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San Jose Sharks: the numbers behind Tomas Hertl’s struggles

Tomas Hertl On Thursday, the San Jose Sharks assigned center Tomas Hertl to the Worcester Sharks, their American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate. During the 2013-2014 season, Hertl was an impenetrable force. He scored four goals against the New York Rangers and led rookies with 15 goals by mid-December. However, a knee injury on Dec. 19, 2013 forced him out of the lineup until April...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Sharks: Key Players in the Second Half

Image by Ezra Shaw SPOTLIGHT ON: MELKER KARLSSON   Arguably, the biggest surprise of the season has been rookie Melker Karlsson. The 23-year old Swedish free agent signed with the San Jose Sharks over the summer, committing to one year in teal. Karlsson began the 2014-15 season with the Sharks’ AHL team in Worcester. He played 20 games with the Worcester Sharks before being called...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Melker Karlsson could play a key role for the San Jose Sharks

Arguably, the biggest surprise of the season has been rookie Melker Karlsson. The 23-year old Swedish free agent signed with the San Jose Sharks over the summer, committing to one year in teal. Karlsson began the 2014-15 season with the Sharks’ AHL team in Worcester. He played 20 games with the Worcester Sharks before being called up to the big leagues. Going into the second half...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Metallica drops ceremonial puck at Sharks game

James Hetfield, Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo of Metallica were in the house at “The Shark Tank” Wednesday night as the San Jose Sharks paid tribute to the legendary band during the team’s game against the Los Angeles Kings. The fellas, three-fourths of the band — Kirk Hammett was not present — took part in...Read More The post Metallica does ceremonial puck drop at...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Sharks beat Kings 4-2 in final game before All-Star break

Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Logan Couture scored twice for the Sharks, who had lost five of their previous six home games. Antti Niemi made 15 of his 26 saves in the third period. Dustin Brown and Jeff Carter scored...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marleau, Pavelski help Sharks enter All-Star break with win over Kings

  Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Logan Couture scored twice for the Sharks, who had lost five of their previous six home games. Antti Niemi made 15 of his 26 saves in the third period. Dustin Brown and Jeff Carter scored...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks beat Kings 4-2 in final game before All-Star break

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Logan Couture scored twice for the Sharks, who had lost five of their previous six home games. Antti Niemi made 15 of his 26 saves in the third period. Dustin Brown...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

RECAP: Sharks beat Kings 4-2 in final game before All-Star break

Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored power-play goals to send the San Jose Sharks into the NHL All-Star break on a winning note with a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. Logan Couture scored twice for the Sharks, who had lost five of their previous six home games. Antti Niemi made 15 of his 26 saves in the third period. Dustin Brown and Jeff Carter scored...
Via Fox Sports West
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sharks To Move AHL Affiliate From Worcester To San Jose

The AHL might undergo some alignment changes for next season, specifically in the Western Conference, and one change could include a Massachusetts-based team moving to California. Mark Purdy of the Mercury News reported Wednesday that the Worcester Sharks (San Jose’s affiliate) are one of the teams on the move. “The Sharks will move their minor league Worcester franchise in...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Hit the Lights: Sharks hosting ‘Metallica Night’ during game against Kings

The SAP Center, colloquially — and fittingly — known as “The Shark Tank,” an NHL venue already known for its passionate fans, will be especially rocking on Wednesday night when the San Jose Sharks host the Los Angeles Kings. Why? Because it’s Metallica Night, that’s why. Among the festivities planned for the evening include band...Read More The post Hit the Lights: Sharks...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Worcester Sharks On A Streak

The Worcester Sharks, AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks, are on a season high seven game win streak following three weekend wins over the Manchester Monarchs, Friday and Sunday, and a victory against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Saturday. Worcester shutout the WBS Penguins 4-0 in their first meeting of the season, making it a sweep of their five game home stand. The...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks place Wingels, Braun on injured list, recall DeMelo from AHL

  The San Jose Sharks have placed forward Tommy Wingels and defenseman Justin Braun on injured reserve. The team also called up defenseman Dylan DeMelo from Worcester of the AHL and loaned defenseman Mirco Mueller to Worcester on a conditioning assignment Tuesday. Wingels and Braun both left Monday night's 5-2 loss to New Jersey with upper-body injuries. Braun got hurt blocking...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks place Wingels, Braun on injured list

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have placed forward Tommy Wingels and defenseman Justin Braun on injured reserve. The team also called up defenseman Dylan DeMelo from Worcester of the AHL and loaned defenseman Mirco Mueller to Worcester on a conditioning assignment Tuesday. Wingels and Braun both left Monday night's 5-2 loss to New Jersey with upper-body injuries. Braun...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings-Sharks Preview

