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5 Questions Surrounding the Sharks Roster

Last week, Sharks fans were treated to a little bit of July hockey and a showcase of the teams prospect talent. With training camp still about 2 months away, fans are dealing with the true dog days of summer in the sport. The draft and free agency are essentially complete and now, we sit and wait. Barring any tremendous surprises, I expect opening night lineups to look something...
Via BaySportsNet
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign D Paul Martin to 19.4 million, 4-year contract

  After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003, the San Jose Sharks went into the offseason with a clear focus on becoming tougher defensively. A day after acquiring Martin Jones to be their new starting goaltender, the Sharks opened free agency Wednesday by finding the veteran defenseman they sought when they signed Paul Martin to a $19.4 million, four-year contract...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  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
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Tyler Seguin Scores Three, Canada Beats Belarus 9-0 to Advance

Canada would score nine goals on 50 shots on Thursday, beating Belarus 9-0 to advance to the semi-finals on Saturday. It took Canada just 27 seconds to find the back of the net. On the first good scoring chance of the contest, Sidney Crosby made a solid pass from the corner to find Brent Burns, who was streaking right into the offensive zone before roofing it over Kevin LaLande for...
Via The Hockey House
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Canada Explodes for Four Goals in 4-0 Lead Over Belarus

A dominant opening period by the Canadians allowed them to take a 4-0 lead in a do-or-die game against Belarus in the first period. It took Canada just 27 seconds to find the back of the net. On the first good scoring chance of the contest, Sidney Crosby made a solid pass from the corner to find Brent Burns, who was streaking right into the offensive zone before roofing it over Kevin...
Via The Hockey House
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Canada Destroys Austria 10-1 to Finish Preliminary Round

It wasn’t their biggest blowout of the tournament, but Canada’s 10-1 victory against Austria on Tuesday proved to be a solid way to end the preliminary round of the World Championships. To Canada, this game meant nothing other than to try some new line combinations before their first quarter-final game on Thursday. Canada expected to win this game to go 7-0-0-0 in the preliminary...
Via The Hockey House
May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Future of San Jose Sharks

Well, the San Jose Sharks didn’t have the type of season a lot of fans hoped they’d of had. There was a little bit of a false omen going into the season, if you believe in that sort of thing. The Sharks ended the 2013-14 season in heartbreaking fashion, blowing a 3-0 series lead to the eventual Stanley Cup Champion, LA Kings in the first round of the playoffs. What was one of...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche torn apart by the Sharks

In a battle between two teams desperately battling to stay alive in the playoff race, the Colorado Avalanche fell 5-1 to the San Jose Sharks at the SAP Center on Wednesday night. The Avalanche (35-29-12) have lost four of their last six games and currently sit eight points out of the second wild card position in the Western Conference with five games remaining. They still aren...
Via Mile High Sports
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Burns scores winner in shootout to lift Sharks past Flyers

  The San Jose Sharks kept losing defensemen while continuing to stop the Flyers. Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead San Jose to a 3-2 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday. San Jose lost defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic in the first period due to a lower-body injury and finished the game with just four blue...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Burns scores winner in SO to lift Sharks past Flyers, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Irwin and Joe Pavelski scored in regulation, and Brent Burns got the winning goal in the shootout to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday. Michael Raffl and Claude Giroux scored and Jakub Voracek had a pair of assists for the Flyers, who fell to 3-10 in shootouts this season. Voracek upped his total to 76 points...
Via AP on Fox
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks’ Brent Burns Has Hilarious Reaction To Phenomenal Save

  Thanks to this play by Brent Burns, the San Jose Sharks shut out the Montreal Canadians last night in San Jose, 4-0. The Sharks’ defenseman somehow found a way to keep a David Desharnais backhander out of the net. As great as the play was by Burns, after the play went to replay and was […] The post Sharks’ Brent Burns Has Hilarious Reaction To Phenomenal Save appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the San Jose Sharks Still a Playoff Caliber Team?

