The similarities between San Jose's Game 3 win over Detroit and the one last year are spooky, but this year's version of the Sharks doesn't fold when the going gets tough.
With a come-from-behind, 4-3 overtime win over the Red Wings, the Sharks are revealing themselves to be playoff demons as opposed to being haunted by them come springtime.
Jimmy Howard is again a hero in Detroit. The Red Wings are again back in the series. But both must repeat Tuesday's efforts against a Phoenix team that just won't quit.
Reaching last season's conference finals was gravy for the Chicago Blackhawks. Now, it's expected. Can this young team top itself under such lofty expectations?
The collective feeling in the Red Wings' locker room after the defending champs ousted the Anaheim Ducks in seven games: relief.
Pierre LeBrun offers up his predictions for the NHL's major awards in 2014-15, including two trophies for Steven Stamkos.
Hard hits, harsh words and huge performances: Pierre LeBrun lists his favorite moments from the 2013 NHL playoffs
Making sure your top lines don't get too much ice time will be key during this shortened season, writes Pierre LeBrun.
Superstar center Joe Thornton of the Sharks was suspended two games by the NHL on Friday for his hit to the head of Blues center David Perron.