NHL Playoffs


SAN JOSE – Joe Pavelski took in a Giants game on Saturday, as did several of his teammates. Logan Couture said he didn’t get off the couch for more than two hours all weekend.


SAN JOSE – Ever so slightly, the Kings have gotten better in each game throughout their first round series with the Sharks.

Ever so slightly, the Sharks game has dipped.


SAN JOSE – Through the first nine periods of the Sharks-Kings first round battle, San Jose’s edge in five-on-five play was the biggest reason it enjoyed a two-games-to-none lead with a chance to i


LOS ANGELES – Hit totals aren’t something a whole lot of NHL coaches pay attention to, as they tend to vary wildly from building to building.