The Canadian Press Every NHL team wants to get out of the gates quickly in the mad dash for playoff berths this lockout-shortened season. The Calgary Flames will have to try to win early and often with coaches they're still getting to know.
Only Flames forward Alex Tanguay, who played for Bob Hartley in Colorado a decade ago, has more than initial training-camp impressions of Calgary's new head coach. Assistants Jacques Cloutier and Martin Gelinas are also new this year.
''I know there's going to be some adjustments,'' captain Jarome Iginla said. ''It's a different style as far as where we want to be, where we want our sticks to be, what we're forcing and what we're not. Once you get on the ice, you don't want to be thinking about it. You want to be going.
''I think we spend more time in the video room,'' he said. ''We are cramming more. There is definitely a preparing-for-a-test type of thing. We're all trying to adjust to the new way and be good at it. We expect to be good when...