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San Jose Sharks Pushed to Brink of Elimination with 3-1 Defeat

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This was obviously not the ideal position the San Jose Sharks wanted to find themselves in, but it happened. Looking to even the series at 2 games apiece, the Sharks instead found themselves trailing 3-1 in the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins facing a do-or-die Game 5. Here’s how it happened. The Sharks looked ...

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San Jose Sharks Fall 2-1 in OT, Penguins Lead Series 2-0

Pittsburgh Penguins' Matt Murray (30) makes a save against the San Jose Sharks' Patrick Marleau (12) as Joonas Donskoi (27) gets checked by Ben Lovejoy (12) in the third period of Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Monday, May 30, 2016. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)

The San Jose Sharks had a chance to split the series at 1 game apiece in Pittsburgh against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Unfortunately, it was the Pens that came out on top yet again. Here’s how it all unfolded. Despite getting off to a decent start, the Penguins were still able to work their ...

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Martin Jones, San Jose Sharks Shutout Blues in Game 3

The San Jose Sharks'  Tomas Hertl (48) celebrates 3-0 goal against the St. Louis Blues in the third period of Game of the NHL Western Conference finals at SAP Center in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday, May 19, 2016. (Josie Lepe/Bay Area News Group)

The San Jose Sharks knew they were going to be up against a desperate St. Louis Blues team, and during the first half of the first period, the Blues showed up with their usual grinding and hard forechecking game. However, Martin Jones was up to the task. The Sharks finally getting their legs ...

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Killer Instinct: Have the San Jose Sharks Found a New Gear?

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It was an absolute throttling of the Nashville Predators at SAP Center. The San Jose Sharks had struggled on home ice coming into the postseason, but have finally rediscovered their dominance in Sharks Territory at just the right time with a 5-1 record at home (and a 5-game winning streak). ...

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San Jose Sharks Oust Predators in Game Seven

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After a disappointing Game 6, the San Jose Sharks went into the Shark Tank for Game 7 knowing all too well that their season was on the line. The Nashville Predators were ready to pull off perhaps yet another effort to defeat a California team in seven games, having already ...

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With Mike Brown Gone, Sharks Have Luxury of Rolling Four Lines

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Two days ago, hockey insider Bob McKenzie tweeted Mike Brown‘s name as one of the six players who were placed onto the waiver wire on Sunday. Yesterday, it was also on Twitter that the Montreal Canadiens had claimed him. Head scratcher for them or not, Sharks fans who’d desperately wanted him ...

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Sharks Continue Road Trip Against Panthers in First of Back-To-Backs

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After a big win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks continue their road trip in Florida as they travel to the city of Sunrise, host to the red-hot Florida Panthers. Despite losing 3 of their last 5 games, the Panthers are still a really good team, and lead the Atlantic Division ...

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