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Sharks, Kings have silent warmup after pre-game power outage

Rory Boylen
By: Rory Boylen
Apr 17, 2014

The San Jose Sharks blew a 3-0 series lead to the Los Angeles Kings last season. (Photo by Rocky Widner/Getty Image) Author: The Hockey News

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Sharks, Kings have silent warmup after pre-game power outage

Rory Boylen
By: Rory Boylen
Apr 17, 2014

The San Jose Sharks are used to playoff power outages, but this is ridiculous.

The San Jose Sharks are used to playoff power outages, but this is ridiculous. Before Game 1 of the Sharks-Kings series, the power went out inside SAP Center, kicking off the home team’s Stanley Cup run in a fittingly ominous way. poweroutage With the emergency lights on, the scoreboard was also acting up. The players were still able to get on for the pre-game warmup, but there was a noticeable difference to this one. Do you ever wish the deafening music played in NHL arenas would just go away? Here’s what it would sound like without music. And Sharks fans began filling the void with “Beat L.A. chants.” But by the time the game was scheduled to start, all was back to its normal, blaring, sensation overload. Follow Rory on Twitter
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Sharks, Kings have silent warmup after pre-game power outage