5 Things: Is it safe?

Ryan Lambert
May 07 2015 11:00AM

1. The comeback

The entire confluence of events that led to Calgary's comeback on Tuesday night encapsulated everything weird about this season for the Flames. Everything goes their way all the time, even when they don't deserve it.

And make no mistake, they didn't deserve to win on Tuesday. The confluence of circumstances that came together for the team's third and fourth goals were outlandish to say the least. 

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The Impact of Bob Hartley

Pat Steinberg
May 07 2015 10:24AM

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Photo courtesy @Isuckatpicking on Twitter

Calgary Flames Head Coach Bob Hartley is a finalist for the Jack Adams Trophy and will likely end up being named NHL Coach of the Year. It seems to make sense, right? Hartley was behind the bench as the Flames engineered a 20 point turnaround from last year, jumping from 77 to 97 points. Typically, a resurrection story like Calgary's ends up yielding a coach of the year honour. So how much credit needs to go to Hartley for this year's dream season?

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Bob Hartley Named Jack Adams Finalist

Ryan Pike
May 07 2015 09:00AM

It was expected by many, and it has arrived.

Calgary Flames head coach Bob Hartley has been named one of three finalists for the NHL's Jack Adams Award, given to the league's best coach each season.

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That time the impossible happened... again

May 06 2015 03:05PM

The Flames really couldn't have chosen a better motto for these playoffs than #NeverQuit.

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WWYDW: Will It Blend?

Taylor McKee
May 06 2015 02:00PM

We have seen a lot of bizarre line combinations so far this series, What Would You Do Wednesday is here to hear your ideas.

I am writing this still dewy-eyed over Johnny Gaudreau's wrister from last-night's game and hoarse from literally screaming after Backlund's winner in overtime. After some considerate reflection of the game I got to thinking, "wow, there have been a lot of weird lines this series." We are talking line-combos after the jump!

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