Found April 20, 2012 on Outside the Boxscore:
San_jose_sharks_652f

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski is one pretty tough dude but even he can't avoid the pain that a high stick to the face gives.

In the second period of last night's Sharks/Blues game four, Pavelski took a high stick from Barret Jackman and felt a wee bit of whiplash:

THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

The Sharks are down 3-1…is that all there is?

The Sharks’ audience didn’t leave early in such great numbers last night, not the way they did as Game 3 stumbled to the finish.  Sure, the Sharks were only down by one goal for most of the game, they were never down by three.  Still, I like to think people stayed because that was very likely the last game they would see this season.  It hasn’t gone on long enough to feel...

Sharks Still Have One More Chance

from Ray Ratto of CSNBayArea, Todd McLellan made all the adjustments a coach can possibly make between Games 3 and 4 of this Western Conference quarterfinal series, but the one change he needed to make, he couldn’t. As a result, he left HP Pavilion and headed east with his team, this quote ringing in the rafters: “We have to feel good about the way we played, (and) s—-ty...

Blues capitalizing on special teams play

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks are looking to change things up after dropping two straight games to the St. Louis Blues in their first-round series. The Sharks tinkered with lines and lineup changes at practice Wednesday in an indication of possible alterations for Game 4 on Thursday when they look to tie the series at two games apiece. Patrick Marleau moved from top...

San Jose And St. Louis Have Reasons To Win

from Pierre LeBrun of ESPN, The Blues-Sharks first-round series has reached its first critical moment. “We’ve got to win,” Sharks captain Joe Thornton said Thursday morning after his team’s optional skate. “We’re down 2-1, and we need to win this home game. That’s the bottom line.” “It’s a big game, for sure,” Sharks winger Martin Havlat added. “We just...

Cam Gore: Sharks are one game away from a disappointing season

The Sharks fell to the St. Louis Blues by the score of 2-1 in another one goal game to fall behind 3-1 in the best of seven series. It was a game that the Sharks once again had their looks and their opportunities to score but they were unable to capitalize. Overall San Jose played a pretty solid game, but this time of year that doesn’t count for much. “It’s...

Is It Time For Change In San Jose?

Earlier today, the San Jose Sharks lost to the St. Louis Blues 3-1, and were eliminated from the playoffs in five games. In the beginning of the season, many thought the Sharks would be one of the league's top guns and challenge for the Stanley Cup.Instead they will be getting a little extra time to practice their swing on the golf course this summer.Over the last five seasons...
NHL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.