12/04/1980 The last game for the Flames in Atlanta
Rangers vs Flames (Atlanta's Last NHL Game) - April 12,1980
Tom Cousins announced he was seeking to sell the club following the Flames' exit from the playoffs. Their final game, a 5–2 loss against the New York Rangers, was played in Atlanta in 1980. He claimed to have suffered significant financial losses on the team while low viewership hampered his ability to sign a television contract.