Gallery: Getting the Saddledome game-ready

 

Work crews continue to make progress at the Saddledome, severely damaged by the June floods. Here's a look inside the Flames home:

 
 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">The cleaned and almost repaired Saddledome was shown to the media during a tour of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.</div>
 

The cleaned and almost repaired Saddledome was shown to the media during a tour of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.

Photograph by: Colleen De Neve, Calgary Herald

 
<div id="page1">The cleaned and almost repaired Saddledome was shown to the media during a tour of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.</div>
Here's what the inside of the Saddledome looked like in the days after the flood. The team said flood waters reached up to the eighth row.
Calgary Flames Strength and Conditioning Coach Rich Hesketh worked on unpacking boxes of dumbells in the newly repaired workout room of the Flames dressingroom at the Scotiabank Saddledome. He was photographed on September 5, 2013. The arena had received severe damage during the June flooding.
Scotiabank Saddledome Director of Building Operations Robert Blanchard oversaw the massive cleanup and rebuilding of the the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome. He was photographed on September 5, 2013 after the building had received severe damage during the June flooding.
Calgary Flames Equipment Manager Mark Depasquale sorted throught the new jerseys in the freshly stocked equipment room on the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding
The newly stocked equipment room for the Calgary Flames was shown during a tour of the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Scotiabank Saddledome building engineer Richard Gurney laid the centre line on the ice surface during a tour of the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Crews worked continued to install the new stadium seats on the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
The new Jumbotron and editing suite was shown off during a tour of the main level of the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Crews worked on istalling the Flaming C at centre ice as crews worked to get the ice in at the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Building Manager Andrew Higgins sprayed down the Flaming C at centre ice as crews worked to get the ice in at the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Scotiabank Saddledome Building Engineer Richard Gurney helped install the Flaming C at centre ice as crews worked on getting the ice surface ready on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding.
Crews worked on installing the Flaming C at centre ice as crews worked to get the ice in at the Scotiabank Saddledome on September 5, 2013. The building was severely damaged during the June flooding. (
View of the Saddledome ice surface in the days after the June flood. Mud from the receeding water can be seen on seats several rows above floor level.
Illustration of estimated flooding in the Saddledome based on media reports.
Flood waters from the Elbow River surround the Saddledome on June 21, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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