San Jose coach Todd McLellan can't understand why the Sharks have seemed so lethargic lately, and he's even more disappointed in the lack of motivation to protect home ice. That could bode well for a Los Angeles Kings team that should be looking forward to leaving Southern California. The Sharks look to avoid a third straight defeat - all at home - in both clubs' final game before...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils thrash Sharks, who lose Braun, Wingels to injuries

  Cory Schneider and the New Jersey Devils found a way to get rid of the bad taste from a lopsided loss at Anaheim before heading into a lengthy break. Schneider made 34 saves and Mike Cammalleri scored a tiebreaking, power-play goal late in the second period to help the New Jersey Devils beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Monday night in their final game before the All-Star break...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Reach Pivotal Point of Season

The San Jose Sharks welcome the New Jersey Devils at the SAP Center on Monday night, the fourth game of their current seven-game homestand. The game features the return of former Sharks Scott Gomez and Martin Havlat, but players from both sides have their minds focused on issues besides their homecomings.  After splitting the meetings of the first two games of this homestand with...
Via BaySportsNet
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Devils-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks have been plagued by poor starts during a rough home stretch. They'll try to avoid another early deficit Monday night when they host the New Jersey Devils, who are still without Jaromir Jagr. The Sharks (24-16-6) have dropped four of five at home and fallen behind in the first period of all four losses, including 2-0 deficits at the first intermission in the last...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Burish relishes return to Chicago

Adam Burish was welcomed to the Chicago Wolves organization this past week after starting the season in the NHL with the San Jose Sharks. The 2010 Stanley Cup winner with the Chicago Blackhawks is the fourth member of that team to suit up for the Wolves, joining forwards Ben Eager and Colin Fraser and defenseman Brent Sopel. “It’s a special place for me,” said Burish. ...
Via The Sports Bank
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames beat Sharks 4-3 in overtime

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Sean Monahan scored 24 seconds into overtime to help the Calgary Flames win their fourth straight road game, 4-3 over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night. Dennis Wideman, Joe Colborne, Jiri Hudler also scored for the Flames, who have their longest road winning streak since taking six straight from Feb. 12-March 5, 2009. Joni Ortio made 19 saves and has all...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Blake on jersey retirement: 'From day one I wanted to be up there'

Rob Blake's career was always about more than the numbers.  He made the numbers look easy: In 14 seasons with the Los Angeles Kings, he became the organization's all-time leader games played, goals, assists and points by a defenseman. The numbers may not have come as easy later on in his 21-year NHL career, but there's one number that counts: One, as in the amount of times he won...
Via Fox Sports West
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Flames-Sharks Preview

San Jose's Joe Pavelski leads the Western Conference with 11 power-play goals, but he may not get a chance to add to that total against the disciplined Calgary Flames. Winners of two straight, the Flames will try to become the first team in 25 years to go three consecutive games without taking a penalty Saturday night in San Jose. After being short-handed once in a 6-5 loss to Florida...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kennedy, Marleau lead Sharks to win over struggling Maple Leafs

  Tyler Kennedy and Patrick Marleau scored goals 15 seconds apart in the first period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the reeling Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Thursday night. Antti Niemi stopped 24 shots to win his second straight as the Sharks ended a three-game, home-losing streak. Tommy Wingels added an empty-net goal in the last minute. Roman Polak scored for the Maple Leafs, who...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks loan Blackhawks legend Adam Burish to Wolves

When Adam Burish was in Chicago, he was the best sports soundbite in the city. Unfortunately, the rock star from the 2010 Stanley Cup Champions had to leave as he was made part of the Hawks’ summer yard sale that followed capturing the Cup. It was a ten player sell-off of 1992 San Diego Padres proportions. However, Burish is back in The Chi now. The Chicago Wolves announced...
Via The Sports Bank
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Sharks Preview

The arena dubbed "The Shark Tank" has been one of the NHL's most feared stops in recent years with the San Jose Sharks regularly playing their best hockey on home ice. Their results at home this season have been nothing short of streaky. San Jose looks to avoid a fourth consecutive home loss as it begins a seven-game homestand Thursday night against the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Niemi stops 27 shots in Sharks' victory over Coyotes

  Brenden Dillon scored his first goal of the season in the third period and Antti Niemi stopped 27 shots, lifting the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Tuesday night. Joe Pavelski scored his 22nd goal early in the second period and Tomas Hertl scored just over a minute later for the Sharks. Dillon scored his first goal in 62 games early in the third period...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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