Flames Co-Owner, Billionaire Oilman Clay Riddell Dies at 81

FILE – In this Thursday,  Sept. 5, 2013 file photo, Calgary Flames owners group members Murray Edwards, left, and Clay Riddell, listen as newly-named Calgary Flames President of Hockey Operations Brian Burke is annouced in Calgary, Alberta. Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81. The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)
Clay Riddell, the billionaire oilman and co-owner of the NHL’s Calgary Flames, has died. He was 81.
The Flames and Paramount Resources confirmed his death Sunday, with the oil and natural gas company saying he died Saturday.

“We mourn the passing of a great man of industry, sports, philanthropy and human decency along with our city, province and country. His legacies to all of us are immeasurable. To his family our gratitude, respect and deepest sympathy,” Flames vice chairman and CEO Ken King said in a statement.
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