The Calgary Flames are a professional hockey team based in Calgary, Alberta. The Flames moved to Calgary from Atlanta, Georgia in the 1980 season. Playing in Alberta, the Flames have a strong rivalry with the Edmonton Oilers. However the Oilers defeated the Flames in the playoffs in 1983, 1984, 1988, and 1991, and the Flames winning in 1986. These have made for some of the most exciting hockey series in NHL history. The Flames play in the Northwest Division of the Western Conference at Pengrowth Saddledome, built as the Olympic Saddledome for the 1988 Winter Olympics. The Flames won the Stanley Cup in 1989, and appeared in the Stanley Cup Finals in 2004.
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