Sharks Head To 1st Cup Final After 5-2 Win Over BluesSan Jose Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night in Game 6 of the Western Conference final.
Sharks Need 1 Win Vs. Blues To Reach 1st Stanley Cup FinalPatrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with the San Jose Sharks since joining the NHL as an 18-year-old draft pick but never one quite like the next one.
Pavelski Scores Twice, Sharks Top Blues To Take 3-2 LeadJoe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night.
Blues Sticking With Allen In Game 5 Against SharksAllen was strong in Game 4 in his first start of the postseason, making 31 saves in a 6-3 victory in San Jose on Saturday night that knotted the series at two games apiece.
Blues Beat Sharks 6-3 To Even Series At 2 Games ApieceSt. Louis Blues bounced back from consecutive shutout losses to beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 on Saturday to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece.
Sharks Ride Top Line To 2-1 Series Lead Against BluesJoe Thornton and his linemates have managed to do what Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews and Jamie Benn couldn't in the first two rounds of the NHL playoffs: control the play against the St. Louis Blues.
Jones' 2nd Shutout Gives Sharks 2-1 Series Lead Over BluesThe San Jose Sharks a series lead for the first time in four trips to the Western Conference final with a 3-0 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 3 on Thursday night.
Sharks' Burns Scores 2 Power-Play Goals, Jones Gets ShutoutBrent Burns scored San Jose's first two power-play goals of the Western Conference finals and Martin Jones stopped 26 shots for his second shutout of the postseason.
Sharks Want More Penalties Called Vs Blues In Game 2 The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays in their Game 1 loss to open the Western Conference finals, and no call when Joe Thornton's bushy beard got tugged on by St. Louis Blues captain David Backes in the first period.
Elliott Leads Way, Blues Beat Sharks 2-1 In Game 1The Sharks were the best road team in the NHL in the regular season at 28-10-3, but have dropped four in a row on the road in these playoffs, including all three in the second round against Nashville.
Sharks Dominate From Start In 5-0 Game 7 Win vs. PredatorsCaptain Joe Pavelski got San Jose off to a fast start in Game 7 with his franchise record-tying ninth goal of the playoffs to send the Sharks to their first Western Conference final in five years with a 5-0 victory over the Nashville Predators.
Sharks Hope To Clinch Playoff Spot With Win Over BluesThe Sharks can clinch a playoff spot with a win over the Blues, or if Arizona loses in regulation tonight against Edmonton