Flames History

May 25 is one of the most memorable days in National Hockey League history. Not only was a bold prediction made true, but three Stanley Cup champions were crowned as well. The THW time machine is warmed up and ready to take us back to relive all the best moments from this historic date. Mark
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May 3 has seen quite a bit of National Hockey League history throughout the decades. Among the memorable moments include the first non-North American scoring champion, numerous overtime goals, and some great goaltending performances. Jaromir Jagr Sets the European Standard The 1995 regular season ended on May 3 after the 48-game schedule didn’t begin until
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The measure of a great NHL defenseman is more than just his statistics. While the numbers count, truly great blueliners are defined by much more including leadership, toughness, and longevity. The Calgary Flames have had many memorable defensemen over their 41 years in Cowtown, from lightning fast skaters to bone-crushing body checkers to Norris Trophy
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This date in hockey history saw some big moments in the National Hockey League and on the international stage. Sept. 9 has been full of Hall of Fame players with induction ceremonies, trades, retirements, and even a death. So, let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments this date
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Aug. 1 is a great date in the history of the New York Rangers as they signed a future Hall of Famer who went on to rewrite their record books. Also, two Canadian teams made some memorable moves, and a historic name took a new job with the most storied franchise in National Hockey League
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The Calgary Flames were originally founded in 1972 and started in Atlanta, but relocated to Calgary in 1980. They have had many great seasons over the years, none better than 1988-89 when they won the Stanley Cup. Although they have not been able to win another to this point, they have still had many great
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The Pittsburgh Penguins traded away one of the greatest players in their franchise history on this date. Plus, a pair of Hockey Hall of Famers were born who won three Stanley Cups between them. So let’s begin our daily trip back in time to relive all the best moments from July 11. Pittsburgh Penguins Trade
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We are into March, which usually means the playoff push intensifies across the National Hockey League, leading to many big moments over the years. The greatest player to ever lace up a pair of skates took ownership of one of his many unbreakable records on this date. Also, March 1 has been a unique date
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After 20 seasons in the National Hockey League and over 1,500 regular season games, Jarome Iginla has finally called it a career. One of the legendary figures in the game – both in Canada and in the broader hockey world – Iginla made a name for himself as a high-scoring power forward. Jarome Iginla of
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The Calgary Flames’ first-round draft pick in 1984, Gary Roberts, played 10 memorable seasons in the Stampede City. He finished his career with the Tampa Bay Lightning over two decades later. He shattered no NHL records and never won an individual award but he played in three All-Star Games. Roberts was also loved by fans in
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