To make the playoffs again, the Flames will have a have to compete in not only a tough division but also a tough conference. The Los Angeles Kings, Dallas Stars, San Jose Sharks and the Colorado Avalanche are all looking to get back into the playoffs after missing out last season. The Flames will have to beat them to have the best chance to make the playoffs. The Vancouver Canucks, whom they faced... Read More »
The Flames were unlikely to repeat the previous season until the acquisitions of Michael Frolik and Dougie Hamilton. Hamilton was acquired during the NHL Entry Draft for a first round pick and a pair of seconds. Hamilton proceeded to sign a six-year, $34.5 million contract at an average annual value of $5.75 million. Frolik was a UFA which the Flames signed to a five-year, $21 million contract at... Read More »
One word to best describe the Calgary Flames 2014/15 season is miraculous. Having finished 27th the previous year and no significant roster changes besides for Johnny Gaudreau and Jonas Hiller, the Flames managed to secure a playoff berth with one game to spare.
One of the main talking points of the season was the Flames inability to have the puck on their sticks more than the opposition. Despi... Read More »
The Eastern Conference Finals pits the Tampa Bay Lightning against the New York Rangers who have made the Conference Finals for the third time in four years. This series will put many former players against each other. Ryan Callahan, who is a game time decision after his emergency appendectomy a few games ago, Martin St .Louis, Anton Stralman and Brian Boyle face their old teams. St. Louis is the... Read More »
Regular Season Only!!!!
The Flames played well above what was expected of them this season. There are still people who can’t believe how the Flames made it to the playoffs. The Flames had a 44.43 SAT %(Corsi For %), shots on goal + shot attempts that missed the net + blocked shots, was 28th in the league and a 45.74 USAT %(Fenwick For %), shots on goal + shot attempts that missed the net. The... Read More »