SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Sharks Extend Defenseman Dillon

While the Sharks are still searching for a starting goaltender, they’ve made progress sealing up things at the blue line. Defenseman Brendan Dillon who was acquired in a defensive swap for Jason Demers last season, and was a pending free-agent, received a vote of confidence from the organization Monday by inking a fresh contract. Dillon’s agent Jarrett Bousquet confirmed the...
Via BaySportsNet
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks agree to 5-year deal with D Brenden Dillon

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a five-year contract with pending restricted free agent defenseman Brenden Dillon. Agent Jarrett Bousquet said Monday that the two sides reached the deal before Dillon could become a restricted free agent later this week. ESPN first reported the deal. The Sharks acquired Dillon during last season from Dallas in exchange for...
Via AP on Fox
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blues acquire Konrad Abeltshauser in a trade with San Jose

The Blues have traded a conditional seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for German defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser. The trade barely registers on the noteworthy meter and likely won’t factor in the team’s roster for 2015-16. Abeltshauser skated in 50 AHL games in 2014-15 with the Worcester Sharks. Over that time, he produced three goals...
Via Frozen Notes
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks take Jeremy Roy with first pick on Day 2 of NHL draft

  This much is certain: Jeremy Roy waited long enough to hear his name called at the NHL draft. The actual length of that wait depends on perspective. Was it 12 years, the amount of time he's been playing hockey? Was it 17 hours, the time that passed between the draft opening Friday night and his name being called as the 31st overall pick when festivities resumed Saturday morning...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap of San Jose’s 2015 Draft

The San Jose Sharks weekend was both eventful and uneventful at the same time, as we continue to try and decipher exactly what direction it is that Doug Wilson is heading with this team going forward. So lets take a minute to look at the draft picks that were made as the Sharks start looking to next season and beyond. Draft Selections 1st Round (9th overall) – Timo Meier –...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Draft and Team Report

The NHL Draft has now come and gone for the San Jose Sharks and their opponents. The Sharks as you may remember, carried a surplus of picks in this years draft, which was regarded by many to be one of the most loaded draft classes in years. The most important of those picks was the ninth overall selection. With that selection, the Sharks chose to draft Swiss-born Timo Meier. The...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks still searching for starting goalie following draft

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks ended the NHL draft with one of the biggest needs they had entering the weekend: finding a starting goaltender. Instead of acquiring one of the several goalies who changed teams this weekend, the Sharks instead traded the negotiating rights to their former starter Antti Niemi to Dallas for a seventh-round pick Saturday. Niemi was set to...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stars acquire rights to champion goalie Niemi from Sharks

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights to former Stanley Cup champion goalie Antti Niemi from the San Jose Sharks. Dallas sent San Jose its seventh-round selection (193th overall) in Saturday's draft. Niemi is set to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday. Niemi won all 16 postseason games for Chicago in 2010 when the Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup title. He...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Avs Active at Start of Day 2, Swap Picks with San Jose

  We thought the Avalanche might move the 31st overall selecting this morning in order to obtain more draft picks, and sure enough they swapped the 31st pick before ever stepping up to the podium. The Colorado Avalanche announced the trade via twitter: Trade details: – No. 31 to SJ for No. 39 this year – 2nd round in 2016 (held previously by COL) – 6th round in 2017 (held...
Via BSN Denver
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks to let John Scott, Scott Hannan leave as free agents

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks will let forward John Scott and defenseman Scott Hannan leave as unrestricted free agents next month but have not made a final decision about the fate of Antti Niemi. General manager Doug Wilson said Friday he has told Scott and Hannan that the Sharks will not look to sign them when the free agency period opens July 1. Wilson said the team...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 16 E3 Gameplay Trailer Features Mascots, Brent Burns’ Beard (Video)

EA Sports released an official gameplay trailer for its NHL 16 video game at E3 on Monday and it showcases a quick 1:40 snapshot of the upcoming game. A few things that stand out include arena atmosphere, smoother passing, the addition of mascots and better celebrations. All 30 arenas were upgraded last year in regard to presentation, look and authenticity. They will be even more...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

tPB Community Mock Draft 2015: San Jose Sharks

Day two of the second week and we are headed out of the top ten.   Here is how things have played out TPB Community Draft Order Team tPB GM Selection Edmonton OilersThe66thDopefishConnor McDavid Buffalo SabresJonathanKabanaJack Eichel Arizona Coyoteskingling43Dylan Strome Toronto Maple LeafsJNash22Mitch Marner Carolina...
Via The Pensblog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Holy Cross hockey takes new role as Worcester’s only ticket

#ThisIsIt. This hashtag, created in advance of the Worcester Sharks’ 2015 playoff run, did not simply convey the necessity of lifting a Calder Cup banner to the rafters of the DCU Center. Its other meaning sat in the fact that the Sharks, the AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks since 2006-2007, are moving to […] The post Holy Cross hockey takes new role as Worcester’s only...
Via Along the Boards
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Will Play Goalie for the Sharks Next Season?

