ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A small earthquake occurred Thursday night during the first intermission of Game 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinal between the Anaheim Ducks and San Jose Sharks.
The quake, measured at 4.0 by the U.S. Geological Survey, didn't rattle the Honda Center crowd much and didn’t affect play -- it took place during the first intermission. The tremor was centered in an area two miles northeast of nearby Yorba Linda.
The adjacent Chino Hills was an active area Thursday as a 3.8 magnitude quake also occurred at 4:56 p.m. PT.
For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday