Good stuff: Flames embrace Calgary Pride Parade

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Need a pick-me-up? NHL teams participating in their respective cities’ pride parades have a tendency to brighten your day.

We’ve seen examples already this summer, with the Vancouver Canucks having a great time and Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby being involved in a parade, too.

The Calgary Flames are no strangers to be involved in their local parade, and the 2016 edition seemed like a good time.

Troy Brouwer, Chad Johnson and other Flames were involved in the festivities.

“I think it’s important for everybody to show their support,” Matt Stajan told “With us being pretty popular in the city of Calgary it’s important that we go out there and show our support, celebrate with the people of Calgary.”

It’s tough to top Harvey the Hound’s shorts:

Harvey’s shorts weren’t the only example of great merchandise related to the event and the Flames:

Sportsnet notes that Brian Burke wishes he could have been involved.

If the Flames’ presence wasn’t enough, there were plenty of other entertaining sightings:

Good stuff.

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