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Twitter Tales: #SendofftoSochi

Saturday, 02.08.2014 / 4:54 PM / News
By Patrick Hooper  - Digital Content Developer
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Twitter Tales: #SendofftoSochi
A recap of the Sharks 3-2 victory over the Blue Jackets as retold by twitter.

 

Everyone wants to go out on a positive note. Battling injuries, adversity and fatigue, the Sharks faced a final opponent before Olympic break needing to capture some momentum. Perhaps fitting, it was also a day of milestones and celebration.

 

 

Joe Pavelski's hometown honored their hero with "Joe Pavelski Day".

 

 

Adam Burish reminds everyone of the positivity he can bring to the locker room.

 

 

First Period

John McCarthy made quick use of his recall, stepping in for an injured Matt Nieto.

 

 

Then the Sharks did what they've been unable to do in several games and that was build on a lead, early in the game.

 

 

These types of things have not felt like they've gone the Sharks way too often this season.

 

 

Second Period

 

 

Perhaps the half-empty takeaway from the game was the Sharks inability to produce on the power play, again, despite many opportunities.

 

 

A familiar face was seen during the Winter Games Opening Ceremony that was broadcast at the same time as the Sharks game.

 

 

Nervous energy?

 

 

Third Period

 

 

Tommy Hustle with another timely goal.

 

 

Final

 

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 33 21 7 5 97 89 47
2 CHI 32 22 9 1 100 64 45
3 STL 31 21 8 2 94 72 44
4 NSH 30 20 8 2 81 59 42
5 VAN 31 18 11 2 89 88 38
6 SJS 32 17 11 4 90 82 38
7 WPG 32 16 10 6 78 75 38
8 LAK 32 15 11 6 84 78 36
9 CGY 33 17 14 2 97 90 36
10 MIN 30 16 12 2 86 78 34
11 DAL 30 12 13 5 87 103 29
12 COL 30 10 13 7 78 98 27
13 ARI 31 11 16 4 72 100 26
14 EDM 32 7 19 6 66 106 20

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Thornton 32 8 20 3 28
J. Pavelski 32 15 12 4 27
L. Couture 32 12 15 4 27
P. Marleau 32 7 20 -2 27
B. Burns 32 9 15 -3 24
T. Wingels 32 9 13 1 22
T. Hertl 32 7 7 -2 14
J. Braun 32 1 11 8 12
M. Nieto 26 3 6 0 9
J. Sheppard 26 3 6 -1 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 4 3 1 .926 2.12
A. Niemi 12 7 3 .919 2.42
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