It was the shocking one-word answer that really shouldn’t have shocked anyone. Before last week’s Battle of Alberta, a reporter asked Calgary Flames head coach Darryl Sutter, “Are there any qualities that this team possesses that remind you of some of your championship level teams?” Without a moment’s hesitation, Sutter answered, “None.” That’s it. That’s
The Calgary Flames are about to embark on their most crucial part of the season, beginning tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights at the Saddledome. The team has seven rescheduled games coming up in what would have been the Olympic break had the NHL participated. This stretch of games – from now until the trade
With a quarter of the 2021-22 NHL season already in the rearview mirror teams and players are beginning to separate themselves in the standings and scoring races. Candidates are beginning to emerge for all of the NHL’s major awards including the Art Ross Trophy, Hart Trophy, Norris Trophy, and the Calder Trophy and that also
As we are all well aware, the Calgary Flames‘ season has been put on hold due to a massive COVID-19 outbreak amongst their dressing room. Thankfully, it sounds as though all their players who have been placed on the NHL’s COVID protocol list are feeling little to no symptoms, and shouldn’t have much issue getting
In this edition of Calgary Flames News & Rumors, the team will have at least three games postponed due to six players entering the league’s COVID-19 protocol. Prior to this, they had been struggling a bit as of late, something head coach Darryl Sutter was not at all happy about. In other news, Jarome Iginla’s
The Jacob Markstrom that Brad Treliving was hoping for has arrived. After inking a six-year, $36 million deal during the 2020 offseason, the Swedish netminder was a bit of a disappointment for the Calgary Flames, posting a 2.68 goals-against average (GAA) along with a subpar .904 save percentage (SV%). Related: Flames’ Early Success Fueled by
After a disappointing season opener against the Edmonton Oilers, the Calgary Flames appeared very energized in the early going of their home opener against the Anaheim Ducks on Monday night, playing in front of their home crowd for the first time in well over a year. Unfortunately, it wasn’t enough to earn them two points.