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Top 10 Moments of 2016-17: "We Want Seven!"

The San Jose Sharks set multiple franchise records with a 7-0 playoff win

by Ann Frazier /

After being shutout in games 2 and 3 against the Edmonton Oilers, it seemed as though the Sharks were due for a breakout on offense. It wouldn't have been surprising for the Sharks to score three or four goals in the next game.

But seven? 

The Sharks wasted zero time getting on the board. Well, okay, they technically wasted 15 seconds. Either way, fans who thought they could miss the first 30 seconds of the game missed out on a new Sharks playoff record.

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Joe Pavelski's goal 15 seconds into the game is fastest in franchise playoff history (previous: 28 seconds by Heatley). #SJSharks

The Tank was rocking all night, getting as loud as it's ever been. Even up in the press box, there was no way to even hear yourself think over the roar of the crowd. 


Of course, the crowd's roar was just a thunderous noise - there was also, after the sixth goal, a very specific chant that almost blew the roof off. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: "WE WANT SEVEN �� �� ������"

Sharks fans asked, and the Sharks delivered. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: AND THE EXTRA POINT IS GOOD!

But really, seven (seven!) goals should have been expected with the NFL's all-time touchdowns leader in the house, cheering the team in teal on.

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Had to to score a TD with @JerryRice in the Tank tonight. #WreckTheRig

The explosion of offense in Game 4 set all sorts of Sharks franchise records, in addition to being all sorts of fun. It truly was one of the top moments of the season.

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: #SJSharks franchise playoff records broken/tied tonight:������ Goals for������ Widest margin of victory������ Power play goals������ Quickest goal

Video: Power play fuels Sharks' Game 4 rout of Oilers

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