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Twitter Tales: #LetsPlayAllNight

by Patrick Hooper / San Jose Sharks

#TwitterTales: #SJSharks vs Kings when we suggest to maybe just let them play all night. http://t.co/jkUjeUoWmD

— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) November 29, 2013

 

The hated Kings. That's it. That's pretty much all the introduction that is needed. You won't be called crazy if you label it one of the best rivalries in hockey. So let's have them play longer. How about we extend the game by five minutes? Or even better, let's add on a skills competition at the end. Let it never end!

 

 

Some lineup news after Desi missed a game and Irwin gets a chance.

 

 

Sheppard has served as the Sharks Movember fundraising captain all month.

 

 

Ahh, nothing better than passing on traditions one generation to another.

 

 

Randy's rolling in a new ride.

 

 

Congrats coach!

 

 

First Period

Well, things don't go quite the Sharks way out of the gates.

 

 

Big play by Niemi...

 

 

Second Period

El Pavelrino

 

 

After the four-on-four play, Boyle is tabbed for the high-sticking penalty for four minutes. The Sharks perform an exhausting penalty kill, bodies leaning on sticks, Niemi fighting for his life and a final desperation clear by Couture.

 

 

I don't think they mean the camping kind...

 

 

I think Jumbo has three goals this season on only one shot.

 

 

Third Period

 

 

Couture was in consideration for the Lady Byng trophy last season and his first penalty of this season came at a critical moment for the Sharks, forcing one of their better penalty killers off the ice. Thankfully the unit stood strong all night.

 

 

Overtime

 

 

Meanwhile, Ducks fans are like...

 

 

Don't fear overtime, because we've got a...

 

 

The sweet joys of victory.

 

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