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Associated PressLos Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) pushes the puck across the goal line to score against San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) and defenseman Dan Boyle (22) in the second period during Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs

Quick's LA Kings put Sharks on brink with 3-0 win

Jonathan Quick made 24 saves in his seventh career playoff shutout, and…

Associated PressLos Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) pushes the puck across the goal line to score against San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) and defenseman Dan Boyle (22) in the second period during Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Justin Braun (61) collides with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26)

Sharks have momentum back on their side heading into Game 5

The sixth-seeded Sharks were one goal away from being in a 3-0…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Justin Braun (61) collides with Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (26)
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi

Sharks tie series with 2-1 win over Kings

Brent Burns helped San Jose jump off to a fast start with…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi
AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle

NHL, Sharks still fighting uphill battle for coverage

So far, the Sharks’ Stanley Cup playoff series with the Los Angeles…

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

Logan Couture emerges as leader for Sharks

When Logan Couture limped off the ice in the middle of a…

AP Photo/Ben MargotSan Jose Sharks' Logan Couture
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau

LA Kings shock Sharks with 2 late goals

Captain Dustin Brown tied it with 1:43 left and Trevor Lewis scored…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks left wing Raffi Torres (13) celebrates his game winning goal over the Vancouver Canucks with San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) and defenceman Brent Burns (88) in game two of an NHL Western Conference quarter-final playoff hockey series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

Sharks' Torres suspended for rest of Kings series

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the rest of…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks left wing Raffi Torres (13) celebrates his game winning goal over the Vancouver Canucks with San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) and defenceman Brent Burns (88) in game two of an NHL Western Conference quarter-final playoff hockey series at Rogers Arena in Vancouver
Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeVidal Torres

L.A. Kings’ Stoll likely to miss Game 2 against Sharks

Raffi Torres spent the past year in San Jose trying to shake…

Courtesy of San Mateo County Sheriff's OfficeVidal Torres
AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard

Kings past Sharks 2-0 in opener

Jonathan Quick made 35 saves in his sixth career playoff shutout, and…

AP Photo/Mark J. TerrillSan Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard
Associated PressLos Angeles Kings' Dustin Penner celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles

Kings, Sharks prepared for California clash

Although Joe Thornton and Dustin Brown might not agree on much else…

Associated PressLos Angeles Kings' Dustin Penner celebrates his goal against the St. Louis Blues during the second period in Game 6 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series in Los Angeles
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Adam Burish

Fourth-line forward’s physical presence will be missed on the ice

The Sharks will begin the second round of the playoffs somewhat short-handed…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Adam Burish
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Sharks proving they have components to make a run at Stanley Cup

Do you still think the Sharks are too old, too slow and…

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Associated PressVancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider

Sharks sweep Canucks with 4-3 win in OT

Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal 13:18 into overtime and the San…

Associated PressVancouver Canucks goalie Cory Schneider
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi

Sharks look to close out Canucks with sweep

Sharks coach Todd McLellan sees no need to remind his team of…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton

Sharks surge to commanding 3-0 series lead

Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider’s…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton
Associated PressVancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin

Sharks look to seize control of series in Game 2

After becoming the first road team to post a victory this postseason,…

Associated PressVancouver Canucks' Henrik Sedin
Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks’ Joe Pavelski

Sharks draw first blood

Defenseman Dan Boyle scored a tie-breaking goal at 9:17 of the third…

Jay LaPrete/APThe Sharks’ Joe Pavelski
AP File PhotoThe team then turned its fortunes during an impressive closing stretch to the season that was fueled by strong goaltending from Antti Niemi.

Sharks take new identity into playoffs vs. Canucks

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks have searched for an identity…

AP File PhotoThe team then turned its fortunes during an impressive closing stretch to the season that was fueled by strong goaltending from Antti Niemi.
Getty Images File PhotoLogan Couture led the team with 21 goals in 48 games

Sharks will need to fix road woes in playoffs

The San Jose Sharks dropped their final two regular-season games, both on…

Getty Images File PhotoLogan Couture led the team with 21 goals in 48 games
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks center Logan Couture

Sharks clinch playoffs with 3-2 win over Stars

SAN JOSE — One month after being mired in ninth place in the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks center Logan Couture