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Second Round

Avalanche eliminated from playoffs after MacKinnon, power play falter

Lack of secondary scoring, support for Grubauer contribute to second-round ouster by Sharks

by Rick Sadowski / NHL.com Correspondent

The Colorado Avalanche were eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in seven games by the San Jose Sharks in the Western Conference Second Round.

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Sharks advance to Western Conference Final powered by Pavelski return

Play of Jones, all-around contributions from defensemen key in win against Avalanche

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

The San Jose Sharks advanced to the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2016 with a seven-game win against the Colorado Avalanche in the second round.

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Landeskog takes blame for offside that costs Avalanche in Game 7

'Clumsy mistake' nullifies tying goal against Sharks

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Gabriel Landeskog took the blame for an offside that nullified a Colorado Avalanche goal that would have tied Game 7 of the Western Conference Second Round against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Wednesday.

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MacKinnon, Avalanche refused to quit in Game 7 loss to Sharks

Forward returned from shoulder injury as comeback falls short

by Tim Campbell @TimNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Nathan MacKinnon exemplified the Colorado Avalanche's refusal to quit in the Western Conference Second Round.

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Pavelski makes memorable return for Sharks in Game 7 against Avalanche

Gives teammates emotional lift, energizes crowd with early goal, assist to reach Western Final

by Nicholas J. Cotsonika @cotsonika / NHL.com Columnist

SAN JOSE -- For Joe Pavelski, Game 7 began at the end of Game 6.

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game recap

Sharks defeat Avalanche in Game 7, advance to Western Conference Final

Pavelski has goal, assist in return from injury; will face Blues

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Pavelski opens the scoring

COL@SJS, Gm7: Pavelski nets tip in return to lineup

R2, Gm7: Joe Pavelski tips home a shot from Brent Burns to give the Sharks a 1-0 lead in his first game back from injury

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SAN JOSE -- Joe Pavelski had a goal and an assist in his return from injury when the San Jose Sharks advanced to the Western Conference Final with a 3-2 win against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the second round at SAP Center on Wednesday.

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Pavelski scores in return to Sharks lineup in Game 7 against Avalanche

Forward hadn't played in series, gets first-period goal, assist

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Pavelski opens the scoring

COL@SJS, Gm7: Pavelski nets tip in return to lineup

R2, Gm7: Joe Pavelski tips home a shot from Brent Burns to give the Sharks a 1-0 lead in his first game back from injury

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SAN JOSE -- Joe Pavelski scored for the San Jose Sharks in his return to the lineup against the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference Second Round at SAP Center on Wednesday (NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS).

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MacKinnon returns to Game 7 for Avalanche against Sharks

Forward left briefly after apparent injury in first period

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

SAN JOSE -- Nathan MacKinnon has returned to Game 7 of the Western Conference Second Round in the first period Wednesday.

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game preview

5 Keys: Avalanche at Sharks, Game 7

Experience, special teams among factors to decide who goes to Western Conference Final

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

AVALANCHE at SHARKS

9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS

Best-of-7 series tied 3-3

The San Jose Sharks play the Colorado Avalanche in Game 7 of the Western Conference Second Round at SAP Center on Wednesday with a trip to the conference final against the St. Louis Blues on the line.

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Sharks-Avalanche Game 7 debated by NHL.com

San Jose favored by panel to advance to Western Conference Final

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The Western Conference Second Round between the San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche has been a see-saw affair from the start with alternating wins through the first six games.

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