Strat playoffs. Vancouver @ San Jose

Game 1. Logan Couture was injured and did not play . Canucks surprise San Jose in game one and win this one 3-0. Canucks lead the series 1-0.In a strong showing away from home, Vancouver had an easy win over theSharks by a score of 3 to 0. Vancouver poured on the pressure outshooting the Sharks 38 to 22. Vancouver scored 3 goals in the second period. The first goal was the winner as ALEXANDER EDLER scored 0:12 of the 2nd
period. BO HORVAT had a goal on 7 shots and passed for two assists for Vancouver. And SVEN BAERTSCHI scored one goal and passed for two assists. JACOB MARKSTROM was sharp in goal. He was flawless in the shutout while  facing 22 shots.

Game 2. Vancouver 2 at San Jose 4.  (series tied 1-1)  . San Jose ties up the series as Evander Kane scores three times for his new club. In a hard fought contest, the Sharks won over the Canucks by a final score of 4 to 2. San Jose got going early, scoring 3 times in the first period. EVANDER KANE was dominating, he dazzled with a hat-trick on 7 shots for San Jose. Others registering goals were BROCK BOESER and SAM GAGNER for Vancouver and LOGAN COUTURE for San Jose.

Game 3. San Jose 2 at Vancouver 3 . Vancouver now leads the series 2-1.  In their home arena the Canucks squeezed out a victory over the Sharks by the score of 3 to 2. Vancouver was relentless outshooting the Sharks 43 to 30. Goals were registered by EVANDER KANE and CHRIS TIERNEY for San Jose and SVEN BAERTSCHI, LOUI ERIKSSON and NIKOLAY GOLDOBIN for Vancouver.
With the victory Vancouver now has 6 wins and 12 points on the season.

Game 4. San Jose 2  at Vancouver 3.  Canucks now lead the series 3-1. In front of a cheering crowd the Canucks won a close one against the Sharks by the final score of 3 to 2. Vancouver was relentless outshooting the Sharks 41 to 28. ALEXANDER EDLER contributed three assists for Vancouver. Goals were registered by TOMAS HERTL and EVANDER KANE for San Jose and
BO HORVAT, DEREK DORSETT and NIKOLAY GOLDOBIN for Vancouver.

Game 5. Vancouver 1 at San Jose  5.  San Jose makes the series 3-2 as they pickup a big win at home. They dominated from start to finish and defeat the CAnucks 5-1 to set up a game six in Vancouver.   In front of a cheering crowd the Sharks had no difficulty defeating the  Canucks by the final tally of 5 to 1. San Jose poured on the pressure
outshooting the Canucks 49 to 24. MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC found the net  twice for San Jose. MARTIN JONES was sharp in goal. He made just one
mistake while facing 24 shots. Other goal scorers were NIKOLAY GOLDOBIN  for Vancouver and TIMO MEIER, EVANDER KANE and JOAKIM RYAN for San Jose.

Game 6. San Jose 7 at Vancouver 0.  San Jose ties the series at three games a piece with a huge win in Vancouver. The Sharks have now outscored the Canucks 12-1 in the last two games. Game seven will be in San Jose as the Sharks look to come back from a 3-1 series deficit. Using an offensive outburst the Sharks embarrassed the Canucks by a score of 7 to 0. The Sharks had 3 power play goals. San Jose scored 3 goals in the second period. The game’s initial goal was sufficient as EVANDER KANE lit the lamp 0:34 of the 1st period. JOE PAVELSKI recorded four assists for San Jose. And TOMAS HERTL had two goals. Also KANE scored once and passed for two assists. CHRIS TIERNEY scored twice. MARTIN JONES was outstanding in goal. He was flawless in the shutout while facing 28 shots. Others registering goals were JOE THORNTON and MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC for San Jose.

Game 7. Vancouver at San Jose.

Down 3-1 the San Jose Sharks come all the way back and pick up a big 1-0 win over the Vancouver Canucks to complete their comeback and win the best of seven series four games to three. Sharks started to take over the this game midway through the second period after a sluggish start. Their powerplay got them going by peppering Markstrom with shots, and the team played off that momentum. Markstrom was superb for the Canucks keeping them in this game.


                      Vancouver Canucks at San Jose Sharks                      
DATE : 04/11/2018

GOALS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Vancouver Canucks              0  0  0  0  0 
San Jose Sharks                0  0  1  0  1 

SHOTS                          1  2  3 OT  F
Vancouver Canucks              6  10 11 0  27
San Jose Sharks                6  13 16 0  35

S C O R I N G  S U M M A R Y
1. SJS. EVANDER KANE(13)( LOGAN COUTURE, MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC ): 3rd 10:35

 P E N A L T I E S  S U M M A R Y
1. VAN. BROCK BOESER - 2 Minutes: 1st 4:29
2. SJS. JOE PAVELSKI - 2 Minutes: 1st 7:21
3. VAN. SVEN BAERTSCHI - 2 Minutes: 2nd 4:25
4. VAN. MICHAEL DEL ZOTTO - 2 Minutes: 2nd 11:46
5. VAN. TROY STECHER - 2 Minutes: 2nd 17:33
6. VAN. ALEX BIEGA - 2 Minutes: 3rd 3:21
7. SJS. TOMAS HERTL - 4 Minutes: 3rd 18:35
     EXTRA PENALTY SERVED BY JOONAS DONSKOI
9. VAN. BROCK BOESER - 2 Minutes: 3rd 18:35

