Found January 02, 2014 on Sports Injury Alert:
Martin Havlat's season of pain has gone into overdrive.An injury-waiting-to-happen, Havlat has played in just 22 games, most of his lost game time coming at the beginning of the season as he recovered from offseason groin surgery - coach Todd McLellan moving him around the lineup to try and spark some production.“We’ve talked a lot about being patient with him, and letting him play his way into shape, and his timing, and all that stuff." McLellan said shortly after Havlat was activated in late October. “We’ve done that. Now, it’s about results.”The 32-year-old was the subject of trade rumors, both Ottawa and the New York Rangers expressing interest in mid-November, but the two years and $10 million remaining on his contract perhaps squelched those - though the Czech right winger also has a no-trade clause in his contract.Havlat has just three goals and five assists in his 22 games and averages 15:20 in ice time, sporting a plus-five rating. The injury occurre...

Hertl could miss six to nine months

Sharks rookie Tomas Hertl is expected to return to the San Jose area later this week after undergoing surgery to repair damage to the MCL and PCL ligaments in his right knee on Tuesday. For now, the Sharks are only deeming Hertl’s timetable to return as “indefinite.” NHL teams are not required to disclose injury information. A former NHL team trainer familiar with Hertl'...

Sharks plan to recall Hayes

The Sharks plan to recall forward Eriah Hayes from their AHL affiliate in Worcester, a source confirmed to on Friday. Hayes will join the team in Colorado as soon as possible, but could have trouble due to severe weather on the East Coast and in the Boston area. The Sharks play the Avalanche on Saturday afternoon (12 p.m. PST). Hayes, 25, has eight points (5g...

Sharks cruise to 5-1 win over Oilers

Logan Couture never panicked throughout a career-worst 11-game goal-scoring drought, which he’s broken with authority over the last three games, scoring one gorgeous goal in each. Bracken Kearns, well, he wasn’t sure he’d ever get an NHL goal at all. He equaled Couture’s feat with his third marker in as many games, though – the first three of the 32-year-old’s career...

Sharks' Tomas Hertl's season rumored to be over

If an anonymous NHL team trainer is correct, the San Jose Sharks will not see their rookie sensation Tomas Hertl back on the ice again this season.The long, protracted drama surrounding Hertl's knee injury has produced speculation that he would miss as little as three months, but the anonymous trainer who is familiar with the type of injury the 20-year-old suffered believes...

Sharks' fast start proves too much for struggling Oilers

Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau scored goals 49 seconds apart in the first period to lead the San Jose Sharks to their fifth win in six games, 5-1 over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Bracken Kearns and Logan Couture added goals 1:27 apart in the second period to give each scores in three straight games as the Sharks beat the Oilers for the sixth straight time. Joe Pavelski...

Sharks Start 2014 With a Bang

After a disappointing loss in Anaheim to bring in the New Year, the San Jose Sharks regrouped on the second and beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-1 at the SAP Center. The five Sharks’ goals were made by five different players, demonstrating the depth within the the Sharks’ lineup. Goals were made by Brent Burns, Patrick Marleau, Bracken Kearns, Logan Couture, and Joe Pavelski. Antti...

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Anaheim Ducks rout San Jose Sharks, 6-3

What the Ducks want out of 2014 they produced Tuesday night. In a high-energy blitz of talent and toughness that answered a road loss to the San Jose Sharks two days earlier, the Ducks scored five goals in an 11-minute 25-second stretch to win, 6-3, at Honda Center. "Huge for us, because it shows when we play our game, we win," said Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano, who...

Oilers-Sharks Preview

After their worst defensive effort of the season, the San Jose Sharks are hoping to begin 2014 better than they finished 2013. That opportunity will come Thursday night at home against an Edmonton Oilers team the Sharks have beaten five straight times. The Sharks (25-9-6) allowed a season-high six goals Tuesday in a 6-3 loss at Anaheim to settle for a split in a home-and-home series...

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