Flames’ Treliving Sticks to His Plan

The 2019 trade deadline came and went without fanfare for the Calgary Flames. The Winnipeg Jets added Kevin Hayes. The Nashville Predators added Wayne Simmonds and Mikael Granlund. The San Jose Sharks added Gustav Nyquist. The Vegas Golden Knights added Mark Stone. Calgary Flames general manager Brad Treliving didn’t load up at the 2019 trade […]

Flames Burn Hurricanes – Ryan, Lindholm & Hanifin Tally

RALEIGH, N.C. — Derek Ryan, Elias Lindholm and Noah Hanifin all scored in their first game back in Carolina, and the Calgary Flames beat the Hurricanes 4-3 on Sunday in coach Bill Peters’ return to Raleigh. Peters resigned as Carolina’s coach last off-season and took over in Calgary. Shortly after, the Flames acquired Lindholm and […]

5 Forwards the Flames Could Target at the Deadline

On their way to unexpectedly leading the Western Conference, the Calgary Flames have leaned on five dominant 50-point players: Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, Matthew Tkachuk, Elias Lindholm and Mark Giordano. Meanwhile, their secondary scoring is another question. Their bottom-six has been inconsistent, coach Bill Peters has yet to find a second-line right winger he likes and […]

Flames’ Path to Unlikely NHL Powerhouse

The 2017-18 National Hockey League season began with great expectations for the Calgary Flames. Those expectations were dashed, as the Flames finished 11 points outside of a playoff spot. While the 2018-19 season began with more tempered expectations, it’s safe to say that the Flames have overshot those expectations as they sit second overall through […]

Calgary City Council Talking New Home for Flames

Calgary city council will discuss Monday how to prioritize and pay for mega-projects, including an event centre that would be the new home of the NHL’s Calgary Flames. The event centre, estimated to cost between $550 million and $600 million, is one piece in a larger development puzzle proposed for the Rivers District east of downtown. The city calls it […]

Flames Squeak Past Hurricanes – Backlund Nets OT Winner

CALGARY — Mikael Backlund scored 15 seconds into overtime to lift the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 win over the visiting Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday. Calgary (33-13-5) heads into the all-star break the No. 1 team in the NHL’s Western Conference six points up on the San Jose Sharks. Carolina Hurricanes Petr Mrazek reacts as Calgary Flames’ Mikael Backlund […]