So far, the Sharks’ Stanley Cup playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings is giving hockey nuts everything they could ask for: drastic momentum swings, rock’em, sock’em play, a controversial suspension, a wounded hero and dazzling performances from two of the game’s best goalies. Read More
There is one element the experts ignored in analyzing the second-round playoff series between the San Antonio Spurs and Warriors: The Spurs are an old team on probably their last run with Tim Duncan and the Warriors are a young, improving team. Read More
SAN JOSE — Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:37 remaining to give the Columbus Blue Jackets a big boost in their push for the playoffs with a 4-3 victory over the Sharks on Sunday night. Read More
OAKLAND — One word was repeated by Warriors forward David Lee over and over on Thursday. When Stephen Curry used the same word in describing the team’s plan in their playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, which begins Saturday, it was clear the team knew how they want to approach what will be the first playoff game for most of them. Read More
DALY CITY — Back-to-back second-period goals by the Alaska Aces sunk the San Francisco Bulls in Game 3 of their first-round Kelly Cup playoff series against the ECHL’s top team.
The Aces bounced back from Thomas Heemskerk’s Game 2 shutout with a 4-1 win Thursday, taking a 2-1 series lead over the Bulls. Read More
DALY CITY — Thomas Heemskerk didn’t know if he’d be starting in between the pipes for Game 2 of the San Francisco Bulls’ first-round playoff series with the Alaska Aces when he awoke on Saturday morning. He had surrendered four goals on 28 shots in Game 1 and coach Pat Curcio yanked him after 35 minutes. Read More
DALY CITY — Dean Ouellet is back in town and the San Francisco Bulls are keeping forward Tommy Grant for the playoffs. But top-scorer Peter Sivak is staying in Worcester for at least another week. Read More
Playoff hockey is around the corner and the San Francisco Bulls are gearing up for a first-round series against the top-seeded Alaska Aces. Read More
For a moment, the pessimists’ worst nightmare appeared to be coming to life.
Stephen Curry slapped the court at Oracle Arena on Saturday after rolling his twice-surgically-repaired right ankle, and the gesture seemed like a perfect illustration of the frustration Warriors fans were experiencing across the Bay Area.
There’s no questioning how badly Billy Cundiff wants another chance in the playoffs after the way last season ended.
Cundiff and the Baltimore Ravens stayed home after he missed a potential tying 32-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the AFC Championship Game and New England went to the Super Bowl last season instead. Read More