Takin’ a T/O with BT: So Now You All Sour on the San Jose Sharks?

May 24th, 2010 by Bryan Thiel Leave a reply »
You know that thing that everyone was expecting to happen? You know, it usually happens before May 1st? The San Jose Sharks getting eliminated from the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs?

Yeah, well it finally happened. After three rounds, 13 games, eight wins and seven losses the playoff exit finally happened.

And yet again, they're "choke artists."

Now, this has nothing to do with the past decade for the Sharks. In fact, they fell harder than this guy during that time and everybody knows it.

But this year was a little different.

Granted, the Sharks went out in a very disappointing four games: the defensive coverage was soft, never really clearing out the front of their net, and Evgeni Nabokov didn't seem to save his best for last.

Then you had the fact that Patrick Marleau and Dan Boyle were the only ones shouldering any of the load offensively. Going in to Game Four, Marleau had scored four of the team's five goals, and Boyle had assisted on ALL of them.

Yes Dany Heatley (rumored to be playing hurt) and Joe Thornton had just three points combined for the series. But there are 14 other players who should ha ...

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