You know I stayed away fro this thread for pretty much the whole season, with the Ducks getting everybody and their mother injured, and than trading core components to other teams.
In the end I realized that management made shrewd decisions, knowing they couldn't keep those guys with the salary cap they traded them for younger guys who could be signed for a longer period. This is ultimately paying off especially the last 20 games of the season, the Ducks have just been steamrolling people. As for the Sharks, wow, where is Joe? or Cheechoo, nobody is doing anything. it looks like the Sharks are playing defensively waiting for the Ducks to make mistakes, they are, it's just that the Sharks cannot get anything past Hiller.
They are getting outcoached. Easily. They gotta play to win, in the playoffs, not just be solid and wait for things to happen.