 I N J U R I E S
1. VAN. Injury To ALEXANDER EDLER : 1st 0:29
2. VAN. Injury To BO HORVAT : 3rd 15:44

Player Stats For Vancouver Canucks
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
SVEN BAERTSCHI                  0   2  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 31 17:45  0   0  0  0 
ALEX BIEGA                      0   0  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 33 18:10  0   1  0  0 
BROCK BOESER                    0   2  0  0   4  0  0   0-0 26 14:22  0   0  0  3 
MICHAEL DEL ZOTTO              -1   1  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 55 31:40  1   3  0  0 
DEREK DORSETT                   0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  8  4:43  0   0  0  0 
ALEXANDER EDLER                 0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  1  0:29  0   0  0  0 
LOUI ERIKSSON                  -1   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 26 14:13  0   0  1  1 
SAM GAGNER                      0   4  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 33 18:34  1   0  0  1 
NIKOLAY GOLDOBIN                0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 10  6:06  0   0  0  0 
MARKUS GRANLUND                 0   2  0  0   0  0  0   3-1 11  6:43  1   0  0  1 
ERIK GUDBRANSON                 0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 44 24:20  0   1  0  0 
BO HORVAT                       0   0  0  0   0  0  0  10-3 34 20:16  1   0  0  0 
BRENDAN LEIPSIC                 0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 28 15:11  1   0  0  0 
DANIEL SEDIN                   -1   7  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 31 17:36  1   0  1  5 
HENRIK SEDIN                   -1   0  0  0   0  0  0   4-1 32 17:42  0   0  0  0 
TROY STECHER                    0   0  0  0   2  0  0   0-0 17  9:13  0   0  0  0 
BRANDON SUTTER                  0   2  0  0   0  0  0   4-2 42 24:34  0   0  0  0 
CHRIS TANEV                    -1   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 50 29:06  1   0  0  0 
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TOTAL                          -5  27  0  0  12  0  0  21-7           7   5  2 11

Player Stats For San Jose Sharks
PLAYER                        +/- SOG  G  A PIM PP SH  FO-W AC    IT TA HIT SP AS
MIKKEL BOEDKER                  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  8  4:43  0   0  1  0 
JUSTIN BRAUN                    0   2  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 36 20:13  1   0  0  0 
BRENT BURNS                     1   3  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 52 30:26  2   0  0  1 
LOGAN COUTURE                   1   3  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 37 21:38  0   0  1  1 
DYLAN DeMELO                    0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 17  9:13  1   0  0  0 
BRENDEN DILLON                  0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 17  9:13  0   0  0  0 
JOONAS DONSKOI                  0   1  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 28 15:42  1   0  0  0 
BARCLAY GOODROW                 0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2-1  8  4:43  0   0  0  0 
JANNIK HANSEN                   0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0  8  4:43  0   0  0  0 
TOMAS HERTL                     0   4  0  0   4  0  0   2-2 40 23:42  0   3  1  1 
EVANDER KANE                    1   4  1  0   0  0  0   0-0 37 21:38  0   0  2  1 
KEVIN LABANC                    0   4  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 30 16:26  0   0  0  1 
TIMO MEIER                      0   6  0  0   0  0  0   1-1 30 16:26  1   0  1  0 
JOE PAVELSKI                    1   3  0  0   2  0  0  11-6 39 23:01  1   2  1  1 
JOAKIM RYAN                     0   0  0  0   0  0  0   0-0 28 14:50  0   1  0  0 
JOE THORNTON                    0   0  0  0   0  0  0   2-2 30 16:26  0   0  0  0 
CHRIS TIERNEY                   0   3  0  0   0  0  0   3-2 30 17:05  1   0  0  0 
MARC-EDOUARD VLASIC             1   1  0  1   0  0  0   0-0 45 25:49  0   0  0  0 
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TOTAL                           5  35  1  2   6  0  0 21-14           8   6  7  6

Goalie Stats For Vancouver Canucks
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
JACOB MARKSTROM                  58     35  1    0  6  5   103 
ANDERS NILSSON                   0      0   0    0  0  0   0   

Goalie Stats For San Jose Sharks
PLAYER                          MIN  SHOTS GA  ENG GR GRS
AARON DELL                       0      0   0    0  0  0   0   
MARTIN JONES                     60     27  0    0  2  2   105 

POWER PLAY                    OPP   GOALS
Vancouver Canucks             2         0
San Jose Sharks               5         0

STARS OF THE GAME
1st star - MARTIN JONES from San Jose
2nd star - EVANDER KANE from San Jose
3rd star - LOGAN COUTURE from San Jose

GAME STORY
In front of a cheering crowd the Sharks squeezed out a victory over the 
Canucks by a final tally of 1 to 0.  The defense had the best of things 
as the offenses struggled mount an attack.  EVANDER KANE scored the only 
goal at 10:35 of the 3rd period.  MARTIN JONES was outstanding in goal. 
He recorded the shutout while facing 27 shots.

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