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TheCalgaryFlamesareaprofessionalicehockeyteam
basedinCalgary,Alberta,Canada.Theyaremembersof
thePacificDivisionoftheWesternConferenceofthe
NationalHockeyLeague(NHL).Theclubisthethird
majorprofessionalicehockeyteamtorepresentthecity
ofCalgary,followingtheCalgaryTigers(192127)and
CalgaryCowboys(197577).TheFlamesareoneoftwo
NHLfranchisesinAlberta,theotherbeingtheEdmonton
Oilers.Thecities'proximityhasledtoarivalryknownas
theBattleofAlberta.
Theteamwasfoundedin1972inAtlanta,Georgiaasthe
AtlantaFlamesuntilrelocatingtoCalgaryin1980.The
FlamesplayedtheirfirstthreeseasonsinCalgaryatthe
StampedeCorralbeforemovingintotheircurrenthome
arena,theScotiabankSaddledome(originallyknownas
theOlympicSaddledome),in1983.In198586,the
FlamesbecamethefirstCalgaryteamsincethe192324
TigerstocompetefortheStanleyCup.In198889,the
Flameswontheirfirstandonlychampionship.The
Flames'unexpectedruntothe2004StanleyCupFinals
gaverisetotheRedMile,andin2011theteamhosted
andwonthesecondHeritageClassicoutdoorgame.
TheFlameshavewontwoPresidents'Trophiesasthe
league'stopregularseasonteam,andhaveclaimedfive
divisionchampionships.Individually,JaromeIginlais
thefranchiseleaderingamesplayed,goals,andpoints,
andisatwotimewinneroftheMauriceRichardTrophy
astheleague'sleadinggoalscorer.MiikkaKiprusoffhas
themostwinsbyagoaltenderinaCalgaryFlames
uniform.NinepeopleassociatedwiththeFlameshave
beeninductedintotheHockeyHallofFame.
Offtheice,theFlamesownaWesternHockeyLeague
franchise(theCalgaryHitmen),aNationalLacrosse
Leaguefranchise(theCalgaryRoughnecks)andaCFL
franchise(theCalgaryStampeders).Theyalsolendtheir
nametoabarandentertainmentcentrecalledFlames
CentralonStephenAvenueinDowntownCalgary.
ThroughtheFlamesFoundation,theteamhasdonated
morethan$32milliontocharitythroughoutsouthern
Albertasincethefranchisearrived.
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CalgaryFlames

Conference

Western

Division

Pacific

Founded

1972

History

AtlantaFlames
19721980
CalgaryFlames
1980present

Homearena

ScotiabankSaddledome

City

Calgary,Alberta

Colours

Red,yellow,black,white

Media

SportsnetWest
CFAC(Sportsnet960TheFan)

Owner(s)

CalgarySportsand
Entertainment
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(N.MurrayEdwards,chairman)

Contents
1Franchisehistory
1.1AtlantaFlames
1.219801985
1.319851990
1.419912003
1.520042010
1.62011present
2Communityimpact
2.1FlamesFoundation
2.2RedMile
2.3"CofRed"
3Teamcoloursandmascot
3.1Logo
3.2Jerseys
3.3Mascot
4Seasonbyseasonrecord
5Players
5.1Currentroster
6Honouredmembers
6.1Retirednumbers
7HockeyHallofFame
7.1Teamcaptains
7.2Franchisescoringleaders
8Seealso
9References
9.1Footnotes
10Furtherreading
11Externallinks

General
manager

BradTreliving

Headcoach

BobHartley

Captain

MarkGiordano

Minorleague
affiliates

StocktonHeat(AHL)
AdirondackThunder(ECHL)

StanleyCups

1(198889)

Conference
championships

3(198586,198889,200304)

Presidents'
Trophies

2(198788,198889)

Division
championships

5(198586,198889,199394,
199495,200506)

Officialwebsite flames.nhl.com
(http://flames.nhl.com/)

Franchisehistory
AtlantaFlames
TheFlamesweretheresultoftheNHL'sfirstpreemptivestrikeagainsttheupstartWorldHockey
Association(WHA).[1]InDecember1971,theNHLhastilygrantedateamtoLongIslandtheNewYork
IslanderstokeeptheWHA'sNewYorkRaidersoutofthebrandnewNassauVeteransMemorial
Coliseum.Needinganotherteamtobalancetheschedule,theNHLawardedateamtoanAtlantabased
groupthatownedtheNationalBasketballAssociation'sAtlantaHawks,headedbyprominentlocalreal
estatedeveloperTomCousins.[2]Cousinsnamedtheteamthe"Flames"afterthefireresultingfromthe
MarchtotheSeaintheAmericanCivilWarbyGeneralWilliamTecumsehSherman,inwhichAtlantawas
nearlydestroyed.TheyplayedhomegamesintheOmniColiseumindowntownAtlanta.[3]

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TheFlameswererelativelysuccessfulearlyon.UnderheadcoachesBernie"BoomBoom"Geoffrion,Fred
CreightonandAlMacNeil,theFlamesmadetheplayoffsinsixof
eightseasonsinAtlanta.[4]Inmarkedcontrast,theirexpansion
cousins,theIslanders,wononly31gamesduringtheirfirsttwo
yearsintheleaguecombined.[5]Thisrelativesuccessdidnotcarry
overtotheplayoffs,however,astheFlameswononlytwopost
seasongamesduringtheirtimeinAtlanta.[6]

TomLysiakcelebrateswith
teammatesafteragoalagainstthe
ColoradoRockiesin1978

Despitetheonicesuccess,theAtlantaownershipwasneveron
soundfinancialfooting.LongtimegeneralmanagerCliffFletcher
saidyearslaterthatCousins'initialfinancialprojectionsforanNHL
teamdidnotaccountfortheWHAenteringthepicture.[7]The
Flameswerealsoapoordraw,andneversignedamajortelevision
contract.[3]

In1980,Cousinswasinconsiderablefinancialdifficultyandwas
forcedtoselltheFlamestostaveoffbankruptcy.Withfewserious
offersfromlocalgroups,hewasveryreceptivetoanofferfromCanadianentrepreneur(andformerOilers
owner)NelsonSkalbania.HewasfrontingagroupofCalgarybusinessmenthatincludedoilmagnates
HarleyHotchkiss,RalphT.Scurfield,NormanGreen,DocandByronSeaman,andformerCalgary
StampedersgreatNormanKwong.[3]AlastditchefforttokeeptheteaminAtlantafellshort,andCousins
soldtheteamtoSkalbaniaforUS$16million,arecordsalepriceforanNHLteamatthetime.[7]OnMay
21,1980,SkalbaniaannouncedthattheteamwouldmovetoCalgary.[8]HechosetoretaintheFlames
name,feelingitwouldbeagoodfitforanoiltownlikeCalgary,whiletheflaming"A"logowasreplaced
byaflaming"C".[9]Skalbaniasoldhisinterestin1981,andtheFlameshavebeenlocallyownedsince.[10]

19801985
UnliketheWHA'sCalgaryCowboys,whofoldedthreeyearsearlier,
theFlameswereimmediatelyembracedbythecityofCalgary.While
theCowboyscouldmanagetosellonly2,000seasonticketsintheir
finalcampaignof197677,theFlamessold10,000fullandhalf
seasonticketpackagesinthe7,000seatStampedeCorral.[11]
LedbyKentNilsson's49goal,131pointseason,theFlamesqualified
fortheplayoffsintheirfirstseasoninCalgarywitha392714record,
goodforthirdinthePatrickDivision.[12]Theteamfoundmuchgreater
TheFlamesmovedintothe
playoffsuccessinCalgarythanitdidinAtlanta,winningtheirfirsttwo
OlympicSaddledome(now
playoffseriesovertheChicagoBlackHawksandPhiladelphiaFlyers
ScotiabankSaddledome)in1983
beforebowingouttotheMinnesotaNorthStarsinthesemifinals.[13]
Thisearlysuccesswasnotsoonrepeated.Afteralosingrecordin
198182,FletcherjettisonedseveralholdoversfromtheAtlantadayswhocouldnotadjusttothehigher
pressurehockeyenvironmentandrebuilttheroster.[7][14]Overthenextthreeseasons,heputtogetheracore
ofplayersthatwouldremaintogetherthroughtheearly1990s.

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Fletcher'seffortstomatchtheOilersledhimtodrawtalentfromareaspreviouslyneglectedbytheNHL.
TheFlameswereamongtheearliestteamstosignlargenumbersofU.S.collegeplayers,includingJoel
Otto,GarySuter,andColinPatterson.[15]FletcheralsosteppedupthesearchforEuropeanhockeytalent,
acquiringHakanLoobandotherkeyplayers.HewasamongthefirsttodraftplayersfromtheSoviet
Union,includingHCCSKAMoscowstarSergeiMakarovin1983,butSovietplayerswerenotreleasedto
Westernteamsuntil1989.[16]Still,theteamwassufficientlyimprovedtochallengetheOilers,who
requiredthemaximumsevengamestodefeattheFlamesenroutetotheir1984StanleyCup
Championship.[17]
In1983,theFlamesmovedintotheirnewhome,theOlympicSaddledome(nowknownastheScotiabank
Saddledome).LocatedonthegroundsoftheCalgaryExhibitionandStampede,theSaddledomewasbuilt
asavenueforthe1988WinterOlympics.InthreeseasonsintheCorral,theFlameslostonly32home
games.[8]TheSaddledomehostedthe37thNHLAllStarGamein1985,a64victorybytheWales
Conference.[18]

19851990
TheplayersacquiredbyFletchermaturedintooneofthestrongestteamsintheleagueduringthemid
1980sandearly1990s.From198485to199091,theFlamestallied90pointsineveryseasonbutone.[19]
However,theywereusuallyunabletotransformthatsuccessintoadeepplayoffrun,largelybecausethey
couldnotgetthebetteroftheirprovincialrivals,thepowerhouseOilers.AlthoughtheOilersandFlames
usuallyfinishedatornearthetopoftheCampbellConference,theNHL'splayoffstructureofthetime
madeitverylikelythattheFlameswouldmeettheOilersineitherthefirstorsecondround,ratherthanin
CampbellConferencefinals.[7]Thatsamestructuremadeitverylikelythattheothertwoplayoffqualifiers
intheSmytheDivisionwouldhavetogetpasttheFlamesorOilers(orboth)inordertomakeittothe
conferencefinals.[20]From1983until1990,eithertheOilersortheFlamesrepresentedtheCampbell
ConferenceintheStanleyCupFinals.[21]
By1986theFlameslandedforwardsDougRisebrough,LannyMcDonald,andDanQuinn,defencemanAl
MacInnis,andgoaltenderMikeVernon.FinishingsecondintheSmythewitha40319record(theonly
seasonfrom1984to1991inwhichtheydidnotfinishwith90ormorepoints),[12]theFlamessweptthe
WinnipegJetsinthefirstroundoftheplayoffs,[17]settingupashowdownwiththeOilers.Edmonton
finished30pointsaheadofCalgaryduringtheseason,andwasheavilyfavouredtowinathirdCupina
row.However,theFlamesupsettheOilersinsevengamestheonlytimethattheFlamesdefeatedthe
Oilersinaplayoffseriesduringthedecade.Theserieswinninggoalcamewhenanerrantclearingattempt
bySteveSmithricochetedoffgoaltenderGrantFuhr'slegandintohisownnet.[22]Thegoalremainsoneof
themostlegendaryblundersinhockeyhistory.[23][24][25]
Fromthere,theFlameswentontotheCampbellConferenceFinals,wheretheydefeatedtheSt.Louis
Bluesinanothersevengameseries.Thistime,Calgaryhadtosurviveascareofitsown,shakingoffthe
MondayNightMiracleattheSt.LouisArena.Trailingbyascoreof52with10minutestoplayinthe
thirdperiodofGame6,theBluesmountedafuriouscomebacktosendthecontestintoovertime,where
DougWickenheiserscoredtoforceadecidingseventhgame.[26]CalgarywouldwinGame7athome,21,
advancingintotheStanleyCupFinalsforthefirsttime.[17]TheFlamesprovedtobenomatchforthe
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MontrealCanadiens,losingthechampionshipseriesinfivegames.MontrealrookiegoaltenderPatrickRoy
wasnearlyunbeatableinthelasttwogames,allowingonlyfourgoalsenroutetowinningtheConnSmythe
Trophy.
TheFlamesfolloweduptheirruntotheFinalswiththeirbestregularseasontothatpoint.Calgary's4631
3recordin198687wasgoodforthirdoverallintheNHL,behindtheOilersandPhiladelphiaFlyers.[27]
However,theFlameswereunabletoduplicatetheirplayoffsuccessofayearprior,losingtheirfirstround
matchupwiththeJetsinsixgames.Theseasonwasalsodifficultofftheice,as1986firstrounddraftpick
GeorgePelawawaskilledinacaraccidentpriortotheseason'sstart.[28]
TheFlamesrecordedtheirfirst100pointseasonin198788,earningthePresidents'Trophyforhavingthe
league'sbestrecordandendingtheOilers'sixyearreignatoptheSmytheDivisionintheprocess.[29]Joe
Nieuwendykbecamethesecondrookieinleaguehistorytoscore50+goals,earningtheCalderMemorial
Trophyasrookieoftheyear.[30]Lookingtobolsterthelineupforaplayoffrun,theFlamesdealtyoung
sniperBrettHull,alongwithSteveBozek,totheBluesforRobRamageandRickWamsleyonMarch7,
1988.[31]Theirplayofffrustrationscontinued,however,afterdefeatingtheLosAngelesKingsinfive
games,CalgarywassweptoutoftheplayoffsinfourstraightbytheOilers.[17]

