When the NHL schedule came out in August the writing appeared to be on the wall.
Tough home opener with the rival Canucks, then a killer 6 game road trip with 5 of the 6 opponents featuring 2013-14 records above .500. Good night right?
Instead the Flames ride goaltending, some bounces, and some grit to a 4-2 trip, the last win coming tonight in Winnipeg when the Flames bested the Jets 4-1. The team heads home to Calgary with a. 4-3 record on a season that most expected to already be over. - Full Article –