Patrick Marleau scored a power-play goal 13:18 into overtime and the San Jose Sharks completed their first playoff sweep in franchise history, beating the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 Tuesday night.
Raffi Torres scored at 5:31 of overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 2 of their playoff series Friday night.
Canucks coach Alain Vigneault is looking for his team to put more pressure on Sharks goalie Antti Niemi. Vancouver’s best chances came mainly from outside in Game 1, and the coach wants his players to move the puck up ice and crash the net.
Whether or not the Vancouver Canucks’ random cheating accusations against the San Jose Sharks are true or not, the Sharks in Game 1 were too fast, had too many scoring opportunities and had a goalie who was too locked in.
Minnesota Wild goaltender doesn’t want to be considered the NHL’s only player with multiple sclerosis, he just wants to be recognized for stopping the puck.
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Dan Boyle and Patrick Marleau scored in the third period for the San Jose Sharks, who rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Wednesday night in the first-round Western Conference series opener.
The Vancouver Canucks don’t know who their goaltender will be Wednesday night when they host Game 1 of this series against the San Jose Sharks as Cory Schneider tries to recover from an undisclosed injury in time to make the start.
The San Jose Sharks will have to quickly figure out how to win on the road — at least once in this series vs. the Canucks — if they are going to advance. They were 17-2-5 at home but only 8-13-2 on the road, though one of the wins was in Vancouver.
The San Jose Sharks have searched for an identity on their journey through this lockout-shortened season. “I think we’ve got more of an identity right now,” forward Tommy Wingels said. “We really do.