SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Scott Hannan Staying In San Jose

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.  "Scott is a high-character, veteran player who leads by example," said Wilson. "He understands and accepts his role based on the needs of our team and will be a great mentor...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Did The Avs Pass On Brendan Lemieux?

Patrick Roy and Joe Sakic have known Claude Lemieux's son Brendan since he sat in the Stanley Cup as a three-month-old baby in 1996.  Brendan's dad remains good friends with Roy and Sakic to this day. Lemieux (left wing with 27 goals, 26 assists and 53 points for the OHL's Barrie Colts last season) had made it clear that Colorado was his first choice, and it seemed...
Via Kukla's Korner
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Sheppard gets chance to build on strong '14 finish

It took a few years, but the Sharks were finally rewarded for their patience and belief in James Sheppard late last season. The former first round pick (ninth overall), whose career nearly ended in the 2010 offseason due to an ATV accident, showed that he still has the skills to play regularly at the NHL level when he was plopped in the middle of the Sharks' third line shortly...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Who Impressed at the Second Annual Sharks Prospects Scrimmage

Hockey is back in San Jose. Wednesday night saw the Second Annual Prospects Game take place at SAP Center. Team White prevailed over Team Teal 2-1 on a late goal by second round draft pick Noah Rod. The 8,000-plus fans in attendance helped provide an electric atmosphere, and they had several highlights to cheer for. - Getting to see some familiar faces. The two Sharks rookies who...
Via BaySportsNet
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks notes: Hertl tweaks knee in prospect camp

Tomas Hertl will likely miss the Sharks’ prospect scrimmage on Wednesday with a knee injury, general manager Doug Wilson revealed on Tuesday. Wilson termed the injury as a “little tweak” due to Hertl not having skated in awhile. It wasn’t immediately clear which knee Hertl hurt, but the rookie sensation missed half of the 2013-14 season with torn ligaments in his right knee...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks give James Sheppard a one-year deal

The Sharks signed forward James Sheppard to a one-year, $1.3 million contract Tuesday, leaving defenseman Jason Demers as the only regular from last season's lineup not in the fold. Sheppard's contract came 24 hours after forward Tommy Wingels agreed to a new three-year, $7.4 million contract. General manager Doug Wilson said having both 26-year-olds under contract was important...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

James Sheppard Signs A One-Year Deal With San Jose

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed restricted free agent forward James Sheppard (@JimmySheppard15) to a one-year contract. "James has worked tremendously hard and earned himself a key role on our team last season," said Wilson. "His perseverance and dedication make him a valuable...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Make Tommy Wingels Signing Official

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed restricted free agent forward Tommy Wingels (@TommyWingels) to a three-year contract. "Tommy stepped forward and made a big commitment to our organization," said Wilson. "He is an important part of our team and a hard working, physical presence...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks re-sign Wingels to three-year, $7.4 million deal

Tommy Wingels had a breakout season with the San Jose Sharks last year and he’s reportedly going to be rewarded for it. Our friends at CSNBayArea.com report Wingels has agreed to a three-year deal with the Sharks. Wingels is coming off a two-year contract that paid $1.55 million and he’ll be due for a raise. UPDATE (7/7/14 12:05 p.m. ET): A raise is just what he got. Kevin...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wingels, Sharks agree on three-year contract: report

The San Jose Sharks and forward Tommy Wingels have agreed on a three-year contract, CSN Bay Area reported Saturday. The Sharks made a qualifying offer to Wingels, a restricted free agent, on June 30, the report said. Wingels had 16 goals and 22 assists in 77 games last season. He has 24 goals and 36 assists in 157
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is James Sheppard?

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Via Puckrant.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Hoping to get 'tough,' Sharks sign nothingman John Scott to one-year deal

Oh, San Jose. We had a chance here. A real chance to do something good for the game. And you had to go and pretend there's something of value left in what is the last of a dying species. A broken down, outdated, useless and cheap species that serves only to damage the game we love.An endangered species in his natural habitat: John Scott (via cbssports.com)The San Jose Sharks...
Via BruinsLife
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Acquire Tye McGinn from Philadelphia

San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has acquired forward Tye McGinn (@TyeMcGinn) from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2015 NHL Draft. "Tye is a hardworking player who plays an honest game," said Wilson. "We're excited to add him to our group of young forwards." ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks sign Road Cone John Scott

