San Jose Sharks Feeding Frenzy: Key Thoughts on Nine-Game Point Streak

February 8th, 2011 by Patrick Goulding II Leave a reply »
The San Jose Sharks are easily on their biggest tear of the milestone 2010-2011 season.

Up until shortly before Christmas, the Sharks had yet to win four games in row on the campaign. Now—by virtue of back-to-back 2-0 road wins against tough Eastern Conference opponents—the Sharks have achieved their third four-game win streak of the season. Even more than that, their last two have been separated by just a single shoot-out loss to the Los Angeles Kings just before the All Star Break.

The Sharks have gone 8-0-1 in their last nine games, earning 17 of 18 possible points and rocketing from the No. 11 slot to the No. 4 slot in the Western Conference. They now sit at 64 points and can tie or surpass the division-leading Dallas Stars tomorrow night depending on the outcome of the Stars' game against the Phoenix Coyotes and the Sharks' game at the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Leading the division before Valentine's Day is something that seemed nearly unfathomable just weeks ago, but thanks to recent heroics the Sharks have put themselves right back in contention for another Pacific Division title while creating some separation between themselves and the pl ...

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