The free agent window in the NHL is set to open in just under one month. This time marks one of the busiest for all NHL franchises, as they all seek to repair the holes they have in their current rosters, make them stronger, or attempt to keep the players that are vital to them. Amongst the obvious issues the Sharks have faced on the blue line and the bottom six pairings, there is...
Via BaySportsNet
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Things Peter DeBoer Needs To Do As Head Coach In San Jose

The Sharks made their official announcement today naming Peter DeBoer as their new head coach. Now I obviously with any move there is often a split in the fan base of those who approve and those who do not. My personal take is that DeBoer got more out his teams than he should have on multiple occasions and while I can understand the hesitation based his NHL Record (217-200-77) but...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Officially Hire Pete DeBoer As Next Head Coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks have officially hired former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan. The team made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. The decision to hire DeBoer ends a lengthy search that started April 20 when the team and McLellan announced that he would not be back for an eighth season in San Jose....
Via NESN.com
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Peter DeBoer Announced as 8th Coach in Sharks History

The Sharks have officially found their new head coach. Peter DeBoer. During a joint press conference held across the CSN and NHL Networks at the SAP Center’s club grill, the Sharks officially ushered in and presented the new bench boss to the media. “Peter is a well-respected leader who possesses all of the characteristics we were looking for in our next head coach,” said general...
Via BaySportsNet
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks officially announce Peter DeBoer hired as new coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have officially hired former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan. The team made the announcement at a news conference Thursday. The decision to hire DeBoer ends a lengthy search that started April 20 when the team and McLellan announced that he would not be back for an eighth season in San Jose...
Via AP on Fox
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Peter DeBoer expected to be named San Jose Sharks next head coach

  Nov 1, 2014; Newark, NJ, USA; New Jersey Devils head coach Peter DeBoer watches the action during the first period of their game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at Prudential Center. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports ORG XMIT: USATSI-183404 ORIG FILE ID: 20141101_mjm_se8_089.JPG It looks like another head coaching vacancy will be filled shortly. The San Jose...
Via The Sports Journal
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

AP Source: Sharks to hire Peter DeBoer as head coach

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks will hire Peter DeBoer as their new head coach. A person familiar with the search said Wednesday that DeBoer will be formally introduced later this week. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not announced the hire yet. ESPN first reported the move. DeBoer has coached seven seasons in the NHL with Florida and New...
Via AP on Fox
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks get a good fit with the hiring of Peter DeBoer

San Jose Sharks get a good fit with the hiring of Peter DeBoer
Via Philly Sports Live
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks reportedly expected to name DeBoer as head coach

The San Jose Sharks are expected to name Peter DeBoer as head coach before the end of the week, ESPN reported Wednesday. The New Jersey Devils fired DeBoer 36 games into this season. He coached the team for four seasons and guided the Devils to a berth in the 2012 Stanley Cup finals. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson declined to comment to ESPN regarding the report. The Sharks...
Via Fox Sports
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Evaluating the Oilers Offseason Thus Far

The Edmonton Oilers have hired Todd McLellan as their head coach. McLellan was fired by the San Jose Sharks after missing the playoffs this past season. He had a record of 311-163-66 in 7 seasons with San Jose. McLellan had been criticized for not being able to bring home a championship to the San Jose despite having loads of talent across the roster. This new hire comes several...
Via TopSportsReport
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks Still Seeking Head Coach

While Sharks fans sit and wait for the team to announce the hiring of a head coach, SportsNets’ Elliotte Friedman was a guest on Calgary’s SportsNet 960 Monday morning. The conversation started with the rumors of the possible hiring of ex-Penguins bench boss, Dan Bylsma and the rounds he’s been making: “Honestly – that’s a great way to phrase the question – I honestly...
Via BaySportsNet
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign Finnish forward Donskoi to entry-level deal

  The San Jose Sharks have signed Finnish free agent forward Joonas Donskoi to an entry-level contract. The team announced the signing Wednesday. The 23-year-old Donskoi had 19 goals and 30 assists in 58 games for Karpat in Finland's top professional hockey league. He helped his team win the league championship and was voted as the playoff MVP. Donskoi also had five goals and three...
Via AP on Fox
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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