Flames look for continued teamwork on visit to Avalanche

The Calgary Flames and Colorado Avalanche traveled on a similar path over the past week. Both clubs had disappointing losses at Nashville and big victories at Dallas, and each won on the road on Friday night. Something will have to give when the Flames play at the Avalanche on Saturday night in Denver to complete a back-to-back set. Calgary likely is feeling good following its 7-4 win over the Stars on Friday night. The Flames

Stars brush off OT loss, ‘in a good spot’ as Flames visit

The Dallas Stars headed into Thanksgiving sitting atop the Central Division and having claimed victories in five of their last seven games. So despite having dropped two of their last three outings, the latest being Wednesday’s 2-1 overtime affair with the Western Conference-leading Vegas Golden Knights, the Stars are feeling good about themselves in anticipation of hosting the Calgary Flames on Friday. “Big picture, we are going into the break in a good spot,” coach

Predators, Flames each hope to ride momentum going into matchup

Now to see what the Nashville Predators can do for an encore. It has been a tough start to the season for the Predators, but they go into Wednesday’s home game against the Calgary Flames with a renewed sense of confidence after a thrilling 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche on Monday. With time winding down and Nashville trailing by a goal, Filip Forsberg and Yakov Trenin scored 16 seconds apart in the final minute

Flames attempt to keep heating up, clash with Kraken

When the Calgary Flames last traveled to Seattle, they were mired in a six-game losing streak. But a 6-3 victory on Nov. 4 at Climate Pledge Arena — when Mikael Backlund scored his only two goals of the season for the Flames — ignited a 4-1-2 run. Calgary returns to Seattle on Monday for a meeting with the Kraken, with both teams riding some momentum. Even a 5-4 shootout loss to the New York Islanders

Canucks ride hot streak into matchup with Flames

The Vancouver Canucks keep on rolling and surprising the hockey world. Heading into a Thursday road game against the Calgary Flames, the Canucks are on a 10-1-1 run that has them tied with the Vegas Golden Knights for the top spot in the Western Conference. Officially, Vancouver is in first place thanks to having more regulation wins. Proving their potency, the Canucks erased a 3-1 deficit in a 4-3 overtime win against the visiting New

Canadiens try to bounce back vs. road-weary Flames

The rebuilding Montreal Canadiens are off to a strong start this season — albeit in big part thanks to their overtime success — but received a valuable lesson about the importance of maintaining their focus in their last outing. Coming off Sunday’s 5-2 loss to the visiting Vancouver Canucks that snapped a two-game winning streak, the Canadiens will look to regroup when they host the struggling Calgary Flames on Tuesday. Montreal claimed a thrilling overtime

Senators try to solve home woes as Flames visit

The Ottawa Senators have one more chance to give their fans a jolt of hope before heading across the Atlantic. After the Senators play host to the Calgary Flames on Saturday, they depart for Sweden to face the Minnesota Wild and Detroit Red Wings in the Global Series next week. The Senators, who are coming off a 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday, have just one win in their past four games and

Surging Flames aim to add to Leafs’ misfortunes

The Calgary Flames will be going for their third consecutive victory when they visit the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. The Flames have won two in a row for the first time this season after their comeback 4-2 victory over the visiting Nashville Predators on Tuesday night. The Flames ended a six-game losing streak Saturday in a 6-3 road win over the Seattle Kraken on Saturday. “You can see the confidence growing in

Flames set to focus energy toward Predators

Snapping a six-game losing streak noticeably lightened the mood around the Calgary Flames. Now, the goal is to win a second consecutive game for the first time this season when they play host to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. The Flames return home after Saturday’s 6-3 victory over the Seattle Kraken when they twice erased a deficit and broke open the game with four goals in the third period. “When you’re not getting the results,

Kraken out to hand Flames seventh straight loss

The winning formula for the Seattle Kraken is quite simple: score three or more goals. The Kraken improved to 4-0-0 this season when reaching that mark in a 4-2 victory Thursday against visiting Nashville as Jared McCann scored his team-leading sixth goal of the season and added an assist. The Kraken will put that to the test again when they host the struggling Calgary Flames on Saturday night. The Flames dropped a 4-3 decision Wednesday