January 22, 2013
Flames loving Lanny McDonald's speech
By WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency
Before An Evening With Oprah, it was A Morning With The Moustache.
On the same day TV talk-show star Oprah Winfrey invaded the Saddledome for what was billed as an inspirational event, Calgary Flames icon Lanny McDonald addressed the team prior to Tuesday’s morning practice and afternoon flight to Vancouver.
“To me, Lanny is the ultimate Calgary Flame,” said the club’s head coach, Bob Hartley. “We all watched Lanny McDonald as young men, leading the Calgary Flames. And for me, it’s a natural to get Lanny around our players.