Second-round preview: Sharks-Kings
The San Jose Sharks were the last team to eliminate the Los Angeles Kings in a playoff series, when the clubs met two years ago.
Since then, the Kings have won five straight series, capturing the Stanley Cup last spring and earning a hard-fought opening-round win over the St. Louis Blues this year.
That 2011 first-round series, which the Sharks won in six games, was the first time the two California clubs had met in the postseason.
But that was a more inexperienced Kings team ...
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