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San Jose Sharks fans love their team in the postseason. In Pittsburgh, hockey is religion. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

’Guins, Fins make odd Stanley Cup-ple

Welcome to the Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the…

 

Melker Karlsson, right, celebrates with center Patrick Marleau before eliminating the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Friday. The Sharks must await their next opponent, either the Nashville Predators or Anaheim Ducks. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Sharks forced to play waiting game after eliminating Kings

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks are happy to wait a…

 

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) celebrates with Kelly Reif, widow of former Blackhawks equipment man Clint Reif, who died at his home in December, after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Lightning 2-0 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Blackhawks beat Lightning for another Stanley Cup title

CHICAGO — Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally…

 

Rich Pedroncelli/AP File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks have traded forward Andrew Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Ben Smith in a swap of fourth-line players

Sharks trade Desjardins to Blackhawks for Smith

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks have traded forward Andrew Desjardins…

Rich Pedroncelli/AP File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks have traded forward Andrew Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Ben Smith in a swap of fourth-line players
Andrew A. Niles/AP File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks have traded forward Andrew Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Ben Smith in a swap of fourth-line players

Slumping Sharks deal away players before trade deadline

SAN JOSE — With their playoff position in peril, the San Jose…

Andrew A. Niles/AP File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks have traded forward Andrew Desjardins to the Chicago Blackhawks for forward Ben Smith in a swap of fourth-line players
Nam Y. Huh/APSharks right wing Adam Burish (37) shoots against Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the first period.

Sloppy first period costs Sharks in loss to Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- Defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk, Brent Seabrook and Niklas Hjalmarsson scored…

Nam Y. Huh/APSharks right wing Adam Burish (37) shoots against Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the first period.
Charles Rex Arbogast/APThe Los Angeles Kings celebrate after defeating Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in the overtime period in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.

Kings beat Blackhawks in Game 7 to advance to Stanley Cup finals

CHICAGO -- When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is…

Charles Rex Arbogast/APThe Los Angeles Kings celebrate after defeating Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in the overtime period in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals.
Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty ImagesAdam Levine appears on NBC News' 'Today' show.

Justin Bieber is certainly taking the piss

Justin Bieber has had another banner week, this time peeing in a…

Peter Kramer/NBC/NBC NewsWire via Getty ImagesAdam Levine appears on NBC News' 'Today' show.
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

Blackhawks, Bruins head into Game 6 without stars

BOSTON — Jonathan Toews watched the end of the fifth game of…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

High-scoring Game 4 flips script on Stanley Cup

CHICAGO — So much for all the talk about the impenetrable goalies,…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

After 10 periods, time for Stanley Cup Game 3

BOSTON — Tyler Seguin knew something had to be said. And he…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

Bruins beat Blackhawks in Game 3 to seize 2-1 series lead

BOSTON — Tuukka Rask shut out the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

Blackhawks survive to win triple-overtime thriller in Game 1

CHICAGO — A double deflection gave the Chicago Blackhawks a triple-overtime win…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

Stanley Cup finals offer something for everyone

Two franchises, rich in history, talent and star power. Two winning teams…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year