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Wednesday’s NHL preview: Canucks versus Sharks

Wednesday’s playoff game involving a Canadian team:

San Jose at Vancouver, 9 p.m. ET.

Sharks—Forgive San Jose for feeling a little cheated. The Sharks gave up two goals in 79 seconds in a 3-2 loss to Vancouver in Game 1 of the Western Conference final. Getting the lead and holding onto it will be their focus in Game 2.

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Canucks—Three more wins and Vancouver is in the Stanley Cup final. The emphasis now will be on goaltender Roberto Luongo, who got the win in Game 1 but made a glaring mistake that led to one of San Jose’s goals.