#483142281 / gettyimages.comWestern Conference team beware, especially if you're one of those players that skates with their head down. The San Jose Sharks have signed UFA road cone John Scott. The former Michigan Tech Husky inked a one year deal worth 750 thousand dollars. One thing Scott will never be accused of is being dumb. Anyone that is this bad of a hockey players...
Via Goon's World
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Scott Signs One-Year Deal With San Jose Sharks

There are times when NHL enforcer John Scott does something that people think is dumb, and the first question is always “Why do teams continue to hire players like John Scott?” That question could have been asked Wednesday afternoon, too. Scott signed a one-year contract with the San Jose Sharks worth $700,000, according to CSNBayArea.com. Scott was an unrestricted free agent...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Blake’s Hall Of Fame Case

A little over a week ago the 2014 Hockey Hall of Fame inductions were announced.  Four players got the nod this year in Rob Blake, Peter Forsberg, Dominik Hasek and Mike Modano.  Over the next few days I will make their individual Hall of Fame cases using the Keltner List, which is borrowed from baseball but can be used by hockey with only minor changes. Here was my post when...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils Sign Recently Bought Out Havlat, Re-Sign Steve Bernier by   Steven Ellis

The New Jersey Devils have signed Martin Havlat to a one year, $1.5M deal. Havlat was just bought out by the San Jose Sharks after posting 12 goals and 22 points in 47 games last season. He could get to the 40 point mark in 2014-15 if he manages to show any chemistry with Jaromir Jagr and Patrik Elias. The Devils [...]
Via The Hockey House
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche trades for defenseman Brad Stuart

The Colorado Avalanche announced today that the organization made a trade for San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart. According to the Avalanche, the club has elected to give up two draft picks–a second rounder in 2016 and a sixth rounder in 2017–in return for the 34-year-old defenseman. “The acquisition of Brad helps strengthen our blue line,” said Avalanche executive vice...
Via Mile High Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Avs Acquire Brad Stuart by   Colin Fitts

One of the concerns on the Colorado Avalanche roster is their lack of depth at defense. However, they may have fixed that Tuesday. The San Jose Sharks have traded defenseman Brad Stuart to the Avalanche. The full details will be announced shortly. Stuart, 34, appeared in 61 games for San Jose last season, posting 11 points (3 goals, 8 assists) [...]
Via The Hockey House
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stuart traded to Colorado

Hearing veteran d-man Brad Stuart has been traded from San Jose to Colorado; still pending trade call, Not official yet — Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) July 1, 2014 #SJSharks getting a 2nd rd. pick in 2016 and 6th round pick in 2017 back from the #Avs for Brad Stuart. #NHL — Bryan Yates FanvsFan (@NHLOn_The_Ice) July 1, 2014 Stuart to Colorado for...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks trade up to get Swedish d-man Bergman

The Sharks’ scouting staff wasn’t all that impressed with the group of high-end defensemen at the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. As a result, the team traded up five places to 46th overall in the second round on Saturday at Wells Fargo Center to snatch defenseman Julius Bergman, an 18-year-old Swede that plays a complete game, according to Sharks scouting director Tim Burke. “We thought...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres' Lemieux talks about getting snubbed in first round, joining Buffalo

The Sabres have a dressing room full of quiet guys who don't carry much swagger. That has changed. The Sabres selected Brendan Lemieux with the first pick of the second round this morning, and the son of longtime NHLer Claude Lemieux made it clear he was unhappy with the teams that passed him over in the first round. "They gave one of the more fiery guys in the draft a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sabres make Claude Lemieux’s son first pick of Round 2

Buffalo opened Day 2 of the 2014 NHL Entry Draft by going with the bloodlines. The Sabres took Brendan Lemieux — son of longtime NHLer Claude — with the first pick of the second round (31st overall) on Saturday morning. Lemieux, the 28th-ranked North American skater by NHL Central Scouting, was the second forward taken by Buffalo at the draft after the Sabres made WHL Kootenay’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

O captain ... no captain in San Jose?

There’s been a lot of speculation about Joe Thornton's future in San Jose and exactly what that looks like. If it’s not a trade -- which would require a dramatic shift in plans from the Thornton camp -- it could be a new role in the leadership group. Right now, Thornton is the captain of the Sharks. But Sharks head coach Todd McLellan proposed another idea for next season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

No ‘C’ In San Jose?

from Craig Custance of ESPN, Right now, Thornton is the captain of the Sharks. But Sharks head coach Todd McLellan proposed another idea for next season. “What would happen if nobody wore a letter on our team this year? Not a single guy?” McLellan said during a conversation early Saturday. “What if nobody wore a letter? We’d still be the San Jose Sharks and we...
Via Kukla's Korner
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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