Here's a look at the Western Conference semifinal playoff series between the San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings. The Sharks split their series with the defending Stanley Cup champions 2-2 with one win coming in a shootout.
March 14, at San Jose
San Jose 4, Los Angeles 3
Skinny: Sharks have 5-on-3 and Logan Couture, Matt Irwin both score for 3-0 lead.
March 16, at Los Angeles
Los Angeles 5, Sharks 2
Skinny: One of three season lows. Thornton: "Some guys had their D game."
April 16, at San Jose
Sharks 3, Los Angeles 2 SO
Skinny: Antti Niemi stopped all three SO shooters, Raffi Torres shot won it.
April 27, at Los Angeles
Los Angeles 3, Sharks 2
Skinny: If Sharks had won, San Jose would have faced St. Louis in opening round.