Sven Baertschi (Ross Bonander/THW)

The Life and Death of the Abbotsford Heat

In April 2009, the Calgary Flames announced the transfer of their American Hockey League affiliate from the Quad Cities to Abbotsford, British Columbia. On April 15, 2014, the Flames announced […]

Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 Calgary Flames: A Successful Failure

As the curtain dropped on the 2013-14 Calgary Flames season, the mood of the building was conflicted. On one hand, the organization that was expected to be a league doormat […]

by · April 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Calgary Flames 2011 fourth-rounder Johnny Gaudreau (Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE)

The Flames Files: Week 25 In Review

Game 1 The New Jersey Devils have one of the best goalies of the last decade on their roster in Martin Brodeur, but it was the Calgary Flames goalie who […]

by · April 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Karri Ramo (Greg Thompson/Hammersmith Studios)

End of Season: Questions for the Calgary Flames

  The 2013-14 season is winding down and members of the Calgary Flames are set to head out for their long summer holidays. The questions begin in earnest: Will Michael […]

by · April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Mark Giordano (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Melee Sparks Calgary Flames Hot Second Half

January 18, 2014 was a Saturday. As is customary, the National Hockey League held 13 games. Based on how their seasons had gone to that point, you wouldn’t have expected […]

by · April 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Joey MacDonald (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

The Flames Files: Week 24 In Review

Game 1 There were a few differences between the struggling Calgary Flames and the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs coming into Tuesday night’s game. Although Calgary had just been severely beaten […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Flames EnforcerBrian McGrattan {Photo: Wikipedia Commons}

The Flames Files: Week 23 In Review

Game 1 It’s one thing to completely demolish a team when your opponent is one of the worst teams in the league. But it’s another to win against one of […]

by · March 31, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Tyler Wotherspoon: Freshman Flame Impressing

It was the spring of 2011, and Jay Feaster had a big problem. Still warming into his new role as Calgary Flames general manager, he discovered he’d inherited a problem […]

by · March 31, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Matt Stajan (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

The Flames Files: Week 22 In Review

It seems as if every year around this time, the Calgary Flames emerge from an abysmal fall/winter and suddenly become energetic, renewed and full of life. You can call it […]

by · March 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Lance Bouma (Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports)

Baby Steps: How the Calgary Flames Rebuild Is Finding Its Way

In the first year of their rebuild, the Calgary Flames are once again in the National Hockey League’s bottom five. It’s not from a lack of trying. The pesky Flames […]

by · March 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Calgary Flames, Spring 2014: Rebuild in Motion

The Calgary Flames are finding out that the kids are alright. If this is the early stages of a long rebuild, the team might be in better shape than expected. […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Corban Knight (Ross Bonander / THW)

Abbotsford Heat Prepare for Playoffs…In Calgary

For the second straight season, the Calgary Flames’ top affiliate in the American Hockey League got off to an amazing start. While their roster has been once again decimated by […]

by · March 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames