After a two-day respite, the San Jose Sharks and Detroit Red Wings resume their Western Conference Semifinal series Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET (Versus, TSN, RDS). The Sharks took the opener Thursday at HP Pavilion by a 4-3 score.
Joe Pavelski scored twice on the power play for the Sharks in Game 1, his sixth and seven goals of the postseason. The Wings also lost the opening game of their first-round series with the Coyotes before rallying to win in seven.
We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.
— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
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