Think about all the adjectives you’d use to describe the San Jose Sharks in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Have you gotten around to “clutch” yet? No? Well guess what, their Game 2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks was just that.
Here’s Raffi Torres of all people scoring the game-winner at 5:31 of overtime to give the Sharks a 3-2 win and a 2-0 series lead over Vancouver.
So pretty much the only player on the ice convinced that Brent Burns was going to pass the puck was … Brent Burns.
For those keeping score at home, Torres now has more goals (1) than suspensions (0) this postseason. Good on you, Raff!
To reach overtime, the Sharks had to be clutch again. Here’s Patrick Marelau of all people scoring with 56 seconds left in regulation to tie the game:
The Sharks have two wins in the playoffs. Patrick Marleau has two goals. Dogs and cats, living together. Mass hysteria.