Why the Western Conference should fear the Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are the hottest team in the NHL, with a league-best 23-7-4 record since Jan. 9. They have a great top line, a solid top four on defense and hot goaltending, and they shored up their depth at the trade deadline. Is this the season the Sharks finally translate their regular-season success into the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup finals?