Calgary Flames in History

Events in Sport

  • 1981-02-25 NY Islanders give up their most goals (11) vs Calgary Flames
  • 1983-02-18 Right wing Lanny McDonald becomes the first player in NHL franchise Calgary Flames' history to score 50 goals in a season in a 5-1 loss to Buffalo Sabres
  • 1983-11-12 NJ Devils 1st overtime game, lose to Calgary Flames 4-3
  • 1986-05-14 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat St. Louis Blues, 4 games to 3
  • 1986-05-24 Stanley Cup Final, Saddledome, Calgary, AL: Montreal Canadiens beat Calgary Flames, 4-3 for 4-1 series victory
  • 1989-04-02 Calgary Flames right wing Joe Mullen sets new NHL record for most points in a season by a American-born player, with a goal and 2 assists in a 4-2 win over Edmonton Oilers gives him 110 points
  • 1989-05-10 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 1
  • 1989-05-25 Stanley Cup Final, Montreal Forum, Montreal, Quebec: Calgary Flames beat Montreal Canadiens, 4-2 to win series 4 games to 2; Flames' first SC title
  • 1989-09-14 Calgary Flames become 1st NHL team to play in USSR, win 4-2
  • 1990-12-27 Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames, 4-1 to record their 500th all-time NHL victory; set in just 915 games for a record of 500-295-120, good for a winning % of .612; best in history upon reaching milestone
  • 2004-01-13 Toronto's Tom Fitzgerald and Gary Roberts become first teammates in NHL history to play their 1,000th NHL game on the same night as the Maple Leafs beat the visiting Calgary Flames, 4-1
  • 2004-05-19 NHL Western Conference Final: Calgary Flames beat San Jose Sharks, 4 games to 2
  • 2004-06-07 Stanley Cup Final, Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL: Tampa Bay Lightning beat Calgary Flames, 2-1 for 4-3 series win; Tampa Bay's 1st-ever appearance in final

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2006-04-03 Steve Yzerman scores his final NHL goal (#692) against the Calgary Flames

NHL Legend Steve Yzerman
NHL Legend
Steve Yzerman

Birthdays in Sport

  • 1957-02-26 Joe Mullen, American Hockey Hall of Fame right wing (Stanley Cup 1989, Calgary Flames; Pittsburgh Penguins 1991, 92; NHL All Star 1988, 89), born in NYC, New York
  • 1963-06-14 James Patrick, Canadian NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • 1964-01-25 Bob Sweeney, American NHL center (NY Islanders, Calgary Flames), born in Concord, Massachusetts
  • 1964-03-30 Corey Millen, Cloquet, NHL center (Calgary Flames)
  • 1964-05-21 Tommy Albelin, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1964-08-22 Dean Evason, Canadian NHL player (Calgary Flames), born in Thompson, Manitoba
  • 1965-09-29 Trent Yawney, Hudson Bay, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1965-10-16 German Titov, NHL center (Calgary Flames, Olympic silver 1998), born in Moscow, Russia
  • 1966-01-25 Pavel Torgajev, Russian ice hockey player (Calgary Flames), born in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
  • 1966-05-23 Gary Roberts, Canadian ice hockey left wing (NHL All-Star 1992, 93, 2004; Calgary Flames, Carolina Hurricanes, Toronto Maple Leafs), born in North York, Ontario
  • 1967-01-09 Jamie Huscroft, Canadian NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Creston, British Columbia
  • 1967-01-11 Ronnie Stern, St-Agathe, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1967-04-14 Steve Chiasson, Barrie, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1967-11-18 Jocelyn Lemieux, Mont Laurier, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1968-02-27 Mike Sullivan, American NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Marshfield, Massachusetts
  • 1968-04-22 Zarley Zalapski, Edmonton, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1968-06-29 Theoren Fleury, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames, Canada), born in Oxbow, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • 1968-10-11 Claude Lapointe, Canadian NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Lachine, Quebec, Canada
  • 1968-12-30 Kevin Dahl, Regina, NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969-06-15 Sheldon Kennedy, Brandon, NHL right wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1969-11-10 Ed Ward, Canadian NHL right wing (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1970-03-15 Paul Kruse, Merritt, NHL left wing (Calgary Flames)
  • 1972-03-29 Trevor Kidd, NHL goalie (Calgary Flames), born in Dugald, Manitoba
  • 1972-10-03 Michael Nylander, Swedish NHL center (World C'ship gold 1992, 2006; Chicago Blackhawks, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals), born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1973-11-10 Cale Hulse, Canadian NHL defenseman (Calgary Flames), born in Edmonton, Alberta
  • 1973-12-20 Cory Stillman, Canadian NHL center (Calgary Flames), born in Peterborough, Canada
  • 1975-02-16 Marty Murray, Deloraine, NHL center (Calgary Flames)