When the San Jose Sharks left for their most recent road trip they found themselves in the middle of the Pacific division standings, off to a mediocre 3-2-1 start. Six games later, San Jose returns home with a mark of 7-4-1, temporarily giving themselves sole possession of first-place in the division. Posting victories on back-to-back days, first in Atlanta on Saturday and second in Philadelphia on Sunday, the Sharks turned what was becoming another inconsistent stretch of games into an impressive road trip. Considering the Sharks failed to show up to play in both Washington and Tampa Bay, coming away with eight out of a possible 12 points on the road trip was mightily impressive. Even with their top right-wing Devin Setoguchi out of the lineup for the majority of the last two contests, t ...
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