Two former Flames stars will have their careers honoured by being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame tonight. It is appropriate that Joe Nieuwendyk and Doug Gilmour will enter the HHOF together after winning a Stanley Cup together in Calgary in 1989. The Cup was the first of 3 that Nieuwendyk would win and [...]
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With his penalty shot goal on Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the 2nd period tonight, Jarome Iginla has joined an elite group of NHL scorers who have shown a consistent ability to put the puck in the net. Iginla scored his 30th goal of the season for the 10th season in a row. Only [...]
We are the C of Red. This is the video that played at the Calgary Flames 2010-2011 home opener on Sunday October 10, 2010. video courtesy of flames.nhl.com photo credit: Jeff Brown
Five years ago today I posted my first Red Mile Blog post the day before the 2005-2006 season opened. It took me a while to realize that today was the anniversary of the day it all began, but after a quick check of the RMB archives I realized that it all started on October 4, [...]
Legendary Flames Defenseman Al MacInnis is going to be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday along with Ron Francis, Scott Stevens, Mark Messier and Jim Gregory. Flames fans love Al MacInnis for his cannon of a point-shot and also for being one of the major players that contributed to the Calgary Flames [...]