Mad-as-hell Sharks coming out swinging

San Jose Sharks left wing T.J. Galiardi (21) flips over Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick...

San Jose Sharks left wing T.J. Galiardi (21) flips over Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) during their NHL Western Conference semifinal playoff hockey game. (REUTERS)

WES GILBERTSON, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 11:01 PM ET

SAN JOSE - Hockey players have been known to spit out an occasional cliche.

To bear down.

To lay it all on the line.

To, you know, give 'er 110% out there.

But really ...

“This is when there's nothing to hold back,” said San Jose Sharks centre Scott Gomez, one of the most insightful, thoughtful guys in the professional puck business.


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