Whaddya Know! High Blocker Side Wins Game 3 in OT for Sharks
The San José Sharks spent two games aiming at the wrong target.
Their scouting reports indicated that Pittsburgh Penguins' goalie Matt Murray was soft on the glove side.
That advice would finally come into play at the end of regulation in Game 3.
However, it appeared quite clear to some astute observers that the rook was actually vulnerable elsewhere.
Admittedly, it wasn't much of an opening, but the Finn was determined.
It stopped a near three-games-to-none deficit, which would've been a taller order than leveling Mt Shasta:
Putting these heroics in perspective, here's the context:
The longer arc in this series is still about the Sharks' relentlessness against the Penguins' speed.
And that's gonna come down to fine details no matter where it plays out.