Introducedin1983,Harvey
theHoundwastheNHL's
firstmascot

In198889,the
Flamescontinuedto
improve.They
capturedtheirsecond
consecutive
Presidents'Trophy
withafranchise
record117points,
finishing26points
betterthanthe
secondplaceKings
intheSmythe
LannyMcDonaldandMikeVernonaretheonlytwo
[32]
Flamestohavetheirnumbersretiredbytheteam,
Division. Fletcher
whileAlMacInnisandJoeNieuwendykhavehadtheir
continuedtotinker
numbershonouredbytheteam(theyarestillin
withtheroster,
circulation)aspartoftheFlames'"ForeveraFlame"
acquiringDoug
program.
Gilmouraspartofa
sixplayerdealatthe
tradedeadline.Inthe
playoffs,theFlameswerestretchedtosevengamesinthefirstroundbythe
VancouverCanucks.TheyreliedonseveralsavesbygoaltenderMike
Vernon,includingafamousglovesaveoffaStanSmylbreakawayin
overtime.ThesaveremainsadefiningmomentinFlameshistory.[33]

TheFlamesthenmadeshortworkoftheKings,defeatingtheminfourstraight,beforeeliminatingthe
ChicagoBlackhawksinfivegamestosetuparematchofthe1986StanleyCupFinalsagainstMontreal.
Thistime,theFlameswoninsixgames,thelastbeinga42victoryinMontrealonMay25,1989.[17]The
clinchingwinwasespeciallysignificantinthatitmarkedtheonlytimethatanopposingteamdefeatedthe
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CanadienstowintheStanleyCuponMontrealForumice.[34]AlMacInniscapturedtheConnSmythe
Trophyasplayoffsmostvaluableplayer,[35]whilelongtimecaptainLannyMcDonaldannouncedhis
retirement.[34]The1989StanleyCupwingaveFlamescoownerSoniaScurfield(Ralph'swidow)the
distinctionofbeingthefirst(andasof2013,only)Canadianwomantohavehernameengravedonthe
Cup.[36]ItalsomadeKwongoneofthefewtohavehisnameonboththeStanleyCupandtheGreyCup.
In1989,thanksinparttoCliffFletcher'sdiplomaticefforts,theSovietsgavepermissionforaselectgroup
ofSoviethockeyplayerstosignwithNHLteams.ThefirstoftheseplayerswasSergeiPryakhin.Although
PryakhinneverbecameanNHLregular,hisarrivalblazedatrailforthelargenumberofRussianplayers
whoenteredtheNHLbeginningin198990.[16]SergeiMakarovjoinedtheFlamesthatseasonand,though
alreadyinhisthirties,becamethefifthFlametowintheCalderMemorialTrophyastheleague'sRookieof
theYear.Theselectionwouldprovecontroversial,promptingtheleaguetoamendtherulestoexcludeany
playerovertheageof26fromfutureconsideration.Thatseason,theteamfelltwopointsshyoftheirthird
straightPresidents'Trophywith99points.Alsothatseason,theywontheirthirdstraightSmytheDivision
title.Intheplayoffs,theyweredethronedinsixgamesbytheLosAngelesKings.Theywouldnotwin
anotherplayoffseriesuntil2004oneofthelongestsuchdroughtsinNHLhistory.[37]

19912003
In1991,FletcherlefttheFlamestobecomethegeneralmanagerofthe
TorontoMapleLeafs.Hehadbeentheteam'sgeneralmanagersinceits
inceptionin1972.[38]HewassucceededinCalgarybyDougRisebrough,
andthetwoquicklycompletedatenplayermegatradethatsawdisgruntled
forwardDougGilmourdealttoTorontowithfourotherplayersforformer
50goalscorerGaryLeemanandfourothers.[31]Thetradetransformedboth
clubs.TheformerlyineptLeafsturnedintoacontenderalmostimmediately,
whileLeemanscoredonlyelevengoalsinaFlamesuniform.[39]Despitethe
blossomingofTheorenFleuryintoanNHLstar,theFlamesmissedthe
playoffsentirelyin1992,onlyayearafterfinishingwiththeirthird100
pointseasoninfranchisehistory.ItwasthefirsttimetheFlameshadmissed
theplayoffssince1975,whentheywerestillinAtlanta.Itwasalsoonlythe
thirdtimeoutoftheplayoffsinthefranchise's20yearhistory.[17]

Calgary'salternatelogo,
19982007

Calgaryreboundedtomaketheplayoffsforthenextfourseasons,includingtwoconsecutivedivisiontitles.
However,theywereknockedoutinthefirstroundoftheplayoffseachtime.The1994and1995Division
titlesledtoGame7overtimehomedefeatsintheopeningroundtotheCanucksandSanJoseSharks
respectively.Inthe199596season,NieuwendykwastradedtotheDallasStarsinadealthatacquired
JaromeIginla.IginlawouldmakehisFlamesdebutinthe1996postseasonduringwhichtheFlamesagain
lostinthefirstround,afourgamesweepbytheBlackhawks.In1997,onlytwoyearsafterwinningtheir
secondconsecutivedivisiontitle,theFlamesmissedtheplayoffsandwouldnotreturnforsevenyears.[17]
Thelowpointcameinthe199798season,inwhichtheFlamesfinishedwithonly67points,thesecond
lowestpointtotalinfranchisehistory(behindonlythe197273AtlantaFlames).[40]

