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Morning Bag Skate: Sharks dominate Ducks, on verge of sweep

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Anaheim Ducks v San Jose Sharks - Game Three Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

Eight San Jose Sharks scored in an 8-1 win against the Anaheim Ducks in Game 3 of the Western Conference first round Monday at SAP Center.

The Sharks lead the best-of-7 series 3-0. Game 4 is Wednesday at San Jose. The Vegas Golden Knights are also on the verge of sweeping the Los Angeles Kings. Game 4 in that series is Tuesday.

BLACKHAWKS

**Goalie issues doomed Hawks in 2017-18 (SCH)

**Hawks prospect Jokiharju could get vital experience at Worlds (The Athletic)

**Which Blackhawks had the worst shooting luck in 2017-18? (Chicago Sun-Times)

**Hawks prospect Jokiharju to play for Finland at Worlds (SCH)

**Calder Cup playoffs: IceHogs vs. Wolves schedule (SCH)

**Which Hawks will play at Worlds? (SCH)

**Celebrate Blackhawks legend Scott Foster with this T-shirt (SCH)

CENTRAL DIVISION

**Game 3: MacKinnon scores twice, Avs beat Preds (Mile High Hockey)

**Kiszla: MacKinnon, Avs expose Nashville as great pretenders in quest for Stanley Cup (The Denver Post)

**Subban sucker punched MacKinnon, but Avs aren’t dwelling on the cheap shot (The Denver Post)

**Wild looks to keep ‘fire’ burning as it tries to even series with the Jets (Star Tribune)

**Stars GM Nill should say “no” to Vigneault (Defending Big D)

**Stars should fill coach vacancy with its AHL coach Laxdal (Defending Big D)

**Blues ranked most miserable NHL fanbase (St. Louis GameTime)

NHL

**Stanley Cup playoffs: Bracket, schedule, scores and more (SBN)

**Game 3: Marleau, Maple Leafs defeat Bruins (Pension Plan Puppets)

**Leafs’ Andersen produces save of the playoffs against Bruins (SBN)

**Game 3: Schneider, Devils defeat Lightning (All About The Jersey)

**Game 3: Sharks score 8, on verge of sweeping Ducks (Fear The Fin)

**If you’re not already on Vegas bandwagon, now’s the time (SBN)

**Toronto’s AHL coach Sheldon Keefe is perfect fit for Rangers (Blueshirt Banter)

**Will he stay or will he go? Hurricanes still waiting on answer from Peters on contract (The News & Observer)

HOCKEY WORLD

**WHL Playoffs: Broncos win series with Game 7 shutout of Warriors (Sportsnet)