5 reasons why this is the most exciting San Jose Sharks team in years

For the first time in franchise history, the San Jose Sharks are heading to the Stanley Cup Finals. The Sharks hardly have the history that some of the greatest franchises in the NHL possess, but this trip to the Finals still seems like it was a long time coming for San Jose. The Sharks have made the playoffs in all but six years throughout their 25-year history, yet they have never...
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LET'S GO SHARKS! @SanJoseSharks #TurnUpTheTank #SJSharks #SilenceTheBlues — Metallica (@Metallica) May 26, 2016 The Stanley Cup Final is no longer “Never-Never Land” for the Sharks The team that scored the 1st goal had won each of the games and San Jose was hoping to keep that trend going. They came out flying off the opening faceoff as expected...
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Hockey Headlines: Canucks/Panthers Trade; Pens or Bolts?

The Sharks are in Uncharted Waters They finally did it. Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau and the San Jose Sharks are in the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history, which is remarkable considering the great teams they’ve had. But getting to the end is no easy feat, and you could argue that no one deserves it more than this Sharks team. Missed the playoffs a year...
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Out of Nowhere, the San Jose Sharks are Accomplishing the Unthinkable

It’s hard to put into words what the San Jose Sharks did on Wednesday night. Newswires and sports shows will tell you that they clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time in their 25-year history. But given the context of what the franchise has gone through — the playoff upsets, the tortured fanbase, the stigma of “perennial choker” — it was so much more...
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Sharks Take The Bite Of The Blues In Game 6

The San Jose Sharks took on the St. Louis Blues to a 5-2 victory in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final at SAP Center on Wednesday night to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. This will be the first time the Sharks have ever made it to the Stanley Cup Final in 25 years. It’s safe to say no one really saw this coming. So, what are the #SJSharks doing this morning? pic.twitter...
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Cup O' Joe: Thornton Breaks Through

After 1,367 regular season games, Joe Thornton has finally reached the Stanley Cup Final. After years of being just on the brink, the 36-year-old veteran is playing at an incredible level and on a mission bring the Cup back to San Jose -- no matter what it takes.
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Sharks win Game 6, book ticket to first Stanley Cup final in team history

All it took was a quarter century of blood, sweat and playoff anguish. Finally, the San Jose Sharks will play in a Stanley Cup final. They came home to the SAP Center for Game 6 of their Western Conference final Wednesday night against the St. Louis Blues. Whereas previous incarnations of the Sharks may have crumbled under the pressure, the 2015-16 version showed killer instinct...
Via The Hockey News
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Sharks roll past Blues to advance to first Stanley Cup final

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- After 25 years, the San Jose Sharks will finally play for the Stanley Cup.Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night in Game 6 of the Western Conference final.Joonas Donskoi also scored, Logan Couture...
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Tweet of the Moment 5/25/16

#StanleyCup Final bound! #SJSharks — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) May 26, 2016 Holy crap! It had to be the Blues or Sharks, and I still don’t believe it!
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The San Jose Sharks Creating First World Problems

Her first words Wednesday morning, May 25, were “If I book this flight …” The words came before our alarm clock went off. Before her eyes even opened. Such is the life of a Sharks fan with a business conflict. The challenges at home started in earnest with the Sharks Game 5 win over St. Louis, when it became probable the Sharks would make it to the Stanley Cup Final. She wants...
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Sharks need 1 win vs. Blues to reach 1st Stanley Cup final

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Patrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with the San Jose Sharks since joining the NHL as an 18-year-old draft pick but never one quite like the next one. All those past playoff disappointments that have seemed to define the career of players like Marleau and Joe Thornton could be put to the side temporarily with one more San Jose win. For the first...
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The Sharks are one win away

ST LOUIS, MO – MAY 23: The San Jose Sharks celebrate defeating the St. Louis Blues 6-3 in Game Five of the Western Conference Final during the 2016 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Scottrade Center on May 23, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images) I’ve noted on Twitter that the Blues-Sharks series is awesome. The Series itself is a back and forth slugfest...
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Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports The St. Louis Blues are facing elimination for the third time in these playoffs while the San Jose Sharks have ventured into uncharted waters, just one win away from advancing to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in franchise history. Marc-Edouard Vlasic got the Sharks on the board less than 4 minutes in, floating a wrister from the blue line...
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Pavelski scores twice, Sharks top Blues to take 3-2 lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) Joe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night. Joel Ward also scored twice including one of two empty-netters in the final minute for San Jose, which can close it out at home on Wednesday...
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St. Louis Blues set to start Jake Allen in Game 4 desperation move

