Niemi saves Carter's shot during the 2010 Stanley Cup Final
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Antti Niemi (R) makes a save on a shot by Philadelphia Flyers center Jeff Carter during the third period of game 5 of the 2010 Stanley Cup Final at the United Center in Chicago on June 6, 2010. The Blackhawks won 7-4 and lead the best of seven series 3-2. UPI/Brian Kersey
Jonathan Quick stopped 25-of-26 shots, including 14 in a furious third period, and Los Angeles edged San Jose 2-1 Tuesday to win their second-round series.
Joe Thornton scored a first-period goal Sunday and San Jose never trailed in its 2-1 win over Los Angeles, forcing a decisive Game 7 in its playoff series.
Antti Niemi was solid in goal for the San Jose Sharks, who evened their Western Conference semifinals series with Los Angeles with a 2-1 win in Game 4 Tuesday.
Logan Couture scored 1:29 into overtime Saturday and San Jose pulled out a 2-1 win over Los Angeles, taking Game 3 of their Western Conference series.
Power play goals by Dustin Brown and Trevor Lewis in the final 2 minutes Thursday rallied Los Angeles to an unlikely 4-3 victory over San Jose.
Columbus's Sergei Bobrovsky, the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist and San Jose's Antti Niemi are the finalists for the award given the NHL's top goaltender.
The San Jose Sharks clinched their Western Conference quarterfinals series Tuesday with a 4-3 overtime victory over the Vancouver Canucks.
Logan Couture scored two goals and added two assists Sunday, propelling the San Jose over Vancouver 5-2 for a commanding 3-0 playoff series lead.
Raffi Torres scored 5:31 into overtime Friday, giving San Jose a 3-2 win over Vancouver that put the Sharks in control of their playoff series.
Dan Boyle broke a third-period tie Wednesday, igniting San Jose to a 3-1 win over Vancouver in the opener of their conference quarterfinal series.