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Sharks sign McCarthy, Lerg, Haley to 1-year deals

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed forwards John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg and Micheal Haley to one-year contracts. The Sharks also announced the hiring of Bob Boughner as an assistant coach and Johan Hedberg as goaltending coach for Peter DeBoer's new staff on Thursday. Executive Wayne Thomas also retired after 22 years with the organization. The three forwards signed...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Acquire Goalie and Sign Defenseman Martin

The draft has now come and gone for the San Jose Sharks. Enter July 1. Up north it’s celebrated as a federal holiday, and known as Canada Day. How fitting that the NHL’s free agency window would first open on the same day. Sharks fans have gotten used to years and years of mediocrity on the celebrated day. Previous signings have been those of John Scott, Jim Vandermeer, Colin...
Via BaySportsNet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks sign D Paul Martin to open free agency

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks signed free agent defenseman Paul Martin to a $19.4 million, four-year contract Wednesday in a move to shore up a suspect blue line. The Sharks' main priority this offseason had been improving a defense that allowed the most goals per game for the franchise in nine years. That was a major reason why San Jose missed the postseason for the...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Sign Paul Martin To A Four-Year Deal

  View image | gettyimages.com The San Jose Sharks have signed D Paul Martin to a four-year deal. Martin registered 17 assists in 2014-15 with Pittsburgh. A four-year deal is rather unusual for a 34-year old that hasn’t played a full season since 2006-2007, but Martin was reportedly their number one target in free agency. He’ll be joining the likes of Brent Burns and Marc...
Via TopSportsReport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Jose Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Martin Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney has...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Extend Defenseman Dillon

While the Sharks are still searching for a starting goaltender, they’ve made progress sealing up things at the blue line. Defenseman Brendan Dillon who was acquired in a defensive swap for Jason Demers last season, and was a pending free-agent, received a vote of confidence from the organization Monday by inking a fresh contract. Dillon’s agent Jarrett Bousquet confirmed the...
Via BaySportsNet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks agree to 5-year deal with D Brenden Dillon

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a five-year contract with pending restricted free agent defenseman Brenden Dillon. Agent Jarrett Bousquet said Monday that the two sides reached the deal before Dillon could become a restricted free agent later this week. ESPN first reported the deal. The Sharks acquired Dillon during last season from Dallas in exchange for...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Blues acquire Konrad Abeltshauser in a trade with San Jose

The Blues have traded a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for German defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser. The trade barely registers on the noteworthy meter and likely won’t factor in the team’s roster for 2015-16. Abeltshauser skated in 50 AHL games in 2014-15 with the Worcester Sharks. Over that time, he produced three goals...
Via Frozen Notes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap of San Jose’s 2015 Draft

The San Jose Sharks weekend was both eventful and uneventful at the same time, as we continue to try and decipher exactly what direction it is that Doug Wilson is heading with this team going forward. So lets take a minute to look at the draft picks that were made as the Sharks start looking to next season and beyond. Draft Selections 1st Round (9th overall) – Timo Meier –...

Sharks Draft and Team Report

The NHL Draft has now come and gone for the San Jose Sharks and their opponents. The Sharks as you may remember, carried a surplus of picks in this years draft, which was regarded by many to be one of the most loaded draft classes in years. The most important of those picks was the ninth overall selection. With that selection, the Sharks chose to draft Swiss-born Timo Meier. The...
Via BaySportsNet
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 16 E3 Gameplay Trailer Features Mascots, Brent Burns’ Beard (Video)

EA Sports released an official gameplay trailer for its NHL 16 video game at E3 on Monday and it showcases a quick 1:40 snapshot of the upcoming game. A few things that stand out include arena atmosphere, smoother passing, the addition of mascots and better celebrations. All 30 arenas were upgraded last year in regard to presentation, look and authenticity. They will be even more...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: San Jose Sharks

Day two of the second week and we are headed out of the top ten.   Here is how things have played out TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina...
Via The Pensblog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Holy Cross hockey takes new role as Worcester’s only ticket

#ThisIsIt. This hashtag, created in advance of the Worcester Sharks’ 2015 playoff run, did not simply convey the necessity of lifting a Calder Cup banner to the rafters of the DCU Center. Its other meaning sat in the fact that the Sharks, the AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks since 2006-2007, are moving to […] The post Holy Cross hockey takes new role as Worcester’s only...
Via Along the Boards
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Things Peter DeBoer Needs To Do As Head Coach In San Jose

The Sharks made their official announcement today naming Peter DeBoer as their new head coach. Now I obviously with any move there is often a split in the fan base of those who approve and those who do not. My personal take is that DeBoer got more out his teams than he should have on multiple occasions and while I can understand the hesitation based his NHL Record (217-200-77) but...

San Jose Sharks Officially Hire Pete DeBoer As Next Head Coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks have officially hired former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan. The team made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. The decision to hire DeBoer ends a lengthy search that started April 20 when the team and McLellan announced that he would not be back for an eighth season in San Jose....
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Men in Blazers will start when Jeremy Roenick says so

Men in Blazers airs every Monday night on NBCSN.  With the NHL Playoffs in full swing, and games taking place on the network most nights, that means Rog and Davo are at the mercy of the playoff overtime gods on when the program will start… or in actuality, Jeremy Roenick. At least the MiB are understanding of the programming arrangement… The MIB SHOW will air on TV in its...
Via Awful Announcing
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks to stick with Doug Wilson

Doug Wilson The San Jose Sharks mutually parted ways on Monday with former head coach, Todd McLellan. The Sharks then proceeded to fire assistant coaches, Jay Woodcroft and Jim Johnson to really make it clear that they believed that the bulk of the blame fell on San Jose’s coaching staff. Unsurprisingly, San Jose general manager, Doug Wilson stuck around on the Sharks payroll...
Via isportsweb.com
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd McLellan Parts Ways With Sharks After Seven Seasons As Head Coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Todd McLellan is out after seven seasons as coach of the San Jose Sharks. The team announced Monday that McLellan and the Sharks agreed to part ways after the team missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003. McLellan had one year remaining on his contract. McLellan had a successful run with the Sharks despite the latest disappointing...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Firing McLellan would be short-sighted

Todd McLellan After fizzling out of the playoff picture in a disappointing (yet, unsurprising) manner, the San Jose Sharks are about to embark on what Comcast SportsNet analyst, Brodie Brazil called an “interesting” offseason. In all its ambiguous glory, ‘interesting’ is the perfect term describe the Sharks offseason looming ahead. The fate of San Jose’s management is...
Via isportsweb.com
April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton tells Sharks GM Doug Wilson to “Shut his mouth”

There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Sharks players convinced GM to keep Niemi

Antti Niemi’s name was thrown around quite a bit heading into the trade deadline. The San Jose Sharks appeared willing to make a change in net as they prepared to make a last push for a playoff berth. Confidence in Niemi was lacking to say the least. The rumors persisted, the deadline passed and Niemi is still with the Sharks. What happened? According to the Mercury News,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Pavelski discusses Sharks' slipping attendance

Attendance has been a hot topic in San Jose. The Sharks have drawn an average of 17,385 fans through 29 home games and that’s a pretty respectable number compared to other teams in the NHL. That average checks in at the 18th spot so far in 2014-15, but the team has failed to post a capacity crowd in 15 of its 29 home games. The Sharks are actually averaging more fans this year...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss
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