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It all starts tonight! The San Jose Sharks being their run for the Stanley Cup in round one of the playoffs against the Vegas Golden Knights.
This is the second series meeting between the two clubs, with last year in Vegas's inaugural season the two clubs met in the Second Round.
The San Jose Sharks earned a playoff berth for the 14th time in the previous 15 seasons, which dates to the start of the 2003-04 season. It marks the fourth consecutive appearance for San Jose and the 14 appearances are most among NHL clubs since 2004.
Team Teal is stacked, healthy and ready to take on the Golden Knights for what is sure to be an intense and physical playoff series.
Not only is the team in #PlayoffMode, but the entire organization and City of San Jose have also kicked it up a notch. If you aren't attending tonight's game, there are still plenty of ways for you to join in on the playoff festivities.
Start your night at San Pedro Square Market Bar and march to the Tank along with S.J. Sharkie and the Sharks drum corp at 5:30. The playoff march will drop you off in front of SAP Center for the free street rally full of entertainment, food, and beverage. Fans around the Bay Area can also catch the game at one of the bars part of the Sharks bar network.
Get the Fan 411 from in-arena host Jon Root.
For fans attending the game, come early and enjoy the new food and beverage options throughout the arena. Get to your seat for warmups and try to snag a puck dished out by Team Teal. After warmups, buckle up and get ready for the greatest open show in the NHL. This year's pregame entertainment will not disappoint!
Read the latest on the San Jose Sharks from the Mercury News.