TRH 2ND ROUND PLAYOFF RECAP 3 – SAN JOSE SHARKS: DEATH PENALTY
*THE FOLLOWING BELOW IS NOT WRITTEN BY THE ROYAL HALF,
BUT RATHER PUMPERNICHOLL, OUR MASTER RECAPPER*
KINGS 1, SHARKS 2 (OT),
JON QUICK PISSED OFF
Another Hollywood ending for the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 made it six straight wins for the defending Stanley Cup Champions (and typing that will never get old).
Coincidentally, those six wins all came with Alec Martinez in the lineup. A fixture in the Kings top-six for the past two seasons, Martinez has helped stabilize the defensive corps since his return to the starting lineup in Game 3 against the St. Louis Blues. So it was rather shocking to read that Darryl Sutter decided to bench Martinez for the upcoming game against the San Jose Sharks. Sure, Martinez finished at a -3 in Game 2, but the general consensus around all sports is to never mess with a winning lineup.
That said, it's hard to question the coach who led the team to its first championship less than 12 months ago.
So the Kings headed up to the Shark Tank coming off a huge comeback to take a commanding 2-0 lead in the series. The latest win came after a couple of penalty calls late in the game turned the momentum for the Kings as they scored 22 seconds apart in the dying moments of the game.
It was especially important for the Kings to win Game 2 not just because home-ice means so much to these two teams, but because referees never make series altering penalty calls late in a game.
Rest assured, borderline penalty calls like those won't be seen in a playoff game for years, if ever again.
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God damnit blues. Still bummed about that series loss. Fuck the kings.— Dylan Kennedy (@Dyl_Kennedy) May 18, 2013
— The Royal Half (@theroyalhalf) May 18, 2013
#SJSVSLAK #BeatLA #BeatTheKINGS#SJsharks #StanleyCupPlayoffs #sharksnation #gosharks #letsgosharks #FUCKLA #SHARKSTERRITORY #BRINGYOURLOUD— Mulatto❤Mixed Girls (@MixedNigga_) May 18, 2013
Fuck the Kings and fuck posers who think they are real hockey fans. Mother fuckers deserve to die. #PureHatred— Stoneyranger (@Stoneyranger) May 18, 2013
Getting my drunk on at the sharks game #fuckLA— Shawn campbell (@Buschbud) May 18, 2013
So many people at my house randomly, fuck, I mean this better not interfere with the Sharks game, got a monopoly on this tv 6-9 minimum.— Neil Jariwalla (@NeilJariwalla19) May 19, 2013
— Andres Villa (@Ndre3030) May 19, 2013
FUCK YES BOYLE!!!!!! twitter.com/awheaties/stat…— Ashlynn Wheatley (@awheaties) May 19, 2013
If LA continues to get these garbage call and non calls against them they can't lose #brutal #fuckLA— MVictor16 (@RedWingVictory) May 19, 2013
hahahahaha please understand my dad is a passionate sharks fan! vine.co/v/bEliVg0eF7Q— Raquel Cloutier (@RockyWasHere) May 19, 2013
Yes, that makes perfect sense in that case.
fuck you Toffoli your a scumbag
— Rudy Herring (@rudyHerring) May 19, 2013
Hey, now! Don't Hassle the Toff!
Who the fuck is Toffoli?
— Conor McMahon (@Condor_McMahon) May 19, 2013
Allow me to introduce you!
Fuck tha LA Kings…you in my city now. The SHARK TANK!!!!— Eric Loera_408 (@ericloera) May 19, 2013
#FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA #FUCKLA— Stephanie Martinez (@HotaruSobotka) May 19, 2013
According to all hockey commentators, the best goalies ever:1-5: Quick6: Roy7-9: Quick10: Plante11-99: Quick#fuckLA— Adam Russo (@ThunderDump) May 19, 2013
I FUCKING HATE THESE PUSSY ASS SHARKS DIVING AND PLAYING FUCKING DIRTY, OH AND FUCK THEIR STUPID ASS FANS TOO, FUCK YOU.— Austin Alarcon (@xIceInMyVeins) May 19, 2013
Scott Gomez is almost the same level of scummy cunt that Raffi Torres is. Fuck him up #Kings— Alex (@Velox_Dorado) May 19, 2013
These announcers are all over Quicks dick and it's really annoying!!! #fuckLA— ҜℛiⓢϮiƝ ☠❤ (@k_roo813) May 19, 2013
DAMN SHARKS ARE DIRTY AS FUCK..NO WONDER YA'LL HAVING TROUBLE WINNING THE CUP..BUNCH OF BITCHES— RAIDER RAY RAY (@rhramen122) May 19, 2013
FUCK! i forgot the kings played today !!! :(— Hazel∞ (@HazelBieberGV) May 19, 2013
One more shitty call against the sharks and I'm going to walk to new york and shit on every member of the nhl head offices desks. #NHL— Sam vopni (@samvopni) May 19, 2013
Its #chomp time LA Kings fuck Tyler Saint.— Andrew Noseworthy (@getdownyall) May 19, 2013
So Quick gets tackled two times and no call. But Lewis gets pushed into Niemi and penalty. WHAT THE FUCK.— Kayla Shimasaki (@kaylashima) May 19, 2013
Oh bull fuckin shit.What 4-3 for ot in the playoffs. Fuck you refs.Go kings— Jen Martin (@JenMartin20) May 19, 2013
