6:18 AM EST, Fri February 28, 2020
Matchsticks and Gasoline 6 hours ago
Highlight Of The Night: Oh, It’s Just Mikael Backlund Again...With Andrew Mangiapane

Highlight Of The Night: Oh, It’s Just Mikael Backlund Again...With Andrew Mangiapane

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Mikael Backlund provided more highlight reel material, including a beautiful feed to Andrew Mangiapane. Sure, Andrew Mangiapane ended up with the goal on the play, but what about Mikael Backlund’s zone entry that set it all up. With the game tied late in the third, Mikael Backlund entered the Nashville zone and literally skated through the Preds like it was a video game. He dished the puck off to Andrew Mangiapane who hammered home his 16th of the season and the Flames grabbed a 3-2 lead and held on to.....never mind. Let’s just pretend the game ended...
Calgary Sun 7 hours ago

Flames had it — then lost it — in overtime loss to Predators

NASHVILLE — In this honkytonk town, even a country-music crooner couldn’t think of an ending this sad. The Calgary Flames were a split-second from celebrating a win over one of their wildcard rivals Thursday in Music City, but the host Nashville Predators buried a buzzer-beater and completed the comeback with a 4-3 overtime triumph. There […]
Matchsticks and Gasoline 7 hours ago
Flames 3 - Predators 4 (OT): Granlund sinks Flames

Flames 3 - Predators 4 (OT): Granlund sinks Flames

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Calgary gets a point, but this one hurt Calgary Flames 3 - Nashville Predators 4 (OT) Complete Stats Scoring Calgary Flames 1st: N/A 2nd: 00:26 - Andersson (5) (Backlund, Tkachuk), 3:48 - Backlund (15) (N/A) 3rd: 19:13 - Mangiapane (16) (Backlund, Andersson) Nashville Predators 1st: 19:28 - Sissons (9) (Blackwell, Tinordi) 2nd: 14:30 - Josi (15) (Ellis, Blackwell), 19:59 - Granlund (16) (Forsberg, Ellis) 3rd: 1:20 - Granlund (17) (Ellis, Duchene) Recap The Flames just couldn’t finish strong periods Thursday. Calgary controlled most of all three...
On the Forecheck 7 hours ago
Nashville Predators 4, Calgary Flames 3 (OT): Preds Extinguish Flames, Gain in Wild Card Race

Nashville Predators 4, Calgary Flames 3 (OT): Preds Extinguish Flames, Gain in Wild Card Race

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via So...is anyone still mad that Nashville didn’t trade Mikael Granlund on Monday? This week at OTF, we’ve brought you some solid thoughts on Nashville’s wildcard status and trade analysis. It’s been a long one, so bear with us as we take a look at tonight’s game in brief. Random Observations Wild card showdown....are y'all here for it? With two points, Nashville moves up the Central Division and Western Conference standings. Let’s make it happen. Mark Giordano (Calgary captain) returns to the lineup for the Flames. He’s been injured, so...
Calgary Sun 10 hours ago

Flames staffers relive memories of Crosby’s golden goal

Standing on Team Canada’s bench, Dr. Jim Thorne shoulda, coulda, woulda had one of the best vantage points in the building for Sidney Crosby’s golden goal. Except that one guy in his way … and he’s absolutely not complaining. “My view was obstructed by Sidney,” recalled Thorne, a team physician for the Calgary Flames. “Because […]