When a club scores three short-handed goals in a single game, the opposing team isn't going to win. But when the three "shorties" build a 3-0 lead and the second two come on the same power-play, the morale of the opposing team can sink no lower. However, in any sport, overcoming adversity is a must if a team has dreams of winning a league championship. In Wednesday night's 7-2 loss, the San Jose Sharks stopped playing for a period of nearly 30 minutes. For exactly 29:35, from the 5:25 mark of the second period to the 15:00 minute mark of the third period the Sharks gave up, packed it in, and just started going through the motions. Despite being out-shot by at least a 2:1 ratio by the time Chicago winger Patrick Sharp made the score 3-0 at little over five minutes into the second peri ...
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