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Duringthistime,theFlamesfounditincreasinglydifficulttoretaintheirbestplayersassalariesescalated
whiletheCanadiandollarlostvalueagainsttheAmericandollar.[41]Calgaryhasalwaysbeenoneofthe
smallestmarketsintheleague(itiscurrentlythirdsmallest,behindonly
EdmontonandWinnipeg)andtheNHL'ssmallmarketCanadianteams
founditincreasinglydifficulttocompeteinthenewenvironment.[42]In
1999,forexample,theFlamestradedFleurytotheColoradoAvalanche
midwaythroughtheseason.[31]ThetradecameshortlyafterFleurybecame
thefranchise'salltimeleadingscorer.[43]Fleurywasduetobecomean
unrestrictedfreeagentattheendoftheseason,andtheFlamesdidnotwant
torisklosinghimwithoutgettinganythinginreturn.[44]
AstheFlamessankinthestandings,theirattendancealsosagged.Formost
oftheirfirst16yearsinCalgary,Flamesticketswereamongthetoughestto
TheperformanceofJarome
getintheNHL.However,by1999,attendancehadfallenoffsoseverely
Iginlawasoneoftheteam's
thattheownersissuedanultimatum:buymoreseasonticketsortheteam
fewbrightspotsduringits
wouldjoinitsdepartedcounterpartsinWinnipegandQuebecCityin
sevenyearplayoffdrought
leavingfortheUnitedStates.Thefansrespondedbybuyingenoughseason
ticketstokeeptheFlamesinCalgaryforthe19992000season.[7]The
Flamesissuedanotherappealformoreseasonticketsinthesummerof2000.[45]Thecampaign,aimedat
increasingseasonticketsalesfromafranchiselowof8,700to14,000,provedsuccessful.[46]Theincreased
salesdidnothalttheFlames'financiallosses,however,astheteamestimateditlost$14.5millionbetween
2001and2003.[41]
OneofthefewbrightspotsinthisstretchwasIginla,whocapturedtheRocketRichardandArtRoss
Trophiesin200102asNHLgoalandpointscoringchampionafterscoring52goalsand96points.Iginla
againwontheRocketRichardTrophy,tiedwithRickNashandIlyaKovalchuk,with41goalsin2003
04.[47]AnotherbrightspotfortheteamduringthistimewasdefencemanRobynRegehrwhobecamethe
youngestnomineeeverfortheBillMastertonMemorialTrophy,whichrecognizesperseverance,
sportsmanshipanddedicationtohockey.Regehrhadsufferedtwobrokenlegsinacaraccidentthesummer
of1999,butrecoveredintimetoplay57gamesattheageof19.[48]
Duringthe200203season,theFlameshiredDarrylSutterastheteam'sheadcoach,replacingGreg
Gilbert,whowasfiredastheFlameslanguishedinlastplaceintheWesternConference.[49]Sutteralso
becametheteam'sgeneralmanagerfollowingtheseason,andiscreditedwithrevitalizingthefranchise.[50]
AmongSutter'sfirstmoveswastoacquiregoaltenderMiikkaKiprusoff,whomhehadpreviouslycoached
inSanJose,earlyinthe200304season.[51]KiprusoffrespondedbysettingamodernNHLrecordfor
lowestgoalsagainstaverageat1.69.[52]

20042010
Aftersevenconsecutiveseasonsofnotmakingtheplayoffs,theFlamesfinallyreturnedtothepostseason
in2004.Theybecamethefirstteaminleaguehistorytodefeatthreedivisionchampionsenrouteto
becomingthefirstCanadianteamtomakeittotheStanleyCupFinalssincetheCanucksin1994.[53]The
Flames'firstvictimwastheNorthwestDivisionchampionVancouverCanucks,whomtheydefeatedin
sevengames.ItwastheFlames'firstplayoffserieswinsincetheywonthe1989final.[54]
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TheFlamesthenupsetthePresidents'TrophywinningDetroitRedWingsin
sixgames.AftereliminatingthePacificDivisionchampionSharks,alsoin
sixgames,intheWesternConferenceFinal,theFlamesearnedatriptothe
2004StanleyCupFinalstofacetheTampaBayLightning.MartinGelinas
scoredthewinninggoalinallthreeseries.TheCanadianEmbassyin
WashingtonDC,flewtheFlamesflagbesidetheMapleLeaf,[55]while
PrimeMinisterPaulMartindubbedtheFlames"Canada'steam".[56]
Thefinalserieswenttosevengames,withtheFlamessufferinga
controversialnongoalingamesixathome.ReplaysshowedthatMartin
Gelinasmayhavescoredwhatwouldhavebeenthegoaheadgoallatein
thethirdperiodhowever,therefereesneversignaledagoal,andlater
MiikkaKiprusoffwonthe
replayswereruledinconclusive.ThisgoalcouldhavemadeGelinasthe
VezinaTrophyastheNHL's
onlyplayerinNHLhistorytoscorethewinninggoalineveryplayoffseries
topgoaltenderin200506.
enroutetowinningtheStanleyCup.TheLightningwouldgoontowinthe
gameindoubleovertime,[57]beforewinninggamesevenathometocapture
theStanleyCup.Despitetheloss,30,000fanspackedintoOlympicPlazatocelebratetheFlamesrun.[58]
TheFlameswouldnotraisetheirWesternConferencechampionshipbannerfornearly15months,asthe
200405seasonwaswipedoutbyalabourdispute.Duringthelockout,teamownerandChairmanofthe
Board,HarleyHotchkiss,attemptedtosavetheseasonbyengagingindiscussionswithNationalHockey
LeaguePlayersAssociationpresidentTrevorLinden.[59]Whiletheirdiscussionsfailedtosavetheseason,
Hotchkisswascreditedwitheasingtensionsthatallowedforasuccessfulnegotiationofanewcollective
bargainingagreement.[60]
TheFlamesplayedtheir25thseasoninCalgaryin200506,finishingwith103points.Itwastheirbesttotal
sincethe1989Cupwinningseason,andgoodenoughtocapturetheirfirstdivisiontitlein12years.
However,theFlameslosttotheMightyDucksofAnaheiminsevengamesduringthefirstroundofthe
playoffs.MiikkaKiprusoffcapturedboththeWilliamM.JenningsandVezinaTrophiesastheNHL'stop
goaltender,[61]whileDionPhaneuf's20goalswasthethirdhighesttotalforarookiedefencemaninleague
history.[62]
The2006offseasonbeganwithatradeforAlexTanguay,formerlyoftheColoradoAvalanche,[63]and
withSutterrelinquishinghisheadcoachingpositiontoassistantJimPlayfairsohecouldfocusonhisduties
asgeneralmanager.[64]Despiteamarkedimprovementinteamoffenceandasolid96pointseason,itwas
onlygoodenoughforeighthplaceinaWesternConferencewhereseventeamscrackedthe100point
barrier.Intheplayoffs,CalgaryfellinsixgamestothetopseededRedWingsinthefirstround.Duringthe
series,theFlameswerefinedbytheNHLforseveralstickrelatedpenaltiesinthefifthgame.Notably,
backupgoaltenderJamieMcLennanwassuspendedfivegamesforslashingRedWingsforwardJohan
Franzen.[65]FranzenwouldscoretheseriesclinchinggoalintheGame6defeatinDoubleOvertime.
Priortothestartofthe200708season,theFlamesdemotedPlayfairtoassociatecoach,bringinginMike
Keenanastheteam'sthirdheadcoachinthreeyears.[66]Duringtheseason,JaromeIginlabecamethe
Flames'alltimeleaderingamesplayed,passingAlMacInnis'markof803.IginlaalsopassedTheoren
Fleury'smarkof364goalstobecometheFlamesalltimegoalscoringleaderonMarch10,2008.Despite
anothersolidseason,with94points,theyonlygarneredtheseventhseedintheWesternConference.They
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fellintheWesternConferencequarterfinalstothePacificDivisionchampionSharksinsevengames.[67]
Iginlacontinuedtosetfranchiserecordsin200809,surpassingFleury'sfranchisemarkof830points,and
scoringhis400thgoalonthesamenightagainsttheLightning.[68]Theteamfailedtoadvancepastthefirst
roundoftheplayoffs,beingknockedoutbytheChicagoBlackhawksin6games,resultinginthedismissal
ofheadcoachMikeKeenanaftertwoseasons.BrentSutterwasnamedhissuccessoronJune23,2009,but
theFlamesfailedtoqualifyfortheplayoffsinthe200910season.[69]

