Found May 06, 2013 on
San Jose Sharks
Detroit Red Wings
Having already swept the Vancouver Canucks on their ice in the first two games of the opening round of the playoffs, the San Jose Sharks brought the battle back to San Jose Sunday evening.
Having only lost at home twice in regulation all season, San Jose did not disappoint in a 5-2 thumping of Vancouver that gave the Sharks a commanding 3-0 series lead heading into their first shot at an elimination game Tuesday evening.
Joe Pavelski got things started in the first period with his first of two goals on the evening. He added a goal in the second period to push the Sharks lead to 2-0. Pavelski scored his first goal on the power-play with a two-man advantage. Logan Couture and Joe Thornton assisted.
Couture added a pair of power-play goals of his own in the third period and Patrick Marleau chipped in his third goal of the series, also in the third period, to take the final score to 5-2.
Vancouver scored behind Alexandre Burrows wrist shot in the second period and Dan Hamhuis wrist shot...
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San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan and his team have a chance to sweep the Vancouver Canucks out of the playoffs Tuesday night in Game 4 of their first-round series. But before the Sharks dispatch the Canucks, McLellan is making sure he can fire some return shots in a developing war of words.
The first shot was lobbed Monday afternoon when Vancouver defenseman Kevin Bieksa...
The San Jose Sharks showed no mercy against Vancouver Sunday night in game three of the Conference quarter finals putting up 5 goals to the Canuckâs 2.
Somebody should have sent the Canucks the memo that this is the playoffs and the team that loses doesnât advance to the next round.
The Canucks didnât play like a team that was down 2-0 in a best of seven series...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. The Arizona Rattlers took control early and put an end to the Jacksonville Sharks' perfect season Saturday night with a 58-48 victory in front of a season-high 11,076 fans at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
The Rattlers (6-1) used a pair of first-half defensive stops to build a 34-19 halftime advantage, and though the Sharks (6-1) scored first in...
Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider's return to the nets for Vancouver and the San Jose Sharks won their third straight game to open the playoffs, beating the Canucks 5-2 on Sunday night.
Pavelski scored the first two goals and Couture and Patrick Marleau added scores 9 seconds apart to break the game open early in the third period and give...
The Vancouver Canucks are one game from being eliminated in the first round for the second consecutive year. Apparently, frustration is starting to set in.
Vancouver captain Henrik Sedin, who has a reputation of being a squeaky-clean player, may have crossed a line in Game 3 on Sunday night against San Jose. The Canucks forward appeared to catch Sharks forward Logan Couture with...
I might have to admit, that I agree with Mike Milbury and Jeremy Roenick on this one here. I thought it was a bad call. I also thought that Sidney Crosby went down really easy. The word embellishment was on the tip of my tongue as well, after I saw the play live.
If I am not mistaken, they're kind of accusing Sidney Crosby of taking a bit of a dive there... Is that what others...
Kevin Bieksa made himself look stupid on Monday when he called out Logan Couture and Joe Thornton for what he believed to be embellishing. The Canucks defenseman accused Couture and Thornton of having no integrity for hockey and therefore weren’t real Canadians.
Couture said he doesn’t have to give a response to Bieksa because he let’s his play do the talking. Meantime, we...
This series hasn’t been going too well for the Canucks. They’re down 3-0 in the series and could see their season end Tuesday night. They have had mostly unrealiable goaltending. And it’s all coming at the hands to the Sharks, their mortal enemies.
So, needless to say, defenseman Kevin Bieksa is no doubt frustrated. That frustration boiled over on Monday after practice when...
Sometimes in sports, a story comes along that seems just way too crazy to be true. This time around, the story comes courtesy of Vancouver Canucks defenseman Kevin Bieksa.
While the Canucks have been accused of diving by many across the game in the last few seasons, it was Bieksa who came out and blasted two members of the San Jose Sharks, accusing them of diving in the two teams’...
The San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 in Game 3 of the Western Conference playoffs Sunday in San Jose, and took a commanding 3-0 series lead in the process. The Sharks held a narrow 2-1 lead heading into the second intermission. However, that changed quickly when the Sharks added goals by Logan Couture and Patrick Marleau just nine seconds apart early in the third...