Ranking every Calgary Flames jersey

Dec 12, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; View of a Calgary Flames logo on a jersey worn by the member of the team during the second period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports
Dec 12, 2022; Montreal, Quebec, CAN; View of a Calgary Flames logo on a jersey worn by the member of the team during the second period at Bell Centre. Mandatory Credit: David Kirouac-USA TODAY Sports /
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7th: 2007-20 Home & Away Calgary Flames Jersey

Sean Monahan wearing the Calgary Flames away jersey in 2020
Aug 11, 2020; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Calgary Flames forward Sean Monahan (23) skates during warmup against the Dallas Stars during game one of the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Rogers Place. Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports /
Jarome Iginla wearing the Calgary Flames home jersey in 2009
November 25, 2009; Calgary, AB, CANADA; Calgary Flames right wing Jarome Iginla (12) during the third period against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Saddledome. Calgary defeated Phoenix 2-1. Mandatory Credit: John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports /

In addition to grouping the home and away jerseys here, I’ve also grouped together uniforms that did have some minor iterations during their lifetime. The socks changed from the original Reebok Edge version, some piping was removed along the way, and when adidas took over the NHL’s jersey rights, the numbers and nameplates were changed from the original italicized typeface.

Overall, the best parts of these Calgary Flames uniforms are that they’re the last time the club wore a black Flaming C on a red sweater, their resemblance to the prior set, and I didn’t dislike the Alberta and Canadian flag shoulder patches, although I was done with these after well over a decade of service.

On the other hand, the Flames 2007-20 home and away jerseys remained in circulation for too long (they looked modern at first and dated by the end of their shelf life) and the vertical striping just didn’t do it for me. I prefer a classic looking hockey jersey most of the time and to me, horizontal striping is the way to go in order to achieve that.