2010 NHL Playoffs: San Jose Sharks Advance To Conference Finals

May 9th, 2010 by Eric Warren Leave a reply »
"Tickets For Round Three Go On Sale Tuesday At Ten AM"

That is the greeting you'll get if you jump over to the San Jose Sharks official NHL Web site.

“This is a very big win for our organization for a lot of different reasons,” head coach Todd McLellan said. “One, the opportunity to continue playing. Two, to shed some of the reputation that we have supposedly earned from the past.”

San Jose will play in the Western Conference Championship Series for the second time in their club history after defeating the Red Wings in a playoff series for the first time since 1994; a team that has dominated the Sharks (19-44-4-4) since San Jose entered the National Hockey League in 1991.

“We knew these guys were going to be tough,” said Scot Nichol “They’ve been such a great franchise, forever it seems. We knew it was going to be hard. Every shift, every faceoff was going to be like your last. It was mentally draining. It was nice to finish them off tonight. We didn’t want to give them any kind of momentum or any kind of hope. We just played hard tonight.”

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