FGD 74: Desperation in the desert (8pm MT, SN West)

The Calgary Flames (35-28-10) are a lot like Charlie Brown in the Peanuts series. The football is right there. It’s in front of them. They should be able to kick the football. But they’re just not able to kick the football this season, often whiffing and falling down in spectacular fashion. Tonight, the Flames head…


Flames recall Rasmus Andersson from Stockton

In what probably isn’t a good sign for T.J. Brodie’s health status, the Calgary Flames have summoned defenseman Rasmus Andersson from the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League. It’s Andersson’s third recall of the season, and it uses up the second of the Flames’ fourth post-trade deadline recalls.


Post-Game: Know when to hold ’em, know when to fold ’em

The Calgary Flames came to Las Vegas needing points to stay alive in the Western Conference playoff race. They came in having allowed momentary lapses and dips in their play in two previous games against the Vegas Golden Knights lead to losses. Well, it happened again on Sunday afternoon at T-Mobile Arena on the Vegas…


FGD 73: Rolling the dice (2pm MT, SN 360)

Coming off a loss in a key divisional game, the Calgary Flames (35-27-10) go from the frying pan to the fire this afternoon as they head down to Las Vegas to play the Vegas Golden Knights (45-21-5). The Flames let things get away from them on Friday night and they ended up losing 7-3. They’ll…


FlamesNation prospect wrap-up: Adam Fox

While the Flames and Sharks did battle, Adam Fox and Harvard blew a 4-1 lead to something called Clarkson in the ECAC tournament, losing 5-4 in overtime. That pretty much seals Harvard’s season. Despite being just a goal away from the National Championship last season, Harvard struggled all this year, barely being able to stay…


FlamesNation propect wrap-up: Linus Lindstrom

The Flames’ 2016 draft could potentially be fuelling the franchise for years to come. The class features an established NHLer in Matthew Tkachuk, two of the WHL’s best in Dillon Dube and Matthew Phillips, college hockey superstar Adam Fox, up-and-coming (yet snakebitten) goaltender Tyler Parsons, and intriguing Europeans in Eetu Tuulola and Linus Lindstrom. Lindstrom…


Post-Game: Blood in the water

The Calgary Flames made their lives much more difficult as they try to hunt down a playoff spot with their performance at the Scotiabank Saddledome this evening. In a game that saw the lead change hands multiple times in the second period, the Flames weren’t able to turn zone time and scoring chances into goals…


FGD 72: Shark hunters (7pm MT, SN West)

Stop me if you’ve heard this before. The Calgary Flames (35-26-10) face a big test as they host a key game against a team they’re chasing in the Western Conference playoff race. Tonight, their opponent is the San Jose Sharks (38-23-9). The Sharks are a fair ways ahead of the Flames in the standings, but…


The 2018 Playoff Chase: The clock is ticking

The Calgary Flames have 11 games remaining on their schedule. They need about 96 points to make the playoffs. They’re trying to crash a playoff party that’s looking like it’ll have even fewer seats to fill than it did a few weeks ago. Here’s our weekly look at just how crazy the playoff picture looks…