As for Hartley's fine, the league said in its statement: "We are holding Mr. Hartley responsible for the actions of Flames' right wing Westgarth, who took the game's opening faceoff and attempted to instigate a premeditated fight with an unwilling opponent -- the Canucks' Kevin Bieksa."
Flames president of hockey operations Brian Burke issued a statement in response.
"I am perplexed by this fine," the statement reads. "I stand behind Bob Hartley completely in this regard and remain confident that he acted properly in every aspect of this game."
The Associated Press contributed to this report.