The most destructive floods in Alberta's history—100,000 evacuated, likely hundreds of millions in damage—did not spare the home of the Calgary Flames, on the bank of the Elbow River. The photos are incredible, and the reports of damages are severe. But the Saddledome cleanup has begun.
Downtown Calgary has been flooding for much of today, thanks to heavy rainfall and overflowing rivers throughout southern Alberta. 75,000 residents have been evacuated; some residents elsewhere in the province have seen their homes washed away.
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Pengrowth Scotiabank Saddledome threw a big-ass salmon on the ice during Saturday night's game. Nearly ruined Hockey Night in Canada.