San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski, center, celebrates his goal with teammates Tomas Hertl, right, and Joe Thornton (19) during the first period in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals against the St. Louis Blues Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Sharks head to 1st Cup final

Captain Joe Pavelski scored an early goal, Joel Ward added two of his own and the San Jose Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final …