San Jose Sharks vs Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh
San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski readies himself for a face-off in the third period at the Mellon Arena on February 11, 2009 in Pittsburgh. Joe Pavelski goal tied the game forcing overtime and a shot out where the Penguins defeated the Sharks 2-1. (UPI Photo/Archie Carpenter)
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.
Two quick third-period goals Tuesday put the San Jose Sharks into the Stanley Cup playoffs with a 3-2 victory over the visiting Dallas Stars.
Ryan Johansen scored off a San Jose giveaway with 1:37 left in the game Sunday, boosting playoff-hopeful Columbus over the Sharks 4-3.
Martin Havlat and Logan Couture both had two goals in a San Jose onslaught Thursday that brought the Sharks a 6-1 win over Minnesota.
Antti Niemi logged 35 saves en route to his fourth shutout of the season Monday and the San Jose Sharks dealt Phoenix's playoff hopes a blow with a 4-0 victory.
Third-period goals from Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski Friday rallied San Jose to a 2-1 victory over Calgary.
Logan Couture provided the only goal in a shootout Saturday, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a fourth straight win, 3-2 over Phoenix.
Antti Niemi stopped 27 shots to pick up his second shutout in as many nights Thursday, bringing San Jose a 2-0 victory over Detroit.
Antti Niemi received early offensive support Wednesday and went on to collect his second shutout of the season in San Jose's 4-0 win over Anaheim.