From the early days at the Corral to the supercharged celebrations on the Red Mile in 2004, this young team has sparked a great deal of excitement from its fans. Read more about Calgary’s heroes on ice:

– The Flames originally played out of the old Corral, which held barely 7000 people, and the organization operated out of a trailer in Stampede Park

– Lanny McDonald scored the Stanley Cup winning goal in what turned out to be his final NHL game in 1989

– Joe Nieuwendyk, team captain from 1991 to 1995, was one of only a handful of rookies to score more than 50 goals in his first NHL season

– Sergei Priakin joined the Flames roster as the first player from the USSR to be allowed to play in the NHL

– Sergei Makarov, once a part of the feared KLM line of the CCCP team, won the Calder Trophy as rookie of the year in his first year in the NHL at the age of 31

– The Flames traded Joe Nieuwendyk to Dallas for a little-known prospect named Jarome Iginla

– Theoren Fleury started his career in Calgary before his life began to spiral out of control

– Two of the Sutter brothers (Brian and Darryl) have coached the Flames in the last 10 years

– Players such as Jarome Iginla, Mika Kiprusoff and Dion Phaneuf are set to take the Calgary Flames into a new era of victories and hope for the Stanley Cup.

And so much more…