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Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after beating the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday. The Penguins won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Sharks’ Stanley Cup hopes eliminated

SAP CENTER —  The Stanley Cup Final ended with thousands disappointed in…

Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after beating the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Sunday. The Penguins won 3-1 to win the series 4-2. (Eric Risberg/AP)
San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones was a key player in Game 5 on Thursday. He will need to have a repeat performance in Game 6 on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Sharks know getting ahead early a key to survival

Throughout the Stanley Cup finals, San Jose Sharks players have made it…

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones was a key player in Game 5 on Thursday. He will need to have a repeat performance in Game 6 on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cullen, left, moves the puck past San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, June 6, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. Pittsburgh won, 3-1. (Ben Margot/AP)

Sharks in too deep

SAP CENTER — The San Jose Sharks fell apart Monday night at…

Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Cullen, left, moves the puck past San Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals on Monday, June 6, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. Pittsburgh won, 3-1. (Ben Margot/AP)
Sharks fans celebrate after Joonas Donskoi netted the winning goal in overtime to lead San Jose over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks bite back: Donskoi’s overtime goal lifts San Jose over Pittsburgh

SAP CENTER — Joonas Donskoi’s overtime goal in Game 3 has given…

Sharks fans celebrate after Joonas Donskoi netted the winning goal in overtime to lead San Jose over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Point-less Pavelski must lead Sharks in Game 3

After losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup finals to…

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)