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Who is the linear Stanley Cup Champion?

It’s not entirely clear right now whether or not the National Hockey League will be able to have a full playoffs, or even a post-season of any kind. So if we’re trying to figure out who the NHL’s top squad was in 2019-20, we might need to get creative. Taking a page from the world…

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What are the Flames getting in Connor Mackey and Colton Poolman?

We had some honest to goodness hockey news on Friday, as the Calgary Flames added a pair of sought-after collegiate defenders in the form of Minnesota State’s Connor Mackey and North Dakota’s Colton Poolman. But just what are the Flames gaining in these two left shot blueliners, aside from two players who have experience against…

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Three Hitmen players are about to age out of junior

The 2019-20 regular season has been completed by the Calgary Hitmen, albeit with four fewer games than intended due to the coronavirus stoppage (and season cancellation). The playoff future of the team is unclear, but what we do know is three Hitmen players have played their final regular season contests in the WHL.

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Flamesnation: The Best of March 2020

A look at the NHL’s murky future ahead; Flames own a lot of picks still; Treliving breaks down decisions; Dustin Wolf’s monster season put in context; Flames need more of “this” Lucic; Players donate to staff and more in this weeks Flames Roundup.

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Calgary’s best value contracts: 2020

When I targeted mid-March for our annual countdown of Calgary’s best value contracts, I didn’t think it would encapsulate the entire body of work for the season. As we find ourselves in the strangest of times, though, that’s very likely going to be the case. So, in the spirit of faking normalcy, let’s see if…

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Former Flames netminder Jonas Hiller retires at age 38

Former Calgary Flames goaltender, Jonas Hiller, announced earlier this week that he’ll be hanging up the skates after this shortened season. Perhaps one of the most well-dressed tenders of all time, Hiller has been playing for the EHC Biel-Bienne of the Swiss National League A for the past four seasons since leaving the Flames back…

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QMJHL cancels rest of regular season

Another hockey domino toppled on Monday, as the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League officially threw in the towel on the 2019-20 regular season. The Western Hockey League and Ontario Hockey League were expected to follow suit later in the week. The announcement spells the end of the (regular) season for Calgary Flames top prospects Jakob…

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