Event Name: San Jose Sharks vs Colorado Avalanche
Date: April 6, 2019
Location: SAP Center: 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
Hosted by: San Jose Sharks Hockey
Just three minutes in to the game, Tyson Jost scored on a shot from mid slot through the screen that beat Martin Jones through the fine hole. Just over four minutes later, Tomas Hertl won the face off in the right circle to Brent Burns and took a fast shot at net that went through the goalie’s fine hole and tied the game at 1. Another four minutes later, Gustov Nyquist took a shot from the left circle which the goalie saved. However, Evander Kane was right there and tapped the rebound in the net, through goalie’s five hole and put San Jose on a 2-1 lead.
Just over a minute into the second period, Nathan MacKinnon got a pass high in the slot and he got behind the Sharks defense. He faked a shot to his backhand but then pulled it to his forehand and tapped it ino the Sharks net beating Jones to his left and tied the game at 2. Just five minutes later, Joe Thornton passed the puck from top of the left circle to Kevin Labanc in the slot. He took a quick shot that bounced up off of a defender’s stick, over the goalie’s head and then into the net. The period ended with San Jose on a 3-2 lead.
Five minutes into the third period, Nyquist recoved a loose puck that was low in the right circle. His shot beat the goalie to top shelf, short side and put San Jose on a 4-1 lead. With just three minutes left in the game, Joe Pavelski scored an empty net goal but it was disallowed after a review for offside. With less than a minute left in the game, Michael Haley scored an empty net goal giving the Sharks a 5-2 victory over the Avalanche.
Final Score 5-2 Sharks
Tonight the Sharks led in face-offs (69%-31%), hits (15-6), blocked shots (20-16), giveaways (12-9) and takeaways (13-11). Both teams tied in shots at 30.
3 stars of the game:
First Star: Sharks – Evander Kane
Second Star: Sharks – Gustav Nyquist
Third Star: Sharks – Brent Burns
San Jose Sharks play Las Vegas Knights in Round 1 of Playoffs on 4/10/19 at the SAP Center.
INDTVUSA Staff Writer
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