Bob Hartley was named head coach of the Calgary Flames on May 31, 2012. Hartley, who last coached in the NHL with the Atlanta Thrashers in 2007, has a 329-226-34 record with 61 ties in his NHL career. As the coach of Colorado from 1998-99 to 2002-03, Hartley won four consecutive division titles, reached the Western Conference Finals four times and won a Stanley Cup in 2001. ...more
Jacques Cloutier joined Calgary's staff on June 5, 2012. Midway through the 1995-96 season, Cloutier was promoted to assistant coach with the Avalanche. During his time as a coach in Colorado, Cloutier helped the Avalanche win the Stanley Cup in 1996 and on Head Coach Bob Hartley staff in 2001. He spent a total of 12 seasons as an assistant coach with the Avalanche concluding in 2009. ...more
The Flames named Martin Gelinas as assistant coach on June 14, 2012. Gelinas joins head coach Bob Hartley; associate coach Jacques Cloutier; along with goaltending coach Clint Malarchuk to round out the Flames coaching staff for the 2012-13 season. "We are excited to add Marty to our coaching staff," said Flames head coach Bob Hartley. ...more
Jordan Sigalet was hired by the Calgary Flames as goaltender coach on August 19, 2014. The New Westminster, B.C. native, spent the past two seasons coaching Calgary's goaltending prospects with the Abbotsford Heat. Sigalet replaced Clint Malarchuk, who parted ways with the Flames in March after three seasons. ...more
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.