The Calgary Flames had very low expectations for 2013-14 and by most accounts, they exceeded them a lot with 77 points, just six fewer than the Canucks. Head coach Bob Hartley is one of the beneficiaries of that.

Thought to be on a very hot seat coming into a season with little hope, Hartley won't be going anywhere. Flames President and acting General Manager Brian Burke made that announcement on Monday, going as far as to say that the next GM won't be getting rid of Hartley either.

John Tortorella might not be a fan of Hartley's but it's tough to argue with the job he did this season. With a group that didn't seem to be blessed with talent and in the early stages of a rebuild, he got a lot out of them.