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Ryane Clowe scored the lone goal early in the first period and Antti Niemi made it stand up with 26 saves for his fifth shutout as the San Jose Sharks returned home from a grueling road trip and beat the Philadelphia Flyers 1-0 on Tuesday night.
The Sharks had gone 2-6-1 on the 17-day trip that knocked them out of first place in the Pacific Division and into a precarious position for a playoff berth.
With little room for error in the final quarter of the season, the Sharks managed to hold on thanks to a strong bounceback performance by Niemi to beat the Flyers for the ninth straight time.
Niemi lost four of five games on the trip and didn't even make it out of the first period in two of those games. But he was up to the task in his first meeting against the Flyers since beating them to win the Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2010.
The Sharks allowed 35 goals during the road trip but gave up none to the NHL's highest-scoring team, surviving a wild scramble in front of the net...
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SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson today released the following statement:
“Todd continues to make progress in his recovery from the stick incident in Minnesota on Sunday evening but is still experiencing concussion-like symptoms. Thus, he will not be behind the bench until cleared by doctors to resume his coaching duties, beginning...
Connecticut Whale 2, Worcester Sharks 1 (SO)
By Brian Ring
Hartford, CT, February 28, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale defeated the Worcester Sharks, 2-1 in a shootout, Tuesday afternoon at the XL Center in Hartford. Connecticut goaltender Chad Johnson made 33 saves through regulation and overtime, and four more in the shootout to help guide the Whale to two points.
Pierre LeBrun of ESPN answers some rant emails, Dear San Jose, Who are you? That’s all I really want to know. Every year you raise my hopes with aspirations that maybe, just maybe this is the year. You send your coach to the All-Star Game, had the best point percentage in the NHL and at one point were at the top of the power rankings. You had everyone wide-eyed because this was...
The 2012 NHL Trade Deadline is officially in the books. For several players, they are frantically packing up their bags and heading off to the airport to join their new teams. For everyone else, they are breathing a sigh of relief. Washington's Alex Semin tweeted, "Is it safe to come out yet?"
Today was actually quieter that many past deadlines, with only 14 trades...
San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan will miss the team's game against the Philadelphia Flyers because of concussion symptoms.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The San Jose Sharks have acquired forwards Daniel Winnik and T.J. Galiardi from the Colorado Avalanche for forward Jamie McGinn and two prospects.
Jamie McGinn was like of a lot of San Jose Sharks players Monday afternoon: scrolling the Internet for news on NHL trade deadline.
Jamie McGinn was en route to San Jose with his team Monday when the Avalanche acquired the gritty Sharks left wing just before the NHL trade deadline.