The Sharks’ season is on the brink.
B.J. Crombeen and Andy McDonald scored while Brian Elliott made 24 saves as St. Louis beat San Jose on Thursday night at HP Pavilion, 2-1.
The Sharks now trail the seven-game series, three games to one, and will try to avoid elimination in Saturday’s Game 5 in St. Louis.
Trailing 1-0, the Sharks gave a strong push at the start of the third, seemingly realizing their season could be on the line. Heavy pressure in the Blues’ end, perhaps their strongest of the series so far, resulted in a power play when Blues defenseman Barret Jackman went off for cross-checking at 8:41.
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