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Five things we learned from the weekend

Updated: May 3, 2010, 5:28 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

1. If the San Jose Sharks win the Stanley Cup this year, one will look back to Dan Boyle's own-goal in Game 3 of the opening round, which handed the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 series lead, and find the turning point in a gallant run. The Sharks have won five in a row since the Boyle gaffe, the latest being a 4-3 win over Detroit on Sunday to take a somewhat surprising 2-0 series lead.

It may seem strange for a No. 1 seed to take a "surprising 2-0 lead," but these are the Sharks (with ...

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