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Sharks Aim For Game Six Clinch Against Preds

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1994, 2002, 2004, 2011, 2016. What do these five years have in common? These were postseasons that the San Jose Sharks had a 3-2 series lead going into Game 6 of the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The first two years were memorable… for the wrong reasons. 1994 ...

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Sharks Dominate in Pivotal Game 5

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The San Jose Sharks ousted the Nashville Predators Saturday night to secure a Game 5 victory and a 3-2 series lead. The Sharks have the opportunity to close the series out Monday night in Nashville. Both teams made lineup changes following the six-period game on Thursday. Peter Laviolette returned Mike Ribeiro to ...

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Same Old Sharks or Same Old Screw Job?

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I’ve been a Sharks fan since day one. Listened to Dan Rusanowsky calling the first Sharks game on KNEW 910 AM on my red “My Little Sony” Walkman. From back in 1991 to now, it just seems like our beloved San Jose Sharks end up getting the short end of ...

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Sharks, Predators Set For Series Changing Game Four

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Game 4 of a playoff series is always a critical crossroads. In rare cases, a team can have their season ended. This series isn’t going to be a sweep, but it can alter how the rest plays out. Tonight at 6pm, we find out whether the San Jose Sharks put ...

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Penalties Cost Sharks in Game 3

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The San Jose Sharks fell to the Nashville Predators by a score of 4-1 on Tuesday night. It was easily the Sharks’ worst performance of the postseason, and it landed them their first regulation loss of the playoffs. As expected, Nashville came out strong on home ice and dominated play ...

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Sharks Ready For Pesky Predators in Game 2

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From a Sharks fans perspective, the first forty minutes into Game 1 of the Western Conference Second Round, might have been boring, frustrating, disappointing. Then the third period began. Preds goalie Pekka Rinne looked like the Shark killer he has been in his entire career. A franchise tying five goal ...

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Sharks Beat Predators After Huge Third

Nov 3, 2015; San Jose, CA, USA;  San Jose Sharks right wing Joel Ward (42) takes a break in the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2nd period at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports Columbus won 5-2.

Tonight’s game should be remembered as the ‘Joel Ward Show’ because that’s exactly what it was. He led the Sharks to a 5-2 third period comeback win against the Nashville Predators in game 1 of the second round, netting a goal and an assist. The first period was mainly a ...

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What I Liked About the Sharks in Round 1

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So last night we finally found out who the San Jose Sharks will be playing in round 2: the Nashville Predators. And unlike last round, we are the favored to win this series! Easier said than done of course, but I think with what we saw against the Kings, the ...

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Pucknology’s Round Two Predictions

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: A close-up of the details on The Stanley Cup Trophy, photographed on April 17, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mann/NHLI via Getty Images)

Last year I reached out to a bunch of Sharks Writers/Bloggers to do a playoff round-table making predictions round by round.  I thought about doing that again but with all the smart people that contribute under the Pucknology umbrella including the Pucknology.net writing group, Teal Tinted Glasses, and Pucknology After Dark ...

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Sharks Vs. Kings Episode Four Begins in Los Angeles

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They’re still picking up confetti from the floor from Kobe Bryant’s last hurrah, as the San Jose Sharks begin their 19th quest for Lord Stanley. To go where no Sharks team has gone before, they will have to slay one of their biggest ghosts. We won’t talk about two years ...

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