San Jose Sharks
Nicklas Backstrom scored the winning goal in the shootout to lead the Washington Capitals to their first win in San Jose in more than 20 years, 3-2 over the Sharks on Saturday night.
Patrick Marleau scored the only goal of the shootout, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick sometimes seems to be the only obstacle between San Jose and the Western Conference finals while the Sharks dominate much of their 2-2 series with the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Washington, DC-The San Jose Sharks put up five goals, three on the power play, as they rolled by Braden Holtby and the Washington Capitals 5-3 at Verizon Center.
Alex Ovechkin, Karl Alzner, Mathieu Perreault and Bruce Boudreau talk after being shut out by Antti Niemi and the San Jose Sharks.
Michal Neuvirth is in goal tonight as the Caps host one of the hottest teams in the NHL.