Wednesday, April 13, 2011

NHL Playoffs 2011: Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks

Our archive of the first round games in the Golden Gate state between the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks.

We'll offer up results, summaries and items of note as the two Western Division rivals seek to move on in the 2011 playoffs.

San Jose wins the series 4 games to 2 

Saturday, April 16--  Los Angeles 4 at San Jose 0 
Thursday, April 21-- San Jose 6 at Los Angeles 3 
Saturday, April 23-- Los Angeles 3 at San Jose  1

Game Three, April 19

Los Angeles Times-- Kings turn four goal lead into 6-5 overtime loss to Sharks...
Los Angeles Daily News-- Kings' Game 3 loss to San Jose is extra painful
Los Angeles Daily News-- No name Kings deserve royal treatment in Los Angeles
San Jose Mercury News-- San Jose Sharks rally from 4-0 deficit to stun Los Angeles...
San Jose Mercury News-- Whatever happens in Sharks series, this will be fun
Globe and Mail-- The Sharks' incredible comeback
Globe and Mail-- Sharks rally past Kings in OT
National Post-- Sharks come back to beat Kings in OT

Game Two, April 16

Los Angeles Times-- Drew Doughty's dominant side gets Kings back in series with Sharks
Los Angeles Times--  Kings are levelling playing field in playoff series against Sharks
Los Angeles Daily News-- Advantage Kings in tied playoff series against San Jose
San Jose Mercury News-- It takes a pro to skate fine line between love and hate
San Jose Mercury News--  Sharks' Big Three are struggling early in postseason again
San Jose Mercury News-- Couture named as a finalist for league's top rookie
San Jose Mercury News-- At quiet Staples centre, Sharks won't have much in the way of noise..
San Jose Mercury News-- Sharks special teams are disappointing
San Jose Mercury News-- San Jose Sharks try to shake early playoff doldrums again

Game one, April 14
Globe and Mail-- Stoll receives first suspension of the playoffs
Globe and Mail-- Sharks beat Kings in OT
National Post-- Sharks, Pavelski prevail in overtime
Los Angeles Times-- Kings' determination is outdone by Sharks depth in 3-2 overtime loss
Los Angeles Times-- Kings' Jarret Stoll receives one game suspension
Los Angeles Daily News-- San Jose 3, Kings 2, OT
San Jose Mercury News--  Sharks beat Kings on Joe Pavelski's OT goal
San Jose Mercury News-- Pavelski comes up big for Sharks
San Jose Mercury News-- Sharks fortunate to win series opener

Series preview

National Post-- Time for Thornton's playoff luck to change
Globe and Mail-- Kings' Justin Williams eyes playoff return
Globe and Mail-- The incredible rise of the NHL's California teams
LA Times-- Jonathon Quick is the key for Kings in goal against Sharks
LA Times-- Kings coach Terry Murray looks for a surprise
LA Times-- Kings' Justim Williams takes his bumps and Coach Terry Murray expects him to play
LA Daily News-- Wait of the playoff world is finally off the Kings' shoulders
SJ Mercury News-- Ian White gets his first taste of the postseason
SJ Mercury News-- Postseason is Sharks centre Joe Pavelski's time to shine
SJ Mercury News-- Breaking down the Sharks vs Kings matchup

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