Ridge Meadows Flames

The Ridge Meadows Flames are a Junior "B" ice hockey team based in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, Canada. They are members of the Harold Brittain Conference of the Pacific Junior Hockey League (PJHL). The Flames play their home games at Planet Ice Maple Ridge. Blaine Hallman is the director of Hockey Operations. Derek Bedard serves as the team's General Manager and Governor. Former NHL player, Brent Hughes is the Head Coach. Mike Legg, Brett Sonne and Bobby Vermette serve as the Assistant Coaches. Mackenzie Skapski and Jeff Smith are the Goalie Coaches.

Ridge Meadows Flames
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CityMaple Ridge, British Columbia
LeaguePacific Junior Hockey League
ConferenceHarold Brittain
Founded1972 (1972)–73
Home arenaPlanet Ice Maple Ridge
ColoursRed, gold, black and white
       
Owner(s)Canada Andrew Ilaender, Adam Heath, Scott Oliver
General managerCanada Derek Bedard
Head coachCanada Brent Hughes
Websiteflameshockey.com/
Franchise history
1972-93North Shore Winter Club Flames
1993-presentRidge Meadows Flames

The team was founded in 1972 in North Shore, British Columbia as the North Shore Winter Club Flames until relocating to Maple Ridge in 1993. In its history, the team has won the Keystone Cup once, in 1998. The Flames have won the Cyclone Taylor Cup three times in 1983, 1996 and 1998. They won the NIL Championship once, in 1974; the WCJHL Championship once, in 1983; and the PIJHL Championship twice, in 1996 and 1998.

HistoryEdit

The Ridge Meadows Flames were originally named the North Shore Winter Club Flames in 1972 and joined the North Island League (NIL) for the 1973–74 season, where they won their first ever championship. The following season, the Flames joined the West Coast Junior Hockey League (WCJHL). In the 1981-82 WCJHL season, the Flames lost in the WCJHL Finals, 3 games to 0 to the Seattle North West Americans. In the 1982-83 WCJHL season, the Flames won the 1982-83 WCJHL championship, and the 1982-83 Cyclone Taylor Cup. In 1993 the Flames relocated from North Shore, British Columbia to Maple Ridge, British Columbia. In the 1995–96 season, the Flames defeated the Richmond Sockeyes, who they finished second to in the regular season, to take the PIJHL Championship. Two years later, the Flames won the 1998 PIJHL Championship, then went on to win the Keystone Cup in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Season-by-season recordEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L T OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs
1999-00 42 18 22 2 - 38 194 210 6th, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals, 1-4 (Pilots)
2000-01 42 28 228 131 2nd, PIJHL Lost in Semifinals, 1-3 (Ice Hawks)
2001-02 42 19 19 3 1 42 161 171 5th, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals, 1-3 (Sockeyes)
2002-03 42 25 12 3 2 55 187 157 2nd, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals, 3-4 (Sockeyes)
2003-04 42 18 18 6 0 42 178 167 6th, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals (Ice Hawks)
2004-05 48 11 30 4 3 29 132 205 9th, PIJHL Did not qualify
2005-06 48 21 23 1 3 46 155 154 6th, PIJHL Lost in Quarterfinals, 1-4 (Devils)
2006-07 48 26 15 5 2 59 188 179 3rd, PIJHL Won in QuarterFinals, 4-1(Devils)
Lost in Semifinals, 3-4 (Steelers)
2007-08 48 23 18 - 7 53 192 182 4th, PIJHL Won in QuarterFinals, 4-1(Black Panthers)
Lost in Semifinals, 0-4 (Pilots)
2008-09 48 18 28 - 2 38 151 198 4th, Harold Brittain Lost in Div. Semifinals, 2-4 (Pilots)
2009-10 48 28 16 - 4 60 165 145 1st
Harold Brittain
Won in Div. Semifinals, 4-2 (Icebreakers)
Lost in Div. Finals, 0-4 (Kodiaks)
2010-11 46 21 23 - 2 44 171 188 3rd, Harold Brittain Lost in Div. Semifinals, 3-4 (Black Panthers)
2011-12 48 11 32 - 1 23 132 204 4th, Harold Brittain Lost in Div. SemiFinals, 2-4 (Kodiaks)
2012-13 44 16 21 2 5 39 138 197 3rd, Harold Brittain Lost in Div. Semifinals, 1-4 (Kodiaks)
2013-14 44 17 22 2 3 39 135 155 3rd, Harold Brittain Lost in Div. SemiFinals, 1-4 (Pilots)
2014-15 44 16 25 - 3 35 130 174 5th, Harold Brittain Did not qualify
2015-16 44 19 20 2 3 43 174 187 4th, Harold Brittain Lost Div. SemiFinals, 4-3 (Outlaws)
2016-17 44 22 18 2 2 48 142 123 3rd, Harold Brittain Won Div. SemiFinals, 4-1 (Pilots)
Lost Div. Finals, 0-4 (Kodiaks)
2017-18 44 26 14 2 2 56 176 127 1 of 6
Harold Brittain
Won Div. SemiFinals, 4-1 (Kodiaks)
Won Div. Finals, 4-1 (Pilots)
Lost League Finals 2-4 (Ice Hawks)
2018-19 44 20 20 2 2 44 168 141 4 of 6 Harold Brittain
8 of 12 PJHL
Lost Quarterfinals, 0-4 (Wolf Pack)
2019-20 44 22 19 0 3 47 178 162 3 of 6 Harold Brittain
7 of 12 PJHL
Lost Div. SemiFinals, 0-4 (Kodiaks)

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