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Stories Tagged - My First Home

Courtesy Lisa Vlooswyk
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July 22, 2020 | Geoff Geddes

My First Home: Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyk, Canadian Long Drive Champion

Courtesy Lisa Vlooswyk


Your first home purchase is always significant, but for eight-time Canadian Long Drive Championship winner Lisa "Longball" Vlooswyk, the milestone came along when her life was in full swing.

Courtesy of Dana Murzyn
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June 25, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Dana Murzyn, Calgary Flames alum and Stanley Cup champion

For a 19-year-old just starting his career, Dana Murzyn's decision to buy his first house in the picture-perfect town of Farmington, Connecticut, 10 miles west of Hartford, seemed like nothing more than a logical step.

Photo illustration by Haley Steel
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June 19, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Mike Vernon, Calgary Flames goaltender and Stanley Cup champion

Southwest Calgary born and raised, Mike Vernon knows his way in and around this city the way he knows his way around a game-, series- and title-saving overtime glove save off Stan Smyl.

Three decades ago, the small, acrobatic goaltender morphed into an authentic hometown hero when he helped deliver a Stanley Cup championship to the Calgary Flames.

Courtesy of Colin Patterson
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May 08, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Colin Patterson, Calgary Flames alum

As one of the ablest shutdown wingers of his generation, Colin Patterson has always been a details guy.

Courtesy of Robyn Regehr
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April 30, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Robyn Regehr, Calgary Flames alum

When Robyn Regehr arrived for his first Calgary Flames training camp, projections were naturally guarded, given the extraordinary circumstances.

Courtesy of Tim Hunter
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April 24, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Tim Hunter, Calgary Flames alum and longtime NHL assistant coach

Raised in Acadia, the neighbourhood where he learned to love the game, Tim Hunter admits he still has fond memories and an affinity for Calgary's southeast.

Courtesy Peter Maher
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April 09, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Peter Maher, longtime radio voice of the Calgary Flames

He was, at the time, a long way from becoming the soundtrack of an NHL franchise for an entire generation, a Foster Hewitt Award recipient, a Hockey Hall of Fame inductee and one of the most respected names in the play-by-play business. In fact, the idea of going on to call 2,954 NHL games would've quite likely made 26-year-old Peter Maher question his sanity.

However, back in 1975, in his hometown of Campbellton, N.B., Maher was a mighty busy fellow, nonetheless.

Courtesy Jamie Macoun
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Feb. 28, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Jamie Macoun, Calgary Flames alum and local REALTOR®

Over the course of his time in the NHL, Jamie Macoun embodied all the intangibles hockey folks prize so highly: dependability, competitiveness and an innate will to excel.

These days, two decades on from his playing career, he brings those same attributes to his work as the driving force behind Macoun Real Estate in Calgary.

Courtesy Perry Berezan
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Feb. 21, 2020 | George Johnson

My First Home: Perry Berezan

Perry Berezan was 24 years old and in his fourth NHL season by early spring of 1989, part of a carefully crafted Calgary Flames team teetering on the precipice of history.

Courtesy Curling Canada/Michael Burns
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Feb. 14, 2020 | Jeff MacKinnon

My First Home: Ben Hebert, Canadian curler and Olympic gold medallist

Courtesy Curling Canada/Michael Burns


Decorated Canadian curler Ben Hebert has fond memories of his first home in Regina, though it will forever be tied to an unhappy event.

"We moved in May of 2009, right after we lost the world final in Moncton," he said. "That's how I remember it.

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