Report: Canucks assistant Gulutzan one of three finalists for Flames coaching job

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With the Stanley Cup Final now completed, a pair of Western Conference teams appear closer to hiring new head coaches with the draft approaching.

“That’s coming to a conclusion here rather quickly. We’re hopeful to have that buttoned down fairly soon,” said Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving. “We’re down to the short strokes right now.”

According to a report on Monday, Vancouver Canucks assistant coach Glen Gulutzan, who interviewed for the gig in Calgary, is one of three finalists for the Flames coaching position.

Prior to joining the Canucks, Gulutzan was head coach of the Dallas Stars for two seasons.

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