Once again, the Calgary Flames will have to sit by and watch this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs without taking part in them.
It’s the third year in a row Brent Sutter’s crew has failed to make it to the NHL’s second season.
A lot happens in 82 games. Hundreds of goals, hits and saves make up a team’s year, and how these factors play out determine if a team makes the playoffs or not.
The Flames have a lot to address in the coming months before next year, but first, this past season’s struggles have to be analyzed.
Let’s take a look at the top four reasons the Calgary Flames missed the playoffs this year.