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Topic - Antti Niemi
Antti Niemi will be back in goal for the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 of their first-round series against the Los Angeles Kings.
Now that the Los Angeles Kings have made it halfway to a historic comeback, the task actually seems even more difficult now that they know how close they are.
Antti Niemi will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks in the opener of their first-round playoff series against Los Angeles.
For more than a decade there have been no questions about who will start in goal for the San Jose Sharks come playoff time.
The San Jose Sharks had been trying to get Joe Pavelski to 40 goals for three games, looking for him at every chance, sending extra passes his way.
Captain Joe Thornton set the tone by dishing out hits almost every chance he got. The rest of his San Jose teammates followed his lead as the Sharks wanted to send a message to the Los Angeles Kings in case these California rivals meet again with much more on the line in a few weeks.
The San Jose Sharks squandered another chance to open up their lead over the Anaheim Ducks.
Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Wayne Simmonds had two power-play goals in the first period and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins for the second consecutive day, 4-3 on Sunday.
A goal that didn't count in the Sharks' victory over the New York Rangers garnered more attention than the one that made the difference in surging San Jose's latest win.
San Jose has dominated the Eastern Conference all season, and Sharks captain Joe Thornton kept that trend going against an old friend.
When Tommy Wingels scored a fluky, short-handed goal in the opening minutes, it was clear this was going to be San Jose's night.
Just making it back to the NHL after a freakish accident nearly ended his career was accomplishment enough for San Jose Sharks goaltender Alex Stalock.
The Philadelphia Flyers used a third-period onslaught to cap a successful trip through the treacherous California triangle.
After struggling to score any goals for four games, the San Jose Sharks had plenty of moves left for a shootout.
"Either way you've got to prepare yourself to be ready to play," Niemi said.