Category Archives: Calgary Flames
Last years biggest surprise of the season had to be the Calgary Flames, they had been in the basement of the NHL for years and really hadn’t shown to much promise to get out. The Flames have one of the most passionate fan bases in the league and have really struggled to be a prominent playoff team in an extremely difficult Western Conference. The Flames finished the 2013-2014 season with a record of 35-40-7, finishing 13th in the western conference and failing to qualify for the Stanley Cup playoffs. (more…)
Heading into the 2014-2015 NHL season, not many had the Calgary Flames in the postseason discussion, let alone being contenders in the hotly contested Pacific Division. They were a young team with veterans sprinkled throughout their lineup, but came together quickly as a unit. Against all odds, the Flames embarked on a remarkable season and one to remember for both players and fans alike. (more…)
On Wednesday, April 15th, the Calgary Flames and Vancouver Canucks will square off in the first game of their Western Conference Quarterfinal matchup. In six previous playoff meetings, four of those times the winner has gone to the Stanley Cup Finals, including the last three series’. Will that trend continue in 2015? (more…)
As the 2014-15 season creeps near us it’s time to take a look at the teams around the league and predict where they may finish.
With the Olympics underway, and the NHL on a 17 day break or so, it is time to celebrate how great the game is as we watch the best players from around the world battle it out for the ultimate glory. However, in just a couple weeks we will be watching as our favourite teams decide whether to add depth, rebuild, move a goalie, or make a blockbuster move before the trade deadline strikes. So who are some names to really watch out for come March 5th or maybe even before? I have put together a list of guys who have a strong likelihood of switching teams and some to just keep an eye out for. (more…)
Reports have already begun circulating that Ray Shero plans on looking for a Top Six Winger to replace Pascal Dupuis as he will most likely be out the remainder of the season. While the rumor mill has been full of possible replacements; who is truly a good fit for the Penguins?