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Twitter Tales: #WinforBoyle

Wednesday, 10.16.2013 / 5:25 PM PT / News
By Patrick Hooper
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Twitter Tales: #WinforBoyle

It was billed as a battle of the unbeatens. And on a day that began as a great platform for hockey and two thriving teams, an ugly incident quickly diverted attention from the records and stellar play. But it was a lesson of cooler heads prevailing and an example of the versatility of what toughness can mean on the ice.

 

 

The first bit of news in the morning meant a new face in teal from the Woo as a result of Burish being placed on the IR.

 

 

Then came the fun analysis.

 

 

More wild accusations.

 

 

And a Central Time puck drop meant an early start for Sharks fans back home.

 

 

First Period

 

The foreshadowing.

 

 

The hit.

 

 

The answer.

 

 

x2.

 

 

And finally the end to the period.

 

 

Second Period

 

 

After a Tommy Wingels score, the Sharks got to work on the defensive end with some fantastic PK effort, sacrificing the body, and solid work as usual from Antti Niemi.

 

 

4-0 happened.

 

 

But maybe everyone wasn't tuning in.

 

 

More impassioned effort by the boys in teal.

 

 

Third Period

 

 

Jumbo makes it 5-0 with this bizarre score.

 

 

Some time after, the Blues get on the board, but who cares. It seemed like since the Boyle hit in the first period the Sharks mission was to score about 500 goals and end this game as quickly as possible. Even some cheering for the opposing side appeared to have lost investment for the night.

 

 

Everyone seemed to get the picture by this point. (Blues cut in to lead, Marleau widens it again.)

 

 

Final

 

 

And the half of everyone's brain that wasn't already focused on Dan for the whole game, turned its attention.

 



SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

PACIFIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
2 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
3 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
4 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
5 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
6 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
7 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Couture 18 8 16 5 24
J. Pavelski 18 13 9 5 22
B. Burns 18 6 14 8 20
J. Thornton 18 3 15 6 18
P. Marleau 18 4 8 2 12
J. Ward 18 6 5 3 11
M. Vlasic 18 1 10 13 11
T. Hertl 18 5 5 9 10
J. Donskoi 18 5 4 2 9
C. Tierney 18 5 2 5 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 12 6 3 .919 2.12
J. Reimer 0 0 0 .857 2.07
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