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Best Flames Trades Countdown: #2 – Here comes Lanny

Back when he was general manager of the Calgary Flames, Cliff Fletcher had a reputation for constantly tinkering and tweaking his hockey clubs. After an initial season in Calgary that impressed many onlookers, “Trader Cliff” kept on doing his thing. He made four trades in November 1981 in a 15 day span. One of them…

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Calgary Arena History: the Saddledome

Way, way back in the late 1970s, Calgary had hopes and dreams of getting itself onto the national and international stage. While a group of local business and political leaders talked openly about getting an Olympics, another group had National Hockey League aspirations. All of these hopes and dreams came together in the early 1980s…

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