Peep Show

Updated: May 19, 2004, 1:31 PM ET
By Jim Wilkie
Calgary Flames: Thanks to a core group of jokesters led by defenseman Rhett Warrener and a variety of team-building projects, the Flames continue to be a loose bunch of players enjoying every moment of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Every day brings new tales of the camaraderie and the Flames look like they will have more time to build more stories.

Coming a day after being manhandled in Game 4 at home, Monday night's 3-0 victory over San Jose proved once again how resilient the Calgary Flames are. "This is the most mentally tough group I've ever been associated with," Flames head coach Darryl Sutter told the Calgary Sun.

San Jose Sharks: The maturity of San Jose's young veterans has been instrumental in the Sharks' success this season. Now in their first must-win game of the playoffs Wednesday night in Game 6 against Calgary, it's time for players such as Patrick Marleau, Brad Stuart and Jonathan Cheechoo to prove themselves all over again.