Brent Burns hat trick powers Sharks past the Blues

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Fresh off their shootout win over the Kings on Wednesday, the Pacific Division leading San Jose Sharks used a Brent Burns hat trick to down the visiting St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Friday. With the two points, they now sit just one point behind Chicago for the NHL’s top spot.
After the game, here’s what was [...]

Kings tie club points streak, talk 3-2 shootout loss to Sharks

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Although they lost 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night, the Kings have now recorded at least one point in 11 straight games, tying the club record. Jeff Carter, playing in just his second game since returning with a foot injury, scored only 18 seconds into the first period. However, it wasn’t enough, as Sharks captain [...]

Sharks players talk 3-2 shootout win over LA Kings

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Comments from the San Jose Sharks locker room following their 3-2 shootout win over the visiting LA Kings on Wednesday night…
- Head Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “You watch what’s going on in front of you, you have an idea of what your shooter can do. We were beating him with dekes so [...]

Instant Quotes: Williams and Thornton on Kings-Sharks OT game

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Justin Williams on if there was a different intensity tonight because it was a division game:
“It’s a different type of intensity because they’ve established themselves as the best team int he Western Conference so far this season. We needed a come from behind win, and we got it. It took us 64 minutes, but eventually [...]

Joe Thornton on Sharks struggles in LA and roster depth

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Sharks captain Joe Thornton shared some thoughts following his team’s pre-game stake on Wednesday, in advance of facing the Kings…
On why it’s difficult to play at Staples Center:
“They play hard. Doesn’t matter where they play, to be honest with you. They’re just a real competitive team. Goal tender right out to Kopitar. They play solid, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – our debut show

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Luc Robitaille, Bruce Boudreau, Doug Wilson and more guest on West Coast Bias.
Our brand new show is on the air! West Coast Bias debuted on NHL Network Radio over the weekend and featured a slew of guests from around the Pacific Division. Along with my co-host, Jonathan Davis, we caught up with LA [...]

Comments from the Sharks locker room after 2-1 loss to Kings in Game 7

Comments from the Sharks locker room following their 2-1 loss to the Kings in Game 7…
Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “We couldn’t get one extra past Quick, that’s probably what it was. When I look at the game tonight, they got a power-play goal that we didn’t get, and we didn’t give [...]

Game 7 morning skate – Joe Thornton on the pressure of tonight

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Comments from Sharks captain Joe Thornton following the team’s morning skate at Staples Center in advance of tonight’s Game 7 vs. the Kings…
On if playing a Game 7 is any different then the rest:
“I don’t think in the playoffs. Every game is so important, it’s just one more important game to get to your goal.”
On [...]

Comments from Sharks’ locker room after 3-0 loss to LA in Game 5

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Following their 3-0 loss to the LA Kings in Game 5 on Thursday night, here’s what they were saying back in the Sharks’ locker room…
- Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “Game 5, coming into their building, they were going to have a hard push. We talked about that before the 10 minute game [...]

Joe Thornton on LA Kings’ changes

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Conversation with Sharks captain Joe Thornton following the team’s morning skate earlier today…
On the Kings regular season versus post season:
“Yeah they’re a lot tougher during the post-season at home. For whatever reason, they just come out strong, and play hard for 60 minutes.
On why he is playing such a good game:
“You just got to really [...]