Found May 17, 2013 on
Los Angeles Kings
San Jose Sharks
Just when it looked like San Jose was headed towards a split with the Los Angeles Kings on the road, 22 seconds that both the Sharks and their fans would like to forget sent them to their second straight loss in the second round of the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs.
A pair of late penalties led to the two power play goals in that brief 22 second window late in the third period by Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis and sank the Sharks hopes of returning to San Jose with the series tied at 1-1.
Despite the heartbreaking loss, the Sharks players did not appear all that disheartened. Asked how long it would take the Sharks to get over the loss and the 2-0 hole they find themselves in, Captain Joe Thornton responded “ten minutes.”
Thornton went on to explain, “We played well. We just didn’t win. We thought we deserved a better fate but that’s playoff hockey. They did their job. They got two at home. Now we have to go home and do our job. You get in penalty trouble later on, it happens, but now we...
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from the Sharks website,
The Sharks organization fully supports the NHL in its efforts to remove illegal and dangerous hits from the game but we strongly disagree with the NHL's decision to suspend Raffi Torres.
Upon review of the incident, it is abundantly clear that this was a clean hockey hit. As noted by the NHL, Raffi's initial point of contact was a shoulder...
San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was suspended for the rest of the Western Conference semifinal series against Los Angeles on Thursday for a hit to Kings forward Jarret Stoll's head.
Torres was assessed a minor penalty for charging for the second-period hit Tuesday night in the Kings' 2-0 victory in Game 1. Under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, Torres is considered...
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson says the organization disagrees with the NHL's decision to suspend forward Raffi Torres for a hit that knocked out Los Angeles forward Jarret Stoll.
Wilson said in a statement issued Friday that it is ''abundantly clear'' that Torres' check in Game 1 against Stoll was a clean hockey hit.
The NHL's Department...
Saturday night's contest was "Must Win" for the San Jose Sharks, a loss would put the team in a deep 3-0 hole against the defending Stanley Cup Champion, Los Angeles Kings and San Jose's season would certainly be over with in LA victory. Luckily, for the San Jose Sharks the power play was working in Game 3. Just after the ice was cleaned to start the game...
I said this the other day. --> I don't know... Raffi Torres doesn't leave his feet, he keeps his elbow in and he attempts to hit him in the torso, I think this call is based on reputation. Just for the record, I am not a Sharks fan by any stretch, I think the Chris Kelly elbow on James van Riemsdyk was worse and there wasn't a suspension for that hit. I am not...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Logan Couture scored a power-play goal 1:29 into overtime to help the San Jose Sharks bounce back from two losses in Los Angeles to beat the Kings 2-1 in Game 3 of their second-round series on Saturday night.
Dan Boyle scored a power-play goal early in the first period and Antti Niemi made 26 saves for the Sharks, who got the penalty calls to go in their...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Its been said that a referee is doing a good job when he goes unnoticed.
However, just three games into the second-round playoff series between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks, the officiating has become front and center.
With just four seconds left in regulation and the Kings already a man down, Kings forward Trevor Lewis was called for goaltender...
The San Jose Sharks climbed back into their second round series via a 2-1 OT win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night...
But the Associated Press's recap reports that the Kings were particularly upset with the ways in which the San Jose Sharks were awarded a 5-on-3 in overtime... Continue reading "Sharks’ OT win avoids 3-0 deficit, aggravates Kings,...
A photo of Darth Maul skating around during the Tampa Bay Lightning-San Jose Sharks pre-game has been making it’s way around the Internet and inspired the Grand Rapids Griffins to recreate the stick. Unfortunately the photo of Darth Maul is a photoshop, but that didn’t stop the Griffins from creating the stick.
The Griffins created a video of their equipment manager creating...
It appears that playing with Niklas Kronwall rubbed off on Brad Stuart. The San Jose Sharks defenseman laid Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams with this Kronwall-esque hit late in the first period. Stuart timed the hit perfectly and Williams could do nothing by the time he looked up and realized what was coming for him.
Jarret Stoll was unable to play tonight and is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury after taking a high hit from Raffi Torres late in the second period of the Kings’ 2-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 on Tuesday, so taking his spot as the centre on the third line with [...]
A dizzying 22-second span that led to a pair of Los Angeles power play goals turned what appeared to be destined to be a tied series into an 0-2 hole for the San Jose Sharks.
The Sharks players say it didn't take much longer than that for them to put their Game 2 collapse behind them and turn their focus to defending home ice the next two games so they can tie their second-round...