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The Sharks’ missing Ds

The Sharks were missing a couple of Ds last night.  Both Jason Demers and Andrew Desjardins missed all or part of the game for no good reason.  Is it any surprise then, that the team allowed more goals against than they had all season?  The NHL rescinded the match penalty against Andrew Desjardins the same night.  I'm sure the Blues know how much not better that made the Sharks feel.  It reminds me of a joke about a farmer, his new bride, and a cow:  that's two.*

“That doesn’t help a team that’s played a lot of hockey, needed that player and should have been on the power play for four minutes,” said an upset Todd McLellan... -Working the Corners

I beg to differ on the last point.  In this case, saying that a power play would help the Sharks is not very accurate.  I keep expecting the law of averages or some such normalizing factor to kick in, but the Sharks' power play failure streak is becoming as noteworthy as their penalty killing streak.  So on that point I wouldn't have expected much from a power play, four minutes or other.

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