Easy-going Sharks confident heading into Game 4

San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against Los...

San Jose Sharks' Logan Couture (39) celebrates after scoring the game-winning goal against Los Angeles Kings in the overtime period during Game 3 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff hockey game in San Jose, California May 18, 2013. (REUTERS)

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 6:32 PM ET

Maybe it's the palm trees outside the rink.

Maybe it's the easy-going vibe of the city.

Maybe it's the flip-flops and sun tans.

Whatever the reason, it seems almost impossible to be stressed in San Jose.

The Sharks, even in the thick of an intense second-round NHL playoff series against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings, are proof of it.


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