SHARKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Kings-Sharks rivalry resumes in 1st round

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The rivalry between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks has grown so intense in recent years that even newcomers take little time to acclimate themselves to the animosity.
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San Jose Sharks beat Phoenix Coyotes in regular-season finale

Joe Pavelski reached the 40-goal milestone, then added one for good measure. Antti Niemi made 30 saves and gave up fewer goals than he had in four of his past five starts. Oh, and the Sharks beat the Phoenix Coyotes 3-2 on Saturday night to head into the playoffs on a two-game winning streak. Not a gem by any means, but all in all, not a bad way to end a regular season that saw...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Time for the real season to begin

The Sharks ended off the 2013-14 regular season with a 3-2 win over the Coyotes. It was a nice way to finish the season and get a bit of momentum going into the playoffs with a mini two game winning streak. Their final record for the season is 51-22-9, good for 111 points. Also, their .677 wining percentage is their best since the 2008-09 season when they had .689. It's a shame...
Via Puckrant.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Havlat Scores Natural Hat Trick As Sharks Beat Colorado

The San Jose Sharks played hard for fans in their last home game of the regular season against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday night, winning 5-1. After a rocky season, Marty Havlat proved that he is ready for the playoffs after scoring a natural hat trick in the third period. Havlat’s first goal was created from a deflection off of Logan Couture’s shot at 5:26 in the third...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton, Hall of Famer

With Joe Thornton getting older, there has inevitably been talk about him getting in the Hockey Hall of Fame after he retires. There are very few players that are absolute shoe-ins, and getting in on your first ballot is extremely hard. But we have to ask the question, is Thornton a worthy Hall of Famer? To me, the answer is pretty simple, and it's a definitive yes. I'll...
Via Puckrant.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Tomas Hertl expected to return against the Avalanche

The San Jose Sharks have announced that rookie Tomas Hertl is expected to return to the line-up on Friday night when the Sharks take on the Colorado Avalanche. The 20 year old Sharks star suffered a knee injury back in December, during a game against the LA Kings. He was hit by Kings' captain Dustin Brown. Hertl left the game early and did not return. During the same week he...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks rookie Hertl cleared for game action

Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl has been medically cleared to return to game action, and will play n on Friday night vs. Colorado, a source has told CSNCalifornia.com. Two independent doctors have cleared him -- Dr. Mark Saffron at Stanford, and Dr. Anthony Miniaci, based out of Cleveland, OH. Miniaci performed the surgery to repair the PCL and MCL ligaments in Hertl's right knee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sharks Rookie Tomas Hertl Expected To Return For Playoffs

Tomas Hertl might get another shot at the Kings after all. The San Jose Sharks star, who suffered a knee injury in December on a hit from Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown, is expected to be back in the lineup for the team’s first playoff game against the Kings next week, a source told CSNNE Bay Area Thursday. Brown’s hit on Hertl forced the Sharks rookie to undergo knee...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tomas Hertl expected to return for playoffs, possibly before

You remember Tomas Hertl, don't you? The Sharks rookie was taking the NHL by storm and was well on his way to winning the Calder Trophy before undergoing surgery on his knee and missing the majority of the season. Well his season isn't done. In fact, it's likely about to get started again just in time for the playoffs. Hertl has been skating for a while, rehabbing his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minor league hockey coach’s son with Down Syndrome sings national anthem (video)

The son of the head coach of the AHL’s Worcester Sharks, an affiliate of the NHL’s San Jose Sharks, performed a heartwarming rendition of then national anthem before a recent game. Marley Sommer, the eldest son of Sharks head coach Roy Sommer, has Down Syndrome and autism. He has been a constant presence in the […] The post Minor league hockey coach’s son with Down Syndrome...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Soft Goals An Issue For The Sharks

from David Pollak of Working the Corners at the Mercury News, Players rarely talk about giving up soft goals because that pretty much reflects on the man in the pads who was the last line of defense. But they used that term Wednesday night after the Sharks lost 5-2 to the Anaheim Ducks and no one would challenge the usage. The Sharks played well, undermined by three goals...
Via Kukla's Korner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Raffi Torres possible return on Wednesday night

The San Jose Sharks have announced that Raffi Torres could return to the line-up as early as Wednesday night.Raffi Torres missed almost the entire season with a torn ACL in his right knee. He was injured at the end of preseason. He missed 59 games before he returned in late February. He played five games and was sidelined again with the same injury on the same knee. He practiced...
Via Sports Injury Alert
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks’ Adam Burish suffers ghastly hand injury blocking shot (video/photo)

Your browser does not support iframes. While the gloves that hockey players wear afford them some semblance of padding, if a puck happens to strike their hands just right, an unbelievable and gruesome amount of damage can be inflicted. Just ask San Jose Sharks forward Adam Burish. But if you were talking to him face […] The post Sharks’ Adam Burish suffers ghastly hand injury...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

There could be a storm brewing for the San Jose Sharks

Seriously, the San Jose Sharks are way too hot right now. Currently, the Sharks are on a six-game win streak and are tied with the Anaheim Ducks as leaders of the Pacific Division. Who exactly have the Sharks beaten? In six games, they have taken down three playoff-contending teams. Most notably, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Also, Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (who I spent my last week...
Via isportsweb.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Sharks fulfill lifelong dream of fan with heart ailment

If you watched the San Jose Sharks face off against the Florida Panthers last night, you might have noticed a new player donning a Sharks jersey in pregame warmups. That player was Sam Tageson, an 18-year old born with a heart condition called hypoplastic left heart syndrome. The defect is life-threatening and means Tageson may have to receive a heart transplant at some point in...
Via Next Impulse Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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