San Jose Sharks defeat Minnesota Wild, 4-1

The San Jose Sharks usually wait until the playoffs to make their spring swoon.

This month, they started a little early to fall from their perch atop the Western Conference.

Still, even though the Sharks came into St. Paul having lost six in a row, Tuesday's game against the Wild would be the real indicator as to whether it's time to panic in San Jose.

After all, San Jose typically has the Wild's number -- and that indeed was the case again as the Sharks beat the Wil...