Post Tagged with: "Bob Hartley"

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Hartley Beating Desjardins in Coaching Battle

The last 40 minutes of game four on Tuesday night can be summed up in one word: boring. It was so boring that reruns of Coronation Street on CBC would […]

by · April 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Vancouver Canucks
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History Shows Hartley Picks Fights With Canucks

Canucks Aren’t Strangers to Hartley’s Antics  The Canucks and Flames series shifts to Calgary, for the first playoff game in six years at the Scotiabank Saddledome, at a 1-1 tie after an […]

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Is Playing Sam Bennett a Good Move?

View image | The surprise announcement before game one last Wednesday was that Sam Bennett, the fourth overall draft pick in the 2014 NHL draft, would be in the […]

by · April 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Hartley and Desjardins Both Have Teams Exceeding Expectations

Willie Desjardins and Bob Hartley have both been there before. They’ve both been behind the bench, leading their teams to championships in pressure packed situations. Bob Hartley did it with […]

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Five Important Men Lead Calgary’s Comeback

The Calgary Flames punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup playoffs last night, qualifying for the post-season for the first time since 2009. The team is a much, much different […]

by · April 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Thrasher’s-Eye-View: J.P Vigier

Thrasher’s-Eye-View: J.P Vigier

Much like how Arizona will always have a part of Jets 1.0 inside of their franchise, the 2.0 Jets will forever carry a piece of the Atlanta Thrashers. When it […]

by · April 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Winnipeg Jets
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The Calgary Flames: The NHL’s Card-Counters

As the season winds down, the Calgary Flames are hovering around the playoff picture. Their success has been well-documented, as has the perception that it’s a bit befuddling considering the […]

by · March 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Meaningful Spring Hockey Returns to Calgary

Life in southern Alberta is generally in tune with the seasons and the weather. Aside from periodic chinook winds that temporarily melt the city’s snow, residents of Calgary are typically […]

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Mikael Backlund has made an immediate impact on the Flames' lineup since returning from an injury, and fantasy managers should definitely consider adding the forward. (Icon SMI)

Unheralded Trio Driving The Flames Playoff Push

When the Calgary Flames returned from the All-Star Break, head coach Bob Hartley decided to do a little line shuffling. Having had some success together in the previous game against […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Don’t Call It Overachieving: The Flames Aimed For Playoffs

Last season, the Calgary Flames took an important step forward. Formerly a rudderless group of veterans without much direction or identity, the group coalesced under second-year head coach Bob Hartley. […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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The Calgary Flames: Building A Foundation

Rebuilds are tricky things. The goal is to avoid the mistakes of the past while throwing together, often on the fly, some semblance of a plan. And one of the […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 2 comments · Calgary Flames
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Playoff Chase Forges Flames Young Core

This has been a strange year for the Calgary Flames. In Year Two of the team’s rebuild, the club went young, often dressing as many as a half-dozen players aged […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames