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LET'S SPRAY ON Shortly after the puck—and some ice—dropped in Game 1 of theirWestern Conference semifinal last Thursday at Detroit's Joe Louis Arena, theSharks and defenseman Scott Hannan (22) jumped out to a 2--0 lead. San Josehung on to win by that score, but the Red Wings evened the series with a 3--2victory last Saturday.
Photograph by David E. Klutho