4:18 PM EST, Sun January 17, 2021
Matchsticks and Gasoline 5 hours ago
Analytical Analysis

Analytical Analysis

Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via The Calgary Flames came home and brought the thunder against the Canucks Now that’s what we like to see. Take that first period effort from the Winnipeg game and have it go through the whole 60 minutes and come out on top. Flames didn’t go into shell mode at 5v5 after they had 1 or 2 goal leads like they had done in the playoffs and latter half of the previous regular season. Instead they stuck to their game, and played responsible all around to come away with a 3-0 win in their home opener. It’s a Team Game – The...
Matchsticks and Gasoline 7 hours ago
The Morning After Vancouver: Sean Monahan Passes A Flames Legend

The Morning After Vancouver: Sean Monahan Passes A Flames Legend

Photo by Gerry Thomas/NHLI via It was a good night for Mony as he moved up in the record books with his first goal of the season. The Morning After Recap - NHL Standings Tidbits -Really Special Teams: The Flames made Vancouver pay for their mistakes last night and they took care of their own as well. The Flames PP finished at 50% last night, scoring all three of their goals with the man advantage. And when they took a penalty, they handled that business as well. The Flames PK unit went 4-4 last night, shutting down the Canucks when they needed to. -Shut ‘Em Out:...
Matchsticks and Gasoline 15 hours ago
Special Teams, Markstrom Lift Flames to Victory over Canucks

Special Teams, Markstrom Lift Flames to Victory over Canucks

Photo by Derek Leung/ Markstrom gets his first victory and shutout as a Flame Score Calgary Flames 3 - Vancouver Canucks 0 Scoring Summary 1st : 8:31 -Monahan (1) (Tkachuk, Lindholm) PPG 2nd: 16:12 - Dube (1) (Mangiapane, Backlund) PPG 3rd: 15:16 - Tkachuk (2) (Gaudreau, Andersson) PPG Recap The Calgary Flames home opener against the Vancouver Canucks kicked off with the team first sharing a touching tribute to the late Ken King who passed in March after a long battle with cancer. He was a tremendous man and a huge figure in the community. The Flames also paid tribute...
Calgary Sun 15 hours ago

Snapshots: Markstrom, Tanev lead Flames to shutout victory over Canucks

Jacob Markstrom blanked his old buddies. He had a ton of help from a friend who followed him here. Facing his former teammates for the first time after crossing enemy lines in the off-season as a top-of-the-ticker free-agent signing, Markstrom backstopped the Calgary Flames to Saturday’s 3-0 shutout victory over the Vancouver Canucks during the home-opener at an empty Saddledome. ...
Calgary Sun 20 hours ago

Hamonic's transition from Flames to Canucks a quiet one

Travis Hamonic’s time with the Calgary Flames came to an end quietly. Part of that, likely, was because he opted out of playing alongside his teammates in the Edmonton bubble last summer. His reasons were totally fair. He felt he needed to be there for his family and especially his young daughter Charlie, who had been rushed to the hospital at eight-months-old with a respiratory virus in 2018. Hamonic also...