Fans get into the excitement of a fight between the San Jose Sharks and the Colorado Avalanche.
The San Jose Sharks did their best to prove that they are not hexed.
The hockey equivalent of the Chicago Cubs flexed their muscle and played the way everyone has expected them to play, not only this year but in playoff series past.
Joe Pavelski , Patrick Marleau and Dwight Helminen also scored for the Sharks.
Colorado goalie Craig Anderson stopped 30 on 34 shots before being replaced by Peter Budaj .
Tempers flared as San Jose scored three times in the second period in the biggest offensive outburst by either team in the first round.
Neither team had held a lead of more than one goal until the Sharks took a 2-0 lead.