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Sharks getting first-rate efforts from third and fourth lines
Sharks getting first-rate efforts from third and fourth lines

Every San Jose forward recorded at least two points in the team’s two playoff victories over the Kings, a testament to the depth the Sharks have developed after years of featuring two strong lines and a bunch of moving parts. While top-six forward Joe Pavelski led the Sharks in scoring in the first two games with one goal and four points, the performances of the third and fourth lines were instrumental in helping San Jose win those first two games before the series shifts to Staples Center for Game 3 Tuesday night. One key has been Tomas Hertl’s recovery from a knee injury and his return to the third line, alongside James Sheppard and Tommy Wingels. That has left...

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