Event Name: Stanley Cup Playoffs: Sharks vs Knights – Round 2 Game 3
Date: Monday, April 30, 2018
Location: SAP Center: 525 W Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
Hosted by: San Jose Sharks Hockey
After a scoreless first period, both teams were determined to get on the scoreboard.
For the first time in this series, Sharks scored first when Timo Meier took a circle to circle pass and shot a one timer straight in the net. The lead ended quickly just three minutes later when Colin Miller tied the game with a power play goal. Golden Knights scored two more goals within five minutes, putting the Sharks in a two goal deficit.
Sharks Forward, Logan Couture said, “game changed in second period because we took a lot of penalties.
Sharks had an incredible comeback in third period. Evander Kane scored his fourth NHL playoff goal. Tomas Hertl tied the game for the Sharks and the game went into overtime.
At 8:17 in overtime, Knights Willam Karlsson skated up the right boards and put one past Martin Jones.
Final score 4-3 OT Knights
Tonight the Sharks led in blocked shots (42-33), face-offs (58%-42%), hits (44-35), blocked shots (23-17), takeaways (14-4) and giveaways (13-6).
3 stars of the game:
Third Star: Sharks – Tomas Hertl
Second Star: Knights – William Karlsson
First Star: Knights – Marc-Andre Fleury
Round 2 Game 4 against Knights on Wednesday, 5/2/18 at SAP Center
INDTVUSA Staff Writer