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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
23 hours ago  |  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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Burns scores winner in SO to lift Sharks past Flyers, 3-2 (The Associated Press)

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.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks shut out Canadiens to stop their 8-game home losing streak

  Ben Smith scored just hours after being acquired by San Jose in a deadline deal and the Sharks shut out Montreal for the third straight meeting in a 4-0 win over the Canadiens on Monday night. Joe Pavelski, Matt Irwin and Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks, who snapped an eight-game home losing streak by beating the top team in the Eastern Conference. Alex Stalock made...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks snap 8-game home skid with 4-0 win over Canadiens

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Ben Smith scored just hours after being acquired by San Jose in a deadline deal and the Sharks shut out Montreal for the third straight meeting in a 4-0 win over the Canadiens on Monday night. Joe Pavelski, Matt Irwin and Patrick Marleau also scored for the Sharks, who snapped an eight-game home losing streak by beating the top team in the Eastern Conference...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Senators-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks' longest home losing streak in nearly 20 years has put their chances of qualifying for an 11th straight playoff berth in jeopardy. Suddenly, the Ottawa Senators are giving their postseason hopes a boost with help from an unexpected source in net. San Jose looks to avoid an eighth consecutive home defeat while preventing the Senators from winning a season-high...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Rinne helps Predators beat Sharks for season-high 6th straight win

  Pekka Rinne made a season-high 42 saves, and the Nashville Predators extended their winning streak to a season-high six straight games by beating the San Jose Sharks 5-1 Tuesday night. The Predators scored five unanswered goals for the win. Craig Smith scored twice, and Shea Weber scored and had an assist. Paul Gaustad and James Neal each had a goal, Mike Ribeiro had two assists...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Niemi's 33 saves lead Sharks to victory over Canucks

  Antti Niemi made 33 saves Thursday night as the San Jose Sharks defeated the listless Vancouver Canucks 5-1. Matt Irwin, Melker Karlsson, Joe Pavelski, Andrew Desjardins and Chris Tierney, with his first NHL goal, scored for San Jose. Brent Burns and Logan Couture each added two assists. Tierney also tacked on an assist. Radim Vrbata had the only goal for Vancouver and Ryan Miller...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Antti Niemi's 33 saves lead San Jose 5-1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Antti Niemi made 33 saves Thursday night as the San Jose Sharks defeated the listless Vancouver Canucks 5-1. Matt Irwin, Melker Karlsson, Joe Pavelski, Andrew Desjardins and Chris Tierney, with his first NHL goal, scored for San Jose. Brent Burns and Logan Couture each added two assists. Tierney also tacked on an assist. Radim Vrbata had the only...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks couldn't have asked for a better start to the season's second half. The Chicago Blackhawks just dominated the NHL's best team, too. San Jose tries to keep building Saturday night against the visiting Blackhawks, who are seeking a sixth win in eight matchups in the series. The Sharks (26-17-6) defeated league-leading Anaheim 6-3 on Thursday in their first action...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks need shootout to overcome Ovechkin's pair for Capitals

  Matt Irwin and John Scott were unlikely goal-scorers, and the previously stingy San Jose Sharks finally sprung a leak or two Tuesday night before coming away with a 6-5 shootout victory over the Washington Capitals. The Sharks led 3-0 in the first period, 4-1 in the second, and 5-3 late in the third before Washington's Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored 1:16 apart to tie the...
Via AP on Fox
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Defining Moments On Rangers’, Kings’ Road To Stanley Cup Final

The New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings will square off in a seven-game playoff series for the first time when they play Game 1 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday. Both teams traveled a long and difficult road en route to the Cup Final. Los Angeles played 21 of a possible 21 games and needed to win three Game 7s on the road to win its third Western Conference title in...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings complete historic comeback with 5-1 Game 7 win over Sharks

The Kings and Sharks shake hands following Game 7 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series. Photo: Ezra Shaw, GI A week ago, things looked rather grim for the Los Angeles Kings. They’d just dropped Game 3 of their opening round playoff series to the San Jose Sharks, and were now staring at a 3-0 deficit- something only three other teams in NHL history had overcome...
Via Around The Rink
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Fighting is alive and well in the NHL as we prepare for Olympic hockey

With the Olympic break upon us it just doesn’t feel the same knowing that there likely will be little to no fighting during International play. That’s why we’re here to bless you with some of the best fights from the best fighters of the 2013-14 season thus far. Enjoy. We start with an absolute slugfest between Cody McLeod and Zenon Konopka that took place in Colorado earlier...
Via Fight Booth
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Sharks open early lead, hold on to beat Blues, sweep season series

Joe Pavelski scored the first of three straight goals by San Jose, and Antti Niemi stopped 20 shots to lead the Sharks to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. San Jose completed a season sweep of the Blues, winning all three games by a combined 16-7. St. Louis has lost two in a row after winning eight of 11. Matt Irwin, Brent Burns and Marty Havlat added goals for...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Recap: Sharks beat Blues 4-2 to sweep season series

ST. LOUIS -- Joe Pavelski scored the first of three straight goals by San Jose, and Antti Niemi stopped 20 shots to lead the Sharks to a 4-2 win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. San Jose completed a season sweep of the Blues, winning all three games by a combined 16-7. St. Louis has lost two in a row after winning eight of 11. Matt Irwin, Brent Burns and Marty Havlat...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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