The St. Louis Blues haven’t been this close to the Stanley Cup since 1991, and head coach Ken Hitchcock sees his team with their back to the wall once again. After going down 2-1 in the Western Conference finals to the San Jose Sharks, the Blues are literally looking to throw the kitchen sink at the wall as Hitchcock announced the pulling of starting goaltender Brian Elliot in...
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Ken Hitchcock on Tarasenko: 'He’s learning hard lessons'

Ken Hitchcock will not stop speaking. The St. Louis Blues coach has been more than open to the media during the NHL playoffs. He’s been public about his relationship with Vladimir Tarasenko, who clearly hasn’t been enthralled with his coach’s deployment. Hitchcock said he loves the beef, but in reality, it’s not the healthiest thing to have your best player actively be...
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Video: Joe Thornton sprays water and dances with little kids while on the bench

When you don’t have a lot to lose, the ability to keep it loose is a big asset to your team. Joe Thornton has been through it all and has been criticized for his shortcomings for quite some time. But while the Sharks were enjoying a dominant effort in Game 2, Thornton kept things light by spraying water on some fans and dancing with the kids by the glass. As the series continues...
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San Jose Sharks respond in a big way in game two of the Western Conference Finals

Are you having fun yet? The San Jose Sharks tied up the Western Conference Finals last night after a 4-0 win in game two. Brent Burns led the way with two power play goals and Martin Jones picked up his second shutout of the postseason in a 26-save effort. It was exactly the kind of game that the Sharks needed in St. Louis, especially after they lost 2-1 in Sunday’s opening act...
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Mike Milbury makes controversial remarks advocating for hits that injure

Mike Milbury is in a bit of hot water after making some comments during Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals between the San Jose Sharks and St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. The NBC Sports analyst was talking about an interference penalty the Blues’ Steve Ott received during the second period of the Sharks’ 4-0 win. In Milbury’s view, if a player is going to hit someone...
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NHL postseason quick hits: Western Conference Final

Postseason VitalsSan Jose: 8-4-0 in 12 games in the playoffsSt. Louis: 8-6-0 in 14 games in the playoffsHistory of the MatchupThis is the fifth time the two franchises have faced off in the playoffs, with all previous meetings taking place in the first round and each team winning two series apiece. San Jose took the 2015-16 regular-season series 2-1-0 with the home team winning each...
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Why Game 7 between the Sharks and Preds is must-see hockey

After a most-convincing and dominant full 60 minutes in Game 5, the San Jose Sharks looked like they were primed to end their series with the Nashville Predators after taking a 2-0 lead to open up Game 6. Then the Preds dug deep, turned the tables and forced a Game 7 with a 4-3 overtime victory.Clearly, Nashville isn’t going down without a fight. But the Sharks still have a chance...
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Why you need to attend a San Jose Sharks playoff game

Last week, we explained why the NHL playoffs this year are superior to NBA playoffs for a myriad of reasons. Ater a dominating 5-1 performance over the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinals, we are now convinced that the San Jose Sharks playoff games only add to that sentiment. Let me explain. Joe Thornton’s Bite The seasoned Sharks center is better...
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The murkiness of the no-goal call on Sharks F Joe Pavelski

It has  grown into one of the most talked about calls of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs — well, if you were awake to witness it.The Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks played an absolute thriller into triple-overtime and into the wee hours, which ended with a 4-3 win for Nashville. The game could have ended a lot sooner, with a much different result.There were a few questionable...
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WATCH: Ryan Ellis slams Tomas Hertl’s head into the glass

The best way to appreciate the speed and intensity of the NHL is to watch it live from the first couple rows. The broadcast on TV usually fails to capture just how strong and fast the players are out on the ice, but that rule was broken when the broadcast picked up a big hit by Ryan Ellis on Tomas Hertl. That video may be the best way for fans to see just how powerful some of...
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Sharks to find good home for cat who got onto the ice

The San Jose Sharks almost had their own curse of the black cat moment Friday night when one somehow got on to the ice prior to their Game 1 matchup with Nashville. However, San Jose quickly shrugged off the bad omen and took the series opener 5-2. The cat appeared from the player bench area during warmups and ran along the boards before ducking into another open door. SAP Center...
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