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The longest winning streaks in Flames history

The Calgary Flames are in the midst of a winning streak. Their current seven game streak is one of just 11 such streaks dating back to the club’s founding in Atlanta back in 1972.

How does the current streak stack up within Flames history?

Winning streaks, at a glance

Wins First Win Last Win OT Wins Most Goals Most Wins
10 Feb. 21, 2017 Mar. 13, 2017 4 Micheal Ferland & Mikael Backlund (6) Brian Elliott (9)
10 Oct. 14, 1978 Nov. 3, 1978 n/a Tom Lysiak,
Guy Chouinard &
Bob MacMillan (7)
Dan Bouchard (10)
8 Nov. 1, 2005 Nov. 16, 2005 0 Jarome Iginla (6) Miikka Kiprusoff (7)
8 Dec. 14, 1992 Jan. 2, 1993 1 Gary Roberts (7) Mike Vernon (8)
8 Jan. 31, 1989 Feb. 15, 1989 1 Joe Mullen (7) Vernon (5)
7 Nov. 27, 2019 Active 2 Johnny Gaudreau & Sean Monahan (4) David Rittich (5)
7 Feb. 16, 2019 Feb. 27, 2019 0 Austin Czarnik &
Backlund (4)
Mike Smith (5)
7 Dec. 31, 2017 Jan. 14, 2018 2 Matthew Tkachuk (5) Smith (6)
7 Dec. 1, 2015 Dec. 17, 2015 4 Gaudreau (7) Karri Ramo (5)
7 Nov. 10, 1988 Nov. 26, 1988 1 Joe Nieuwendyk (6) Vernon (5)
7 Nov. 1, 1986 Nov. 13, 1986 0 Joel Otto, Hakan Loob & Carey Wilson (4) Vernon (7)

Some notes

The 1978 winning streak followed a pair of ties, making the Flames 10-0-2 to begin the season. They didn’t register their first loss until Nov. 4 in the second half of a back-to-back.

The 1988 winning streak was followed by a tie, then another five game winning streak.

The 1989 winning streak was preceded by three wins and a tie.

The 1992-93 winning streak was preceded by a win and a tie.

Yes, the Flames went over 12 years between lengthy winning streaks. And then it was another 10 years until their next one.

The 2017 winning streak was preceded by a win and an overtime loss.

The 2017-18 winning streak was followed by four overtime and shootout losses in a row.

The February 2019 winning streak was preceded by a shootout loss.

The November-December 2019 winning streak was preceded by a win and an overtime loss.