Are you fucking kidding me?! A fucking offensive zone fucking penalty with 3 fucking seconds left before fucking overtime? Fucking fuck!— LiterallyWilWheaton (@wilw) May 19, 2013
@wilw I prefer fuck, fuckity, fuck, fuck, fuck… refs need to get off their knees, they're blowing the game— Stephanie Thompson (@MissConduct4) May 19, 2013
FUCK MAN STUPID ASS PENALTY— IMARABIANNOTSAMOAN (@maceasaeli) May 19, 2013
Can't wait for LA to kill off the penalties and do some crazy shit to win the game just to see the Sharks fans reactions on FB.— Seth Berozofsky (@SirPikajew) May 19, 2013
@raiderguy702 FUCKEN PUSSIES!! ITS OK WERE GONA SEND EM HOME WITH LOST HOPES OF WINNING A CUP— RAIDER RAY RAY (@rhramen122) May 19, 2013
#BucciOvertimeChallenge Couture / Fuck the Kings— Connor Holton (@CHolton14) May 19, 2013
I wish i wasnt so violent towards san jose…Wait no i dont FUCK THE SHARKS.— Bailey Aguilar (@Bailey63Aguilar) May 19, 2013
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA FUCK THE KINGS!!!!!! WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!— #ForeverBleedingBlue (@Pookeo9) May 19, 2013
YESSS HAHAHAHA FUCK YOU KINGS— BMO (@Mattthesex) May 19, 2013
Fuck.I mean Damn.Final 2 Damns to 1 Yes.Kings leading series 2 games to 1.Let's come back and take game 4 Kings. #GoKignsGo— Jeff (@fittin2) May 19, 2013
Fuck you sharks & fuck your stupid ass refs!— Laura☽ ☠ ☯ (@laurawazz) May 19, 2013
FUCK THE SHARKS. IM FUCKING DONE. THESE REFS CAN SUCK MY FAT DICK— erik elmer (@erikelmer45) May 19, 2013
Logan fuckin couture babayyyy!!! What did I say about the tank #sitonit #fuckLA about even this bitch up Tuesday woooooo!!!— Matt Grondin (@MgrondinSp3cial) May 19, 2013
FUCK! Eat shit sharks cause when next game comes around we'll make sure to murder you— Veronica Kazaryan (@vkazaryan13) May 19, 2013
Sharks can suck my dick. Fuck all you shark fans.— A-Town✨ (@bigbootayalissa) May 19, 2013
— Tommy Gavin (@jusdewyit) May 19, 2013
Fuck yeah!!!!Logan!!!!! Sharks!!!! Karma got that ass kings….fuck yhe la queens!!!— Eric Loera_408 (@ericloera) May 19, 2013
Cooter with the gift goal. I don't ever want to hear shit from Sharks fans about any referee calls.— Josh McNeil (@JoshMcNeil20) May 19, 2013
I FUCKING MISSED YEEZY CUZ I DECIDED TO WATCH THE SHARKS KINGS OT FUCK— DJ $TANK DADDY (@WeaveTracks) May 19, 2013
Fuck the refs. Fuck the Sharks. Fuck the city of San Jose. #KingsIn5— Harry Kaladzhyan (@HKally41) May 19, 2013
— donny donny (@donavonX) May 19, 2013
I like everyone on the sharks except Joe Thornton. He can go fuck himself.— Max Evans (@MaxCEvans) May 19, 2013
Flipping the fuck out in the middle of Santana Row cuz the sharks won. #getoveritpeople #imfuckingexcited #myboobsstayedinmydress— Elle✨ (@aellerg18) May 19, 2013
Such bullshit!!! Fucking piece of shit #Couture @sanjosesharks still suck my ass and are still gonna lose the series. Fucking hate #sharks— JSitterle57 (@Jsitterle) May 19, 2013
FUCK YEAH, SHARKS WINTRANSLATION: QUEENS TOOK IN THE ASS— El_Bombadero (@El_Bombadero) May 19, 2013
I'm so drunk I thought the kings win that game when I looked at the TV fuckin sharks won. What ze quef shart fuck pants.— Matt Moran (@M0Ran_94) May 19, 2013
If you really cant use a 5-3 to your advantage at HOME that says something, a loss is a loss but the sharks played like shit.— Edwin Acuna (@Edwinprime) May 19, 2013
FUCK THE FAGGOT LA KINGS— Colin Kennedy (@KobraCola) May 19, 2013
TRH THREE STARS OF THE NIGHT
3. Sharks Fans
— alyssa (@alyssaorlicough) May 19, 2013
This is what happens when the sharks finally win vine.co/v/b9BHTlzUhJb— Matt Witham (@SmokeTIlliSleep) May 19, 2013
Me screaming for joy when the Sharks won in overtime. vine.co/v/b9BHI09Wzix— Timothy King (@timoking89) May 19, 2013
Congratulations to the Sharks on winning their first 2013 playoff game against an NHL team.
2. S-M-R-T Sharks Fans
— Kevin Moorman (@kmoormanh20) May 19, 2013
I love everything about this tweet.
Am I the only one who thinks this Stoll "injury" is BS and if they advance vs Sharks he will be fine for the next series? #Sjsharks— Boom Boom (@air807) May 20, 2013
— Charles Richards (@C_Richards97) May 20, 2013
Interesting investment on a player who will never play for the Sharks again.
@cougswsu I kinda want sharks vs blackhawks so I can proudly wear my sharks gear in Chicago!— pjdaisy13 (@Pjdaisy13) May 19, 2013
If The Sharks beat the Kings they should have Raffi Torres on the ice to start Game 1 of the next series to send a message to the NHL.— Mucking Aces (@muckingaces) May 19, 2013
Can't wait until San Jose is accused of voter fraud during the Blackhawks series.— Fear The Fin (@fearthefin) May 19, 2013