Episode 79: Down To The Wire
With three games left in the regular season, and the Flames in a must-win scenario we look ahead at what the Flames have to do this week to earn a post-season invite. With Karri Ramo injured we talk about Brad Thiessen, and if Jonas Hiller can play the way the Flames need him to for the rest of the regular season. Plus, we recap the Flames Restricted and Unrestricted Free Agents, and discuss who we think the team should keep next year and who they should let go of.
Episode 79: Down To The Wire originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 78: A Handful of Games to Secure A Playoff Spot
With only a handful of games left in the season, we recap last week's games including great goals from Michael Ferland and Raphael Diaz that helped the Flames end the week in 3rd place in the Pacific Division - and we look ahead to the two important games this week against St. Louis and Edmonton and which goalie we think is the Flames best bet down the stretch. Plus, we talk about Kenny Morrison's excellent AHL debut, and the new NHL rules around compensation for hiring team executives.
Episode 78: A Handful of Games to Secure A Playoff Spot originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 77: Crunch Time
With only 10 games left in the regular season, we recap the last week of games and what impact the results will play on the Flames playoff chances. NCAA Defenceman Kenney Morrison and we break down what you can expect from him, and when we think he'll be NHL ready and we look at the closure of CapGeek and what it means for hockey fans. And we look ahead to the next week of games and how important they are for the Flames.
In our main discussion of the week, we look at the current roster versus the 2013 post-lockout roster, and who's still here, who's left, and the similarities and differences between them.
Episode 77: Crunch Time originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 76: The Future Is Burning Bright
This week we take a look at the Adirondack Flames and how many of our prospects have been performing there as well as the prospects in the CHL and NCAA.
We also look ahead at the Flames changes of making the playoffs and how much combined playoff experience this current team has. Plus we'll look at the news and happenings over the last week including Jiri Hudler's big week and what to expect in the week ahead.
Episode 76: The Future Is Burning Bright originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 75: Back Home After The Brier
The Flames are home from their seven game Eastern Conference road trip. We'll break down the team's performance on the road and look at how the loss of the Captain Mark Giordano has affected the Flames play.
Looking ahead to the remaining 16 games, we look at the Flames schedule and the quality of teams we face versus other teams in the playoff race, and what it'll take for the Flames to make the post-season.
Episode 75: Back Home After The Brier originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 74: 2015 Trade Deadline
It's been a week full of Flames news! The season ending injury to Mark Giordano, the recent recall of Drew Shore, and of course the main event - the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline.
Episode 74: 2015 Trade Deadline originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 73: Pre-Trade Deadline 2015
In this week's episode we break the season down into 7 game blocks, and look at how the Flames performed in each series. The Flames called up Poirier and Ferland and we'll look at what we can expect from the two young players on this road trip. Joni Ortio got injured so we'll talk about how it will affect the Flames changes to trade Ramo, and we discuss the Curtis Glencross trade rumours, and other trade rumours a week before the Trade Deadline.
Episode 73: Pre-Trade Deadline 2015 originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 72: Bruin Slayers
It's been a week of highs and lows for Flames fans. Former Flame Steve Montador passed away this weekend at age 35, and then the Calgary Flames earned a thrilling overtime victory over the Boston Bruins which saw Johnny Gaudreau relegated to the fourth line in the third period. We'll also look at the recent successes and struggles of Ramo and Hiller and dive into some preliminary trade deadline rumours as we're less than 2 weeks from the trade deadline.
Episode 72: Bruin Slayers originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 71: 30 Wins And Counting!
After the Flames won their 30th game of the season against the Sharks we look at the last week of games and what the Flames have gone through to get to a 17-4-1 record against the Pacific Division. Matt and Dan look back at previous seasons to see how and when the Flames reached their 30th win in the past.
Episode 71: 30 Wins And Counting! originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
Episode 70: Stockton Bound
With the recent announcement of the AHL Pacific Division we look back at the history of the Flames farm teams, and look ahead to the move to Stockton and what it means for the Flames. While we're chatting about the Flames affiliate, we take a look at how the Baby Flames did in January.
The recent recalls of Sven Baertschi and David Wolf raised some eyebrows and we discuss why both were good moves, and more Flames news is discussed. As per usual we also break down the last week of Flames action, and look ahead to the next three games.
Episode 70: Stockton Bound originally appeared on Fireside Chat.…
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