Goto

Collaborating Authors

Comtois, Terry lead Ducks to 2-1 shootout win over Sharks

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Some goaltenders wince when the shootout is mentioned. Anaheim's Ryan Miller welcomes it. The 18-year veteran became the second goalie in NHL history to reach 60 shootout wins as he turned back two shots to lead the Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.


Sharks dominate from start in 5-0 Game 7 win vs. Predators

U.S. News

Captain Joe Pavelski and the rest of San Jose's big guns took little time to answer the questions about how this version of the Sharks would respond after a lackluster loss in a potential series clincher. Pavelski got San Jose off to a fast start in Game 7 with his franchise record-tying ninth goal of the playoffs to send the Sharks to their first Western Conference final in five years with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Joel Ward, Logan Couture, Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau also scored as San Jose shook off an overtime loss in Game 6 to reach the conference final for the fourth time in franchise history. "As soon as the puck dropped tonight, the guys were going," Thornton said. "It was nice to see.


Sharks blow 3-goal lead, but rally to eliminate Kings 6-3

U.S. News

The Sharks had just blown a three-goal lead in a potential series-clinching playoff game. Staples Center rocked with the combined power of the Kings' rally and the looming specters of San Jose's postseason failures. Joonas Donskoi wasn't around for any of that tawdry teal history, and the tenacious rookie scored the goal that sent the Sharks roaring into the second round. Donskoi broke a tie with his second goal early in the third period, and the Sharks charged back to wrap up their first-round playoff series with a 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Friday night. Chris Tierney and Matt Nieto scored early goals and Joe Pavelski got another late score for the Sharks, who stared down the ghosts of their past playoff failures against Los Angeles and advanced to the second round for just the second time since 2011.


Wild clinch playoffs with 6-3 win over Sharks

FOX News

Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Ryan Suter scored 19 seconds in, Kirill Kaprizov scored for the fifth straight game and the Minnesota Wild clinched a playoff spot with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. "It's important for any team to enter the playoffs to be playing at the top of our game," Suter said. "I don't think now is the time to take our foot off the gas. There are things we need to work on and I'm sure we will work on those. Just trying to be consistent."


Sharks crush Predators to earn spot in their first Western Conference finals

Los Angeles Times

Captain Joe Pavelski got San Jose off to a fast start in Game 7 with his franchise record-tying ninth goal of the playoffs to send the Sharks to their first Western Conference finals in five years with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators on Thursday night. Joel Ward, Logan Couture, Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau also scored as San Jose bounced back from a lackluster loss in Game 6 to thoroughly dominate the Predators to reach the conference final for the fourth time in franchise history. Martin Jones made 20 saves for San Jose's first playoff shutout in six years. The home team won all seven games in this series. After blowing a 3-0 series lead to Los Angeles in 2014 in their most noteworthy in a long list of playoff collapses and missing the postseason entirely last year, the Sharks are now one round away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history.