2011present
TheFlamesstruggledtobeginthe201011NHL
season,fallingto14thplaceintheconferenceatthe
Christmasbreak.Consequently,theorganizationasked
DarrylSuttertostepasideasgeneralmanager.The
teamnamedassistantJayFeastertheinterimgeneral
managerinhisplace,[70]makingitpermanentfollowing
theseason.[71]Theteampulleditselfbackintoplayoff
contentionfollowingthechangebutonceagainfailed
toqualifyforthepostseason.[72]

TheFlamesandCanadienslineupforafaceoffat
the2011HeritageClassic

Calgaryhostedthe2011HeritageClassic,theNHL's
secondoutdoorgameoftheyear,atMcMahonStadiumonFebruary22,2011.TheFlamesdefeatedthe
Canadiens40before41,022spectators.MiikkaKiprusoffbecamethefirstgoaltendertorecordashutout
inanNHLoutdoorgame.[73]JaromeIginlareachedtwomajormilestoneslateintheseason.Hebecamethe
10thplayerinNHLhistorytoscoreatleast30goalsintenconsecutiveseasons,[74]andscoredhis1,000th
careerpoint,allwiththeFlames,withagoalagainsttheSt.LouisBluesonApril1.[75]Iginlaalsoscored
his500thcareergoalonJanuary7,2012,againsttheMinnesotaWild.Hescoredthegoalagainstgoaltender
NiklasBackstromenroutetoa31Flamesvictory.[76]OnMarch27,2013,longtimecaptainandplayer
JaromeIginlawastradedtothePittsburghPenguinsforprospectsKennyAgostinoandBenHanowskiand
afirstroundpickin2013(MorganKlimchuk),leavingtheteamwithoutacaptainforthefirsttimesince
theendofthe20022003season.[77]Priortothebeginningofthe201314NHLseason,MarkGiordano
wasnamedasthenewcaptainoftheCalgaryFlames.
Inthe201415season,theFlameswononeoftheirfinalhomegamesagainsttheLosAngelesKingsto
clinchtheirfirstplayoffspotsince2009,whicheliminatedtheKingsfromtheplayoffs.Theyeliminatedthe
VancouverCanucksinsixgamesinthefirstroundoftheplayoffs(whichwastheirfirstplayoffserieswin
since2004)butwouldbeeliminatedbytheAnaheimDucksinfivegamesinthesecondround.

Communityimpact
In1994,theFlamesapproachedtheSaddledomeFoundationwithaproposaltorenovatetheOlympic
Saddledome,renameittheCanadianAirlinesSaddledomeandtakeovermanagementofthefacility.The
boardagreedtothisproposal,andwasboughtoutbytheFlamesfor$20millionastheteamsigneda20
yearagreementtomanagethebuilding.[78]

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LookingtofillextradatesintheSaddledome,theFlamesagreedtoaleasedealwiththeexpansionCalgary
HitmenofthejuniorWesternHockeyLeaguewhobeganplayin1995andwerepartlyownedbyTheoren
Fleury.[79]Twoyearslater,in1997,theFlamesboughttheteamfor$1.5million.[80]Duringthe200405
NHLlockout,theFlamesheavilymarketedtheHitmen,andasaresult,theteamledallprofessionalor
juniorhockeyteamsinNorthAmericainattendance,averagingover10,000fanspergame.[81]
InApril2006,theFlamesannouncedthattheywouldbeopeninga
hybridrestaurant,barandentertainmentfacilityindowntown
CalgaryonStephenAvenue.Inannouncingtheventure,Flames'
PresidentandCEOKenKingstated:"Whilehockeyremainsour
corecompetency,weareconstantlyseekingnewopportunitiesin
whichtogrowtheFlamesbrandandallowourfansgreater
opportunitiestoenjoyhockey.Webelieveestablishingalocation
outsideofthePengrowthSaddledometosharefood,funandhockey
willbringourfansevenclosertotheteam."[82]Oneyearlater,in
April2007,FlamesCentralopenedtothepublic.[83]

FlamesFoundation

FlamesCentralisadowntown
restaurantandbarownedbythe
Flames.

