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For what it is worth, the San Jose Sharks 2011-12 season has not gone according to plan, to say the least. New players and lousy play in many aspects of the game have caused inconsistency in the win column for a team that was supposed to breeze through another regular season unscathed.However, the missing pieces that seemed to fit the proverbial puzzle have not paid as many dividends as, say, the Minnesota Wild, who are currently one of the best teams in the Western Conference.Laxidasical special teams play may be the biggest weakness of the Sharks this season, an aspect of their game that many teams have preyed on throughout thus far, yet San Jose's record of 17-10-3 seems just about right for how they have played. But still not up to par in comparison to the tradition of above average regular season play.The Sharks have a lot of work to do and the new year should be just what they need in terms of advancing their game to the next level and preparing for the Western Conferenc...
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San Jose Sharks right wing Martin Havlat will sit out at least one game with a lower body injury.
Havlat injured his left leg while attempting to jump over the boards in Saturday's game against Edmonton.
The San Jose Mercury News reported that Havlat was limping and using a walking stick to move around.
Sharks coach Todd McLellan ruled Havlat out of Wednesday's matchup...
Martin Havlat is out of the Sharks lineup, no one knows for how long:
@markedwinemmons: “Todd McLellan said don’t expect to see Marty Havlat back until at least after Christmas. That means at least two games out.”
@KKurzCSN: “Havlat out at least through this weekend. Surgery? “At this point, not that I know of,” said McLellan.”
So Benn Obiwan Ferriero is back,...
SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward Benn Ferriero from the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the Ame...
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sharks forward Martin Havlat will miss up to eight weeks following surgery Thursday to repair a partial tear in a tendon in his left hamstring.
Logan Couture scored two of San Jose's team-record five goals in the first 14:47 as the Sharks beat the Tamba Bay Lightning 7-2 Wednesday night. Benn Ferriero, Joe Pavelski, Andrew Desjardins, Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks, who won their third straight. Dominic Moore and Martin St.
Logan Couture scored two of San Jose's team-record five goals in the first 14:47 as the Sharks beat the Tamba Bay Lightning 7-2 Wednesday night.
via David Pollak of Working the Corners, The Sharks will be without Marty Havlat when they play the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, but coach Todd McLellan said today the extent of the right wing’s injury remains to be determined.
“He’s got a lower body injury and he’s being re-evaluated today,” McLellan said, adding that medical tests weren’t done over the weekend...
The San Jose Sharks embarrassed the Tampa Bay Lightning on Wednesday night, defeating their Eastern Conference guests by a 7-2 count.
Perhaps the lowest moment for Guy Boucher's boys: This squirm-tastic play, as Marc-Andre Bergeron makes a desperation clearing attempt on a puck that bounced past Dwayne Roloson … clearing it right back into Roloson, and then into the net. Whoops...
Sharks coach Todd McLellan said forward Marty Havlat will miss at least the next two games with a leg injury -- and perhaps longer.
The Tampa Bay Lightning and San Jose Sharks both seem to have turned a corner following disappointing losing stretches.
With each team riding a bit of momentum, the Lightning visit the Sharks on Wednesday night.
Since losing seven of eight from Nov. 28-Dec. 12, Tampa Bay (14-16-2) has posted back-to-back wins for the first time in more than three weeks. After defeating Calgary...
Logan Couture scored twice in a first period blitz as the San Jose Sharks thumped the Tampa Bay Lightning, 7-2, at HP Pavilion.
Sharks forward Martin Havlat will miss up to eight weeks after surgery Thursday to repair a partial tear in a tendon in his left hamstring. San Jose general manager Doug Wilson said the team was prepared for the worst...
Jeremy Roenick: player for the Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, and San Jose Sharks, racked up over 1200 points, including 513 goals and 703 assists, throughout 1988-2009 career, and potential television star?
While Roenick is likely better known for his time in the NHL, and even perhaps for his reaction after the Blackhawks clenched...