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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

Sharks top Oilers in come from behind win

It wasn’t pretty by any means, but the Sharks managed to get a vital two points to stay in the race for the Pacific Division title with a 5-4 win over Edmonton on Tuesday night at SAP Center. The Oilers erased a 3-1 deficit to take a 4-3 third period lead. Jordan Eberle’s pass was knocked away by Matt Irwin, but ended up on second-year forward Ryan Nugent-Hopkins’ stick. He...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 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

Fantasy Hockey Waiver Wire Outlook for Week 5

The waiver wire is a place where owners overreact and let good players go when they see little production over a small period of time. As the NHL season enters its fifth full week, star players are shining bright, off-the-radar players are now blips on the radar, and disappointments (see: Flyers, Philadelphia) are working their way down to zero percent ownership. This cannot be...
Via The Fantasy Fix
October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey Fights of the Week: 10/14 - 10/20

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Bloguin Best
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Hockey fights of the week

Jamie Benn had one of the most memorable fights of the 2012-13 season when he battled Joe Thornton. Though that fight will be almost impossible to top, Benn returns this week at the top spot after a nice scrap with Anaheim's Francois Beauchemin. Where does Benn's teammate Antoine Roussel rank on this week's list after his fight with Matt Irwin? 5. Robert Bortuzzo...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Canucks vs Sharks Game Preview – October 3, 2013

Photo Courtesy: faceoff.com The Vancouver Canucks will begin their 2013-14 season on the road in San Jose, the same place their season ended last season. There are more questions than answers as the Canucks enter this season and getting a good start to the season this year is of particular importance. The Opponent The Sharks are entering this season with a lot of optimism. The best...
Via Rob The Hockey Guy
October 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks rely on rookie D Matt Irwin

When the San Jose Sharks moved defenseman Brent Burns to forward in March it provided an immediate spark to what had been a lackluster season to that point. Burns' physical presence up front allowed the Sharks to move Joe Pavelski to the third line and gave a scoring-challenged team much more depth to help lead the Sharks into the second-round of the playoffs. Burns' move...
Via AP on Fox
May 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks 4, Kings 3

Matt Irwin and Logan Couture made Los Angeles pay for retaliating by scoring power-play goals after Jake Muzzin started a fight to help the San Jose Sharks snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Kings on Thursday night. Couture added a second goal and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who earned just their third regulation win in 21 games. Antti Niemi made...
Via AP on Fox
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Quick pulled in Kings' loss to Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Irwin and Logan Couture made Los Angeles pay for retaliating by scoring power-play goals after Jake Muzzin started a fight to help the San Jose Sharks snap a four-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Kings on Thursday night. Couture added a second goal and Brent Burns also scored for the Sharks, who earned just their third regulation win in...
Via Fox Sports West
March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Pre-game notes, Ducks @ Sharks 1/29/13

The reports about Jason Demers and Brent Burns should be considered positive developments.  The reports I mean are things like: Jason Demers practiced with the team and took line rushes with Matt Irwin this morning while Nick Petrecki and Brent Burns skated together. Still, McLellan stopped short of declaring Demers good-to-go. -Working the Corners Even if Demers isn't expected...
Via Kukla's Korner
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Sharks sign several (6?) players

NHL Free Agency 2012, Day Two Monday, the Sharks confirmed that defenseman Matt Irwin and center Bracken Kearns had signed contracts for the upcoming season.  They also announced that goalie Al Stalock has accepted their offer, and that they have signed defenseman Danny Groulx, who returns to North America after two seasons in the KHL.  All those contracts are for one-year. ...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 03, 2012  |  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

Sharks Reassign Defenseman Matt Irwin to Worcester

SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Matt Irwin to the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the Ame...
Via sjsharks.com
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Sharks Recall Defenseman Matt Irwin from Worcester

SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Matt Irwin from the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the Ame...
Via sjsharks.com
December 11, 2011  |  Discuss
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