9:32 PM EDT, Sun October 21, 2018
The Hockey Writers 12 hours ago

Flames’ Bennett Is Stuck in No-Man’s Land

Hopes were high all around when the Calgary Flames drafted Sam Bennett at the 2014 NHL Draft. At fourth overall Bennett was the highest-ever pick in Calgary Flames history and the thought was Bennett would be an impact player for years to come. Unfortunately, Bennett’s been the victim of some challenging circumstances and things haven’t […] The post Flames’ Bennett Is Stuck in No-Man’s Land appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Matchsticks and Gasoline 13 hours ago
Preview: Calgary Flames @ NY Rangers 10/21/18 (8/82): Time To Stop A Losing Streak At MSG

Preview: Calgary Flames @ NY Rangers 10/21/18 (8/82): Time To Stop A Losing Streak At MSG

It’s been a while since the Flames have won in the Big Apple, but this could be the year the losing streak ends. Calgary Flames @ NY Rangers, 5 PM MT, Madison Square Garden, New York NY NHL Standings Calgary Flames 4-3-0 (8 points) - NY Rangers 2-4-1 (5 points) Calgary’s odd scheduling to start the season continues Sunday night with a trip to MSG to take on the struggling NY Rangers. This is the first game of a 2 game road trip for the Flames before they head home for two games at the Saddledome. The Flames, despite a 24-33-5 record in NY against the Rangers, should be thrilled to...
The Morning After: Calgary Can’t Fight Off Nashville Push

The Morning After: Calgary Can’t Fight Off Nashville Push

Two third period goals send the Flames to their 3rd loss. Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5 The Flames weren’t able to handle the Predators last night, falling to Nashville 5-3. The Preds pumped in 2 third period goals to sink the Flames in the second meeting of the two teams this season. Here’s the rest of the best that wasn’t covered in the recap or Rate The Flames. Tidbits -Is this the real Bennett?: Sam Bennett scored last night, upping his point total on the season to 3. He has points in 3 of his last 4 games and is already halfway to his point total for the first two...
Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5: Predators Score Last in Back and Forth Game

Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5: Predators Score Last in Back and Forth Game

Flames drop rematch with Predators Calgary Flames 3 Nashville Predators 5 Scoring Recap Despite playing only 14:51, Juuse Saros could arguably be the first star of the game. Predators starter Pekka Rinne left the game shortly after giving up the third goal of the game to Sam Bennett, after being run over by Kevin Fiala. On the ensuing faceoff, Saros robbed Elias Lindholm on the far side of the Predators’ net. That gave the visiting team a spark, and Zac Rinaldo scored the eventual game-winning goal over Mike Smith’s blocker minutes later, on a 2-on-1. Saros stopped 9 shots, none of...
CBC News Oct 20, 2018
Zac Rinaldo gets winner as Predators outlast Flames

Zac Rinaldo gets winner as Predators outlast Flames

Zac Rinaldo's first goal of the season in the third period was the game-winner on Friday night as the Nashville Predators beat the Calgary Flames 5-3.