#17 TORREY MITCHELL JOINED THORNTON AND MARLEAU ON TOP LINESAN JOSE DEFEATED COLORADO IN THE WCQF 4-2San Jose Sharks preview:The Sharks stressed a theme of overcoming obstacles prior to the start of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and they would return to that theme early and often in the first round against the Colorado Avalanche. Odd bounces off of Rob Blake's skate, Marc-Edouard Vlasic's throat, and a Dan Boyle shot that deflected off of Ryan O'Reilly's stick resulted in three own-goals over the first three games. The Avalanche emerged with a 2-1 series lead, each in one-goal affairs, but the tide would turn.The Sharks stuck with the Todd McLellan philosophy of playing the body hard, funneling shots on net, and trying to wear down a young and hobbled Avalanche squad on both sides of...

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