Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|In what year did the Flames move from Atlanta to Calgary?||Calgary Flames
1980. Atlanta later had a team called the Thrashers.
|What was the name of the arena the Flames played in during the 1989 season?||Calgary Flames
Olympic Saddle Dome. It was named this because the building was built especially for the Winter Olympics in Calgary.
Cory Stillman. Calgary picked up Conroy from St. Louis in 2000.
1996. Morris was drafted 13th in the first round by the Flames. He came from the Regina Pats in the WHL.
|Who overtook Joe Nieuwendyk as the leading goal scorer in Calgary Flames history?||Calgary Flames
Theo Fleury. The previous record holder was Joe Nieuwendyk at 315 goals.
|How many total goals did Joe Nieuwendyk score for the Flames?||Calgary Flames
315. Nieuwendyk played for Calgary from 1987 to 1995.
|Who was the player that scored the winning goal in the 1989 playoffs for Calgary against Montreal?||Calgary Flames
Doug Gilmour. The final score was 4-2 in favor of Calgary.
|How many goals did Joe Nieuwendyk score in his rookie year?||Calgary Flames
51. He had 51 goals along with 42 assists.
Calgary Flames. He was soon traded because of a conflict with the management.
|When Dean McAmmond was traded to Colorado, what number did Chris Drury give up so McAmmond could use it?||Calgary Flames: 2002-03
37. Chris Drury was acquired in a trade that sent McAmmond, Derek Morris, and Jeff Shantz to Colorado, for Drury and Stephan Yelle. McAmmond was acquired again on the trade deadline, in exchange for a fifth round draft pick.
Dave Lowry. Lowry was born on February 14, 1965, in Sudbury, Ontario.
Canada. There were 16 Canadian players on the Flames roster. They are Denis Gauthier, Steve Montador, Bob Boughner, Chuck Kobasew, Dave Lowry, Stephane Yelle, Jarome Iginla, Blair Betts, Shean Donovan, Andrew Ference, Martin Gelinas, Steve Begin, Craig Berube, Jamie McLennan, Dean McAmmond, and Scott Nichol.
t. The St. John Flames won the AHL's Calder Cup in 2001.
Draft Pick. McAmmond had played for the Chicago Blackhawks, the Edmonton Oilers, the Flames, and the Colorado Avalanche.
Scott Nichol. Nichol is 5'8" 170 lbs. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta.
t. Roman "Large" Turek is 6'4", 220 lbs.
Chris Clark. Clark's 02-03 season was his fourth in the NHL. He had played all four of those with the Flames.
17,159. The Pengrowth Saddledome had gone through a number of names. It had also been known as The Canadian Airlines Saddledome, and The Olympic Saddledome.
|The 2002-2003 was the 9th consecutive season that the Flames failed to make the playoffs in?||Calgary Flames: 2002-03
f. The 2002-2003 season was actually the 8th consecutive season that they missed the playoffs. Hopefully they wont get to 9. The last season in which the Flames have made the playoffs was the 1995-96 season. They were swept by the Chicago Blackhawks in the first round.
Pengrowth Saddledome. The Flames played in the Calgary Corral before the Saddledome was built.
Craig Conroy. In 79 games, Conroy scored 23 goals, and added 36 assists for a total of 59 points.
Jarome Iginla. In 75 games, Iginla had 35 goals, 33 assists, and 68 points. He also had 42 penalty minutes.
f. Craig Conroy captained the Flames for the 2002-2003 season. Iginla and Bob Boughner were assistant captains.
Kerry Fraser. Kerry Fraser's questionable tripping call against the Calgary Flames, gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a power play goal, which ultimately won them the 2004 Stanley Cup.
Martin Gelinas. Martin Gelinas landed the puck against Khabibulin's pad, and many people thought that it had gone in. Unfortunately, Darryl Sutter never got the chance to send the goal upstairs for review before play was resumed. Following the game, Colin Campbell announced that he had reviewed the tape, and that the puck had not crossed the red line, even though many camera angles show that it most certainly had.
|Was Miikka Kipprusoff ever switched for another goaltender during a game of the 2004 Stanley Cup Championships?||2004 Calgary Flames Fever!
Yes. Miikka Kipprusoff was switched for goaltender Roman Turek in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Championship. The Flames suffered a crushing 4-1 defeat, but true to legend, made a complete rebound for Game 3 with a 3-0 shutout to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
They didn't. The team were the Flames when they were in Atlanta. The team was called the Atlanta Flames, respective of Civil War days when General Sherman captured Atlanta, and burned the city to the ground. The Calgary franchise chose to carry over the name when the team was moved.
May 21, 1980. The Calgary Flames moved to cowtown from Atlanta, Ga. They moved from the Atlanta Omni (cap 15,000) to the Stampede Corral (cap 7,400), and adopted the "Flaming C" logo. Their first game was against the Quebec Nordiques on October 9, 1980 (5-5 tie).
|When was the only time the Calgary Flames brought Lord Stanley's chalice home, prior to the 2004 playoffs?||2004 Calgary Flames Fever!
1989. The Calgary Flames claimed the Stanley Cup in 1989. The last time the Cup had been in Canada was following the Montreal Canadiens victory in 1993. The Vancouver Canucks almost won the Cup in 1994, but were defeated in Game 7 by the New York Rangers.
Darryl Sutter. Darryl Sutter's unique brand of pre-game motivation had brought one of the most unlikely teams to the 2004 Stanley Cup Championships. Darryl first came to the Calgary Flames in 2002, and in 2003 added the role of General Manager to his roster. Prior to coming to the Flames, he was head coach of the San Jose Sharks, which could have only been sweet irony, defeating the team that fired him, in the Western Conference Championship.