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A man cheers after walking through an inflatable shark outside SAP Center before the start of Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins in San Jose, Monday, June 6, 2016. (Eric Risberg/AP)

San Who-Dey Is Big Loser in Stanley Cup Final

CLEVELAND - There are a number of real hockey markets that deserve…

 

Joonas Donskoi celebrates after scoring a goal against the St. Louis Blues during the third period in Game 6 on Wednesday. The Sharks won 5-2. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Sharks earn first Stanley Cup finals berth in team history

And so a quarter-century of silence is over. That’s a figure of…

 

Patrick Marleau knows how important the Sharks’ first Stanley Cup finals berth would be for the organization. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Sharks one win away from first Stanley Cup finals

SAN JOSE — Patrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with…

 

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) celebrates after scoring a goal during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals against the St. Louis Blues, Monday, May 23, 2016, in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

ST. LOUIS — All the time Joe Pavelski has spent practicing his…

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski (8) celebrates after scoring a goal during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals against the St. Louis Blues, Monday, May 23, 2016, in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Tomas Hertl celebrates his goal with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Joe Pavelski (8) during Game 3 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks blank Blues again, take 2-1 series lead

SAN JOSE — For a San Jose team whose playoff struggles have…

Tomas Hertl celebrates his goal with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Joe Pavelski (8) during Game 3 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Joel Ward and St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny battle for

For Sharks, it’s power play or perish

SAN JOSE — When Peter DeBoer took over as coach in San…

Joel Ward and St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny battle for
Nick Spaling (16) watches the puck as his teammate center Tommy Wingels (57) scores a shot against St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) during the first period of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Sharks take advantage of power plays, tie series

ST. LOUIS — The San Jose Sharks got their power play revved…

Nick Spaling (16) watches the puck as his teammate center Tommy Wingels (57) scores a shot against St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) during the first period of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
St. Louis Blues center David Backes, right, scores a goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Sunday, May 15, 2016, in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Elliott leads way, Blues beat Sharks 2-1 in Game 1

ST. LOUIS — Brian Elliott had another standout game in net, David…

St. Louis Blues center David Backes, right, scores a goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Sunday, May 15, 2016, in St. Louis. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
The Sharks and Blues played Game 1 like the Western Conference Finals would be a long series. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Sharks want more penalties called on Blues

ST. LOUIS — The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays…

The Sharks and Blues played Game 1 like the Western Conference Finals would be a long series. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Martin Jones will be key if the Sharks make their first-ever Stanley Cup finals. (Ben Margot/AP)

Playoff redemption awaits winner of Sharks-Blues series

SAN JOSE — One of the playoff-success challenged franchises in St. Louis…

Martin Jones will be key if the Sharks make their first-ever Stanley Cup finals. (Ben Margot/AP)
The excitement of the NBA Playoffs can finally get under way with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors ready to do battle in the Western Conference Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

’Bout time: NBA needs Thunder-Warriors clash

OK, now that the jayvee games are over finally, can we start…

The excitement of the NBA Playoffs can finally get under way with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Golden State Warriors ready to do battle in the Western Conference Finals. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Tom Gannam/Ap PhotoSt. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie (74) looks to shoot the puck as San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) defends in the second period

Blues blast Sharks 7-2 for third straight win

ST. LOUIS -- T.J. Oshie hasn't seen anything like this before in…

Tom Gannam/Ap PhotoSt. Louis Blues' T.J. Oshie (74) looks to shoot the puck as San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) defends in the second period
Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year

Sharks cap off season sweep of Blues with 4-2 win

Joe Pavelski scored the first of three straight goals by San Jose,…

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

Sharks’ Boyle returns to San Jose after spending night in hospital

Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle was alert and responsive on Wednesday after 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

Sharks improve to 6-0 by routing the Blues

The Sharks had little to complain about in the early stages of…

Gary Wiepert/AP file photoThe Sharks added left winger John Scott (32)  on Wednesday on a one-year
AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) celebrates with teammate Joe Thornton after scoring the go-ahead goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday

Sharks will put perfect record on the line

Two of the NHL’s three teams with perfect records face off today…

AP Photo/Marcio Jose SanchezSan Jose Sharks' Brent Burns (88) celebrates with teammate Joe Thornton after scoring the go-ahead goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Ottawa Senators on Saturday