The sports industry contributed massively to the adoption of NFTs and now The Calgary Flames wants a piece of the NFT action. The professional ice hockey team and franchise is set to release its maiden offering paired with IRL gifts to fans.
The Calgary Flames is one of the National Hockey League’s top regular-season teams, having won two Presidents’ Trophies. In addition, they have claimed seven division championships. Through the Flames Foundation, the team has donated over CA $32 Million to charity throughout southern Alberta since the franchise arrived. So, needless to say, fans are welcoming this NFT announcement with open arms!
The Calgary Flames’ Maident NFT Drop
The NFT Drop celebrates four decades of the franchise’s memorable moments, cherished mascots and magnificent milestones along the way. The team is treating fans to a total of 26 different NFTs ranging from $35 to $65. This exclusive drop will give die-hards a chance to unlock everything from unique experiences, rare memorabilia, and even tickets to future games.
The Calgary Flames have curated three collections that celebrate the storied history of the Stanley Cup-winning franchise. In addition, it will showcase the unique in-game experience and pay tribute to the team’s legendary mascot, Harvey.
Good news for fans who purchase collections or select NFTs! They will receive an additional bonus – Fire Box from the Calgary Vault, which contains three additional NFTs called Calgary Pucks. Why is that cool? Well, Calgary Pucks are not available for purchase and are only issued from the Calgary Flames. It will also unlock discounts and prizes!
“We are very excited to finally bring NFTs to our fans,” said Ryan Popowich, Director Marketing & Promotions, Calgary Sports and Entertainment Corporation. “What we’re dropping now is just scratching the surface of what we’d like to do in the near future.”
More About the NFT Drop
In partnership with Rare Goods, 4,675 editions will only be available between December 15th and December 31st. You can check out the official website to call first dibs!
Here are the four ways you can get the ultra-rare fire boxes:
- The first way is by purchasing the 8-Bit Harveys Collection, which earns a Fire Box that contains three random Calgary Pucks
- You can also get at least one NFT from each collection to earn one Fire Box with three random Calgary Pucks
- Another way is to buy commemorative Coins Collection giving you Fire Box that contains at least one very rare Calgary Puck.
- Lastly, purchasing the Game Time Collection earns a Fire Box that contains one rare Calgary Puck
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