TheFlameshavemaintainedanactivepresenceinthecommunitysincetheirarrivalinCalgary.Through
theteam'snonprofitcharity,theFlamesFoundation,theteamhasdonatedover$32milliontocauses
throughoutsouthernAlberta.[84]AlongwiththeRotaryClub,theFlamesarehelpingtofundthefirst
children'shospiceinAlberta,andoneofonlysixinNorthAmerica.[85]
TheFlamesarealsoclosepartnerswiththeAlbertaChildren'sHospitalandtheGordonTownsendSchool
housedwithin.AmongthemanyactivitiestheFlamesparticipatein,theWheelchairHockeyChallengewith
theTownsendTigershasremainedahighlypopulartraditionforboththeplayersandthechildreninvolved.
In2010,theTigersdefeatedtheFlamestomovetoaperfect270recordsincethechallengewasfirst
institutedin1981.[86]

RedMile
DuringtheFlames'runtotheStanleyCupFinalsof2004,thecityofCalgaryessentiallybecamethehostof
a"nonstopparty".The17thAvenueSWentertainmentdistrict,whichrunswestfromtheScotiaBank
Saddledome,sawasmanyas35,000fanspackthestreetsduringthefirstthreeroundsoftheplayoffs,[41]
andover60,000inthefinals.[87]TheRedMilepartyreceivedcoverageinmanynewspapersacrossNorth
America,[88]asthepartiesremainedpeacefulandincidentswereminimaldespitethelargenumberof
peopleinasmallarea.[89]
InApril2006,theCalgaryPoliceServiceannouncedthatRedMilegatheringswouldnotbeencouraged,
andthatmeasureswouldbetakentodiscouragethem,includingtrafficdiversions,azerotolerancepolicy
onnoiseandrowdybehaviour,andthepresenceofplainclothedofficersamongthecrowdtoticket
offenders.[90]AftermeetingwiththeChiefofPolice,MayorDaveBronconnierconvincedtheCalgary
PoliceServicetorelaxtheirbanonthe"RedMile"andencouragedpeopletomaketheirwayto17thAve,
howeverthepoliceretainedtheirzerotolerancepolicyonpublicnudityanddrunkenness.[89]
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"CofRed"
DuringtheFlames'runtotheStanleyCupFinalsof2004,mostoftheFlamesfansattendingthehockey
gamesattheSaddledomeworearedjerseywithCalgary'sflamingConit.[41]SalesoftheFlamesredhome
jersey,introducedatthestartofthe200304campaign,weresostrongduringtheplayoffsthat
manufacturerCCMstoppedproductiononallotherteamjerseysinordertokeepupwithdemandofFlames
uniforms.[87]Theteamsetaleaguerecordforsalesofanew
uniformdesign.[91]ThetraditionoftheCofReddatesbacktothe
1986StanleyCupplayoffsagainsttheOilers.Oilerfanswere
donninghatspromoting"HatTrickFever"intheirquestforthree
straightStanleyCups.Flamesfanscounteredbywearingred.Inthe
1987playoffsagainstWinnipeg,theJetsrespondedtotheCofRed
byencouragingfanstowearwhite,creatingthe"Winnipeg
Whiteout".[92]DuringFlamesgameswhenanAmericanNational
anthemissung,fanssingandsingleoutthewords"sea"and"red"
duringtheStarSpangledBannertosignifythe"CofRed"theme.
TheCofRed

Teamcoloursandmascot
Logo
TheFlamesprimarylogoisthe"FlamingC"design,introducedwhentheteam
cametoCalgaryin1980,andwasdesignedbyaCalgariangraphicdesigner
namedPatriciaRedditt.Thedesignofthelogohasremainedconstantsinceitwas
created,thoughtheFlamesuseadifferentcolouredlogoforthehomeandaway
jerseys.From1980until2000,thehomelogowasredonawhitebackground,
whiletheroadlogowaswhiteonaredbackground.In2003,theNHLswitchedto
usingcolouredjerseysforthehometeam.Thehomelogobecameblack,withthe
roadlogoredonawhitebackground.Theoriginal"FlamingA"logoofthe
AtlantaFlameshasbeenrestoredforuseasapatchdenotingtheteam'salternate
captains.Theflaminghorselogowasretiredin2007withtheintroductionofthe
newRbkEdgejerseys.[93]

Originaljerseys,used
19801994

Jerseys
TheCalgaryFlames'originaljerseysretainedthebasicdesigntheteamworein
Atlanta:whitejerseyswithredshouldersandredandyellowstripes,andsolidred
jerseyswithyellowandwhitestripes.In1994,theFlamesadoptedtheirfirstnew
jerseydesign,addingblacktotheteam'scolourscheme.Thenewstripingpattern
includedadiagonalsetofstripesfromthebaseofthejerseyontheplayer'sright
sidecominguptojustbelowthelogo.Thecontrastingshoulderpanelsonboth
jerseyswereextendeddownthesleeves,andcontainedthestripingpatternonthe
forearms.Forthe199697season,theFlamesreintroducedtheAtlantalogoas
theiralternatecaptain'spatch
(http://www.cbc.ca/gfx/images/sports/photos/2010/01/15/306fleury100115.jpg),
andbrieflyexperimentedwithusingasmallerversionofthe"flamingC"
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(http://flamesnation.ca/uploads/Image/TheorenFleuryNewYorkRangersColoradoAvalancheCalgary
Flames.jpeg)asacaptain'spatch.AlthoughtheCwassoonrevertedtomatchthejersey'snameplate,theA
logopatchremainsinusetothisday.
In1998,tocelebratethe"YearoftheCowboy",theFlamesintroduceditsinauguralthirdjerseydesign,
featuringthe"flaminghorse"logoonablackbackground.[8]Twoyearslater,thejerseybecametheFlames'
roadjersey,whilethehomejerseywasupdatedtoincorporatethesameVstylestripingonthearmsand
waistofthejersey.Thisjerseywasonceagainrelegatedtothirdjerseystatusin2003whentheNHL
adoptedthecolouredjerseysforthehometeam.[94]
In2007,withtheintroductionoftheRbkEdgejersey,theFlamesupdatedtheirlookonceagain,replacing
thehorizontalstripingwithverticalstripingdownthesides.Tohonourtheteam'sheritage,theFlames
addedtheflagsofAlbertaandCanadaasshoulderpatches.[93]Incelebrationoftheir30thseasonin
Calgary,theFlamesworetheiroriginaljerseydesignforfivegamesin200910,eachagainstaCanadian
opponent.The200910versionofthejerseywasproducedinthetraditionalstylethatprecededtheEdge
redesignforthefollowingseason,thethrowbackdesignwasadaptedtotheEdgeformatastheFlames'
newregularthirdjersey.
Forthe2011HeritageClassic,theFlameswerematchedagainsttheMontrealCanadiensatMcMahon
Stadium.Forthiseventgame,theFlamesworeuniformsinspiredbytheCalgaryTigers,thecity'sfirst
professionalhockeyteamfromthe1920s,whichrepresentedtheWesternCanadaHockeyLeagueinthe
1924StanleyCupFinalsagainsttheCanadiens.TheFlamesadaptedtheTigers'blackandgoldjerseysto
darkershadesoftheirowncoloursmaroonandburntyellow,withayellowstripeacrossthechestand
alternatingstripesonthesleeves.TheflamingClogoandpantswerecreamcoloured,addingtothe
"vintage"lookoftheuniform.
In2013,theFlamesintroducedanewthirdjerseytoreplacetheirthrowbackuniform.Thenewestdesignis
Westerninspired,withascriptCalgaryinblackacrossthefrontofthejersey,andblackshoulderswith
pointsonthefrontmimickingcowboywear.Thethrowbackuniformisnowwornonlyonceaseason.

