SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Report: Todd McLellan among candidates to be Sabres head coach

  Two people familiar with the Buffalo Sabres coaching search have told The Associated Press that former San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan and minor-league coach Luke Richardson are among the team's initial candidates. Neither has been interviewed yet, and the list is expected to grow in what is anticipated to be a lengthy process, both people said. They spoke on the condition...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Sources: McLellan on list of Sabres coaching candidates

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Two people familiar with the Buffalo Sabres coaching search have told The Associated Press that former San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan and minor-league coach Luke Richardson are among the team's initial candidates. Neither has been interviewed yet, and the list is expected to grow in what is anticipated to be a lengthy process, both people said. They spoke...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Assessing Sharks’ Pending UFA’s

With the Sharks now fully invested in general manager Doug Wilson’s team rebuild, and owner Hasso Plattner essentially voicing his confidence in the executive, the team is now tasked for what’s ahead of them. Besides the draft and finding a new coach, this of course includes the re-signing of free agents and signing of possible new free agents. The Sharks list of free agents...
Via BaySportsNet
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks closing on agreement to remain in current San Jose home

  The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center. Chief operating officer John Tortora issued a statement Monday saying the team is confident the new lease will be finalized with the city shortly. The team's current lease expires June 30, 2018. Tortora says team owner Hasso Plattner is committed to San Jose for the long term and...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks near agreement to extend lease in San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks are close to finalizing an agreement to extend their lease at the SAP Center. Chief operating officer John Tortora issued a statement Monday saying the team is confident the new lease will be finalized with the city shortly. The team's current lease expires June 30, 2018. Tortora says team owner Hasso Plattner is committed to San Jose for...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Plattner Endorses Rebuild; Wilson in Letter

The Sharks front office has a busy summer in front of them. As they prepare for the upcoming NHL draft, free agency, and the selection of a new head coach for the team, Sharks fans were issued a statement from the top of the mountain. Or at least that’s what we’re supposed to believe. Sharks majority owner and SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner wrote a candid letter that was sent...
Via BaySportsNet
9 days ago  |  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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks owner endorses GM Wilson's rebuilding plan

  San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind general manager Doug Wilson's rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003. In a letter to Sharks fans posted on the team's website Thursday night, Plattner praised Wilson's leadership of the team over the past year. While Plattner did not specifically say Wilson would return as general...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks owner endorses rebuilding plan

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose Sharks owner Hasso Plattner remains behind general manager Doug Wilson's rebuilding plan despite the team missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003. In a letter to Sharks fans posted on the team's website Thursday night, Plattner praised Wilson's leadership of the team over the past year. While Plattner did not specifically say Wilson would...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Filling the Sharks Coaching Void

Monday marked the end of Todd McLellan’s 8 year tenure as the Sharks head coach. Leaving with him also were assistants Jay Woodcroft and Jim Johnson. Like many other sports, the off-season can often times be the real season, and the decisions an organization makes during this time can mold the direction they go for several years. Fans in San Jose found themselves torn during this...
Via BaySportsNet
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-04/21/15: Flyers begin search for new head coach; Todd McLellan next in line?

Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage.   McLellan next Flyers coach? Todd McLellan and the San Jose Sharks have parted ways. Does he come to Philly next? [Philly.com- Sam Carchidi] [The Hockey Writers- Andy Dudones] [CSNPhilly.com-Tim Panaccio] [Hockeybuzz.com- Bill Meltzer]  NHL Playoffs A look at the first round of...
Via Flyerdelphia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson Addresses Sharks, McLellan, Future

Monday afternoon after the dust had settled, myself and other members of the media ascended upon SAP Center for one final trip this summer. After the announcement that the Sharks and head coach Todd McLellan had agreed to “mutually” part ways, general manager Doug Wilson held a press conference where questions were asked and…..asked. Wilson kicked off the presser thanking all...
Via BaySportsNet
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Status Crow: McDavid should refuse Oilers, McLellan out in San Jose, First Round thoughts

“Are you KIDDING me?” -Hockey / YouTubeF On Saturday night, generational phenom Connor McDavid’s fate would be known as the National Hockey League held its annual draft lottery in Toronto. All 14 teams that missed the playoffs had a shot at the top pick, with the lowest ranked teams having the best odds at selecting first overall. The Hockey Gods have a twisted sense of...
Via The Hockey Guys
13 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Farewell Todd McLellan

Early Monday morning, the San Jose Sharks made an announcement that head coach Todd McLellan has made a mutual agreement to no longer coach the Sharks. And yes, he did in fact participate in the decision. McLellan said he had to review it for himself, why it was best for him to leave. He included the effects it would have on his family, his staff, he looked forward to the season...
Via BaySportsNet
13 days ago  |  Discuss

McLellan, Sharks “Mutually” Part Ways

The day most Sharks fans feared was coming, finally arrived. As previously reported here on Bay Sports Net, Sharks head coach Todd McLellan and the team announced Monday morning that the two were “mutually parting ways.” Bay Area sports fans have been treated to this same situation now twice this year, with the announcement that the 49ers and then head coach Jim Harbaugh were...
Via BaySportsNet
13 days ago  |  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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd McLellan, Sharks ‘mutually agreed to part ways’ (Puck Daddy)

David Pollak was on to it . Todd McLellan won’t be fired from the San Jose Sharks. Instead, the team announced on Monday that they’ve “mutually agreed to part ways" with the head coach. From the Sharks: “I want to thank Todd and his staff for their years of service to the San Jose Sharks organization,” said [GM Doug] Wilson. “Sometimes a change is best for all parties...
Via Philly Sports Live
13 days ago  |  Discuss

McLellan out after 7 years as coach of San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Todd McLellan is out after seven years 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 season and an inability...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Dysfunction Surfaces at Media Day

The Sharks last game of the season was played against the same team for the last three seasons, and has had the same result the last three seasons. While the defending Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings failed to qualify for the playoffs themselves, they took bragging rights against their division rivals into the off season. After taking a few days off, the team gathered at their...
Via BaySportsNet
17 days ago  |  Discuss

No decision yet on status of Sharks coach Todd McLellan

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The locker clean up, exit interviews and goodbyes began a lot sooner than usual for the San Jose Sharks after they missed the playoffs for the first time since 2003. Answers about the status of coach Todd McLellan will still have to wait. The Sharks held their annual clean out day on Wednesday with players undergoing physicals, management and coaches starting...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks face coaching uncertainty at start of offseason

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Instead of answering the annual questions about what it would take for San Jose finally to break through in the NHL playoffs, the Sharks are spending the start of this postseason facing even bigger questions. While 16 teams begin preparations for the playoffs, the Sharks have already begun the offseason after missing the postseason for the first time since...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Lerg scores in NHL debut to help Sharks beat Oilers

  Bryan Lerg scored in his NHL debut and the San Jose Sharks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night in a game between two teams out of the playoff picture. Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto also scored and Antti Niemi made 26 saves to help the Sharks snap a two-game losing streak. Nail Yakupov scored for Edmonton and Laurent Brossoit made 49 saves in his NHL debut. The Oilers...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bryan Lerg scores in NHL debut, Sharks beat Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Bryan Lerg scored in his NHL debut and the San Jose Sharks beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-1 on Thursday night in a game between two teams out of the playoff picture. Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto also scored and Antti Niemi made 26 saves to help the Sharks snap a two-game losing streak. Nail Yakupov scored for Edmonton and Laurent Brossoit made 49 saves in his...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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