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SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 08: Tomas Hertl #48 of the San Jose Sharks is congratulated by teammates after he scored his third goal of the game against the New York Rangers during the third period at SAP Center on October 8, 2013 in San Jose, California. The Sharks won the game 9-2. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Welcome To The NHL Tomas Hertl

Who is Tomas Hertl? Well until Tuesday night, I am sure most people outside of San Jose or the Czech Republic had no clue.

97.1 The Ticket–10/09/2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 28: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings consoles Tommy Wingels #57 of the San Jose Sharks at the conclussion of Game Seven of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Sharks 2-1. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kings Edge Sharks In Game 7 To Reach Western Final

The Kings’ seven-game series with the Sharks came down to another tense third period, with the home team clinging to another one-goal lead.

97.1 The Ticket–05/29/2013

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Kings Will Host Sharks For Game 7 Showdown After 2-1 Loss

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.


LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save off of shot from Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks as Robyn Regehr #44 looks for a rebound during a 3-0 Kings win in Game Five of the Western Conference Semifinals during the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on May 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings Hope Home Is Sweet In Game 7 Vs Sharks

Although Dustin Brown will always remember raising the Stanley Cup above his head last year, he also remembers the pain of a first-round playoff loss to San Jose one year before the Los Angeles Kings became champions.

97.1 The Ticket–05/28/2013

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Kings In LA For Pivotal Game 5 Against Sharks

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.


Justin Abdelkader #8 of the Detroit Red Wings. (credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Red Wings-Sharks Preview 3-28-13

The Detroit Red Wings have revived their previously mediocre power play, and the now-potent unit is propelling them toward a strong finish.

97.1 The Ticket–03/28/2013

NASHVILLE, TN - APRIL 20:  Brad Stuart #23 of the Detroit Red Wings and Ryan Ellis #49 of the Nashville Predators trip over goalie Jimmy Howard #35 in Game Five of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bridgestone Arena on April 20, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

Sharks Agree To Terms With D Brad Stuart

The San Jose Sharks have agreed to terms on a three-year contract with newly acquired defenseman Brad Stuart that will prevent him from becoming a free agent.

97.1 The Ticket–06/23/2012

Detroit Red Wings - Johan Franzen. (File Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sharks 3, Red Wings 2, OT

Pavel Datsyuk and Valtteri Filppula scored for the Red Wings, who have lost four straight.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2012

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Red Wings-Sharks Sums

First Period_1, Detroit, Kronwall 5 (Datsyuk, Lidstrom)

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2011

ST. LOUIS, MO - NOVEMBER 15: Jiri Hudler #26 of the Detroit Red Wings falls to the ice while trying to control the puck against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center  on November 15, 2011 in St. Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Jeff Riger: Wings Hardly Road Warriors

Just when you thought the Wings were back to normal, winning 4 games in a row and scoring a combined 18 goals in that span, the team has now hit the road and has now lost a couple straight, the latest to the Sharks on Thursday night 5-2.

97.1 The Ticket–11/18/2011