Happy anniversary: Atlanta Flames sold to Calgary group 40 years ago

Friends, today is the anniversary of one of the most important dates in Calgary Flames history. On this date in 1980, Canadian business tycoon Nelson Skalbania officially announced that he had purchased the Atlanta Flames from then-owner Tom Cousins with the intention of moving the team north to Calgary.


Top 40 Calgary Flames: #1 Jarome Iginla

This coming May is the 40th anniversary of the Atlanta Flames moving to Calgary. To commemorate this occasion, we’re counting down the Top 40 Calgary Flames in history. Who else could be in the top spot but Jarome Iginla?