TopSportsReport’s lead NHL writer, Tyler Jones, wrote a comprehensive NHL power rankings article that includes the usual rankings, as well as notes on each team’s deadline options.  This comes specifically before the trade deadline, as it is an important mid-season date, making it a fantastic time to evaluate where each team currently stands. Check out where Jones ranks Joe...
Via TopSportsReport
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings' Kopitar on Stadium Series win: 'It's nice to come out on top'

The reality show cameras, the concerts, the fireworks, the crowd of over 70,000 people simultaneously shark chomping, a tie game underneath the lights of a glittering stadium and a potential playoff spot hanging in the balance.  It all made for an absolutely electric atmosphere. And it also made for a lot of pressure.  When Marian Gaborik rocketed a shot into the back of the net...
Via Fox Sports West
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks drop Stadium Series, playoff contention

The San Jose Sharks fell to rival Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in front of a sellout crowd of 70,205 in the inaugural Northern California NHL Stadium Series game. Despite a sloppy first period that saw San Jose allow eight giveaways to LA’s four and a holding penalty on Brenden Dillion, the Sharks managed to go into the first intermission in a 1-1 tie. The Kings jumped out to a quick...
Via BaySportsNet
February 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Capitals edge Sharks on Ward's goal in overtime

  Joel Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the Washington Capitals past the San Jose Sharks 5-4 on Wednesday night. Jay Beagle scored twice and John Carlson and Troy Brouwer also scored for the Capitals, who have won four of their last five. Brent Burns scored twice, Logan Couture and Joe Thornton also got goals as the Sharks lost their third straight and fifth in...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks upcoming schedule will put their skills to the test

Brent Burns The San Jose Sharks have been outscored 10-3 in their previous two games against the St. Louis Blues and New York Rangers. Despite these recent struggles, they still find themselves in the middle of a heated Pacific Division race. Of the 30 teams in the NHL, the Sharks rank in the middle in several areas. As of Sunday, Jan. 11, they are 16th in goals per game, 17th in...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Blues burned in overtime, lose to Sharks 3-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game for the Sharks. Joe Thornton dug the puck out of the corner before delivering the pass. Steve Ott...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Burns gives Sharks 3-2 win over Blues in OT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game for the Sharks. Joe Thornton dug the puck out of the corner before delivering the pass. Steve...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Blues burned in overtime, lose to Sharks 3-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Brent Burns scored a power-play goal 4:22 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks rallied past the St. Louis Blues 3-2 on Saturday night for their season-best fifth straight victory. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored with 21 seconds remaining in regulation to tie the game for the Sharks. Joe Thornton dug the puck out of the corner before delivering the pass. Steve Ott...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dustin Byfuglien Back On D, Finds His Scoring Touch

When the Sharks moved Brent Burns to the wing last year hoping he could elevate his offensive game to the next level they were quickly made to realize that Burns isn’t a scoring forward, he’s a scoring defenseman. After a meh season on the wing he was shifted back to the blue line and wouldn’t you know it, he’s been rocking it this season to the tune of 22 points in 29 games...
Via Razzball Hockey
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks-Blackhawks Preview

Brent Burns had a career high in goals in 2013-14 to finish second among defensemen. This season is proving to be more of the same. Burns attempts to continue his production and keep the San Jose Sharks surging Sunday night against the struggling Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center. Burns' 22 goals last season were one back of Nashville's Shea Weber for the most among defensemen...
Via AP on Fox
November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Burns' 2 goals in 3rd lift Sharks over Stars 5-3

DALLAS (AP) Brent Burns scored two third-period goals, and the San Jose Sharks overcame Tyler Seguin's hat trick and rallied to beat the Dallas Stars 5-3 on Saturday night. San Jose scored four goals in the third period - three against Dallas backup goalie Anders Lindback, who made 24 saves. Joe Thornton sealed the win with an empty-net goal at 19:18. The Stars lost their seventh...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Brent Burns no longer resembles feral wild man thanks to ‘Buzz Cut for Charity’ (pics)

In somewhat disappointing news, Brent Burns, who more often than not better resembles a guy you might see sleeping outside a bus station than an NHL player, no longer looks like a disheveled, partially toothless hobo. But on a positive note, Burns’ new sleek, clean and bum-attribute free appearance was done in the interest of...Read More The post Brent Burns no longer resembles...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hobo realizes dream of playing for San Jose Sharks … oh wait, it’s Brent Burns (pic)

Fantastic. There really isn’t anything to add to this delightfully brilliant photograph of San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns other than, yes, that is indeed a photo of a real-life, actual NHL player conducting an on-ice interview … looking like some kind of disheveled, unkempt and scuzzy tramp. Oh, one thing: This isn’t the first...Read More The post Hobo realizes dream...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks try to move past playoff collapse

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) As much as the San Jose Sharks may try to put last season's playoff collapse behind them, there will be constant reminders all season long. The starkest one will come on opening night when they will be forced to watch the rival Los Angeles Kings raise their second Stanley Cup championship banner in three seasons. That comes just months after the Kings became...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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