Yes, an arena — for wealthy businessmen — so that they can hire people and pay them millions of dollars to play hockey.
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The city proposed a three-way split on the cost of a $555-million arena.
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The team's president said negotiations have been unproductive.
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Calgary took a big step backward this year.
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Calgary taxpayers have now had a little time to recover from the puzzling pitch for public cash that NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman delivered when he came to town. Bettman may have left, but the ask is still on the table.
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The 32-year-old from Kitchener, Ont., was summoned to Toronto for a hearing.
The plan calls for a 20,000-seat arena that would replace the Scotiabank Saddledome where the NHL Flames currently play.
And the irony is lost on no one...
"We lost and we're done, but this team played unbelievably down the stretch just to get into the playoffs and win a round."
Bob Hartley led the Flames to their first playoff appearance since 2009.
Ah, the feeling of salt in the wound.
"A disgrace to the city of Calgary, province of Alberta, and to Canada..."
You've never heard "Carmina Burana" like this before.
#1 - A light team plays a heavy game
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Calgary came from behind twice in a 7-4 win over Vancouver to eliminate the Canucks.
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The Calgary Flames are heading home and facing adversity for the first time in many of their young playoff careers.
"I would practice more hockey to win the playoffs."
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Jiri Hudler led Calgary with a goal and an assist in a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.
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Police in Calgary are warning the public to be on guard against playoff ticket scams. And one Flames fan who got burned is adding his own alert. Matt Billon, who lives in Vancouver but is a huge Calg...
The Flames lead the best-of-seven Western Conference quarter-final three games to one.
From Bure's double OT winner against the Flames to Tiger Williams' stick-riding celebration.
Season ticket holder James Young says the night started out great as he and a friend took in the Flames-Flyers matchup March 19. Young brought his Flames flag, rolled up on a collapsible pole, ready...
"I didn't think I'd be playing in the Stanley Cup playoffs right now that's for sure."
In a silly bit of western hockey rivalry, the Calgary Zoo stuffed a Vancouver Canucks jersey and left it inside the gorilla pen Friday. What happens next is pretty darn adorable. Check out the antic...
There are more Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup playoffs than any season since 2004. Will a Canadian NHL team bring the cherished mug home? Vancouver Canucks, Calgary Flames, Winnipeg Jets, Ottawa Se...
It's been six long years, but the Flames have finally clinched a playoff spot!
It's perhaps understandable that folks in Toronto have seasonal confusion. After all, while the rest of us welcome spring, Torontonians think it must be autumn as once again the Leafs fall. The Maple...
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You watched games at the Corral. (Credit: Flickr user Chealion) You had a sweater like this one. You remember how Swede Kent Nilsson was in the Flames' first season in Calgary. And how the "Wayne G...
CALGARY - A moment of silence was observed before the Calgary Flames hosted the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday to commemorate the shootings in Ottawa and attack in Quebec.Country music singer George...
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The Adirondack Flames unveiled its new mascot Thursday. And as the saying goes, if you play with fire, you're gonna get burned. Brian Petrovek, president of the American Hockey League's Calgary Flame...
Bad news, Leafs Nation: You’ve got the worst pro sports franchise on the continent. That’s according to ESPN's Ultimate Standings for 2014, which ranked 122 teams in the U.S. and Canada on such criter...