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Burns scores twice, Sharks beat Coyotes 4-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Brent Burns scored two goals, Aaron Dell had a career-high 36 saves and the San Jose Sharks beat the Arizona Coyotes for the first time this season, 4-1 on Saturday night. The Sharks bounced back from a slow start in their last game by scoring two goals in the first period and another early in the second. Dell was sharp in his 11th start of the season, and...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks looking to get back on track vs. Coyotes

If you were to evaluate the NHL's Pacific Division race by the last three weeks, you'd think the Arizona Coyotes were the front-running team and the San Jose Sharks were an also-ran. After all, Arizona is 7-3-1 in its last 11 contests and San Jose has won just three of its last nine (3-2-4). In San Jose's case, fatigue may be setting in as the Pacific Division leader approaches...
Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

Pavelski Power

I call Joe Pavelski "Mr. Consistency" because every season you can make him down for 30 goals, 40 assists and solid contributions elsewhere. It's generally not flashy, just a consistent point with three shots, but at the end of the year it's good enough to justify a first round pick on him. Pavelski showed on Wednesday night that he's capable of dominating a game. Pavelski had...
Via Razzball Hockey
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 3 All-Time San Jose Sharks Goalies

The top 3 all-time San Jose Sharks goalies is a tough list to come up with. While there have been many goaltenders that have prowled the blue paint at the SAP Center, only a handful can be considered the best in franchise history. The Hockey Writers boiled down the list and ranked the trio of San Jose Sharks goalies who are the best of Team Teal. Number 3: Antti Niemi It is tough...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Sharks return home from road trip to take on Panthers

Coming off a less than successful road trip, the San Jose Sharks are focused on improving their play at home to maintain their grip on the Pacific Division lead. After salvaging a win in the finale of their East Coast swing, the Sharks return to SAP Center to face the Florida Panthers on Wednesday night. The Sharks (34-18-5) are back in northern California for the first time since...
Via FOX Sports
4 days ago

What should the San Jose Sharks expansion draft strategy be?

At the end of the season, the National Hockey League will be welcoming their first team since the year 2000 and the San Jose Sharks will need to plan ahead. This offseason expansion comes with a very rare and interesting event known as the expansion draft. Every team is forced to participate and could potentially lose out on some of their impactful depth players. The rules are as...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Burns scores 2, Sharks beat Devils 4-1

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) Brent Burns, the NHL's leading offensive defenseman, scored two goals as the San Jose Sharks snapped a season high four-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over the New Jersey Devils on Sunday. Joe Thornton had a goal and an assist for the Sharks and Kevin Labanc added two assists. Tomas Hertl had an empty-net tally late in the third period. Martin Jones made...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL congratulates Patrick Marleau on 500th goal with video of Patrick Kane

Being a social media manager for a big, public account is a difficult task. One small mistake on a tweet can be immediately amplified and scrutinized, as the official NHL account found out this morning.The NHL sent out a congratulatory tweet to San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau for his 500th career goal. There was an issue with the post, however, as instead of using video of...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Patrick Marleau speeds toward 500-goal milestone

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Patrick Marleau is closing in on the 500 career goal milestone the same way he has played the rest of his 19 years in the NHL: with alarming speed. With six goals in his past four games for the San Jose Sharks, Marleau has moved within one goal of becoming the 45th player to reach the 500-goal mark in his career. Only 17 members of the 500-goal club reached...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Undrafted Martin Jones now All-Star

The San Jose Sharks’ goalie, Martin Jones, has gone from undrafted goalie all the way to fan favorite and All-Star. The Los Angles Kings originally signed Jones and as he started to steal games, other teams became interested. The Kings were not going to trade away their current goalie, Jonathan Quick, so they thought it was best to part ways with the younger Martin Jones. He was...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Clarification Please: The NHL's offsides review still a work in progress

Welcome to Clarification Please, an ongoing series in which Yardbarker will take a look at rulings that have players, coaches and fans a bit puzzled. Whether it is regarding old "unwritten rules" or a new subsection IV schedule, these are some rules in which we would like to get more clarification from the leagues.In its freshman campaign, the NHL’s coaches challenge had plenty...
Via Yardbarker
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators Acquire Tommy Wingels from Sharks

Thanks to the announcement prospective top-six forward in Clarke MacArthur would miss the remainder of the season with a concussion, speculation as to how the Senators would fill that void led to wondering about whether the team would attempt to bring in a top-six forward or find a depth forward. The answer came yesterday afternoon when the Senators announced that the organization...
Via Madtown Badgers
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Marleau scored four goals in a period

Here’s something you might have missed in your East Coast slumber last night: Patrick Marleau went all Mario Lemieux on the Colorado Avalanche, scoring four goals in a period for the first time since Le Magnifique did it in 1997. When you join a list with Mario Lemieux on it, it’s mighty impressive … especially when you’re only the 12th person on that list. Just as impressive...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Big John McCarthy has words with Tito Ortiz after Bellator 170 fight

Tito Ortiz defeated Chael Sonnen by submission in the first round of their fight at Bellator 170 on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. in what was his final fight. Ortiz held onto his choke well beyond the point of Sonnen tapping out, forcing referee Big John McCarthy to pull Ortiz off Sonnen. Tito held on to that choke way too long #Bellator170 pic.twitter.com/UrRlSqShh9...
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Burns, Joe Thornton and their beards star in great Sharks spot (vid)

Brent Burns and Joe Thornton aren’t only San Jose Sharks teammates, they’re beard brothers. The two superstars boast the fantastically long and unkempt beards in NHL history, something that’s made the instantly recognizable both on and off the ice. The beards of Burns and Thornton take center stage in a delightful ad promoting the latter’s upcoming “Joe Thornton Chia...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Karlsson calls out Vlasic for 'pitchfork' spear attempt

Erik Karlsson was not a happy camper following the Senators' 4-3 shootout loss to the San Jose Sharks. Things got testy in the second period when a scrum between Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Karlsson got vicious, as the former appeared to spear the Sens defenseman. The dirty play was caught on cameras. Despite only catching a glimpse of what happened, Vlasic used his...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Mike Hoffman lands nasty cross-check to Logan Couture’s head

Vigilante style justice is always an underlying feature in the NHL. But it’s rare when it’s star-on-star violence. You saw that Wednesday night as Ottawa’s Mike Hoffman decided to respond to a push to the ice by Logan Couture with a nasty crosscheck to Couture’s head. Couture left the game and didn’t return. Hoffman also did not return to the game, because he was given...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss
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