Mascot
HarveytheHoundistheFlames'mascot.Hewascreatedin1983toservebothwiththeFlamesandthe
CalgaryStampedersoftheCanadianFootballLeague.[95]HarveywasthefirstmascotintheNHL.[95]
HarveyisfamousforanincidentinJanuary2003wherehehadhistonguerippedoutbyEdmontonOilers
headcoachCraigMacTavishashewasharassingtheirbench.[96]Theincidentmadeheadlinesthroughout
NorthAmericaandledtomuchhumour,includinghavingmanyotherNHLteammascotsarriveatthe
2003AllStarGamewiththeirtongueshangingout.[97]

Seasonbyseasonrecord
ThisisapartiallistofthelastfiveseasonscompletedbytheFlames.Forthefullseasonbyseasonhistory,
seeListofCalgaryFlamesseasons
Note:GP=Gamesplayed,W=Wins,L=Losses,T=Ties,OTL=Overtimelosses,Pts=Points,GF=
Goalsfor,GA=Goalsagainst
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Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA Finish

Playoffs

201011 82 41 29 12

94 250 237 2nd,Northwest Didnotqualify

201112 82 37 29 16

90 202 226 2nd,Northwest Didnotqualify

201213 48 19 25 4

42 128 160 4th,Northwest Didnotqualify

201314 82 35 40 7

77 209 241 6th,Pacific

Didnotqualify

201415 82 45 30 7

97 241 216 3rd,Pacific

LostConferenceSemifinals,14(Ducks)

Players
Currentroster
UpdatedMay3,2015.[98]

#
Nat
51
11
63
25
17
7

Player
KennyAgostino
MikaelBacklund
SamBennett
BrandonBollig
LanceBouma
T.J.Brodie

32
8
33
29
79
13
5
27

PaulByron
JoeColborne
RaphaelDiaz
DerykEngelland
MichaelFerland
JohnnyGaudreau
MarkGiordano(C)
DougieHamilton

JonasHiller

24
JiriHudler(A)
19
DavidJones
86
JoshJooris
23
SeanMonahan
37
JoniOrtio
57
EmilePoirier
28
CoreyPotter
31
KarriRamo
21
MasonRaymond
4
KrisRussell(A)
3
DavidSchlemko
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Pos
LW
C
C
LW
C
D

S/G
L
L
L
L
L
L

Age
23
26
19
28
25
25

Acquired
2013
2007
2014
2014
2008
2008

C
C
D
D
LW
LW
D
D

L
L
R
R
L
L
L
R

26
25
29
33
23
21
31
22

2011
2013
2014
2014
2010
2011
2004
2015

33

2014

RW
RW
C
C
G
LW
D
G
LW
D
D

L
R
R
L
L
L
R
L
L
L
L

31
30
24
20
24
20
31
29
29
28
28

2012
2013
2013
2013
2009
2013
2014
2012
2014
2013
2015

Birthplace
Morristown,NewJersey
Vsters,Sweden
EastGwillimbury,Ontario
St.Charles,Missouri
Provost,Alberta
Chatham,Ontario
Ottawa,Ontario
Calgary,Alberta
Baar,Switzerland
Edmonton,Alberta
SwanRiver,Manitoba
Salem,NewJersey
Toronto,Ontario
Toronto,Ontario
FelbenWellhausen,
Switzerland
Olomouc,Czechoslovakia
Guelph,Ontario
Burlington,Ontario
Brampton,Ontario
Turku,Finland
Montreal,Quebec
Lansing,Michigan
Asikkala,Finland
Cochrane,Alberta
Caroline,Alberta
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3
22
15
18
6
45
26

DavidSchlemko
DrewShore
LadislavSmid
MattStajan
DennisWideman(A)
DavidWolf
TylerWotherspoon

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D
C
D
C
D
LW
D

L
R
L
L
R
L
L

28
24
29
31
32
25
22

2015
2015
2013
2010
2012
2014
2011

Edmonton,Alberta
Denver,Colorado
Frdlant,Czechoslovakia
Mississauga,Ontario
Kitchener,Ontario
Dsseldorf,WestGermany
Burnaby,BritishColumbia

Honouredmembers
Retirednumbers
CalgaryFlamesretirednumbers
No.

