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Burke says Hartley will be back, thinks Torts should ‘keep his mouth shut’

Bob Hartley

Calgary Flames’ head coach Bob Hartley speaks to the media as team members show up for season-end activities in Calgary,on Monday, April 14, 2014. Flames ended the season 27th in the NHL standings. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Larry MacDougal)


Bob Hartley will be back as head coach of the Flames next season.

Via the Calgary Sun’s Eric Francis, acting general manager Brian Burke confirmed Hartley’s job security, while also taking a shot at Hartley’s coaching nemesis in Vancouver:

On Sunday, Tortorella called it “embarrassing” to coach against Hartley -- “Some of the things that went on when [Daniel Sedin] was hurt, it’s embarrassing.”

He added: “I am not going to go any further. I don’t like the way he does business. I don’t like him.”

It wasn’t the first time Tortorella has been angry with Hartley...