The San Jose Sharks lost last night, but the real worry for Sharks fans should be the condition of Erik Karlsson. Karlsson was laboring at the end of the game and it looked like his groin wasn’t right. He wasn’t on the ice for a seven-minute stretch in the third period, despite the fact that the Sharks were trailing. It’s possible that all he needs is rest, but it’s also possible that we could see Tim Heed in Game 5, which is a scary proposition with the series tied.
As usual, Sharks Captain Joe Pavelski summed it up best: “We battled, we had our chances.