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San Jose Sharks: Magic Number Countdown (59, 65)

The San Jose Sharks managed to pull out a winning road trip on their three game Canadian Tour. The Sharks win over Vancouver last night pushed the Sharks point total to 67 on the season.

Pacific Division Title: 59 points over Anaheim/Phoenix

Anaheim was idle yesterday, but the Coyotes picked up 2 points with a win. Those two teams are tied with 47 points on the season now. San Jose’s 4-2 win over Vancouver makes the magic number for the division and the playoffs 59 points.

The Sharks will return home (where they have not lost in regulation) for a four game stand, heading into the All-Star Break.

Phoenix stands at a tie 2nd in the Pacific with 47 points. The Coyotes will travel to San Jose on January 29th.

NHL  HISTORY: 65 Points

The Sharks win in British Columbia pushes them up to 67 points for the season, still one ahead of East power Boston. San Jose The Sharks pursuit of the Western Conference #1 seed is still heated. Detroit has been hanging in there, trailing by just four points.

In the Pursuit of History, 132 points in a season, the Sharks are now 65 points away, 33 wins in 41 tries. The Sharks are now projected to finish the season with 134 points.



January 11, 2009 Posted by | Sports | Leave a comment