Matt Nieto

Joel Ward (42) celebrates after scoring against the Nashville Predators in the third period of Game 1 on Friday. San Jose won 5-2. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks fall behind early, dominate late, take 1-0 series lead

SAN JOSE — Since early in his career in Nashville, the playoffs…


Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSharks left wing Matt Nieto (83) celebrates his go-ahead goal with 11.5 seconds left against the Flyers.

Nieto's late goal lifts Sharks past Flyers

SAN JOSE -- Matt Nieto scored the tiebreaking goal with 11.5 seconds…


AP Photo/Mel EvansSan Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock (32) watches the puck as New Jersey Devils' Andy Greene (6) lines up a shot during the third period of an NHL hockey game on Sunday

Nieto scores go-ahead goal as Sharks beat Devils

Two days after being a healthy scratch against Buffalo, Matt Nieto had…