Player

LannyMcDonald

30

MikeVernon

Position
RightWing

Career
198189

Goaltender 198294,200002

No.retirement
March17,1990
February7,2007

HockeyHallofFame
SeveralmembersoftheFlamesorganizationhavebeenhonouredby
theHockeyHallofFameduringtheteam'shistoryinCalgary.
LannyMcDonaldwasthefirstFlameplayerinducted,gaining
electionin1992.McDonaldrecorded215goalsin492gamesfor
theFlames,includingateamrecord66goalsin198283.Hewas
joinedin2000byafellowmemberofthe1989StanleyCup
championshipteam,JoeMullen.Mullenspentfiveseasonswiththe
Flames,recording388pointsandcapturingtwoLadyByng
Trophies.GrantFuhr,electedin2003,becamethethirdformer
FlamesplayertoentertheHall.Fuhrplayedonlyoneseasonin
Calgaryhowever,herecordedhis400thcareerwininaFlames
uniform,avictoryovertheFloridaPanthersonOctober22,
1999.[99]In2007,AlMacInnisbecamethefourthformerFlame
inductedintotheHall,andthethirdtoearnhisHallofFame
LannyMcDonaldpresentsJarome
credentialsprimarilyasaFlame.MacInniswasamemberofthe
Iginlawithagoldstick.Thepairare
Flamesfrom1981until1994.Heisbestrememberedforhis
theonlyplayerstoscoretheir500th
boomingslapshot,aswellasforwinningtheConnSmytheTrophy
careergoalinaFlamesuniform.
in1989asplayoffMVP.[100]OnNovember9,2009,BrettHull
becamethefifthplayerinCalgaryFlameshistorytobeinducted
intotheHockeyHallofFame.[101]Hullwasdrafted117thinthe1984NHLEntryDraftbytheFlames,and
beganhisNHLcareerplayingtwoseasons(19861988)withCalgary.OnJune28,2011,itwasannounced
thatformerFlamesforwardsDougGilmourandJoeNieuwendykwouldbecomethesixthandseventh
memberstoentertheHockeyHallofFameintheplayerscategory.[102]OnJune29,2015,theHockeyHall
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ofFameannounceddefensemanPhilHousleywouldbeenshrinedintheClassof2015,makinghimthe
eighthplayerinFlameshistorytogainthathonour.[103]HousleyplayedfortheFlamesontwoseparate
occasions,(19941996and19982001).
Formerheadcoach"Badger"BobJohnsonjoinedMcDonaldintheclassof1992,gainingelectionasa
builder.JohnsoncoachedfiveseasonswiththeFlamesfrom198287,andhis193winsremainateam
record.CliffFletcherwastheFlamesgeneralmanagerfromtheorganization'sinceptionin1972until1991,
aspanof19years.Duringthattime,theFlamesqualifiedfortheplayoffssixteenconsecutivetimes
between1976and1991.Fletcherwasinductedin2004.In2006,HarleyHotchkissbecamethethirdFlames
buildertogainelection.Hotchkisswastheteam'sgovernor,andwasanoriginalmemberoftheownership
groupthatpurchasedandbroughttheFlamestoCalgaryin1980.Hehasservedmanyyearsasthechairman
oftheNHLBoardofDirectors,duringwhichheplayedasignificantroleintheresolutionofthe200405
lockout.[99]FelloworiginalownerDocSeamanwassimilarlyinductedin2010.[104]
FlamesradiobroadcasterPeterMaherwasnamedtherecipientoftheFosterHewittMemorialAwardin
2006forhisyearsofserviceastheradioplaybyplayannouncerfortheCalgaryFlames.Maherhasbeen
theradiovoiceoftheFlamessince1981,theteam'ssecondseasoninCalgary.HehascalledsixAllStar
GamesandfourStanleyCupFinals.[99]LongtimetrainerBearcatMurraywasinductedintotheHallof
Famein2009bytheProfessionalHockeyAthleticTrainersSocietyandtheSocietyofProfessionalHockey
EquipmentManagers.[105]
TheCalgaryFlameshaveretiredtwonumbers,andathirdwasretiredleaguewide.TheFlamesretired#9
inhonourofLannyMcDonaldwhoplayedrightwingfortheFlamesfrom1981to1989,winningthe
StanleyCupastheFlames'cocaptaininhisfinalyear.MikeVernon's#30isalsoretiredhewasa
goaltenderwiththeFlamesforfourteenyears,from198294and200002.[106]Althoughnotofficially
retired,theFlameshavenotissued#14sinceTheorenFleurylefttheteamin1999.[107]
In2012,theFlamesorganizationintroduce"ForeverAFlame"programmetohonourthosewhoplayedand
representedtheCalgaryFlameswithouthavingtoretiretheirnumbers.ItenablesfutureFlamesthe
opportunitytowearthenumbersofsomeoftheFlamesalltimegreats.OnFebruary27,2012,defenceman
AlMacInniswasthefirsttoearnthisdistinction,withabannerwithhispictureandthe#2numberraisedto
theScotiabankSaddledomerafters.[108]JoeNieuwendykfollowedhimonMarch7,2014,promotedas
"Forever25"asboththenumberonNieuwendyk'sjerseyandthe25thanniversaryofthe1989title.[109]

Teamcaptains
BradMarsh,198081
PhilRussell,198183
DougRisebrough,198387
LannyMcDonald,198389
JimPeplinski,198489
BradMcCrimmon,198990
Rotatingcaptains,199091
JoeNieuwendyk,199195

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TheorenFleury,199597
ToddSimpson,199799
SteveSmith,19992000
DaveLowry,200002
BobBoughner,2002
CraigConroy,200203
JaromeIginla,200313
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RisebroughandMcDonaldwerecocaptainsin198384.Risebrough,McDonaldandPeplinskiweretri
captains198487.McDonaldandPeplinskiwerecocaptains198789.
ConroyandBoughnerwerecocaptainsforthelatterhalfof200102afterDaveLowrywasstrippedofthe
captaincy.

Franchisescoringleaders
Thesearethetoptenpointscorersinfranchisehistory.FiguresareupdatedaftereachcompletedNHL
regularseason.
Note:Pos=PositionGP=GamesPlayedG=GoalsA=AssistsPts=PointsP/G=Pointspergame
*=currentFlamesplayer

Player
JaromeIginla

Points
Pos GP G

Pts P/G

Goals
Player
Pos G

RW 1219 525 570 1095 0.90 JaromeIginla

TheorenFleury RW 791 364 466 830 1.05 TheorenFleury


AlMacInnis

803 213 609 822 1.02 JoeNieuwendyk

Joe
Nieuwendyk

577 314 302 616 1.07

GarySuter

KentNilsson

KentNilsson
617 128 437 565 0.92 Lanny
425 229 333 562 1.32 McDonald

GuyChouinard

514 193 336 529 1.03 AlMacInnis

GaryRoberts

GaryRoberts

LW 585 257 248 505 0.86 HkanLoob

EricVail

LW 539 206 246 452 0.84 GuyChouinard

PaulReinhart

517 109 336 445 0.86 JoeMullen

Assists
Player
Pos A

RW 525 AlMacInnis

D 609

RW 364 JaromeIginla

RW 570

C 314 TheorenFleury
LW 257 GarySuter
C 229 GuyChouinard
RW 215

PaulReinhart

RW 466
D 437
C 336
D 336

KentNilsson
C 333
D 213 JoeNieuwendyk C 302
RW 193 JimPeplinski
RW 263
C 193 JoelOtto
C 261
RW 190

Seealso
IcehockeyinCalgary
ListoficehockeyteamsinAlberta

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id=WpI_rzHaT8oC&lpg=PP1&dq=The%20Battle%20of%20Alberta%3A%20A%20Century%20of%20Hockey's
%20Greatest%20Rivalry&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=true).HeritageHouse.ISBN1894974018.
Stewart,Monte(2004),CalgaryFlames:FireOnIce(http://books.google.ca/books?
id=kdmMKQ_h1IwC&lpg=PA17&dq=Calgary%20Flames%20Hockey%20Club&pg=PP1#v=onepage&q&f=true)
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Zeman,Gary(1985).AlbertaonIce.GMSVentures.ISBN0969232004.
Zurowski,Monica(2006).TheFireInside:Celebrating25YearsofCalgaryFlamesSpiritandHockeyHistory
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