Craig Hartsburg, according to a report, is about to become a member of the Calgary Flames’ coaching staff. Hartsburg and Brent Sutter go way back.
The former coached the latter during their days with the Chicago Blackhawks — one of three NHL head-coaching stops that Hartsburg has made. He’s also been the main man for the Anaheim Ducks and, most recently, the Ottawa Senators.
Hartsburg, who turns 52 later this month, has extensive assistant-coaching experience, too — with the Minnesota North Stars and the Philadelphia Flyers.
Like Sutter, he’s coached Canada to world-junior gold twice — in 2007 and 2008. Sutter turned the trick in 2005 and 2006