Post Tagged with: "Bob Hartley"

Bob Hartley (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

A New Coach Won’t Solve Everything: Lessons From Calgary

Two underachieving Canadian NHL clubs hired new coaches this week, as the Edmonton Oilers brought in Todd McLellan and the Toronto Maple Leafs recruited Mike Babcock. The announcement of these […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Hockey News: Flames Run Ends; Caps & Rangers to Meet in Game 7

With one swipe of the stick, the Calgary Flames saw their magical run come to a close. At 2:26 of overtime, Anaheim Ducks forward Corey Perry won a battle in […]

by · May 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Why Calgary Flames’ Bob Hartley Is NHL Coach Of The Year

Before the season started, Bob Hartley and the Calgary Flames were not expected to contend for the postseason. The preseason projections looked bleak for them. The Hockey News had Calgary dead […]

Peter Laviolette has changed the focus in Nashville - for the better. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Preds Poll: Did Peter Laviolette Deserve Adams Nod?

It’s time to defend Peter Laviolette and his Jack Adams Award nomination. When the candidates for the NHL’s top coach were released earlier in the week, there were a lot […]

by · May 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
Jay Beagle's goal in the Capitals 1-0 win over New York handed the Rangers an NHL playoff record. (Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

Hockey News: Rangers, Canadiens on the Brink of Elimination

Talk about a bracket buster. According to, more than one of every four brackets filled out in the NHL Bracket Challenge picked the New York Rangers to win the […]

by · May 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Sam Bennett has fit right in with the Flames in what is one of the toughest first-round series. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Shades of 2004: The Flames Impress in the Playoffs

Way, way back in 2004, the Calgary Flames opened a lot of eyes and leaped forward in their organization’s development. Aided by a rag-tag group of seemingly mis-matched players playing […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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Michael Ferland Lighting Physical Fire For Calgary Flames

Michael Ferland may not be a household name to the casual NHL fan, but he is one of Calgary’s playoff heroes. In the Flames’ first-round series against the hated Vancouver […]

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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
Bob Hartley (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

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 […]

Bob Hartley (Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

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