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A black cat couldn't curse the Sharks

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Sharks let black cat on ice

NSH@SJS, Gm1: Sharks bring black cat to Game 1

R2, Gm1: A black cat runs past the bench, hoping the Sharks can turn fortune in their favor before Game 1

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Black cats get a bad rap. Just because of a few superstitions, you're not supposed to let them cross your path or (probably) sit in your section during a playoff game. We imagine that's why this little guy was looking for a new seat before Game 1 of the Western Conference Second Round between the Sharks and the Predators on Friday.

Note that our feline hero was proven both adorable and not a sign of bad luck: The Sharks took down the Preds, 5-2, to take a 1-0 series lead.

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