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Thornton's Goal Gives Sharks 3-2 Win

San Jose evens first round series with Calgary at 2-2

(Newser) - Joe Thornton's first goal of playoffs was a big one. Thornton scored the winner with just 9.4 seconds left in regulation to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 4 on Tuesday night, evening their first-round series. Thornton tipped Douglas Murray's... More »

With Defeat of Dallas, Sharks Grab Advantage

Coyotes play like the NHL's worst team in 4-0 loss to Kings

(Newser) - San Jose is guaranteed home ice in the first round of the playoffs after a 3-2 overtime victory against Dallas. The Sharks fell behind before Joe Thornton tied it up in the second. He then slipped the winning goal in during a 5-on-3 power play in the extra period, reports... More »

Sharks Remain Road Warriors

San Jose moves within point of division lead with sixth straight road win

(Newser) - San Jose, the NHL's best road team, did it again tonight, winning its sixth straight away from home and eighth consecutive overall, 3-2, before a sellout crowd in Chicago, reports AP. Patrick Marleau's second-period goal proved to be the difference for the Sharks, who now trail Dallas by one point... More »

Sharks Circle Blue Jackets, Earn 4-2 Victory

Campbell looks strong in debut for San Jose, Nabokov has 17 saves

(Newser) - The San Jose Sharks beat the Columbus Blue Jackets on the strength of a three-goal second period and improved there road record to an impressive 20-8-3. The Sharks got contributions from everyone, including their newest player Brian Campbell, who they acquired in a trade from Buffalo. The defenseman had an... More »

Islanders Rally to Beat Sharks

Three third-period goals give New York its fourth straight win

(Newser) - Nassau Coliseum on Long Island fell quiet after Joe Thornton put San Jose ahead of New York, 2-0 early in the third period. But goals by Andy Hilbert and Mike Comrie within 59 seconds of each other tied the game, and Freddy Meyer's shot from the right circle gave the... More »

Sharks Slip Past Jackets 2-1 in OT

All-Star Nabokov holds Columbus back with 31 stellar saves

(Newser) - Joe Thornton scored the power-play goal in overtime that sealed San Jose's victory  over Columbus last night, but the hero of the game was, as is so often the case, goalie Evgeni Nabokov. With 31 mostly spectacular saves, the Kazakhstani keeper kept the Sharks afloat despite dismal shooting in the... More »

Thornton Leads Sharks to 3-2 Win Over Stars

Canucks down Blackhawks, Coyotes skate past Kings

(Newser) - With the score knotted at 2-2 midway through the third period Milan Michalek found Joe Thornton for the go-ahead goal, giving the San Jose Sharks the lead and eventually the 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars. Thronton also added 2 assists as the Sharks won their third straight and improved... More »

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