Found February 04, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
AHL: The performance of the Worcester Sharks recently inspired one of their close observers to tweet this: @210Darryl: I think it's time for some changes for the #WorSharks...this team has way too much talent to be playing this poorly. The Worcester Sharks only played two games last week, due in part to the AHL All Star break.   The first game was Friday in Portland, against the Phoenix Coyotes' AHL affiliate the Pirates.  They lost in a shootout, with goals from Tim Kennedy (PPG, assists to Tarasov and Kearns) and Daniil Tarasov (assists to Urban and Kennedy).  It was Kennedy's 13th goal of the season, Tarasov's 3rd.  Harri Sateri stopped 28 shots before the shootout, where he was beaten by the Pirates' Chris Brown.  Worcester's power play went 1/9, their penalty kill was 6/7.  Goals for the Pirates were scored by Rob Klinkhammer (assists to Lane and Sinkewich) and Ethan Werek (PPG, assists to Klinkhammer and Summers).  Pirates goalie Mike Lee made 36 ...
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