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  • Logan Couture is stepping up in a big way for Sharks

    SAN JOSE — When Kings defenseman Drew Doughty had his day with the Stanley Cup last summer, he held a party in his hometown of London, Canada, and encouraged guests to pose for photos with the gleaming trophy. Logan Couture, Doughty's childhood...
  • Kings lose Game 3 in overtime to Sharks, 2-1

    Overtime Sharks center Logan Couture blasts a shot from about 10 feet past Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick on a power play 1:29 into overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 win in Game 3 of their Western Conference semifinal series on Saturday night at HP...
  • Sharks hope they can finally live up Stanley Cup expectations

    Sharks hope they can finally live up Stanley Cup expectations
    SAN JOSE — Neatly framed but almost forgotten, a front page from the San Jose Mercury News sits against the wall in a room above the Sharks' practice rink. The newspaper photograph depicts a coach and two players, and the headline is bold:...
  • Sharks surprised NHL will hold hearing on Raffi Torres hit

    Sharks surprised NHL will hold hearing on Raffi Torres hit
    The San Jose Sharks expressed surprise on Wednesday when NHL officials summoned their rugged left winger Raffi Torres to a hearing in New York to discuss a hit on Kings forward Jarret Stoll. Torres checked Stoll near the end of the second period in...
  • Hit on Kings' Jarret Stoll by Sharks' Raffi Torres could alter playoff series

    Hit on Kings' Jarret Stoll by Sharks' Raffi Torres could alter playoff series
    San Jose winger Raffi Torres' jarring hit of Kings center Jarret Stoll on Tuesday triggered a sizable ripple effect that could alter the tone and course of the teams' Western Conference semifinal playoff series. The ripples could spread far enough for the...
  • Kings take 2-0 series lead over Sharks with 4-3 comeback victory

    Kings take 2-0 series lead over Sharks with 4-3 comeback victory
    Kings 4, Sharks 3 (final) The Los Angeles Kings have taken a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinal series against the San Jose Sharks by scoring twice in a 22-second span in the final minutes of Game 2 on Thursday night at Staples Center. The...
  • Ducks make moves as deals materialize close to the trading deadline

    Like the NHL season, the annual deadline-day trading frenzy was late in starting. But a flurry of deals in the hour before Wednesday's noon Pacific time cutoff changed the complexion of several teams and added depth to others hoping for long playoff runs....
  • Does anyone really have to ask who's first-half Hawks MVP?

    Does anyone really have to ask who's first-half Hawks MVP?
    So, I’m up early Thursday morning, reading another dramatic and sparkling edition of My Chicago Tribune and logged on to My Chicago Tribune’s digital presentation, the only local news source you’ll ever need. OK, that’s it for...
  • Fancy is out, forceful is in for Blackhawks

    Fancy is out, forceful is in for Blackhawks
    When Blackhawks defenseman Johnny Oduya committed a costly penalty by jumping Kings forward Justin Williams after a collision with goalie Ray Emery with 1 minute, 4 seconds left in Sunday's 3-2 victory, he reacted instinctively. So did most of us in the...
  • Crawford gives Hawks a different kind of goalie win

    Crawford gives Hawks a different kind of goalie win
    It would’ve been easy for Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville to yank goalie Corey Crawford shortly after the opening faceoff in San Jose on Tuesday night. Easy and understandable. Crawford gave up two goals in less than six minutes and three before...
  • Sharks may finally have something more than just talent this season

    Sharks may finally have something more than just talent this season
    The briefest consideration of the San Jose Sharks' talent makes it tempting to pick them to win the Pacific Division and Western Conference titles every season. But every spring they seem to run into a roadblock, whether on the ice or in their own heads,...
  • NHL Playoff predictions: Who will win battle of PA?

     
    It’s here, hockey fans, the greatest time of the year for puck heads: The NHL playoffs. Nothing is more exciting or less predictable, and if you want even more drama, start with the intrastate Pittsburgh Penguins-Philadelphia Flyers series. It&#...