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Game 82, Kings @ Sharks

The Sharks will once again wear black for the playoffs.  Of course this disappoints me and I cannot understand why the team can’t get teal jerseys that they like as much as the black ones. I can see how the design could require more fabric or a heavier one, but figure it out already!  It doesn’t matter if you like the style of the teal ones, if you’re not going to wear them.  You can’t be Team Teal in black. It is ridiculous.

So new teal jerseys as comfy as the black ones, these are on my off-season wish list.

David Pollak @PollakOnSharks: Handzus in for ailing #sjshark Mitchell in finale tonite vs. LAK.

That word “ailing"alarmed me.  For some reason it makes me think of a worsening condition instead of a regular injury.  I’m sure that isn’t what he meant, but the situation is still disturbing.  Douglas Murray stayed out with the last players to leave the ice, so I would guess he’ll be out tonight too.

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The quickening effect

According to David Pollak and Brodie Brazil, Douglas Murray won’t play tonight.  According to Kevin Kurz, the Sharks’ lines will remain the same as the last game, leaving Ferriero, Handzus, Vandermeer and Winchester out.  A prior tweet from Kurz says Jeff Carter will be out for the Kings.

Some time back, Randy or Drew mentioned Highlander during a game without saying the obvious thing, the thing you say when you mention Highlander: “There can be only one.”  No, I think he said something about the quickening.  I don’t think it was a game against the Kings but a discussion of Jonathan Quick is the obvious next step.

Does Quick get stronger with every team he beats?  There is every reason to suppose he does, like any hockey player, gain confidence with each win.  That powerful confidence boost comes even if it’s a lucky bounce of a win, like a random shard of glass coming down and chopping off the K’immie’s head. (For the uninitiated, that’s an evil Immie, stemming from the fact that most evil immortals had names starting with a “k” sound, as in “King.”)  That’s why you thank the post that helped out.  You are glad for the win no matter how you get it.

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