For a team aching for consistency and aiming to play up to its potential to finish off a season-high six-game homestand, the Sharks’ 4-0 win over the Canucks on Friday was just what the doctor ordered.
Behind a 43-save night from Jones, the Sharks provided an offensive showcase crushing Vancouver, 4-1, Thursday at SAP Center.
Thornton’s three points gave him 1,417 points in his career, propelling him past Doug Gilmour into 18th place on the NHL’s all-time points list.
The third time was the charm for Vancouver, at least for this week.
SAP CENTER — The Sharks made it even tougher on themselves with a 3-2 home loss to Vancouver.
SAP CENTER — The Sharks fell flat at home against the Canucks 3-1 Tuesday night.
SAP CENTER — The Sharks’ two-season domination over Vancouver came to an end Thursday night.
SAP CENTER — The Sharks racked up their 10th consecutive win against rival Vancouver Canucks.
Hero Patrick Marleau scored the overtime goal that sent the Sharks to the Western Conference semifinals.
An explosive third period led Team Teal to a 5-2 home victory over Vancouver.
First it was Patrick Marleau’s goal with less than a minute left to tie the game. Then came Raffi Torres to finish the Canucks.
Dan Boyle and Patrick Marleau scored third period goals as the Sharks rallied past Vancouver in their first-round opener.
The abbreviated 99-day NHL season has come and gone, and the San Jose Sharks are headed for May hockey.
The Sharks truly are a roller coaster of a team, from the highest of highs, to the lowest of lows.
If you needed proof the Sharks and Canucks don’t like each other, you didn’t even need to wait for the opening faceoff.