The Sharks eked out a 3-2 victory over the Canucks after a shootout Tuesday. It was the Sharks’ second-straight victory, which is great given that it was the first time that happened this season in a month that doesn’t end with -anuary.
But, by most accounts, San Jose stole the game from Vancouver. Thanks to rare goals from, of all people, freaking Scott Gomez and Adam Burish, gutsy penalty killing late by Brad Stuart and another sensational performance between the pipes by Antti Niemi, the Sharks managed to leave Rogers Arena with two points despite being outplayed throughout most of the game by their opponent. Really, the Sharks got lucky.
This was the opinion conveyed by both Bret Hedican and Ray Ratto on CSN immediately following the game. But by the time they kicked it to Randy Hahn and Drew Remenda in Vancouver, Remenda was visibly incredulous—practically insulted—after hearing his colleagues. Here was his forceful rebuttal:
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