Cammalleri's Concussion is a Headache for the Flames

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Nobody likes head injuries, but I particularly dislike the concussion that Mike Cammalleri suffered in a 2-1 loss to the Penguins last Saturday night. Obviously I’m concerned for his personal well-being. I sincerely hope for his own sake that he gets healthy fast. But I’d be lying if I said I hadn’t thought beyond the […] READ MORE


Attitude is Key for Sputtering Flames

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The good news of the week for the Calgary Flames came Monday when they snapped a four-game losing streak, finally scoring on the powerplay and beating the Avalanche 4-3 on the road. But that’s all the good news they got. Remember last week, when I said the Flames’ troubles were bad but not bleak? Well, […] READ MORE


New Year's Resolutions for the Flames

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What’s a new year without a few resolutions? Here are three for the Calgary Flames to take into 2014. Be Bold in the Trade Market When Jay Feaster was shown the door, Brian Burke explained that the pace of Calgary’s rebuild was a key factor in the decision. As young as this rebuild is, according […] READ MORE


The 25-Game Mark: What to Watch in Calgary

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Friday’s game against the Anaheim Ducks marks the 25th game of the season for the Calgary Flames. It’s already been an interesting start to the 2013-2014 campaign for Calgary, and with the Chinooks of Change blowing through Cowtown, the rest of the season should be just as intriguing. As the Flames hit the 25-game mark, […] READ MORE


Giordano-less Flames Must Find Defensive Game

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When it was determined that team captain and top defenceman Mark Giordano had suffered a broken ankle, the Calgary Flames expected the injury to create a significant hole in their lineup. And they were hoping to do a better job of filling it than they have thus far. Giordano, who broke his ankle while blocking […] READ MORE


Canada's Most Unwanted

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Most fans like to claim that they love each and every player on their favourite team equally, and that they want all of them to succeed. But for the most part this is false. Every fan has players for whom they cheer louder, and on the contrary a player that they dislike. It could be […] READ MORE


Rekindle the Fire: Time for the Flames to Rebuild

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After their loss last night to the Los Angeles Kings, the Calgary Flames, who have missed the playoffs three straight years, are currently sitting in 14th place in the Western Conference with a 5-7-3 record.  Many would say its early, but this shortened 48 game season is nearly 1/3 complete. The Flames, who have not […] READ MORE