Stanley Cup Final

San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer, center, watches during the third period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Sharks deal with sudden end to season after Cup final loss

ALAMEDA, Calif. — After a two-month playoff run that changed the perception…

 

The Sharks could only watch as the Penguins celebrated with the Stanley Cup. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Sharks’ dream run ends by watching Penguins celebrate

There’s only one winner. As we know so well. And so painfully,…

 

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones was a key player in Game 5 on Thursday. He will need to have a repeat performance in Game 6 on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Sharks know getting ahead early a key to survival

Throughout the Stanley Cup finals, San Jose Sharks players have made it…

 

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Point-less Pavelski must lead Sharks in Game 3

After losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup finals to…

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton talks to reporters during Stanley Cup Finals media day in Pittsburgh, Sunday May 29, 2016. The Sharks face off in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, May 30, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Long road to Cup Final ends for rebuilt Sharks and Penguins

PITTSBURGH — It wasn't supposed to take the San Jose Sharks this…

San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton talks to reporters during Stanley Cup Finals media day in Pittsburgh, Sunday May 29, 2016. The Sharks face off in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday, May 30, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) celebrates with Kelly Reif, widow of former Blackhawks equipment man Clint Reif, who died at his home in December, after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Lightning 2-0 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Blackhawks beat Lightning for another Stanley Cup title

CHICAGO — Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally…

Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya (27) celebrates with Kelly Reif, widow of former Blackhawks equipment man Clint Reif, who died at his home in December, after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final series on Monday, June 15, 2015, in Chicago. The Blackhawks defeated the Lightning 2-0 to win the series 4-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)