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Sharks place Kearns on waivers

Sharks forward Bracken Kearns has been placed on waivers. Kearns, 32, has three goals and one assist for four points and six penalty minutes in 22 games with the Sharks this season. The forward will likely be reassigned to Worcester if he clears. Raffi Torres (right knee surgery) and Logan Couture (right hand) are both expected to be activated from long term injured reserve in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Bracken Kearns, 32-Year-Old Rookie, Scores First NHL Goal After 500 Games in Minors (Video)

It has been a long, long road to glory for San Jose Sharks forward Bracken Kearns. The 32-year-old has played in exactly 500 games in the American Hockey League, but he entered Sunday night with zero NHL goals to his credit. That changed against the Anaheim Ducks, as Kearns slapped a rebound past goalie Frederik Andersen midway through the second period to light the lamp for the...
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Video- Morning Line

Bracken Kearns of the San Jose Sharks scored his first NHL goal at age 32 last night. Kearns talked about the goal post-game...
Via Kukla's Korner
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks cool off streaking Ducks

The Sharks had just ended the NHL season's longest winning streak at 10 games with a well-deserved 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Sunday. Afterward, though, even that was overshadowed by the individual accomplishments along the way. Logan Couture ended an 11-game goal drought with his first since Dec. 3 and 100th of his NHL career, but it was San Jose's next one...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks snap Ducks' 10-game streak behind 32-year-old's first goal

Bracken Kearns didn't question his good luck. Skating from the bench, the 32-year-old center saw the puck just sitting on the ice, and his eyes lit up. Kearns scored his first NHL goal, Logan Couture netted his 100th, and the San Jose Sharks broke Anaheim's 10-game winning streak by beating the Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night. Brent Burns added a goal for the Sharks, who won...
Via AP on Fox
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks snap Ducks' 10-game winning streak

Bracken Kearns scored his first NHL goal, Logan Couture netted his 100th, and the San Jose Sharks broke Anaheim's 10-game winning streak by beating the Ducks 3-1 on Sunday night. Brent Burns added a goal for the Sharks, who won their fourth straight. Antti Niemi stopped 30 shots in his 21st win of the season. Patrick Maroon scored for the Ducks, who lost for the first time in...
Via Fox Sports West
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks re-sign forwards Kearns, Viedensky

The San Jose Sharks announced Friday the re-signing of forwards Bracken Kearns and Marek Viedensky to one-year contracts. Terms were not disclosed. Kearns 32 played in one regular-season and seven postseason games for San Jose in 2012-13. Kearns played in 66 games with the Worcester Sharks in the American Hockey League finishing first on the team with 46 points (21 goals 25 assists...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Kearns Finally Found The Right Situation

from Eric Gilmore at,  San Jose Sharks forward Bracken Kearns already had played for seven different minor-league teams over six-plus seasons before he made his NHL debut, Oct. 20, 2011, as a member of the Florida Panthers. Kearns turned 32 two days before making his Stanley Cup Playoff debut, May 14 for the Sharks, in Game 1 of their Western Conference Semifinals...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 21, 2013  |  Discuss

AHL/ECHL Monday Mentions, Feb 25

AHL: The Worcester Sharks started the weekend badly but it ended well.  Friday they lost at home, 7-2 to the Manchester Monarchs.  Worcester goals were scored by Matt Tennyson (PPG, Irwin, Kearns) and Jon Matsumoto (Kearns, Doherty).  Harri Sateri made 24 saves on 31 shots.  The power play went 1/3, the penalty kill 4/5.  Everyone who suited up for the Monarchs scored, so...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks sign Groulx, Kearns to deals

The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Danny Groulx and forward Bracken Kearns to one-year contracts. The Sharks also announced Monday that they re-signed defenseman Matt Irwin and goalie Alex Stalock to one-year deals. Groulx spent the past two seasons playing in Russia. He was named the top defender in the AHL in 2009-10 before leaving for the KHL. Kearns played five games...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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