Calgary Flames All-Time: NHL Awards and Trophies

December 3rd, 2009 by M MacDonald Hall Leave a reply »
For a club with such an up-and-down past, the Calgary Flames have a surprising number of NHL Awards in their franchise display case. Proud owners of sixteen separate trophies, the Flames organisation has had its name or the names of its players engraved on League silver nearly thirty times, heralding fourteen different individual Flames recipients and six team recognitions. In a slideshow heavy on Jarome Iginla content, the current captain's impact on his team becomes palpably apparent. Six separate individual NHL Awards bear his name, and including Calgary's 2004 Clarence S. Campbell Bowl, he has collected at least eight separate NHL trophies. He has led the NHL scoring race, been chosen as League MVP by his player peers, come just the wrong side of the tightest Hart MVP voting in history, been selected best all-around leader by Mark Messier, and received virtually every prize for leadership, commitment, and heart. Most of these honours he achieved before his 30th birthday. Despite a relative lull between Iginla’s numerous nods of the 21st Century and the team’s talent logjam of the 1980s, Calgary’s collection of NHL hardware is impressive. Only a few NHL Award ca ...

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