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San Jose Sharks
St. Louis Blues
Martin Havlat scored his second goal of the game 3:34 into the second overtime as the visiting San Jose Sharks captured the opener of their Western Conference quarterfinal series with a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Andrew Desjardins also tallied, Ryane Clowe and defenseman Dan Boyle each notched two assists and Antti Niemi made 40 saves for the Sharks, who lost all four regular-season meetings with the Blues.
Clowe made a backhand pass from the outer edge of the left faceoff circle that bounced to Havlat, whose one-timer from the top of the circle beat Jaroslav Halak to the stick side for the winner. Havlat scored seven goals this campaign while limited to just 39 games due to a torn hamstring.
After a scoreless first period, San Jose converted a power-play opportunity just over six minutes into the second for its first goal at Scottrade Center this season.
With Blues forward David Perron serving a slashing penalty, Boyle unleashed a wrist shot from the top of the slot ...
BEST OF MAXIM
ST. LOUIS Their screams began behind closed doors, deep in the Scottrade Center after a crucial road victory. Not far away, a stunned crowd filed to the exits, silenced after winger Martin Havlat gave the San Jose Sharks reason to celebrate a statement triumph in their cramped locker room.
Before their 3-2 double-overtime victory Thursday, not much had gone right for the Sharks...
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Martin Havlat scored his second goal of the game 3:34 into the second overtime, giving the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series Thursday night.
Andrew Desjardins tied it for San Jose with 5:16 in regulation, banging in a one-timer from the slot from Tommy Wingels, and Dan Boyle had two assists. Antti Niemmi made...
Martin Havlat scored his second goal of the game 3:34 into the second overtime, giving the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues in Game 1 of their playoff series Thursday night.
Andrew Desjardins tied it for San Jose with 5:16 in regulation, banging in a one-timer from the slot from Tommy Wingels, and Dan Boyle had two assists. Antti Niemmi, who won a Stanley Cup...
The first round of Game One's are now said and done, and already we have seen three incredible overtime games. After Philadelphia's comeback thriller Wednesday night, it was pretty clear that this year's NHL Playoffs were set to be just a little more exciting than usual. And after Thurday night's round of games, we know that for a fact. Here are the recaps from the...
WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO what a game THAT was!
Whoever made this gif is a genius.
Double OT for game one? A comeback tie with less than 6 minutes left in the third? A 1st OT period that the Sharks survived ONLY because of Niemi? A win over the Blues in their barn? What a ride!Teams should hand out oxygen tanks for the playoffs so we can all keep breathing during the...
Thunder and lightening ripped through Northern California just about the time Double Overtime began in this incredible battle of wills and determination Thursday night.
This was no ordinary hockey match. But when are the Playoffs ever ordinary? Those who tried to say that the Sharks would fall easily because St Louis beat them in 4 out of 4 games during regular season...
Much like the Vancouver-Los Angeles series, the #2 vs. #7 matchup between the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues looks to be a lot closer than the team's seedings indicate. In one corner, we have the Blues who have quietly assembled a great foundation over the last few years and are now seeing it pay off as they are sitting pretty at #2 in the Western Conference. In the other...
I continue my analysis of the 1st round Stanley Cup playoff series by analyzing the playoff series between the St. Louis Blues and the San Jose Sharks.
The St. Louis Blues became the surprise team of the regular season, particularly after they hired Ken Hitchcock after a 6-7-0 start and catapulted themselves to the one of the top records in the National Hockey League (NHL). Hitchcock’s...
The Sharks beat the Blues 3-2 in 2OT with this Martin Havlat goal, his second of the game.