Chicago Blackhawks


CHICAGO -- Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game 11:40 into the second overtime period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the defending champion Los Angeles Kings 4-3 to advance to the Stanl


The Sharks dealt struggling center Michal Handzus to Chicago in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick just prior to this year's trade deadline.


So these San Jose Sharks have done what no other fin-outfitted team has ever done – dispatched a foe in the minimum number of games. Now who can’t feel at least moderately impressed by that?


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The Sharks signed college free agent forward Sebastian Stalberg Wednesday, locking him up on a two-year, entry-level contract. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed.