San Jose goaltender Antti Niemi played well Thursday night but his teammates couldn't get a puck past Los Angeles goaltender Jonathan Quick and the Kings ended up with a 3-0 shutout over the Sharks.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Justin Braun have done an excellent job shutting down Los Angeles' top line in the Sharks' second-round series.
The San Jose Sharks aren't relying on any momentum to carry forward from their wins in Game 3 and 4.
Brent Burns scored a goal in San Jose's 2-1 win Tuesday.
Joe Thornton earned a lot of praise for his efforts in Game 4 on Tuesday.
Logan Couture scored his fifth goal of the playoffs on the power play, leading the Sharks to a 2-1 Game 4 victory on Tuesday to even the series up at 2-2.
Antti Niemi was strong in net, stopping 22 of 23 shots he faced as the Sharks tied up the series with 2-1 Game 4 win on Tuesday.
Dan Boyle is approaching Tuesday night's Game 4 as a must-win contest for the San Jose Sharks.
Logan Couture will play in Tuesday's Game 4 despite sitting out practice Monday.
San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said he's weighing a lineup with Jason Demers inserted as a seventh defenseman for Tuesday's game 4.
Tim Kennedy is expected to return to the lineup in Tuesday's Game 4.
Jason Demers, who suffered a sprained left ankle on April 18, said he is available to return to San Jose's lineup.
Joe Thornton has dominated the Los Angeles Kings in the faceoff circle three games into San Jose's second-round series.
Jason Demers (lower body) skated as a forward at Monday's practice.
Adam Burish (hand) practiced with his teammates Monday and he hopes to return at some point during the Sharks' second-round series against Los Angeles.