Welcome to Flame for Thought, the Calgary Flames news and opinions site brought to you by the FanSided Network. Flame for Thought is dedicated to providing top-notch Flames news, views, and original content. This site also serves as a community for like-minded fans to come together to catch up on the latest news and to discuss their passion.

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Brett Montrose,Site Expert

Seduced into Calgary Flames fandom by the greatest power forward the Flames (or the league?) has ever seen, Brett has been a die-hard Flames supporter for 20 years. He's the type of fan to wear his passion on his sleeve and shout his opinions - positive and "constructive" - from the rooftops. As the Site Expert at Flame for Thought, Brett's ambition is to create a unique and engaging stream of content that becomes the spark for Flames fan dialogue, whether those fans are new to the game or who have been part of the C of Red since the 80s. As a fan site, Flame for Thought seeks to be space for all fans - whether you're a woman, a member of the LGBTQ+ community, from a minority ethnic background, or otherwise underrepresented in hockey - Flame for Thought should be a place for you. With a background in sports-technology and writing, Brett is fired up to put pen to paper and share some "thoughts" with the C of Red.

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Nathan Smith,Contributor

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Tyler Rohleder,Contributor

Young comedian, student, and hockey scout that just loves working with sports


Witnessing the magical cup run of '04 as a kid, Mackenzie Grafton has been a Diehard Flames ever since. After attending Journalism at SAIT, he has spent the last three seasons covering the Calgary Canucks of the AJHL and is now looking forward to the next step in his writing journey.

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Carson Elcome,Contributor

Up-and-coming broadcast journalist covering all things Calgary Flames | Writing my way through the world of hockey, one story at a time | Re-igniting the C of Red

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