of prospect news! Let’s check in on all the Flames’ prospects!


Exploring the trade market for David Rittich

It’s been said that NHL teams with playoff aspirations need two good goaltenders. But with the Calgary Flames’ playoff hopes held together with hopes, dreams and duct tape, it’s probably worth considering trading pending unrestricted free agent David Rittich somewhere he can be of use to a playoff team – and potentially give “Big Save…


Quotable: the Flames lose to the Jets 5-1

After a nice effort on Saturday night, the Calgary Flames finished their three-game mini-series with the Winnipeg Jets with a lopsided 5-1 loss on Monday evening. The club is now 5-6-0 under Darryl Sutter, having lost six of their last eight games after winning their first three after his arrival. Here are some selected quotes…


Post-Game: Bounces, Jets beat Flames

The Calgary Flames scored first on Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets. But some bad bounces and bad puck management, combined into five unanswered goals, ended their winning streak at one. The Flames couldn’t bury their chances in a 5-1 loss to the Jets to put them further behind the playoff pack in the (Scotia…


Post-Game: Mackey scores but Heat lose seventh of last eight games

Every time a Calgary Flames game is televised on Sportsnet, the broadcasters always discuss the “Keys to the Game.” Some nights, they say the Flames need to “play a full 60 minutes” or “start on time.” Other times, the narrative is centred around “creating a playoff atmosphere” or “being physical.”