Tag Archives: San Jose Sharks

Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Rangers Win 1! Edition)

For once, Los Angeles was not the Comeback Kings. The Hockey Squad from Hollyweird are past masters at coming from behind, but in last night’s Stanley Cup Finals Game 4, the Kings got crowned by the New York Rangers. Highlight … Continue reading

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Why We Love the Stanley Cup Bakeoffs (Game 7 Road Win Edition)

Last night was Game 7palooza in the first – no, best! – round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. And the visiting team won both games in the Western Conference tilts. Start with the Minnesota Wild skating uphill vs. the Colorado … Continue reading

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Why We Love The Stanley Cup Playoffs (LA Kings Win Game 7 Edition)

The guy with the best goalie name ever – Jonathan Quick – submitted a spectacular performance last night in the Los Angeles Kings’ 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in the final game of the Western Conference semifinal. Representative … Continue reading

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Let Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus Begin! (Overtime Edition)

Part of the best part of the Stanley Cup playoffs is the plethora of overtime games. Tonight’s Exhibit A: The Boston Bruins’ OT win over the Washington Capitals (via boston.com). Kelly ends it in overtime as Bruins beat Caps 1-0 … Continue reading

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Q: Hey, What’s This? A: The Stanley Cup Finals

As almost always happens in these situations, a lucky bounce settled the score. The Vancouver Canucks (a name the Three Stooges would have especially loved) won Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals in double overtime on a play that … Continue reading

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Jumbo Joe Turns In A Jumbo Playoff Performance. Finally.

Much to the surprise of everyone (including, probably, themselves), the San Jose Sharks won Game 7 of their grueling Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinals series vs. the Detroit Octopi – sorry, Red Wings. And much to the surprise of everyone … Continue reading

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Do You Know The Way For San Jose?

The Sharks are perilously close to snatching defeat from the – er – jaws of victory in the Stanley Cup playoffs. San Jose led the Detroit Red Wings 3-0 in the Western Conference semifinals until . . . they didn’t. … Continue reading

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Verizon’s Ovechtrick Or Treat

During the second intermission of Wednesday night’s Red Wings/Sharks game on Versus, this Verizon Rule the Air commercial lionizing Washington Capitals star Alexander Ovechkin popped up: Too bad the next report was that Alexander the Grate’s Capitals had just been … Continue reading

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Sharks Attack! Themselves!

It was clear last night that the thoroughly outplayed Colorado Avalanche were never going to get the puck past San Jose Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov. So a Shark did it for them. From the Seattle Times: Ryan O’Reilly was credited … Continue reading

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Break Up The Sharks!

What is it with the San Jose Sharks?¬†They have to be the most consistently underperforming team since Chad & Jeremy. The hardworking staff at Campaign Outsider just watched the #1 seeded Sharks lose their first Stanley Cup playoff game to … Continue reading

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