NHL regular season comes to a close

DENVER, April 6 (UPI) -- The final day of the NHL season was one to remember for Milan Hejduk, Peter Forsberg, and the Colorado Avalanche.

Atlanta 6; Tampa Bay 2

ATLANTA, April 6 (UPI) -- Kamil Piros recorded his first career hat trick Sunday as Atlanta thumped playoff-bound Tampa Bay, 6-2.

Atlanta 3, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 22 (UPI) -- Lubos Bartecko's goal snapped a tie with 7:04 left and Milan Hnilicka made 36 saves Saturday night as the Atlanta Thrashers extended their road unbeaten streak

Colorado 4, Pittsburgh 1

DENVER, March 1 (UPI) -- Peter Forsberg continued his torrid play with a goal and an assist Saturday as the Colorado Avalanche exploded for four unanswered goals in the third period and

Washington 5, Atlanta 1

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Jaromir Jagr scored his 31st goal and added a pair of assists in a big first period Wednesday night as the Washington Capitals rolled to a 5-1 victory over the

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Back surgery for McEachern

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Durable left wing Shawn McEachern of Atlanta was scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday to repair a herniated disk.

Thrashers McEachern to have back surgery

ATLANTA, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Atlanta Thrashers left wing Shawn McEachern will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a herniated disk and is expected to miss six weeks, the team announced T

Atlanta 4, New Jersey 2

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Marc Savard and Vyacheslav Kozlov scored 15 seconds apart late in the third period Friday night to lift the Atlanta Thrashers to their first win in New Jersey,

Atlanta 4, Montreal 3

MONTREAL, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Marc Savard's power-play goal with 96 seconds left Tuesday night lifted the Atlanta Thrashers to a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

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Sather to coach Rangers

NEW YORK, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- General Manager Glen Sather of the New York Rangers Thursday named himself coach of the New York Rangers for the remainder of the season.

Rangers fire Bryan Trottier

NEW YORK, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The New York Rangers fired first-year coach Bryan Trottier Wednesday after three dismal losses dropped the team with the NHL's highest payroll to 11th place in

Atlanta 5, NY Rangers 2

ATLANTA, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Dany Heatley and Brad Tapper each scored twice Tuesday night as the Atlanta Thrashers continued their dominance of the New York Rangers with a 5-2 victory.
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Bob Hartley
Atlanta Thrashers coach Bob Hartley has words with officials Thor Nelson (80) and Greg Devorski (54) in the first period January 24, 2006, in Atlanta's Philips Arena. The Bruins defeated the Thrashers, 3-2. (UPI Photo/John Dickerson).

Robert "Bob" Hartley (Born September 9, 1960 in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada) is a former Canadian head coach in the National Hockey League. He coached the Colorado Avalanche from 1998–2002, which he won the Stanley Cup with in the 2000–01 NHL season. He also coached the Atlanta Thrashers from the 2003 up until the beginning of the 2007, when he was fired after the Thrashers got off to an 0-6 start.

Hartley and his wife, Micheline, have one daughter, Kristine and one son, Steve.

Despite his anglophone-sounding name, Hartley is a Franco-Ontarian; he speaks English with a noticeable French accent.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Bob Hartley."
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