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Sharks in position to sweep a first-round foe for second straight year — and one reason it would be a good thing if they did

Sharks in position to sweep a first-round foe for second straight year — and one reason it would be a good thing if they did

LOS ANGELES — The Sharks are in position to sweep a first-round playoff opponent for the second year in a row when they face the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night. Not saying it will happen or it has to happen. But there is one obvious reason why it would be a very good thing [...]
LA Kings Insider 5 hours ago

The View From San Jose

CSNBAYAREA.COM Kevin Kurz: Rewind: Kings better, but not good enough to beat Sharks The Sharks outshot Los Angeles 23-8 in the third, nearly winning in regulation on a late power play. Logan Couture said the Sharks saw the Kings team they figured they would see to when this series began, rather than...
Ottawa Citizen 14 hours ago

Patrick Marleau scores OT winner, and Sharks beat LA Kings 4-3 to take 3-0 series lead

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - After Patrick Marleau's fourth career playoff overtime goal silenced Staples Center for maybe the next-to-last time this season, the veteran San Jose Sharks forward attributed his knack for post-season heroics to one simple trait.
Jewels From The Crown 7 hours ago

Game Three Recap: Marleau's Deflected OT Winner Puts Kings on Brink

Patrick Marleau scores the overtime winner off of Slava Voynov's stick, crushing the spirits of a Kings team which finally kept up with San Jose. The Sharks lead the series 3-0.

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San Jose Mercury News 17 hours ago
San Jose Sharks go up 3-0 on Los Angeles Kings on Patrick Marleau's goal in overtime

San Jose Sharks go up 3-0 on Los Angeles Kings on Patrick Marleau's goal in overtime

Backhand goal by Patrick Marleau at 6:20 of overtime gives the San Jose Sharks a 4-3 playoff victory and a 3-0 series lead.
San Francisco Chronicle 18 hours ago

Sharks win in OT, go up 3-0 over Kings

Playing the role of playoff overtime hero is nothing new for Patrick Marleau. The longest-tenured Shark scored his fourth career sudden-death winner - a backhand goal on San Jose's only shot of OT - to give his team a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night and a 3-0 stranglehold on the first-round series. The Sharks, winners of five straight playoff overtime games and 10 of their past 11, can wrap up the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal Thursday when the Kings host Game 4. After surrendering two one-goal leads in regulation, Los Angeles pumped off the first...
San Jose Mercury News 19 hours ago

Sharks notebook: Patrick Marleau a finalist for Lady Byng Trophy

Patrick Marleau is nominated for the Lady Byng Trophy for the second time in his 16-year NHL career.

Joe Pavelski back on top line, Patrick Marleau named Lady Byng finalist and Raffi Torres’s thought on what Matt Cooke is going through

LOS ANGELES – Todd McLellan showed the Los Angles Kings what he wanted to show them this morning: Joe Pavelski back skating on the top line with Joe Thornton and Brent Burns. But McLellan cut off any serious questions about the topic – not that they would have generated any answers, serious or...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 22, 2014

Sharks' forward Raffi Torres understands what Minnesota Wild's Matt Cooke going through

Matt Cooke facing an NHL suspension after hit on Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie, and that brings back bad memories for San Jose Sharks' Raffi Torres.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 22, 2014

Joe Pavelski goes back to Sharks' first line

Joe Pavelski was back on the top line with Joe Thornton and Brent Burns on Tuesday morning as the Sharks prepared for Game 3 against the Los Angeles Kings
San Jose Mercury News Apr 22, 2014

Sharks' Patrick Marleau a Lady Byng award finalist

Sharks forward Patrick Marleau has been nominated by the NHL for the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded to the player 'adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.'
San Jose Mercury News Apr 21, 2014

Purdy: Sharks still Quick to praise L.A. Kings' goalie

San Jose Sharks being careful to say the right things about struggling Kings' goalie Jonathan Quick, but Sharks' captain Joe Thornton used the word 'weird' to describe Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Sharks now swimming in unfriendly waters, McLellan’s areas of concern, the Kings’ view at 0-2 — and more

SAN JOSE – Yes, it’s easy to get excited about a Sharks team that flew to Los Angeles this afternoon for Game 3 on Tuesday night after they outscored the Los Angeles Kings, 13-5, in grabbing the first two games of their seven-game series. But the Sharks themselves want to remind everybody that they...

Kings bank on home ice against Sharks

Can the Sharks take their successful game plan and establish it on the road before the Kings discover a successful formula at home? If San Jose can continue what has worked in two blowout wins at SAP Center, it will take overwhelming control of the best-of-seven Western Conference quarterfinal series. San Jose wasn't bad - 22-15-4 - away from SAP Center, where it went a West home-ice-best 29-7-5 in the regular season and won Games 1 and 2 by a combined score of 13-5. The Kings had identical 23-14-4 records at home and away in the regular season. When these two teams have met recently,...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 21, 2014

Sharks' Joe Pavelski began preparing for monster season last summer

San Jose Sharks' star Joe Pavelski spent a lot of time around the net during summer workouts with his former University of Wisconsin teammates, and that preparation has paid off in increased scoring.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 21, 2014

San Jose Sharks' speed has L.A. Kings rushing to make adjustments

Of San Jose's 13 goals in the first two games of Stanley Cup playoffs, 11 have been at even strength

Stanley Cup playoffs live updates: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 3, Tuesday at 7 p.m.

Keep up with all the action with live Twitter updates from Game 3 of the Stanley Cup playoff series between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.

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    Patrick Marleau scores OT winner, and Sharks beat LA Kings 4-3 to take 3-0 series lead

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    Joe Pavelski

    Sharks' Joe Pavelski began preparing for monster season last summer

  • Antti Niemi

    Antti Niemi

    Both teams say plan is to forget Game 1

  • Logan Couture

    Logan Couture

    Sharks rout Kings in Game 2, 7-2

  • Raffi Torres

    Raffi Torres

    San Jose Sharks get results from Raffi Torres, Tomas Hertl in lineup

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