Somewhere out there in hockey coach exile, Bob Hartley is quite possibly giggling to himself. Fired after last season because management no longer could motivate the Calgary Flames, Hartley now watches from a safe distance as his old team stumbles out of the gate to start the 2016-17 season. It'
Douglas Murray, defenseman for three NHL teams over 518 games, has retired. Two months after injury ended his time in Germany, he joined the Calgary Flames on a tryout for the final month of the season but never played a game. Drafted in the eighth round of the 1999 NHL Draft out of Cornell University
When the Carolina Hurricanes took a 3-0 lead Thursday against the Calgary Flames, the reaction in the hockey Twitterverse was predictable. Among the tweets: “Wooo, Canes got that 3-goal lead. Now it's time to blow it.” When the Flames, playing at home at the Saddledome, pulled within 3-2 in the third