Sharks have playoff bite, now they just have to get in
The San Jose Sharks' climb back has been long and arduous, even after the benevolent Boston Bruins provided a huge shove of help from behind on Nov. 30. Only 8-12-4 at the time of the deal that brought Joe Thornton to San Jose, the Sharks finally seemed poised not only to secure a playoff spot but to be a bona fide threat to come out of the Western Conference.
Actually, maybe it's something in the California water supply. The Sharks join the Mighty Ducks as the fast-closing West teams ...
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