Antoine Vermette

Sharks use 2nd period barrage to beat Ducks 8-1 for 3-0 lead

For three games, the San Jose Sharks have had more speed, discipline and depth than the Anaheim Ducks.

If they can repeat that formula for one more game, the Sharks will move onto the second round of the playoffs.

Joonas Donskoi scored one goal and set up another to start a four-goal barrage in the second period and the Sharks raced past Anaheim for the third straight game, beating the Ducks 8-1 on Monday night for a 3-0 series lead.

"We understand there's a lot of work to do," captain Joe Pavelski said. "Eliminating teams is always tough. That's kind of where our mindset shifts, I think. We'll see a few things that we can do better, and a few things...

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