Six questions to set up Calgary and Dallas in round one

Thanks to a crazy series of events, the Calgary Flames and Dallas Stars are set to meet in a round one playoff series for the second time in three years and just the third time ever. Dallas beat Calgary in six games en route to playing in the 2020 Stanley Cup Finals, while both teams…


This year’s Flames aren’t entirely lacking in playoff experience

It’s often been said that previous playoff experience is really valuable when heading into the chaos machine that are the Stanley Cup playoffs. But players can’t get experience through any other means than surviving the post-season experience. For teams, though, the opportunity exists to supplement an existing team’s experience by bringing in veteran players who’ve…


FlamesNation Mailbag: Hooray, it’s playoff time!

It’s here! After a seven month regular season and an agonizing weekend without meaningful games, the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs begin today! We’ll have a bunch of preview content here at FlamesNation over the coming days, but first: the mailbag! Let’s dive in, shall we?