Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames are a professional ice hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club is the third major-professional ice hockey team to represent the city of Calgary, following the Calgary Tigers (1921–1927) and Calgary Cowboys (1975–1977). The Flames are one of two NHL franchises in Alberta; the other is the Edmonton Oilers.
  • Flashback Friday: Colorado Avalanche upset the Calgary Flames
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    Flashback Friday: Colorado Avalanche upset the Calgary Flames

    When you think about Flashback Friday, your mind usually does to a few years or even decades ago. Not this time. Let's go back less than four months - 4/19 to be exact. When the Colorado Avalanche clinched a playoff spot for the second straight year, it felt like a win. The team had battled back from a horrendous mid-portion of the season and were able to squeak into the second Wild Card position of the Western Conference. As the final team to make the playoffs in the west, the Avs knew they would be matching up against the number one seed - the Calgary Flames. To make things worse, the Avalanche finished the regular seasons winless in their three meetings with Calgary. As a result, no one gave