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2011 Western Conference Quarterfinals: Game 3
San Jose vs. Los Angeles
6 - 5
April 19, 2011
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
It didn't look good for San Jose in Game 3 of the 2011 Quarterfinals. In the second period San Jose was already down four goals to Los Angeles. But San Jose had a rally in them. Goals from Patrick Marleau, Ryane Clowe (2 goals), Logan Couture and Joe Pavelski tied the game at 5 and pushed it to overtime. San Jose won it 3 minutes intwo overtime when Devin Setoguchi found the net off a great pass from Marleau.
2008 Western Conference Quarterfinals: Game 4
San Jose vs. Calgary
3 - 2
April 15, 2008
Pengrowth Saddledome, Calgary, AB
It looked like Game 4 of the 2008 Quarterfinals was going to overtime tied at 2, but San Jose had other plans. With only 7.3 seconds remaining, Joe Thornton passed to Douglas Murray who took a shot on net. Thornton got a piece of it, deflecting it into the back of the net. The win gave San Jose the momentum to win the series in seven.
2000 Western Conference Quarterfinals: Game 7
Nolan's 90 footer
San Jose vs. St. Louis
3 - 1
April 25, 2000
Kiel Center, St. Louis, MO
San Jose was already up a goal in Game 7 of the Quarterfinals vs St. Louis when Owen Nolan ripped a shot from 90 feet out. Goalie Roman Turek inexplicably tried to stop it with his chest, deflecting it into the goal. That goal turned out to be the game-winner, as San Jose went on to win 3-1 and move on to the Semifinals.
1994 Western Conference Quarterfinals: Game 7
San Jose vs. Detroit
3 - 2
April 30, 1994
Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, MI
San Jose was the underdog facing a dominant #1 seed Detroit in the first round of the 1994 Playoffs. But the team was up to the challenge, taking Detroit to 7 games and tied at two apiece late in the 3rd period. Detroit goalie Chris Osgood made a judgment error, coming out of the net to play the puck into the boards where Jamie Baker was waiting. Baker slapped it into the empty net for the game-winner, propelling San Jose on to the Semifinals.