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NHL 20 Sim: Mangiapane scores in third straight, Flames fall to Jets

NHL 20 Sim: Mangiapane scores in third straight, Flames fall to Jets

Flames love getting scored on at home still Make sure to follow us on Twitter to get live updates on our sim games Flames sim record: 5-2-1 Leaders: (G): Monahan 4, Gaudreau 4, Mangiapane 4 (A): Lindholm 7, Giordano 6, Monahan 5. Pts: Monahan 9, Giordano 8, Lindholm 7 Calgary Flames 3 - Winnipeg Jets 5 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: None 2nd: 3:49- Mangiapane (21) (Tkachuk, Hanifin) 3rd: 4:51- Ryan (14) (Dube, Forbort), 12:16- Rieder (7) (Lucic, Jankowski) Winnipeg Jets 1st: 12:12- Wheeler (Connor, Poolman) 2nd: 11:44- Wheeler (Connor), 14:29- Eakin (Laine, Ehlers) 3rd: 1:20- Scheifele...
Mar 30, 2020
NHL Logo Bracket Challenge: It’s The First 16 Logos Of The Round Of 32

NHL Logo Bracket Challenge: It’s The First 16 Logos Of The Round Of 32

It’s time to send 8 logos home as we move along in the NHL Logo Bracket Challenge. We’ve reached the Round of 32! Here’s what happened in the first round to get us to this point: Calgary Flames (W) vs Phoenix Coyotes Kachina: 53-4 Powder Blue Penguins (W) vs NJ Devils Red & Green: 4-2 Toronto Maple Leafs vs Vancouver Canucks Skate (W): 10-6 Anaheim Muscle Duck vs Quebec Nordiques (W): 12-0 Vancouver Canucks Orca (W) vs Dallas Stars: 2-0 Winnipeg Jets (Jet) (W) vs Pittsburgh Penguins: 6-2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs Colorado Rockies (W): 7-2 Colorado Avalanche vs Toronto Maple Leafs 80’s...
Mar 29, 2020
NHL Logo Bracket: Final 16 Of The First Round

NHL Logo Bracket: Final 16 Of The First Round

Time to send 8 more logos home! We've reached the final 16 logos of the first round! This side is pretty jumbled up with Original 6 teams, alternate logos and defunct teams! Vote below so we can set up the Round of 32! (This poll closes 4/1)
Mar 28, 2020
NHL Logo Bracket: Another 16 Logos For Your Voting Pleasure!

NHL Logo Bracket: Another 16 Logos For Your Voting Pleasure!

We’ve moved on to the next 16 logos, some good, some bad. NHL Logo Bracket Challenge We’re moving right along in the first round as we head to the other side of the bracket for the next 16 team logos. There’s some heavy hitters in this side and then a few that maybe should have just stayed a concept. With that said, we know Old Blasty should take this bracket, so do the right thing! (Poll Closes March 30th)
Mar 27, 2020
NHL 20 Sim: Flames score at will in 7-1 rout of Canucks

NHL 20 Sim: Flames score at will in 7-1 rout of Canucks

David Rittich made 40 saves Make sure to follow us on Twitter to get live updates on our sim games Flames sim record: 5-1-1 Leaders: (G): Monahan 4, Bennett 4, Gaudreau 4. (A): Lindholm 7, Giordano 6, Monahan 5. Pts: Monahan 9, Giordano 8, Lindholm 7 Calgary Flames 7 - Vancouver Canucks 1 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: 6:49- Bennett (12) (Rieder), 10:05- Gaudreau (22) (Monahan), 18:02- Rieder (6) (Czarnik, Brodie) 2nd: 14:16- Mangipane (20) (Tkachuk, Backlund), 14:56- Brodie (6) (Giordano), 16:11- Giordano (7) (Lindholm, Gaudreau) 3rd: 17:23- Dube (7) (N/A Vancouver Canucks 1st: None 2nd:...
Mar 27, 2020
NHL Logo Bracket: Next 16 Logos

NHL Logo Bracket: Next 16 Logos

It’s a bracket filled with some classic NHL logos. NHL Logo Bracket Challenge We’ve got 16 down, here’s another 16 to vote for. This bracket has some classic team logos that could make for the most interesting brakcet of all! You’ve got the Hartford Whalers, Montreal Canadiens and the classic Calgary Flames Flamming C! Look the logos over and then vote which team you think wins the match-up and should move on to the next round! (This poll closes on March 30th)
Mar 26, 2020
NHL Logo Bracket: 64 Logo’s, You Decide Who Wins

NHL Logo Bracket: 64 Logo’s, You Decide Who Wins

It’s time for random chaos!!!!! NHL Logo Bracket Challenge With all this free time and no college basketball bracket, we here at M&G decided we would do an NHL Logo Bracket. We picked 64 logos throughout the history of the NHL and randomly placed them in brackets to go head to head. Each round there will be a poll and the logo’s available in the article so you can compare and make the best educated guess possible. Round 1 is ready to go, so vote below and we will update the results at the end of the week! The opening round you are voting on are the first eight match-ups. Have at it! ...
Mar 25, 2020
NHL Postpones Three Post Season Events

NHL Postpones Three Post Season Events

Photo by Bruce Bennett/ More bad news on the hockey front tonight. With the rest of the 2019-20 NHL season still up in the air, the league has decided to postpone three of it's biggest off-season events. The league announced, via press release, that they are suspending the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine, 2020 NHL Entry Draft and the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Awards. " The National Hockey League today announced the postponements of the 2020 NHL Scouting Combine, the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Awards, and the 2020 NHL Draft, which were originally scheduled for June 1-6 in Buffalo, N.Y., June 18 in Las...
Mar 25, 2020
NHL FanPulse: Your Thoughts On What Comes Next

NHL FanPulse: Your Thoughts On What Comes Next

Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via FanPulse asked you a bunch of questions last week and your were positive on the rest of the 2019-20 season. Well, there’s not much going on hockey wise, but you still answered the FanPulse questions last week regarding what could/should happen if and when the NHL returns to the ice. There were five questions that you were asked to respond to, ranging from will there be a Stanley Cup Champion this season to will the NHL start on time for the 2020-21 season. Below are how each question were answered! Will there be a 2019-20 Stanley Cup...
Mar 23, 2020
NHL 20 Sim: Gustafsson gets first as a Flame in 6-4 Victory over Sharks

NHL 20 Sim: Gustafsson gets first as a Flame in 6-4 Victory over Sharks

Calgary still can’t keep puck out their net at home Calgary Flames 6 - San Jose Sharks 4 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: 12:59- Monahan (26) (Lindholm, Giordano), 18:59- Rieder (5) (Andersson, Tkachuk) 2nd: 4:48- Lucic (10) (Hamonic), 13:33- Giordano (6) (Lindholm, Gaudreau) 3rd: 11:35- Gustafsson (6) (N/A), 19:50 EN- Gaudreau (20) (Lindholm, Giordano) San Jose Sharks 1st: 14:45- Noesen (Kellman, M. Karlsson) 2nd: 3:23- Gregor (Simek, Burns) 3rd: 2:00 PPG- Meier (Vlasic, Thornton), 2:42- Labanc (Knyzhov, Heed) Recap Even in the virtual world, the Flames can’t keep the puck out of their...
Mar 20, 2020
Flames Sign D Connor Mackey and D Colton Poolman to ELC’s

Flames Sign D Connor Mackey and D Colton Poolman to ELC’s

Photo by M. Anthony Nesmith/Icon Sportswire via The Flames added to their defensive prospect pool today The Calgary Flames have added some depth to the prospect pool by signing two defenders today. The first is Connor Mackey, a 23 year old from Minnesota State who had 24 points in 36 games last year. He’s 6’2 and 205 lbs and was reported to be quite sought after around the league. The second is Colton Poolman which the Flames have been linked to for the last couple of days. Poolman is 24 years old and is coming off 17 points in 31 games for the University of North Dakota. Both...
Mar 19, 2020
NHL 20 Sim: Gaudreau scores late, Calgary wins 3-2 in Jersey

NHL 20 Sim: Gaudreau scores late, Calgary wins 3-2 in Jersey

He scored on a breakaway! Calgary Flames 3 - New Jersey Devils 2 Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: 10:50- Bennett (10) (Giordano, Monahan) 2nd: 4:50- Ryan (12) (Lucic, Dube) 3rd: 15:23- Gaudreau (19) (Monahan, Giordano) New Jersey Devils 1st: 19:06- Palmieri (Wood, Subban) 2nd: 14:00- Gusev (Severson, Mermis) 3rd: None Recap Johnny Gaudreau buried a breakaway on MacKenzie Blackwood with 4 minutes remaining in regulation to cap off a successful road trip for the Calgary Flames. The Devils and Flames traded goals over the first two periods, before Johnny Hockey was able to break his breakaway...
Mar 19, 2020
The Tinderbox, Ep.27: Must Have Jersey, Fav Flames Player & More!

The Tinderbox, Ep.27: Must Have Jersey, Fav Flames Player & More!

We’re back with more interesting and topical analysis! The Tinderbox This season we will be debuting the new look/sounding Tinderbox as part of SBN’s Podcast Nation. We will cover a variety of topics throughout the season and have different guests from our SBN Family when the Flames are playing a team in their respective areas. So pull up a chair by the fire place, put on your best robe and kick back and relax to the sounds of the Tinderbox! Don’t forget you can download this podcast at Spotify, iTunes, Google Podcasts and iHeart Radio. Episode 27: Hosted by Mark, Michael, Gordie &...
Mar 18, 2020
NHL 20 Sim: Flames stay hot in the shootout, leave New York with 5 of 6 points

NHL 20 Sim: Flames stay hot in the shootout, leave New York with 5 of 6 points

Austin Czarnik has assist, shootout winner Calgary Flames 3 - New York Islanders 2 (SO) Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: None 2nd: 16:40- Monahan (25) (Hamonic, Czarnik), 17:25- Lucic (9) (N/A) 3rd: None OT: None Shootout: Monahan GOAL, Gaudreau SAVE, Backlund SAVE, Tkachuk SAVE, Czarnik GOAL New York Islanders 1st: None 2nd: None 3rd: 8:10- Martin (6) (Komarov, Greene), 8:26- Brassard (11) (Martin, Toews) OT: None Shootout: Lee GOAL, Nelson SAVE, Barzal SAVE, Brassard Save, Bailey SAVE Recap After a penalty filled affair last night, the Flames and Islanders played a much more disciplined,...
Mar 18, 2020
Getting to Know a Foe: Talking with a Sabres Writer

Getting to Know a Foe: Talking with a Sabres Writer

Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports Making a new friend! In the struggle to create new and different content during the shutdown of almost all professional sports, I have decided to start a brief series where I talk to a writer for another team’s blog. I wanted to focus this on writers for teams that the Flames don’t often play and really get to know them. So with that in mind, we’re going to start this series talking with Chad DeDominicis from Die by the Blade, our sister site covering the Buffalo Sabres. 1. First of all, tell me about yourself. How long have you been writing...