Calgary Flames

Founded: 1972
Team Owner: N. Murray Edwards
Head Coach: Darryl Sutter
Captain: Vacant
Team Icon: Mike Vernon
Overall Record: 1,815-1,517-379
Minor League Affiliate: Stockton Heat (AHL), Kansas City Mavericks (ECHL)
Stanley Cup Championships: 1 (1988–89)
Arena: Scotiabank Saddledome
Arena Capacity: 19,289
City: Calgary, Alberta
Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames sounds like a team named by fans via a name-the-team contest, but this franchise got its start as the Atlanta Flames back in 1972. The moniker was a reference to the burning of Atlanta by General Sherman in the Civil War, and remained when they moved to Calgary as it also works as a nickname of a team in an oil region.

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