Daily Pucking Grind. Shark Tales. May 11th.

Another Choke? Souorce: Dave Reinek. Getty Images

Today’s music selection is Let Me In from Hot Hot Heat.  Check out the kid’s hair!

So the San Jose Sharks are now hanging on for dear life as the Detroit Red Wings will be taking them to a seventh game, after the Sharks were leading the series three games to none.  That makes two Western Conference playoff series that have done that this year.  Last night’s 3-1 Wings victory could easily have been 6-1 had it not been for Antti Niemi’s performance in goal.  Offensively the Sharks looked scared, timid, and as though they were protecting a lead most of  the night.  Even though Jeremy Roenick apologized for his harsh words on ex- teammate Patrick Marleau, he wasn’t/isn’t really off base. The Wings however remained composed, confident and determined.  Now we get a seventh game in San Jose Thursday night where anything can happen.

Great, just what I want to ultimately see….The Canucks and the Wings in the Conference Final.  someone is supposed to send me a chocolate shoe.  I’m waiting.  Links after the jump.  Puck Daddy’s Three Stars for Tuesday night.

Elliotte Friedman’s 30 Thoughts. Even Elliotte thinks like I do about the Capitals trouble’s.

San Jose continues to struggle… year after year.  Octopus Thrower.

Philly’s Mike Richards seems to be a bit “on edge”.  Crossing Broad.

Kevin Bieksa apparently has never been at a loss for words.  Pass It To Bulis puts together Bieksa’s 20 best quotes.

The pain of losing is what Barry Trotz wants the Predators to remember.  TSN.ca.

The Penguins are thinking bringing back JagrNHL.com.

Phoenix gets to stay in Glendale for another year.  Pro Hockey Talk.

More on the Sean Avery controversy including the radio interview of player agent Todd ReynoldsGlobe and Mail.

Down Goes Brown breaks down the list of playoff goats.

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Topics: Antti Niemi, Barry Trotz, Detroit Red Wings, Jaromir Jagr, Kevin Bieksa, Mike Richards, San Jose Sharks, Sean Avery, Shark Tales, Todd Reynolds

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