San Jose Sharks beat Philipp Grubauer and Colorado Avalanche to advance to Western Conference Finals
The Colorado Avalanche came into San Jose’s Shark Tank (aka the SAP Center) for the finale of an intense, back-and-forth Second Round series. The Sharks ultimately proved triumphant, beating the Avalanche 3-2.
The game was intense and much of the pace dictated by close calls and injuries, but captain Joe Pavelski’s fairytale return was the story of the night. The Sharks’ captain was back in the lineup for the first time since Game Seven against the Vegas Golden Knights when he incurred a scary head injury. He opened the scoring in the first period and led his team to victory.