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The Sharks haven’t lost back-to-back games since 2015. If that trend continues, they’ll return home with a 3-1 series lead over the Predators. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

Sharks aim to maintain road magic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The NHL’s best road team is coming off its…


Nashville Predators center Ryan Johansen (92) and San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun (61) battle for the puck during the Game 3 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal playoff series Tuesday. (Mark Humphrey/AP)

Predators beat Sharks 4-1, pull within 2-1 in series

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Shea Weber scored the go-ahead goal and had an…


Timo Meier walks off the stage after being chosen ninth overall by the San Jose Sharks, during the first round of the NHL draft. (Alan Diaz/AP)

For Sharks, it’s first things last

The Sharks selected a kid named Mirco Meier in the first round…