TRH RECAP 43: WHEN SHARKS CRY
KINGS 2, SHARKS 3 (SO)
FIRST… make sure you read The Royal Half's GAMEDAY PREVIEW for last night's Kings-Sharks game in which we took a look back at early 1990's NHL Hockey. Exclusively on LAKings.com.
The game hasn't changed one bit.
THEN… Our RECAP master PumperNicholl takes a look at last night's Los Angeles Kings-San Jose Sharks game. Take it away, PumperNicholl….
*THE FOLLOWING BELOW IS NOT WRITTEN BY THE ROYAL HALF, BUT RATHER A GUEST WRITER*
The possible-to-probable first round playoff matchup between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings would be hard to top for both teams. Ever since Joe Thornton kayaked his way through center ice after scoring the series-clinching goal against the Kings in 2011, the two teams seem to play every game with the intensity of a playoff game.
Luckily for us, the schedule makers left us two late season games to build up a little more hatred before the postseason begins.
So without further delay, TRH presents: The Battle for Fourth Place: Part I.
Things are not looking good for the Kings at this point. They're going to have to step it up and Finnish the period strong if they want to hang on to fourth place!
Well this whole Finland Twitter thing is working out so far. Let's see if our play-by-play team from Kiiminki can keep the momentum up!
Niemi had 41 saves while picking up his 21st win of the season. With performances like this, he has clearly cemented his hold as the fifth best goalie in California. But give credit where credit is due: