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Stalock unbowed after adversity

Sharks goalie prospect battling for backup job after overcoming severe injury

Updated: September 18, 2013, 9:00 PM ET
By Devon Heinen | ESPN.com

Nobody knew what they had just witnessed on the ice, but they knew something was wrong. The plan, so simple on its surface, had gone wrong.

Fresh off earning his first win in the NHL on Feb. 1, 2011, Alex Stalock found himself back in the minors three nights later with the San Jose Sharks' AHL affiliate in Worcester, Mass. The plan was straightforward: have Stalock -- arguably one of the organization's top prospects -- backstop one game for Worcester before rejoining the Sharks the next ...

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