Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/28/13
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The Calgary Flames’ top line need not assume nor guess. No mind-reading is necessary. The three forwards have been informed in no uncertain terms by their supervisor that their performance is critical. Success will be a reflection of their contributions. “I told them that in a big way they need to be a mirror of our hockey club” says coach Bob Hartley. “Every morning you look in the mirrors so that the mirror makes you look good. And those guys will be our mirror.” Thanks to the sharp-pencilled blokes at Leftwinglock.com we know that this particular threesome — left-winger Curtis Glencross centreman Matt Stajan right-winger Lee Stempniak — had been Hartley’s favourite combination last season. (Second-most popular by the way? Alex Tanguay Michael Cammal leri Jarome Iginla.) And as the Flames tip-toe towards the start of the 2013-14 campaign Hartley has no plans to disrupt his No. 1 line. So at least for now they stay together. “They are three great pros” continues Hartley. “They...
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