San Jose Sharks Take Back Home Ice Advantage

April 21st, 2010 by Brian Winett Leave a reply »
For a team from Northern California, the San Jose Sharks sure knew how to celebrate 4/20 in style!

In a must win game, the San Jose Sharks showed their mettle once again by putting the Avalanche away midway through the first overtime session.

In what is turning out to be a highly competitive series, the San Jose Sharks have regained the home ice advantage they earned throughout the regular season.  With two out of the last three games in San Jose, the Sharks have now have a significant advantage in the seven game series.

The winning OT goal came from Joe Pavelski on what can be described as a one man, "flying V" goal from the Mighty Ducks movie.  Remember that move?  Well the one man who made it happen was defenseman Douglas Murray.

Murray who partners with the offensive minded defenseman Dan Boyle jumped up in the breakout and his 6'4", 250 pound frame came full charge straight into the Avalanche zone.  The Avalanche players converged on him just beyond the blue line.  Murray made a drop pass to Joe Pavelski, steamrolled one guy sending him to the ice and knocked the other two far out of position.

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