San Jose Sharks
Any goalie can catch fire and carry a team to glory, one key injury can suddenly decimate the hopes of a legitimate Cup contender and an unheralded player can step forward and have the series of his life.
Matt Nieto and Jason Demers scored first-period goals, and the San Jose Sharks made the most of 26 shots against the New York Islanders in a 4-3 victory on Friday night.
Matt Nieto scored the go-ahead goalat 6:20 of the third period and Alex Stalock made 21 saves and the San Jose Sharks defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Sunday.
Kevin Poulin kept the struggling Isles in the game long enough for their top line to give the team a much-needed win.
Goaltender Martin Biron looks to stop the bleeding when the Rangers take on the Blues on Saturday night at Scottrade Center.
Tomas Hertl scored four goals, Matthew Nieto had his first NHL goal and added two assists and the San Jose Sharks beat the New York Rangers, 9-2, on Tuesday night.
Despite everything he’s been through, Dominic Moore’s desire to play the game of hockey hasn’t been extinguished. It’s the kind of story that will grab your heart and not let go.
Dominic Moore and the Rangers agreed a one-year deal on Friday.
Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets beat out Henrik Lundqvist of the Rangers to win the 2012-13 Vezina Trophy.
Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions.
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John Tortorella’s system requires a certain type of player. The “new” deeper Rangers fit Tortorella like a glove and proved it by beating the Penguins 6-1.
The Rangers, who are currently in ninth place, are hoping that rugged winger Ryane Clowe’s tenacity can help them climb up the Eastern Conference ladder.
In danger of missing the playoffs a year after coming within two wins of getting to the Stanley Cup finals, the Rangers bolstered their offense on Tuesday night by acquiring rugged Ryane Clowe from the San Jose Sharks.