Found January 28, 2012 on SFgate:
PLAYERS: Logan Couture
TEAMS: San Jose Sharks
This week's edited KNBR conversation between Sharks All-Star forward Logan Couture and Ralph Barbieri and Tom Tolbert: Tolbert: When's the last time you played in a hockey game where you knew you weren't going to get...

Logan Couture's all-star homecoming has pitfall

Sharks forward Logan Couture has historically done pretty well in Ottawa. As a junior player, he scored 287 points in 232 games for the Ottawa 67's between 2005 and 2009. And in his only NHL game at Scotiabank Place, a...

Sharks G Niitymaki clears waivers

San Jose Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki cleared waivers Thursday. Niittymaki was placed on waivers Wednesday and has only appeared with the team's AHL affiliate in Worcester this season on a pair of rehab assignments. The 31-year-old Niitymaki underwent hip surgery in the offseason, and the Sharks are now set with Antti Niemi and Thomas Greiss in net. "I know they...

Unclaimed Stars

Logan Couture was picked last in the NHL All Star Draft.  Antero Niittymaki wasn’t picked off waivers at all.  Couture will be remembered for being picked last, he got a car and donations to his favorite hockey charities and it’s possible he will get a superincredible season in 2012-13.  That last one isn’t guaranteed because the sample size is too small to call it a pattern...

Sharks acquire F Kennedy from Panthers for D Sullivan

The San Jose Sharks acquired forward Tim Kennedy from the Florida Panthers for defenseman Sean Sullivan. Kennedy was assigned to San Jose's AHL affiliate in Worcester. He has split this season with the Panthers and San Antonio of the AHL, notching two points in 27 games with Florida. Sullivan had five goals and 19 assists in 32 games with Worcester this season.

All-Star Weekend: Logan Couture proves to be one of biggest ‘home town’ heroes

Logan Couture is a good ol’ Ontario boy, but didn’t spend time in Ottawa until he was drafted by the OHL’s 67s is 2005. Prior to that, he played ‘AAA’ junior in his birth town of London, where he was teammates with the Los Angeles Kings’ Drew Doughty. But Couture remained true to his major junior roots last night in the skills competition, trading the Sharks...

Sharks C Couture takes being picked last in stride

(01-26) 21:48 PST GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) -- A few text messages from San Jose Sharks teammate Joe Thornton helped Logan Couture avoid feeling unwanted when he was the last man standing in the NHL All-Star draft. "Oh yeah,...

Couture fine with being picked last

A few text messages from San Jose Sharks teammate Joe Thornton helped Logan Couture avoid feeling unwanted when he was the last man standing in the NHL All-Star draft.

Rumors From Ottawa

from Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun, • A guy on the Leafs’ radar could be San Jose W Ryane Clowe. He has a cap hit of $3.625 million through next season, but the word is he might be someone the Sharks are willing to part with before the deadline. Before anybody in San Jose picks up the phone to get GM Doug Wilson’s denial he’ll move Clowe, the belief is it would take more...

Saturday Night Hockey Chatter

from Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, • The difference between the fiery Burke and most NHL GMs: Burke’s happiest when he has something to fight about. Last year, when Phil Kessel was the last pick in the all-star draft last year, Burke made all kinds of noise about the all-star process and his player being embarrassed and he shouted loudly for change. This year, the complete...
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