Fantasy Hockey Podcast: 31 Beats – Calgary Flames ft. Kristen Anderson

Michael Clifford


In the Keeping Karlsson Fantasy Hockey Podcast’s 31 Beats series, Elan and Brian are on a league-wide odyssey to explore the fantasy present and future landscapes of each of the NHL’s 31 teams, gathering info by interviewing the people who know them best: beat writers!


In this episode Elan is joined by Calgary Flames beat reporter Kristen Anderson to talk about this past up and down season for the Flames. Topics discussed on this episode include:

  • What caused Gaudreau to come out as flat as he did?
  • How good would Monahan be without Gaudreau?
  • Did the Flames know what they were getting when they traded for Lindholm?
  • Will Tkachuk lead the Flames in points again in 2020/21?
  • Can Mangiapane hold his spot on L2?
  • How much does Giordano have left?
  • Who’s going to be the next PP1 QB?
  • Is Rittch slated to be the #1 goalie again next year?
  • and more!


Follow Kristen on Twitter @KdotAnderson and where you’ll find links to all of her articles about the Flames including this one about what it was like to cover the team while pregnant.

Players discussed on this episode include Johnny Gaudreau, Sean Monahan, Matthew Tkachuk, Elias Lindholm, Andrew Magiapane, Sam Bennett, Mark Giordano, Noah Hanifin, Rasmus Andersson, Juuso Valimaki, David Rittich, Cam Talbot, Dustin Wolf and more.

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