5:36 AM EDT, Mon April 21, 2014
San Jose Mercury News 3 hours ago

Sharks get boost from fourth line

San Jose's fourth line of Mike Brown, Andrew Desjardins and Raffi Torres got comeback rolling in 7-2 NHL playoff win over the Los Angeles Kings
San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

Sharks' 4th line stands tall in 7-2 win

The home team won every game between the Sharks and Kings in last year's playoff series, so this series is a long way from being over. That pushed open the floodgates for the Sharks, who went on to score seven unanswered goals. Brown, who arrived in a trade with the Oilers for a fourth-round...
Fear The Fin 4 hours ago

Sharks crush Kings to take 2-0 series lead

San Jose scored seven times from seven different players, all against Jonathan Quick in one of the most lopsided playoff wins in Sharks history. In what can only be described as an all-out ass-whooping, the San Jose Sharks decimated the Los Angeles Kings hopes,...
San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Sharks crush Kings, take 2-0 series lead

After falling behind 2-0, the San Jose Sharks scored seven unanswered goals to beat the Los Angeles Kings 7-2 and take a 2-0 lead in their first-round NHL playoff series.
NHL 4 hours ago
Video: Henderson attends Kings-Sharks Game 2

Watch: Henderson attends Kings-Sharks Game 2

Baseball's all-time stolen bases leader and former Oakland Athletics great Ricky Henderson watches Game 2 between the Kings and Sharks at SAP Center.

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San Jose Mercury News 4 hours ago

Sharks notebook: In twist, injuries help Brad Stuart stay fresh

Veteran defenseman Brad Stuart says his 34-year-old body feels as good as it has in a long time.

Sharks roundup: A look at the fourth line, the need to put Game 1 behind them, and a reminder on the importance of faceoffs

SAN JOSE – No surprise that the lines at Saturday’s practice matched those in the 6-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1. The fourth line – Raffi Torres, Andrew Desjardins and Mike Brown – might not be together too long if Torres can handle the additional minutes and works his way up [...]
San Jose Mercury News Apr 19, 2014

Purdy: San Jose Sharks rookies make impact in playoffs

Tomas Hertl and Matt Nieto make huge contributions for the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 against the Los Angeles Kings.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 19, 2014

San Jose Sharks seeing value of hard-hitting fourth line

San Jose Sharks' physical play was a factor in their Game 1 win against the Los Angeles Kings.

Both teams say plan is to forget Game 1

About the only positive the Los Angeles Kings could take out of their lopsided loss Thursday night in their playoff opener against the Sharks was that no matter how poorly they played, it still only counted as one loss. The Kings gave up multiple odd-man rushes and couldn't get anything past Sharks goalie Antti Niemi until it was far too late. Quick was the biggest reason why the Kings knocked the Sharks out a year ago, limiting San Jose to 10 goals in seven games. Los Angeles finished with 69 - 12 more than any other team generated in a game this season - while San Jose matched a...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 19, 2014

Sharks expect stronger challenge from Kings in Game 2

San Jose Sharks ready for tougher contest after coasting to win over Los Angeles Kings in playoff opener

Sharks roundup: Niemi’s big save at the start, those 121 hits, and how players handled the power outage

SAN JOSE – Later than I would have preferred. No shortage of topics to pursue on this extra day between games, but I focused on Antti Niemi’s performance right out of the chute for the Saturday print edition. To my mind, that first save on Jeff Carter let both the bench and the fan base [...]
San Jose Mercury News Apr 18, 2014

Sharks' Niemi rewards team's faith in Game 1

San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi struggled late in the season and wasn't named the playoff starter against the Los Angeles Kings until game day, but he was on his game in San Jose's 6-3 victory in Game 1 of the NHL playoff series.

Live Stanley Cup playoffs chat: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 2, Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 18, 2014

Live Stanley Cup playoffs chat: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 2, Sunday at 6:30 p.m.

Join Curtis Pashelka for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Western Conference playofs between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings.
San Jose Mercury News Apr 18, 2014

San Jose Sharks-Los Angeles Kings has plenty of hits

If Game 1 is any indication the Sharks-Kings series will be a physical one.

Aftermath of 6-3 win in Game 1: McLellan more focused on first two periods than third, Sutter on his goalie’s performance

SAN JOSE — No, Todd McLellan wasn’t particularly happy about his team turning a 5-0 lead into a 6-3 victory. But he wasn’t all that upset about it either. You blame him? “Great game. we won,” he said. “We’ll talk about the third period. Obviously we were a little...
San Jose Mercury News Apr 18, 2014

Purdy: Torres' return worth the wait for Sharks

San Jose Sharks get jolt of energy from Raffi Torres, who makes his presence felt with a goal and physical play in Game 1 win over Los Angeles Kings.
Home Ice | SI.com Apr 18, 2014

Sharks get to Jonathan Quick, Kings early, hang on for 6-3 Game 1 Win

By Allan Muir The San Jose Sharks scored early and often, beating Jonathan Quick three times in the first period on the way to a 6-3 win in their series opener against the Los Angeles Kings Thursday night. Joe Thornton got the hosts on the board just 3:06 in with a deft deflection of a […]

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