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Tommy Wingels #57 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates his goal with Tye McGinn #25 of the San Jose Sharks to take a 1-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings during the first period at Staples Center on October 8, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Sharks Crash Stanley Cup Celebration, Shut Out Kings In Season Opener

Tommy Wingels scored two goals, Antti Niemi made 34 saves in his 28th career shutout, and the San Jose Sharks crashed the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup banner celebration with a 4-0 victory in the season opener Wednesday night.

10/08/2014

San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Five

Sharks Open New Season Wednesday Against Kings Team That Ended Last One

With most of the 2013-14 team returning, the Kings begin their title defense against the visiting Sharks on Wednesday night.

10/08/2014

Cal Golden Bears new athletic logo. (CBS Sports)

Cal Women’s Field Hockey Players Threaten Lawsuit After University Gives Field To Football Team

Three members of the women’s field hockey team at Cal Berkeley are threatening to sue the university because it took away their field and decided to give a new field to the school’s football team.

10/02/2014

Justin Braun of the San Jose Sharks and Tanner Pearson of the Los Angeles Kings go for the puck in Game Seven of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 30, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

San Jose Sharks Awarded Outdoor Game, To Face LA Kings At Levi’s Stadium In February

The Sharks have been awarded their first outdoor game, and will host the Los Angeles Kings at Levi’s Stadium on February 21, 2015.

08/06/2014

Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks shoots on goal against the Minnesota Wild during the second period at SAP Center on December 12, 2013 in San Jose. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Sharks’ Pavelski Voted To All NHL 2nd Team

San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski was named Tuesday to the National Hockey League All-Star 2nd Team, the equivalent of football’s All-Pro team.

06/25/2014

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6 Of The Most Devastating Team USA Losses In History

You win some and you lose some, but these losses hurt and they hurt bad. And let’s be honest, Sunday’s match against Portugal felt like a defeat …

06/23/2014

Stanley Cup Kiss

LA Kings Win Stanley Cup On Martinez’ Double-OT Goal

The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Friday night.

06/13/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 30: Matt Irwin #52 and goalie Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks stop the Los Angeles Kings from scoring in the first period in Game Seven of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 30, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks Stumble, Lose Stanley Cup Playoff Series To Kings In Game 7

Anze Kopitar scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick made 39 saves to cap the Los Angeles Kings’ historic comeback from three games down with a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series Wednesday night.

04/30/2014

SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 17: Joe Thornton #19 and Joe Pavelski #8 of the San Jose Sharks celebrate after Thornton scored a goal on Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in Game One of the First Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 17, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

After 3-0 Lead, Sharks Face Do-Or-Die Game 7

It should come as no shock that the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks are preparing for a Game 7 of their first-round series considering how tightly contested this fierce California rivalry has been over the last few years.

04/30/2014

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