Brad Marsh was the first captain of the Calgary Flames from 1980-november 1981. the second captain was Phil Russell from November 11th 1981-1982 season and also 1982-1983 season.
Hull was drafted 117th in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft by the Flames, and began his NHL career playing two seasons (1986–1988) with Calgary. On June 28, 2011, it was announced that former Flames forwards Doug Gilmour and Joe Nieuwendyk would become the sixth and seventh members to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame in the players category.  The Flames swapped out their flaming A logo for a flaming C, but the old Atlanta Flames logo has remained in use as the "A" on the jerseys of Calgary's alternate captains. Shortly after they arrived in Calgary, the Flames developed a contentious rivalry with the Edmonton Oilers.
Calgary Flames at Edmonton Oilers. These longtime rivals split four meetings last season with each team winning and losing once on home ice. The Flames have won four of the last six matchups overall but had lost five straight in Edmonton before Mark Giordano had a goal and two assists in Calgary's 5-2 victory there on January 19 last season.The 1986–87 Calgary Flames season was the seventh National Hockey League season in Calgary and 15th for the Flames franchise. The Flames posted their best record in franchise history to that time, as Calgary's 95 points was the third best total in the league. Up next was Los Angeles, featuring a King named Gretzky, but Calgary swept the Kings in four games in the second series. The conference final featured Chicago challenging Calgary, but the Flames beat the Blackhawks in five games. The Stanley Cup final was a rematch of the 1986 final that ultimately was won by the Montreal Canadiens. Calgary Flames NHL Tickets For nearly 40 years, the Calgary Flames have been bringing ice hockey excitement to the people of Alberta. The team started in 1980 when an acquisition allowed for the Atlanta Flames to be moved to Alberta. During their first decade as the Calgary Flames, the team made it to the postseason every year.
CALGARY -- Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid sustained a lower-body injury in a 3-1 win against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday. McDavid injured his leg 3:42 into the ... CALGARY, Alberta -- Calgary defenseman Mark Giordano was suspended for two games by NHL on Friday night for kneeing, while Flames forward Ryan Lomberg was suspended for a game and head coach Bill ...