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Twitter Tales: #TopDog

Saturday, 12.28.2013 / 3:29 PM PT / News
By Patrick Hooper  - Digital Content Developer
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Twitter Tales: #TopDog
A recap of the Sharks 4-3 shootout victory over the Coyotes as retold by twitter.

 

Back from Christmas break, it was a trip to the desert that greeted the Sharks. Making things a bit tougher was a day-of flight out to face a tough division opponent in an effort to get the two points.

 

 

Schedule makers from three professional sports leagues lined up a weekend of Bay Area sports against Arizona.

 

 

Havlat missing a second consecutive game caused some continued line shuffling for Coach McLellan.

 

 

Line shuffling reached all the way to the press box.

 

 

First Period

Perhaps the late flight out to AZ did have an impact as the Sharks struggle a bit out of the gate.

 

 

Maybe this woke them up?

 

 

Second Period

After dominating the Coyotes on the shot count in the first two meetings of the season, the Sharks ended the first period with just a 12-11 advantage in the category

 

 

The top line comes through.

 

 

After Morris scores his second for the Coyotes, Marleau finishes a great pass from Wingels with a quick-release to give the Sharks a lead.

 

 

Third Period

Time for the puns to come out.

 

 

Coyotes get on the power play and capitalize to tie the game.

 

 

Overtime

And the Sharks are playing a Pacific Division rival so we might as well send it to overtime so everyone gets a point!

 

 

Shootout

 

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 76 47 22 7 222 213 101
2 STL 74 46 21 7 226 182 99
3 NSH 74 45 21 8 211 178 98
4 CHI 73 44 23 6 207 167 94
5 MIN 74 42 25 7 211 183 91
6 VAN 73 43 26 4 211 195 90
7 LAK 74 37 23 14 199 184 88
8 WPG 74 38 24 12 207 195 88
9 CGY 74 40 27 7 217 195 87
10 DAL 74 36 28 10 232 236 82
11 SJS 73 35 30 8 201 206 78
12 COL 73 33 28 12 196 205 78
13 EDM 74 21 40 13 177 254 55
14 ARI 75 23 44 8 158 249 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 73 35 31 11 66
J. Thornton 69 14 48 -3 62
L. Couture 73 23 35 -6 58
B. Burns 73 16 37 -4 53
P. Marleau 73 15 34 -19 49
T. Wingels 66 15 18 -5 33
T. Hertl 73 12 16 -3 28
M. Nieto 63 7 16 -11 23
M. Vlasic 68 8 14 10 22
M. Karlsson 44 13 8 -1 21
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 28 22 7 .914 2.60
A. Stalock 6 7 1 .903 2.65
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