There was only one game in the NHL on Sunday night, but it was a huge one: Game 6 of the Battle of California between the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks, with San Jose needing a win on home ice to avoid elimination and force a Game 7. The Sharks would get the win they needed after scoring two goals and then skillfully defending their 2-1 lead in the final period.
Let's take a look at the highlights of the game, GIF-style.
The Joe Thornton took advantage of a 5-on-3 power play:struck first when
Dustin Brown's goal for the Kings showed why coaches always tell players to "just throw the puck at the net":
And as time wound down and the Kings were unable to tie the game, Jonathan Quick showed his annoyance and "just threw the puck at Logan Couture":
These two teams will meet in Los Angeles on Tuesday for Game 7.