The Calgary Flames are still getting adjusted to new coach Bob Hartley's style.
The Edmonton Oilers are off to a nice start under rookie coach Ralph Krueger.
Calgary will try to avoid opening with three straight home losses for the first time since 2000-01 on Saturday night when these provincial Northwest Division rivals open their season series.
Hired last May after the team missed the playoffs each of the last three seasons under coach Brent Sutter, Hartley is back in the NHL for the first time since getting fired six games into the 2007-08 season with the Atlanta Thrashers. Hartley led Colorado to the 2001 Stanley Cup title.
Flames left wing Alex Tanguay played on that club, and he feels it's just a matter of time before the team gets used to their fifth coach since the 2004-05 lockout.
"We just haven't been able to put a full game together, but we're starting to figure out the way Coach Hartley wants us to play,'' he said after Wednesday's 3-2 shootout loss at Vancouver. "W...