Teemu Selanne scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Jonas Hiller made 28 saves and the Anaheim Ducks dealt a blow to San Jose's playoff hopes with a 3-1 victory over the Sharks on Wednesday night.
Ryan Miller made 39 saves for his second shutout in as many nights, and Drew Stafford capitalized on a San Jose turnover to score the only goal in the Buffalo Sabres' 1-0 victory over the Sharks on Thursday night.
Henrik Zetterberg and Valtteri Filppula scored less than two minutes apart in the third period, and the Detroit Red Wings rallied again for a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night, forcing a decisive seventh game after trailing 3-0.
Drew Doughty had two goals and two assists, Jonathan Quick made 34 saves and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-0 in Game 2 on Saturday night to even their first-round series at one game apiece.
Dustin Brown scored two power-play goals and connected again in the fifth round of the shootout, giving the Los Angeles Kings a 4-3 victory over San Jose on Thursday night and snapping the Sharks' four-game winning streak.