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A snapshot of the Flames’ young defensemen

A lot of analysts, fans and onlookers had big expectations for the 2020-21 Calgary Flames, and one of the reasons was because of the team’s crop of young defensemen. But despite their promise, their young defenders collectively didn’t quite take the big steps many expected for them. Here’s a snapshot of the team’s under-25 blueliners…

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FlamesNation’s salary cap and waivers tracker

The 2020-21 NHL season is going to be challenging for a lot of teams for salary cap and logistics reasons. In an effort to make the somewhat convoluted roster, cap and waivers situation for the Calgary Flames a little bit easier to follow, we’ve developed this page to keep track of things. It will be…

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Jets 4, Flames 0: Blanked thanks to defensive blunders

There is nothing random in the fact that when describing odd-man rushes, hockey coaches and fans and announcers usually refer to them as “allowed.” That kind of language accuses. It assigns responsibility and attributes blame. The word “allowed” credits the rush not to the attacking team but the defending one. After all, stationing two defencemen…

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Quotable: the Flames lose to the Jets 4-0

The Calgary Flames came into Wednesday’s game needing a win to stay functionally afloat in the playoff race. The Winnipeg Jets came in needing a win. Well, the Jets left town happy with a 4-0 win and a playoff spot cemented, while the Flames are a point lost (or gained by Montreal) away from being…

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Post-Game: Jets set for playoffs, Flames not

On Wednesday evening, the Winnipeg Jets came into Calgary needing a win over the Flames to punch their ticket to the post-season. The Flames needed a regulation win to maintain any flicker of playoff hope. The Jets were poised, structured and opportunistic and the Flames were, well, not, in a 4-0 Jets win at the…

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FGD 51: A finale with the Jets (7:30pm MT, SN)

For the final time in 2020-21, the Calgary Flames (22-25-3, 47 points) will clash with the Winnipeg Jets (27-21-3, 57 points). The Jets are likely playoff bound, while the Flames need a win tonight to remain mathematically alive in the clash for a North Division playoff spot. It’s high stakes at the Saddledome! The action…

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Jets vs Flames 05/05/21 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Calgary Flames will be desperate for a win to salvage their distant hopes of returning to the playoff picture in the North Division standings when they close out their season series with the Winnipeg Jets on Wednesday as -125 home favorites on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored…

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