The momentum for the Czech Republic came crashing to a halt on Saturday at the 2019 World Hockey Championship. In their semi-final game, they hit a roadblock in the form of Team Canada.
In the annals of Calgary Flames history, the 1988-89 season stands on its own. After all, the Flames won the Stanley Cup. The magical 1989 club came together gradually through several maneuvers by general manager Cliff Fletcher.
In the National Hockey League, the only team that’s really happy with their season is the one that has a parade. 30 years ago today, the Calgary Flames won the Stanley Cup and qualified to have a parade.
The latest edition of Elliotte Friedman’s 31 Thoughts has been published by our friends at Sportsnet. This edition has shed light on a signing that almost came to pass involving the Calgary Flames and yet another Russian import, forward Sergei Andronov.
When it was all said and done, the Flames used 33 different players this season. We’ve covered most of them throughout this series, now for the rest.