Puck Drop Preview: 2017-18 Calgary Flames

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Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2017-18, where LastWordOnHockey.com gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Make sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in […] READ MORE


Starting Six: Calgary Flames All-Time Lineup

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The Starting Six series comes to you to dive into the best player at each position all-time for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the Calgary Flames all-time lineup. Starting Six: Calgary Flames All-Time Lineup Since their move from Atlanta to Calgary […] READ MORE



Mark Giordano Signs Six-Year/$40.5 Million Extension

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The Flames have locked up a key piece on their blueline moving forward Tuesday afternoon. The #Flames have re-signed #TheCaptain to a six-year contract ~ http://t.co/1HKSh8k9ZV pic.twitter.com/CEsZqHomdM — Calgary Flames (@NHLFlames) August 25, 2015 AAV Os $6.75M — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) August 25, 2015 Giordano, who will turn 32 this October, has had quite a […] READ MORE


NHL’s 30 in 30: Calgary Flames

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For the month of June, Last Word On Sports will be covering each team in our 30 in 30 series. Once a day, we take a look at an NHL team’s past season, what their off-season looks like, and what they could hope to achieve before the start of their 2015-16 season. Everybody wants to […] READ MORE


Don’t Count the Flames Out Too Soon

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This year’s underdog has a vicious bite. Just ask the Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks—teams the 2014-2015 Calgary Flames have wounded, defeated and left behind in their unrelenting and unfathomable pursuit of success and victory. First of all, the Flames defied all logic and odds, battling and clawing their way into the […] READ MORE


Last Word On NHL Awards: James Norris Memorial Trophy

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Last Word On Sports is doing our annual awards nominations and predictions. We’ll be giving you our nominations and predictions for the Selke Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Calder Trophy, Norris Trophy, Jack Adams Trophy, and the Hart Trophy. Introduced in 1954, the James Norris Memorial Trophy was awarded to the league’s top defenseman. Red Kelly of […] READ MORE


Flames Slide No Cause for Concern

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For much of the first quarter of the 2014-15 NHL season, the Calgary Flames had been a pleasant surprise. Considered by many to compete for the bottom of the Western Conference (unlike their provincial brethren, who were seen as ready to take the next step, oh how wrong we were), the Flames instead shot up the […] READ MORE


T.J. Brodie's Quick Development Key to Calgary Flames Success

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The formula for one of the early surprises this season – the success of the Calgary Flames – has been simple: good goaltending and strong play from their blue line. This simple formula has resulted in a current claim by the Flames to third place in the vaunted Pacific Division, only trailing the Anaheim Ducks and Vancouver Canucks, […] READ MORE