| Game 5 Notes
Series quick hits
4/17/08 - By Mike
* Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski extended their point
streaks to five games. Both players have six points (2 goals, 4 assists) during
* Ryane Clowe recorded his team leading eighth point of
the playoffs. With an assist, Clowe now has four goals and four assists in five
games this series.
* Joe Thornton, Milan Michalek (twice) and Jerome
Iginla all missed on breakaway chances.
* With an assist on the Sharks
second goal of the night, Joe Thornton has recorded five points in the last
three games of the series. Thornton has one goal and four assists in that span.
* The Sharks get a day off on Friday, and will return to practice on
Saturday morning, before departing for Calgary later that day.
the game was physical, it was devoid of much of the post whistle chipiness that
we've seen in the first 4 games.
* The extent of McLaren's injury is
not known, but he has been nursing a bum knee since returning to the ice late
in the regular season.
* Ryane Clowe had some choice words for the Flames
after one stoppage, mocking the Flames by pretending to wipe away tears from
* The arena seating area was spotted with red jerseys. Maybe
50 Calgary fans made their way to the game, a fraction of red that visited HP
Pavilion in 2004.
* In case you were interested, the Sharks are 8-9 in
playoff games in which they have the opportunity to eliminate their opponent.
* The 10 shots Evgeni Nabokov faced in Game 4 set a new franchise
record for fewest shots faced in a playoff game.
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