Joe Pavelski


SAN JOSE – There are two common threads to the Sharks’ success against the Ducks this season – emotion, and special teams.

And, really, they go hand in hand.


SAN JOSE – The Sharks may have picked a good time for a 'one step backwards to take two steps forward' approach, in the words of general manager Doug Wilson last summer.


Editor's note: This article is Part 3 of a three-part feature series in which Insider Kevin Kurz grades each player by position.


SAN JOSE -– It was virtually inevitable that the Kings were going to tie the game in the second period.