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BFTB After Dark: May 17, 2016

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After Dark is a place for the BFTB community to talk about everything and anything without supervision.

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Playoff hockey is awesome and if you aren't watching it, you are missing out. The Sharks take on the Blues tonight and you owe it to yourself to watch it instead of the Cavs/Raptors game which will probably be awful.

And go read the game preview from the SB Nation team sites for both teams:

Sharks vs Blues, Game 2 Preview: Sharks look to even series - Emily G
San Jose played well on Sunday night, but a solid goaltending performance from Brian Elliott was enough for the Blues to hang on and win. I'm confident the Sharks can stay competitive in this series if they continue to play the way they did in game one (also, if Martin Jones can get another shutout).

Sharks At Blues Game Two Preview: Backes, Elliott Keep Plugging - hildymac
Tonight's game is going to require more tenacity, and much more support from players not named Backes. San Jose's top line was mostly stymied by Elliott, but it's not going to continue that way forever if the Blues don't push back. Two teams this evenly matched up isn't a rarity in the conference finals; the Blues need an extra gear to put San Jose in a two game hole heading back.

Also, this amuses me / is terrible: