SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Sharks Prospects Looking for Spots on the Canadian WJC Team

The World Jr. Championships (IIHF Under 20 Tournament) do not start until December 26th. 2015 but the selection process starts now with the Canadian Junior Hockey Development Camp being held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Of the 38 camp hopefuls three are prospects of the San Jose Sharks who I expect should be free to represent their country in the tournament should their names be...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The force awakens in Sharks forward Matt Nieto's newest toy

The Sharks already have slick jerseys, but if they're looking to switch things up a little, it seems like Matt Nieto might have a suggestion for how to outfit the team. The forward found a way to combine both his passion for hockey and his passion for Star Wars with this custom piece from Factory Xtreme, a collectibles shop in San Diego. The Factory Xtreme website says the company...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Logan Couture goes against the grain with playoff prediction

When the San Jose Sharks failed to make the playoffs this past season for the first time in 10 seasons, it was easy to wonder about the state of the franchise. After all, the team was only one year removed from an embarrassing first-round postseason series loss to the Kings after blowing a three-games-to-none series lead. Then they failed to make the playoffs this past season and...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Arena football team orchestrates 'People's Elbow' TD celebration (Video)

The Jacksonville Sharks put together this fantastic choreographed wrestling sequence to celebrate a touchdown by Tiger Jones in Saturday night's Arena Football League game against Tampa Bay. Now that's a TD celebration! pic.twitter.com/IzYARRiJMp — Jason Mizrachi (@JasonMizrachi) July 26, 2015Tiger Jones used the "People's Elbow" as the finishing move, then walked away as his teammate...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sabercats Remain Sleeper in South Bay

Residents and patrons of the downtown San Jose nightlife have started to notice more and more people frequenting the streets on Saturday night. On some of these Saturday evenings, you may see large crowds of people flocking in and out of SAP Center around the same time a Sharks game would start and end. But it’s not for Saturday night on ice. No, it’s for another winning product...
Via BaySportsNet
18 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL 30 For 30: San Jose Sharks

Welcome to NHL 30 for 30: a brand new series that will breakdown every NHL team this offseason. You can expect to see a new post everyday until the end of July, starting from the 30th place team, and finishing with the Stanley Cup champions. With so many changes coming in the offseason, some teams will be improving dramatically, while others will be forced to make some tough decisions...
Via The Fantasy Fix
19 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Questions Surrounding the Sharks Roster

Last week, Sharks fans were treated to a little bit of July hockey and a showcase of the teams prospect talent. With training camp still about 2 months away, fans are dealing with the true dog days of summer in the sport. The draft and free agency are essentially complete and now, we sit and wait. Barring any tremendous surprises, I expect opening night lineups to look something...
Via BaySportsNet
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes sign rugged forward Scott to 1-year contract

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) The Arizona Coyotes have signed veteran forward John Scott to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 32-year-old Scott had three goals and an assist in 38 games with the San Jose Sharks last season. He has five goals and five assists in seven NHL seasons with stops in Minnesota, Chicago, the New York Rangers, Buffalo and San Jose. At...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Coyotes bulk up roster with 6-foot-8, 260-pound John Scott

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In what might be sheepishly described as saving their biggest signing for last, the Arizona Coyotes announced Friday that they have signed forward John Scott to a one-year contract. The 32-year-old Scott measures 6-feet-8 and 260 pounds. He recorded three goals, one assist and 87 penalty minutes in 38 games last season with the San Jose Sharks. The Coyotes will...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Sign Defenseman Matt Irwin To One-Year, $800K Contract

The Boston Bruins bolstered their blue line Friday. The Bruins announced they’ve signed defenseman Matt Irwin to a one-year contract worth $800,000. Irwin, who played his college hockey at UMass-Amherst, has spent his entire three-season NHL career with the San Jose Sharks. Irwin, 27, appeared in 53 games with the Sharks last season, scoring eight goals and adding 11 assists....
Via NESN.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks 2015 Prospect Scrimmage

The San Jose Sharks entertained fans with their third annual prospects scrimmage game Thursday night at SAP Center. The game showcases the organization’s young and upcoming talent, with a few familiar names mixed in to lead the youngsters. Coached by retired Sharks Bryan Marchment and Mike Ricci, Sharks fans were treated to 50 minutes of non-stoppage hockey, and a preview of the...
Via BaySportsNet
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Sharks Offseason

After the crushing defeat to the Los Angeles Kings in the 2014 playoffs, the identity crisis the Sharks were facing came full circle. Rather than going for an immediate fix, general manager Doug Wilson decided to embark on a rebuild that would incorporate the teams core of younger players and give them a much more vital role in the organization’s success. Flashback to last season...
Via BaySportsNet
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Off-season Moves Return Hope To San Jose

Free Agent Summary After the draft it appeared that the Sharks may have been continuing on the path of rebuilding as although they appear to have drafted well, though time will ultimately tell. They seemed to have missed out on potential goaltending with Kings goaltender Martin Jones going to the Bruins in the Lucic deal, Lehner being dealt from the Senators to the Sabres, Lack moving...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks sign veteran forward Joel Ward to 3-year deal

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed veteran forward Joel Ward to a three-year contract. The Sharks announced the deal Friday. Ward had 19 goals and 15 assists last season with Washington. He also had three goals and six assists in 14 playoff games. Ward ranked third on the Capitals with six power-play goals and second on the team with four game-winning goals. It...
Via AP on Fox
July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign McCarthy, Lerg, Haley to 1-year deals

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed forwards John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg and Micheal Haley to one-year contracts. The Sharks also announced the hiring of Bob Boughner as an assistant coach and Johan Hedberg as goaltending coach for Peter DeBoer's new staff on Thursday. Executive Wayne Thomas also retired after 22 years with the organization. The three forwards signed...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks hire 2 assistants for DeBoer's staff

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have hired Bob Boughner as an assistant coach and Johan Hedberg as goaltending coach for Peter DeBoer's new staff. The Sharks announced the moves Thursday. Boughner spent the past four seasons as head coach of Windsor in the OHL. He spent one year as an assistant in the NHL with Columbus in 2010-11. Boughner played in 630 NHL games as a...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Longtime Sharks executive Wayne Thomas retires

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Longtime San Jose Sharks executive Wayne Thomas is retiring after 22 years in the organization. The 67-year-old Thomas announced his decision to step down as vice president and assistant general manager on Thursday. He says he wants to spend more time with his family. Thomas spent 45 years in hockey as a player, coach, scout and executive. He played goalie...
Via AP on Fox
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks Acquire Goalie and Sign Defenseman Martin

The draft has now come and gone for the San Jose Sharks. Enter July 1. Up north it’s celebrated as a federal holiday, and known as Canada Day. How fitting that the NHL’s free agency window would first open on the same day. Sharks fans have gotten used to years and years of mediocrity on the celebrated day. Previous signings have been those of John Scott, Jim Vandermeer, Colin...
Via BaySportsNet
July 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign D Paul Martin to 19.4 million, 4-year contract

  After missing the playoffs for the first time since 2003, the San Jose Sharks went into the offseason with a clear focus on becoming tougher defensively. A day after acquiring Martin Jones to be their new starting goaltender, the Sharks opened free agency Wednesday by finding the veteran defenseman they sought when they signed Paul Martin to a $19.4 million, four-year contract...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks sign D Paul Martin to open free agency

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks signed free agent defenseman Paul Martin to a $19.4 million, four-year contract Wednesday in a move to shore up a suspect blue line. The Sharks' main priority this offseason had been improving a defense that allowed the most goals per game for the franchise in nine years. That was a major reason why San Jose missed the postseason for the...
Via AP on Fox
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks Sign Paul Martin To A Four-Year Deal

  View image | gettyimages.com The San Jose Sharks have signed D Paul Martin to a four-year deal. Martin registered 17 assists in 2014-15 with Pittsburgh. A four-year deal is rather unusual for a 34-year old that hasn’t played a full season since 2006-2007, but Martin was reportedly their number one target in free agency. He’ll be joining the likes of Brent Burns and Marc...
Via TopSportsReport
July 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

The San Jose Sharks have found their starting goalie by acquiring Martin Jones

Don Sweeney has been justifiably getting killed online for the early returns of his first draft. He sold low on Dougie Hamilton and brought in prospects that were way off the board in the first round. He also locked up Adam McQuaid to a four-year deal and traded another solid asset in a third-round pick for Zac Rinaldo. All-in-all a tough week for the rookie GM. Well, Sweeney has...
Via Bloguin Best
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks acquire goalie Jones from Bruins for Kuraly, first-round pick

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The San Jose Sharks found their starting goaltender for next season, acquiring Martin Jones in a trade from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. The Sharks sent a 2016 first-round pick and unsigned forward prospect Sean Kuraly to the Bruins for Jones, four days after he had been dealt from San Jose's biggest rival Los Angeles to Boston. ''Martin was at the top of our...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Sharks acquire goalie Martin Jones from Bruins

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks found their starting goaltender for next season, acquiring Martin Jones in a trade from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. The Sharks sent a 2016 first-round pick and unsigned forward prospect Sean Kuraly to the Bruins for Jones, four days after he had been dealt from San Jose's biggest rival Los Angeles to Boston. ''Martin was at the top of...
Via AP on Fox
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss
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