Post Tagged with: "Bob Hartley"

Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

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
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

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
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The Flames Files: A Blue Christmas and a Happy New Year

In seasons past, the Calgary Flames were no strangers to slumps. Losing streaks happened often, and for stretches at a time. And as depressing as it was to be unfazed […]

by · January 2, 2015 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Flames Make Smart Move, Extend Bob Hartley

It’s easy to like Bob Hartley. He’s very affable. He makes jokes before scrums. Heck, half the time he has a wacky sound-bite or quote that he trots out for […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

Bob Hartley Hits 400 Win Plateau

On the evening of December 4, 2014, Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley joined some elite company, and did so in dramatic fashion. Calgary’s 4-3 overtime victory over the Colorado […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames
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The Battle of Alberta: A Tale of Two Rebuilds

As the 2014-15 National Hockey League season moves head-long towards the one-third mark of the schedule, two questions are emanating out of the province of Alberta. “Why are the Calgary […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
Bob Hartley. (Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports)

A Brief History of Flames Coaches and GMs

With the success of the Calgary Flames and the progression of the club’s rebuild under current head coach Bob Hartley, a lot of ink has been spent of late discussing […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Calgary Flames
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The Norris Trophy Is Already Mark Giordano’s To Lose

Normally, a little over one month into an NHL season is an absurdly insufficient amount of time to start making bold proclamations about end-of-season individual awards. However, in the case […]

by · November 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Calgary Flames