Why is it so one-sided? Because Edmonton has consistently kicked Calgarys ass in the NHL and CFL playoffs. The Flames have yet to win a playoffs series cleanly against the Oilers, and the Stampeders are a joke compared to the crown jewel of the CFL; the Edmonton Eskimos.
Edmonton is easily the better city as well.
Q: What's the difference between a bucket of shit and a Flames fan?
A: The bucket.
Flame and Oiler supporters from both side of a family have been known to cause rifts in the family.
A Battle of Alberta is often held on New Year's Eve.
But only Calgary has the Red Mile and Sea of Red and has made it into the playoffs the past few years. So Calgary kicks butt.
Calgarian: Hey, you're Canadian, aren't you? Where from?
Calgarian: Oh. In thought something stunk in here.