1. NHL Playoff Predictions 2011: Western Conference First Round

    The NHL 's Western Conference playoff race was one of the most competitive in years. Two points separate the fourth and eighth seeds, and two teams were within three points of making the playoffs...

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  2. Chicago Blackhawks Back in the Playoffs After Dallas Stars Choke

    Joel Quenneville was quoted as saying he had never been more excited about a hockey game than he was about seeing the Minnesota Wild beat the Dallas Stars in the NHL 's final regular season game...

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  3. NHL 2011 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview, Western Conference

    As April Fool's Day came to a close, the playoff picture is pretty clear. The Vancouver Canucks already clinched the President's Trophy, six other teams have clinched a playoff spot and seven have been eliminated...

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  4. San Jose Sharks Rout Dallas Stars, Jump to Second in Western Conference

    The San Jose Sharks entered Thursday's March finale with a chance to clinch a playoff spot and move ahead of the Detroit Red Wings into second place in the Western Conference...

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  5. San Jose Sharks Look To Clinch Playoff Berth vs. Dallas Stars

    The San Jose Sharks have been off since Saturday, giving their Pacific Division rivals a chance to narrow the gap in the official standings. In that time, all four have closed the gap, but it is not likely to be enough...

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  6. San Jose Sharks Take 5 of Possible 6 Points to Start Spring

    The San Jose Sharks have the biggest break of the season in their schedule at the end of March, so every point is critical in a hotly-contested Pacific Division race...

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  7. San Jose Sharks Gearing Up for Stretch Run, Hosting Calgary Flames

    With the playoff race already heating up, the NHL has seen fit to add a little more spice by having the best team (the San Jose Sharks ) in the best division in hockey (the Pacific) playing its rivals for the final eight games of the season...

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  8. NHL Pacific Division Clash in Dallas Goes To the San Jose Sharks

    Tuesday night, the San Jose Sharks came into Dallas looking to bounce back against the Stars after a humiliating loss the previous night in Chicago...

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  9. NHL Inter-Conference Showdown Features Sharks and Rangers

    The San Jose Sharks, coming off an epic shootout loss to the Vancouver Canucks, play host to the New York Rangers in the final game of a season-long six-game homestand...

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  10. San Jose Sharks Beat Nashville Predators Again on Dramatic Patrick Marleau Goal

    The San Jose Sharks did not start their game well against the Nashville Predators Tuesday night, but they finished it well...

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  11. Nashville Predators and San Jose Sharks Renew Rivalry Tuesday

    After having their eight-game winning streak snapped Saturday by the rival Dallas Stars, the Pacific Division-leading San Jose Sharks look to bounce back against the Nashville Predators Tuesday at HP Pavilion...

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  12. Detroit vs. San Jose: Sharks Extend Win Streak to Eight

    The San Jose Sharks continued their dominant play in the National Hockey League on Thursday with a win over the team with the third-best record in the NHL , the Detroit Red Wings ...

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  13. San Jose Sharks: Antti Niemi Caps Off Big Day with Win over Colorado Avalanche

    San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi had a big day Tuesday. It started with him being named the NHL's second star of the month of February. He was 10-2 with a .940 save percentage and 1...

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  14. San Jose Sharks End Long February Right Where They Need to Be

    Friday, the San Jose Sharks came from behind to win a shootout in Calgary against the red hot Flames . It made for a very successful month, and should be a sign that they have all the pieces in place to contend...

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  15. San Jose Sharks Take Pacific Division Lead With Road Wins Against NHL Elite

    The San Jose Sharks may want to ask the NHL to move some of their home games. With the third best road record in the NHL, they may be sorry they have only seven left in their final 20 games...

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  16. NHL Trade Winds Blow, Roster Shuffle Starts Before Deadline

    Note: I originally wrote this piece for SportsHaze.com, but technical difficulties have prevented it from posting there. Due to the soon-to-be-dated nature of the piece, I am posting it here instead...

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  17. San Jose Sharks Continue Run Toward Western Conference Elite

    Ryane Clowe played in his 300th game for the San Jose Sharks , and scored a goal to celebrate. Only one other player scored Saturday, with Devin Setoguchi getting his first career hat trick...

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  18. San Jose Sharks Upgrade Blue Line before Trade Deadline

    The NHL trade deadline is just over a week away, and the San Jose Sharks are already active. They traded defenceman Derek Joslin and a second-round pick for Ian White and future considerations...

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  19. NHL Pacific Division Tightens, San Jose Sharks Close Road Trip With Win

    The San Jose Sharks have had an up-and-down 2011. They went from being on the outside of the playoff picture after a six-game losing streak to being on the precipice of taking over the Pacific Division lead with a 10-game point streak (9-0-1)...

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  20. NHL: New Jersey Devils Snap San Jose Sharks' Point Streak at 10

    We knew it had to end sometime. The San Jose Sharks flew into New Jersey to play the Devils Friday in the middle of a seven-game road trip...

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  21. San Jose Sharks: Winning Streak Reaches 5 Games, Point Streak at 10

    In about 27 hours on Tuesday and Wednesday, the San Jose Sharks exerted themselves as the team to beat in a Pacific Division full of playoff contenders, standing just a half-game behind the slumping Dallas Stars...

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  22. Green Bay Packers: Most Heroic Super Bowl Champion Ever

    Behold the Power of Cheese. The state of Wisconsin exports more cheese than any other nation in the world, and that is why it is home to Cheeseheads: Both the headgear and the so-nicknamed fans of the World Champion Green Bay Packers...

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  23. NHL's Team Streak: San Jose Sharks Point Streak Reaches Eight

    The San Jose Sharks began 2011 by losing six straight in regulation. They came into the weekend having answered with seven straight games getting a point in the standings, winning six...

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  24. San Jose Sharks Win Two Games Over Division Rivals

    On back-to-back nights, the San Jose Sharks showed they are still the team to beat in the Pacific Division...

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  25. Aaron Rodgers Earns 2010 FedEx Air Player of the Year

    Tom Brady won AP Offensive Player of the Year, edging out Michael Vick. Brady is expected to win the league's MVP and was a finalist for FedEx Air Player of the Year, along with Philip Rivers...

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