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Chris Carlson/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi has been pulled from the past two games against the Kings

Amid goalie questions, Sharks look to finish off Kings in Game 6

SAN JOSE -- The Sharks started their playoff run with a chance…

Chris Carlson/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi has been pulled from the past two games against the Kings
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks confident with chance to sweep LA Kings

Joe Thornton and the Sharks have been in command of many playoff…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
Chris Carlson/APKings right winger Justin Williams

Sharks unable to eliminate Kings in Game 4

Justin Williams and Marian Gaborik scored two goals apiece, and the Los…

Chris Carlson/APKings right winger Justin Williams
AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard

Sharks beat Kings 4-3 in OT, take 3-0 series lead

Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San…

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

A Kings regroup at home after SJ Shark attack

Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are home from a two-game…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle

Sharks take 2-0 series lead with 7-2 win vs. Kings

Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Logan Couture

Sharks beat Kings 6-3 in Game 1

Tomas Hertl and Raffi Torres both scored in their first game together…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Logan Couture
AP Photo/Jae C. HongSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi

Sharks take goalie questions into rematch vs. Kings

For more than a decade there have been no questions about who…

AP Photo/Jae C. HongSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks’ Torres uncertain for playoff opener

Raffi Torres is making progress but it’s still unclear whether he’ll play…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks to open playoffs against Kings on Thursday

The Sharks knew last week they’d be playing the Los Angeles Kings…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks rookie Hertl reportedly may return for playoffs

The Sharks could be getting a little more firepower just in time…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Ducks beat Sharks 5-2, clinch Pacific title

Patrick Maroon scored two goals, John Gibson made 36 saves in his…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks head into division showdown vs. Anaheim

The Sharks have no more margin for error if they hope to…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Logan Couture

Sharks beat Kings 2-1 in possible playoff preview

Captain Joe Thornton set the tone by dishing out hits almost every…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Logan Couture
AP Photo/Tony AvelarSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard (15) battles for the puck against Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks (23) and defenseman Mark Fraser (5) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday

Marleau's goal lifts Sharks past Oilers 5-4

Patrick Marleau scored his 32nd goal of the season with 7:29 left…

AP Photo/Tony AvelarSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard (15) battles for the puck against Edmonton Oilers center Matt Hendricks (23) and defenseman Mark Fraser (5) during the first period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Enstrom’s late goal helps Jets beat Sharks 4-3

Tobias Enstrom scored a power-play goal with 3:36 remaining in the third…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year
AP Photo/The Canadian Press

Pavelski has 3 goals, 4 points in Sharks win

Joe Pavelski scored three goals and set up another as the San…

AP Photo/The Canadian Press
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks lose in shootout, but clinch playoff spot

The Sharks clinched a playoff spot by getting a point in a…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks signed goalie Alex Stalock to a two-year

Sharks take over first place in Pacific Division

Brent Burns scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:59 to play to help…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezFlorida Panthers' Brandon Pirri (73) scores past San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31)

Panthers beat Sharks 3-2

Brandon Pirri scored one goal and set up another in a 17-second…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezFlorida Panthers' Brandon Pirri (73) scores past San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31)