The San Jose Sharks kept losing defensemen while continuing to stop the Flyers.
Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead San Jose to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday.
San Jose lost defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the first period due to a lower-body injury and finished the game with just four blue...
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday.
Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored and Jakub Voracek had a pair of assists for the Flyers, who fell to 3-10 in shootouts this season. Voracek upped his total to 76 points...
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Captain or no captain, the San Jose Sharks want to make the playoffs. By failing to name a captain, however, the Sharks may have put themselves in a particularly difficult position to compete for the Cup. The further down San Jose slips in the standings, the more I look at the captaincy situation of Silicon […]
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The San Jose Sharks gave up four goals on the road to the Ottawa Senators en route to a 5-2 loss.
The San Jose Sharks are on the verge of ending the second longest active postseason streak (10 seasons) in the NHL. In the wake of a disappointing 5-2 loss at Ottawa, where the Sharks gave up four goals in the third period, San Jose finds itself in 12th place in the Western Conference...
Logan Couture had a goal and an assist, helping the San Jose Sharks defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night.
Couture's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Tomas Hertl, Melker Karlsson and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, and Antti Niemi made 27 saves for the win.
Joe Thornton added two assists...
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During the first intermission of Wednesday’s Rangers-Blackhawks game, the NHL on NBC crew discussed the drama that has surrounded the San Jose Sharks organization not only this season, but in the past handful of years. The most recent incident with the team came last week when veteran center Joe Thornton said general manager Doug Wilson
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Being traded is never an easy thing – especially when it comes as a total surprise. And even more especially when you are dealt from one of the NHL’s premiere franchises to a team currently in a total downward spiral.
Nevertheless, Ben Smith seems to be taking this demotion like the true professional he is.
The following video, which details the moments Smith discovered his ultimate...
Right out of the gate, the San Jose Sharks were all over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday’s midday match-up, but it was the visiting Hawks who would walk away with a big win after 60 minutes of play. Some things had to have gone right for the Sharks who stayed in the game for at least two and quarter periods before the Hawks took over and capitalized on the Sharks’...
Joe Thornton may not be the captain of the San Jose Sharks anymore, but he still wears and ‘A’ and holds an important leadership role within the organization. It became clear, on Friday, however, that San Jose general manager, Doug Wilson and Thornton, who goes by nickname, Jumbo, are not on the same terms regarding his revoked ‘C.’
After some comments made...
There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
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Whenever we hear about the San Jose Sharks these days, it’s rarely positive.
A report out of the Mercury-News might have hinted at a little bit of it coming out of Sharks camp, though. Since the trade deadline, goalie Antti Niemi has been noticeably better, posting a .941 save percentage and allowing just six goals on 102 shots.
Where did the improvement...
Antti Niemi’s name was thrown around quite a bit heading into the trade deadline. The San Jose Sharks appeared willing to make a change in net as they prepared to make a last push for a playoff berth. Confidence in Niemi was lacking to say the least. The rumors persisted, the deadline passed and Niemi is still with the Sharks.
According to the Mercury News,...
Are you looking for a GIF which sums up the San Jose Sharks this season? Look no further. Patrick Marleau failed to capitalize on an empty net after the puck hit off of his stick and then he missed his follow-up attempt.
The Sharks fell to the Canucks 3-2 behind Marleau’s glaring missed opportunity.
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The San Jose Sharks shut out the Montreal Canadiens out on the West Coast last night but the Habs came very, very close to getting on the board and ruining Alex Stalock’s clean sheet during the third period. Thankfully for Stalock, defenseman Brent Burns came to the rescue with a great play. Montreal’s David Desharnais
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Per Bob McKenzie, the New York Rangers have acquired forward James Sheppard from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a 4th round draft pick in 2016. Sheppard is a left-handed center (who can play LW) that is a great shot suppressor and plays a solid defensive game. He has a line of 5-11-16 for
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Attendance has been a hot topic in San Jose. The Sharks have drawn an average of 17,385 fans through 29 home games and that’s a pretty respectable number compared to other teams in the NHL. That average checks in at the 18th spot so far in 2014-15, but the team has failed to post a capacity crowd in 15 of its 29 home games.
The Sharks are actually averaging more fans this year...
James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo of Metallica were in the house at “The Shark Tank” Wednesday night as the San Jose Sharks paid tribute to the legendary band during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. The fellas, three-fourths of the band — Kirk Hammett was not present — took part in...Read More
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The AHL might undergo some alignment changes for next season, specifically in the Western Conference, and one change could include a Massachusetts-based team moving to California.
Mark Purdy of the Mercury News reported Wednesday that the Worcester Sharks (San Jose’s affiliate) are one of the teams on the move.
“The Sharks will move their minor league Worcester franchise in...
The Worcester Sharks, AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, are on a season high seven game win streak following three weekend wins over the Manchester Monarchs, Friday and Sunday, and a victory against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday.
Worcester shutout the WBS Penguins 4-0 in their first meeting of the season, making it a sweep of their five game home stand. The...
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The world would be a better place if everyone was always as happy as Tomas Hertl.
The San Jose Sharks center proved after Monday’s game against the Winnipeg Jets that the smile plastered on his face might actually be permanent. While sitting on the bench during the third period, the young star was struck in the face by teammate Logan Couture’s clearing attempt, forcing Hertl...