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Flames skate together for first time in three months

It was a sight for sore eyes on Friday at the Scotiabank Saddledome, as five members of the Calgary Flames organization hit the ice for an informal practice to kick off Phase 2 of the NHL’s Return to Play strategy. It was the first time the Flames have skated together since their last practice on…

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NHL History: Martin Gelinas ends third playoff series in overtime

It was on this day in NHL history that Calgary Flames forward, Martin Gelinas, scored the game-winning goal in overtime to defeat the Detroit Red Wings and move his team into the Western Conference Finals. On this day in 2004, Martin Gelinas earned his nickname "the Eliminator" by becoming the first player in NHL history…

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NHL History: Hakan Loob becomes first Swede to 50 goals in single season

On April 3rd, 1988, Calgary Flames forward, Hakan Loob, became the first Swede to reach the 50-goal plateau in a single NHL season. On this day in 1988, Hakan Loob became the first Swedish-born player to score 50 goals in an NHL season #Hockey365 #Flames pic.twitter.com/jj4M5spbK0 — Mike Commito (@mikecommito) April 3, 2020 In what…

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NHL History: Flames clinch the Western Conference

It was on this day back in 2019 that the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks by a 5-3 score and clinched their first Western Conference title since 1990. On this day in 2019, the NHLFlames defeated the Sharks 5-3 to clinch their first conference title since 1990 #Hockey365 #Flames pic.twitter.com/ABAUxio9ta — Mike Commito…

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CHL cancels playoffs and Memorial Cup

As the coronavirus restrictions continue, we have some bad news sports fans. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Canadian Hockey League – the organizing body for the three major junior leagues in Canada – is expected to cancel the playoffs for major junior hockey as well as the 2020 Memorial Cup. (Update: they have indeed…

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Terry Cahill offers message of support for Flames fans

If you’ve ever seen either of the FUBAR movies, you’ll already know that Terry Cahill is a man that loves to party and keep it real, which is exactly what he did in a short video that he made for Calgary Flames fans today. .@Terry_Cahill has a message for you, #Flames fans. pic.twitter.com/CCZy0uXvex — Calgary…