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Scotiabank Saddledome (Calgary Flames)

This arena was a lot of fun. It reminded me a lot of Detroit, similar atmosphere too, just a little bit newer. It was built just 4 years later, in 1983 for the ’88 Olympics (originally called the Olympic Saddledome) and as a home for the Flames. 484 more words


Life Living

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I’ve been back in Calgary quite some time now, but I still can’t get used to how dry it is! I was only away two weeks and my skin and hair won’t forgive me for dashing their dreams of living in a humid climate permanently. 254 more words


Flames shift NHL playoff pressure to Vancouver Canucks

CALGARY – The Calgary Flames are deep in moxie, but not in playoff experience heading into their first-round NHL playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks. 642 more words


Cirque de Soleil, Kurios and Calgary Stampede Park

Driving to Stampede Park we passed the tents for the amazing Cabinet of Kuriosities currently running by Cirque de Soleil. Unfortunately, the shows sold out in the first days and we were there for another reason. 84 more words


Still waiting on arena proposal, officials want to explore project's impact

An expected proposal to build a new multisport home for the Calgary Flames and Stampeders in the West Village will have development implications across the city that need to be studied. 648 more words

Local News

Nickelback rock big and bland at the Saddledome Thursday night

Searching for deeper meaning at a Nickelback may seem a fool’s errand. But it was tempting Thursday night, when grinning leader Chad Kroeger and guitarist Ryan Peake rolled out a few clumsy Eagles’ covers. 854 more words


Canada-Israel Hockey School program teaches tolerance in Calgary

CALGARY – Travelling a long way to play hockey in Calgary, the Canada-Israel Hockey School (CIHS) is about more than winning and losing—it’s about building friendships and promoting tolerance. 297 more words