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2013 Playoffs

Vlasic played with injured right foot

Despite suffering a hairline fracture, Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic turned in an inspiring performance during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Quick but Painful: Sharks eliminated in Game 7

Fourteen third period shots weren't enough for the Sharks to dethrone the Kings in a deciding Game 7.

Sharks vs. Kings Preview: Keys to Game 7

With a 2-1 victory on home ice, the Sharks have forced a final, do-or-die contest for all the marbles.

Sharks shutdown Kings, survive to force game seven

With their backs against the wall, the Sharks find a way to beat Jonathan Quick and the Kings 2-1 to force a game 7 in this awesome series.

Sharks vs. Kings Game 6 Preview: Calculated risks

On the brink of elimination, will all the risks the Sharks have taken finally pay off? It's win or go home time in San Jose tonight at 5 pm.

Sharks vs. Kings, Game 5: By the numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 3-0 loss to Los Angeles in Game 5 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

Sharks on the brink after 3-0 loss

An impressive performance by the defending champions puts the Sharks on the brink of elimination heading into Sunday's Game 6 in San Jose.

Game 5 Preview: Series lead up for grabs

It's a brand-new series, in the sense that it's actually the same series but with fewer games remaining. At any rate, San Jose looks to take a crucial Game 5 tonight in L.A. to put themselves on the verge of victory.

Sharks vs. Kings, Game 4: By the Numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 2-1 win over Los Angeles in Game 4 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

Sharks win game four, head back to LA

Sharks vs. Kings, Game 3: By the Numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 2-1 overtime win over Los Angeles in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

Couture comes back with a game winner in OT

After getting shaken up and leaving the game in the middle of the second period, Logan Couture returns and scores the game winning goal in overtime as the Sharks defeat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1.

Sharks vs. Kings Game 3 Preview: It's about time

After a 22 second collapse put the Sharks down 2-0 in the series, it seemed like game 3 couldn't come soon enough. Now it's time for the Sharks and Kings to take their battle to San Jose. Puck drops at 6:00 pm.

Sharks collapse late in the third, trail Kings 2-0

Despite holding a 3-2 lead late in the third period, penalty trouble cost the Sharks their first win of the series.

Torres suspended for remainder of Kings series

Raffi Torres was suspended for the remainder of the second round for his hit on Kings center Jarret Stoll.

Sharks vs. Kings Game 2 Preview: Torres Out

Raffi Torres won't be in the Sharks lineup tonight in Los Angeles as they look to tie their second round series with the Kings.

Sharks vs. Kings, Game 1: By the Numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 2-0 loss to Los Angeles in Game 1 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

Sharks can't beat Quick, drop Game 1

Despite a third period surge, the Sharks were handed their first loss of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs and now trail the Kings 1-0 in their Conference Semifinal series.

Sharks vs. Kings: Series Preview

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

Schedule announced, series begins Tuesday

A breakdown of the recently announced series schedule for the second-round matchup between San Jose and Los Angeles.

Bring On The Kings

It's Sharks vs. Kings in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Sharks vs. Canucks: Series Review

With the identity of their second-round opponent set to be revealed tonight, we look back at the Sharks' four-game first round sweep of the Vancouver Canucks.

Friday Night playoff Open thread

Across the SB Nation NHL network this week, NBC Sports is sponsoring a series about playoff hockey and superstition. Here's our contribution, which also serves as our Friday night playoff open thread.

Sharks sweep Canucks with gutsy performance

As he always seems to do in the playoffs, Patrick Marleau came through for the Sharks in overtime after Joe Pavelski tied it late, sending San Jose to the second round.

Sharks vs. Canucks: On the verge of a sweep

Somehow, the Sharks find themselves on the brink of eliminating the Canucks before the playoffs are even a week old. They'll attempt to complete the first sweep in franchise history tonight at the Tank.

Sharks vs. Canucks, Game 3: By the numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 5-2 win over Vancouver in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

Sharks rout Canucks to take 3-0 stranglehold

With one of the greatest postseason performances in franchise history, the Sharks moved one win away from sweeping the Vancouver Canucks out of the first round.

Sharks prepared to take series stranglehold

Behind strong play by Patrick Marleau and Antti Niemi, San Jose has the chance to move one game closer to a first round win after taking two in Vancouver.

Analyzing Zone Exits: The Pressured Breakout

Analyzing the key strategies the Sharks employ to get out of the D-zone cleanly.

Sharks vs. Canucks, Game 2: By the numbers

A look at the numbers behind the Sharks' 3-2 overtime victory over Vancouver in Game 2 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

Torres, Niemi, Marleau lead Sharks to 2-0 lead

The San Jose Sharks took a two game series lead with some late game heroics.

Sharks vs. Canucks: Three questions

After a 3-1 victory in Game 1, the Sharks look to head back to San Jose with a 2-0 stranglehold of a series lead.