The 2021-22 Calgary Flames season has begun! The Flames lost their season-opener to Edmonton and that’s the primary topic of conversation in this week’s mailbag.
In the Calgary Flames’ first game of the season, a 5-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, defender Rasmus Andersson lost his cool after being bumped into goaltender Jacob Markstrom. Because of his actions, he’s been fined $5,000 by the NHL’s Department of Player Safety.
The Calgary Flames played some very good stretches of hockey in their season-opening game against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night. They created chances and looked very poised with the puck at times. But some sloppy execution and a habit of taking bad penalties at bad times sunk them. They lost 5-2 to the Oilers…
Friends, the 2021-22 Calgary Flames season will finally begin on Saturday night. After sitting idle for the first four days of the calendar – along with St. Louis, San Jose and Boston – the Flames will be among the last clubs to play their first games. But their first game is a big one: the…
After many days waiting and watching the rest of the league play games, the Calgary Flames are kicking off their 2021-22 season with a bang – a Battle of Alberta! To celebrate, we’ve convened our staff for a quick roundtable!
The year was 2013. Coming out of a lockout, the Calgary Flames were attempting to take one last swing at the proverbial playoff pinata with star forward Jarome Iginla before his contract expired and he walked into unrestricted free agency. Unfortunately, the Flames just didn’t have the horses to pull it off. Iginla was traded…
It’s a new season and your friends at FlamesNation now have… a podcast! Join host Ryan Pike and co-host Shane Stevenson as they break down the Flames opening lineup, position by position, and tee up the first two games of the season in what’s sure to be a very competitive Pacific Division playoff race.
The Calgary Flames announced a slew of new hires in their hockey operations department on Thursday morning. Four brand-new hires were announced, as well as five individuals who were already part of the organization.
After a few weeks of hockey leagues playing games in fits and starts, the floodgates opened over the past week or so. When it comes to the Calgary Flames, almost all of their prospects are now playing meaningful hockey games. Friends, let’s check out how all these youngsters are faring.
The Calgary Flames have set their 2021-22 opening roster. For your education and amusement, here is a quick rundown of the 23 players on the Flames’ roster. Nine of these players didn’t start last season on the Flames’ NHL roster.
The Calgary Flames have announced their season-opening roster. The Flames will begin the season, for cap purposes, with 23 players on their roster: two goaltenders, eight defensemen and 13 forwards, as well as one player on the injury reserve.
Friends, let’s get Kraken! The 2021-22 season sees the National Hockey League expand to 32 clubs with the addition of the Seattle Kraken, finally balancing the organization into four evenly-distributed divisions of eight teams. (Seattle bumps Arizona to the Central Division in the process.) So, what can we expect from this expansion team?