2014 Playoffs

Sharks can't overreact to epic collapse

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While squandering a 3-0 series lead to the Kings certainly felt like the franchise's low point, the Sharks would truly hit rock bottom if they respond to the loss by blowing everything up.

This one's gonna leave a mark

San Jose's season ends in a devastating Game 7 loss after blowing a 3-0 series lead.

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Gameday Thread: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 7

It all comes down to this.

One More Time

The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings go at it in a winner-take-all game seven in San Jose.

Niemi is your Game 7 starter, as he should be

After watching Game 6 from the bench, Antti Niemi will start one of the most important games in franchise history.

Breaking down the Sharks' Game 6 loss

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 4-1 loss to Los Angeles in Game 6 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

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Gameday Thread: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 6

Win or go home...for a Game 7 on Wednesday.

Breaking down San Jose's Game 5 loss

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 3-0 loss to Los Angeles in Game 5 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

Sharks blow another chance to close out Kings

With an opportunity to close out the series on home ice, the Sharks hardly showed up and ended up losing both Game 5 and their best defenseman.

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Gameday Thread: Sharks vs. Kings, Game 5

San Jose can eliminate the Kings on home ice.

Game 5 Preview: Please don't screw this up

Sharks have a golden opportunity to close out the Kings on home ice.

Breaking down the Sharks' Game 4 loss

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 6-3 loss to Los Angeles in Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

Sharks can't eliminate LA, will try again Saturday

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Despite a late push, the Sharks were dealt a 6-3 loss in Game 4.

Breaking down the Sharks' Game 3 win

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 4-3 overtime victory over the Kings in Game 3 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal series.

Hertl, Marleau power Sharks to 3-0 series lead

Hertl tied Game 3 and Marleau won it to put the Kings on the brink of elimination.

Can the Sharks win at Staples Center?

The Sharks look to take a 3-0 stranglehold on their first-round series with the Kings, but will have to do so in a building where they've had little recent success.

Breaking down the Sharks' Game 2 win

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 7-2 win over Los Angeles in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

On Easter, McLellan had his come-to-Jesus moment

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It took a two-goal Sharks deficit but a lineup change that was a long time coming finally took shape last night and paid immediate dividends.

Breaking down San Jose's Game 1 win

Scoring chances, zone entries, zone exits and more from the Sharks' 6-3 win over Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

Thank You Robyn Regehr

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Los Angeles' worst defenseman had a spectacularly awful night.

Sharks vs. Kings Preview

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Our final analysis and predictions for the Sharks/Kings series prior to tonight's Game 1 in Vancouver.

Better Know a King: Tyler Toffoli

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Everyone knows Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and Jonathan Quick are the opponents to keep an eye on when the Sharks begin their first-round matchup with Los Angeles on Thursday. In this series of...

Dan Boyle's redemption could come in the playoffs

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After a lackluster campaign, Boyle returns to the part of the season where he's always thrived.

Better Know a King: Slava Voynov

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Everyone knows Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty and Jonathan Quick are the opponents to keep an eye on when the Sharks begin their first-round matchup with Los Angeles on Thursday. In this series of...

How concerning is the goaltending matchup?

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It's still uncertain who the Sharks will go with in Game 1 but we examine the disparity (or lack thereof) between probable starters Antti Niemi and Jonathan Quick.

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