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Calgary Flames

Founded:1972GM:Brad Treliving
Owned By:N. Murray EdwardsCoach:Darryl Sutter
Home Rink:Scotiabank SaddledomeCaptain:Vacant

The team was founded in 1972 in Atlanta as the Atlanta Flames, and relocated to Calgary in 1980. In 1988–89, the Flames won their first and only championship. The Flames have won two Presidents’ Trophies as the NHL’s top regular season team, and have claimed seven division championships. The Flames are one of two NHL franchises in Alberta; the other is the Edmonton Oilers. The cities’ proximity has led to a rivalry known as the “Battle of Alberta”.

Deeper Dive

2021-22 Season Roster

Mikael BacklundRasmus AnderssonJacob Markstrom
Blake ColemanErik GudbransonDaniel Vladar
Dillon DubeNoah Hanifin
Johnny GaudreauOliver Kylington
Glenn GawdinJohannes Kinnvall
Trevor LewisMichael Stone
Elias LindholmChris Tanev
Milan LucicJuuso Valimaki
Andrew MangiapaneNikita Zadorov
Sean Monahan
Tyler Pitlick
Brett Ritchie
Matthew Tkachuk
Connor Zary

Jersey History

let’s look back to happier times, where it all began: the 1980s. Fresh off a move from Atlanta, the now-Calgary Flames were kicking ass and taking names. Or, rather, providing a mild divisional annoyance to the Edmonton Oilers during their march to 64 Stanley Cups. Read more…

Jarome Iginla Flames
Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames (Icon SMI)

The Players

More Flames History

Lanny the Legend

It’s been 31 years since Lanny McDonald last put on the Flaming ‘C’, but his presence is still felt in both the hockey world and Calgary community today. You’d be hard-pressed to find a Flames fan old or young who’s never heard of Lanny as he has continued his legacy in the Calgary community through public affairs and various charities. Read more…

Lanny McDonald of the Calgary Flames
Canadian ice hockey player Lanny McDonald of the Calgary Flames yells triumphantly as he holds the Stanley Cup trophy aloft after his team’s victory over the Montreal Canadiens, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 14, 1989. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios/Getty Images)