SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Howard benched as Wings fall to Sharks, 6-4

DETROIT (AP) -- Patrick Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the San Jose Sharks top the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 on Thursday night. Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Matt Nieto, Chris Tierney and Logan Couture also had goals for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Detroit got goals from Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar, Stephen Weiss and Henrik Zetterberg as it dropped its second...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Marleau, Niemi lead Sharks past Red Wings 6-4

DETROIT (AP) Patrick Marleau scored twice and Antti Niemi made 30 saves to help the San Jose Sharks top the Detroit Red Wings 6-4 on Thursday night. Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Matt Nieto, Chris Tierney and Logan Couture also had goals for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Detroit got goals from Tomas Jurco, Tomas Tatar, Stephen Weiss and Henrik Zetterberg as it dropped its second...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks sign 2 college players

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed former Wisconsin goalie Joel Rumpel and Cornell defenseman Joakim Ryan to contracts and assigned them to Worcester of the AHL. San Jose gave Rumpel a one-year deal and Ryan a two-year contract on Thursday. Rumpel was a free agent after finishing his senior season. He had a 53-50-11 record with a 2.51 goals against average and...
Via AP on Fox
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks-Red Wings Preview

While the Detroit Red Wings appear set to extend the NHL's longest active playoff appearance streak, the owners of the next-longest run might not be as fortunate. In danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in 11 seasons, the visiting Sharks look to avoid a third straight defeat Thursday night against a Red Wings team that hasn't resembled a playoff squad of late. San Jose...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks postseason hopes bleak at best

The San Jose Sharks gave up four goals on the road to the Ottawa Senators en route to a 5-2 loss. The San Jose Sharks are on the verge of ending the second longest active postseason streak (10 seasons) in the NHL. In the wake of a disappointing 5-2 loss at Ottawa, where the Sharks gave up four goals in the third period, San Jose finds itself in 12th place in the Western Conference...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks-Senators Preview

The San Jose Sharks were blanked in their last contest and now have to face one of the hottest goalies in the league once again. Andrew Hammond looks to help the Ottawa Senators win a seventh straight game Monday night, though it appears they will likely be without Milan Michalek against the visiting Sharks. San Jose (35-29-8) fell 2-0 at Montreal on Saturday. Leading Vezina Trophy...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Couture helps lift Sharks past Maple Leafs with goal, assist

  Logan Couture had a goal and an assist, helping the San Jose Sharks defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night. Couture's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose, which ended a two-game skid. Tomas Hertl, Melker Karlsson and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, and Antti Niemi made 27 saves for the win. Joe Thornton added two assists...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Couture helps lift Sharks past Maple Leafs 4-1

TORONTO (AP) Logan Couture had a goal and an assist, helping the San Jose Sharks defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night. Couture's goal early in the second period was the eventual winner for San Jose (35-28-8), which ended a two-game skid. Tomas Hertl, Melker Karlsson and Tommy Wingels also scored for the Sharks, and Antti Niemi made 27 saves for the win. Joe Thornton...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Milbury thinks Sharks should send Thornton to minors

During the first intermission of Wednesday’s Rangers-Blackhawks game, the NHL on NBC crew discussed the drama that has surrounded the San Jose Sharks organization not only this season, but in the past handful of years. The most recent incident with the team came last week when veteran center Joe Thornton said general manager Doug Wilson Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hockey Guys Podcast: Episode 30 — Metropolitan Division and Jumbo Joe

  Joe Thornton and Ryan Kesler / USA Today Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) and Chris Shannon (@ChrisShannon16) spend their lazy Sunday talking about the emergence of the Metropolitan Division, who to watch come playoff time, and Joe Thornton’s recent comments regarding Sharks GM Doug Wilson. Check Out Hockey Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with TheHockeyGuys Podcast on BlogTalkRadio...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks-Maple Leafs Preview

The San Jose Sharks are in no position to dwell on a second straight lopsided defeat. Perhaps a visit to Toronto will help them get back on track. Desperately trying to keep up in their battle for a playoff spot, the Sharks look to continue their recent domination of the lowly Maple Leafs on Thursday night. Three days after yielding four third-period goals in a 6-2 loss to Chicago...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Former Blackhawk Ben Smith Recalls Moment He Was Traded

Being traded is never an easy thing – especially when it comes as a total surprise. And even more especially when you are dealt from one of the NHL’s premiere franchises to a team currently in a total downward spiral. Nevertheless, Ben Smith seems to be taking this demotion like the true professional he is. The following video, which details the moments Smith discovered his ultimate...
Via Sports Mockery
9 days ago  |  Discuss

What We Learned: Sharks should trade Doug Wilson instead (Puck Daddy)

It is becoming increasingly obvious that this season will probably be Joe Thornton's last in San Jose, because you don't normally tell your GM to “shut his mouth” and call him a liar through the media and stick around for too long after that. And so the Sharks are at a crossroads. Rumors swirl that the general manager would have liked to see Joe Pavelski named captain over...
Via Philly Sports Live
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Highs and lows versus Chicago Blackhawks

Antti Niemi Right out of the gate, the San Jose Sharks were all over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday’s midday match-up, but it was the visiting Hawks who would walk away with a big win after 60 minutes of play. Some things had to have gone right for the Sharks who stayed in the game for at least two and quarter periods before the Hawks took over and capitalized on the Sharks’...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Has Wilson Become a Cancer to the Franchise?

On Wednesday evening Sharks Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson held a private event with about 350 season ticket holders. There were a few moments where this conference became lightly heated, mostly when some season ticket holders pressed Wilson for information about accountability in the organization.  As you may be aware, the Sharks have played without a team captain...
Via BaySportsNet
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharp, Keith break droughts as Blackhawks rout Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Patrick Sharp scored his first two goals since January and Duncan Keith also broke a long scoring drought to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Saturday. Brandon Saad broke a tie with a third-period goal, and Bryan Bickell and Marian Hossa also scored for the Blackhawks, who have won six of their last eight games. Corey Crawford made 33...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Jumbo leadership struggles

Joe Thornton Joe Thornton may not be the captain of the San Jose Sharks anymore, but he still wears and ‘A’ and holds an important leadership role within the organization. It became clear, on Friday, however, that San Jose general manager, Doug Wilson and Thornton, who goes by nickname, Jumbo, are not on the same terms regarding his revoked ‘C.’ After some comments made...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton Tells His GM to Shut His Mouth

Joe Thornton is likely to be traded in the 2015 NHL offseason. San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson recently had this to say about Thornton: “He cares about the game so much. The reason we took the ‘C’ off him … Joe carries the weight of the team on his shoulders, and he’s got such a big heart that when stress comes on him, he lashes out at people, and it kind of impacts them...
Via NHL Trade Rumors
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton tells Sharks GM Doug Wilson to “Shut his mouth”

There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
Via Puck Drunk Love
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton tells Sharks GM Doug Wilson to “Shut his mouth”

There might be no more fascinating—in a “can’t look away from a train wreck” kind of way—team than the San Jose Sharks right now. After years of building a hockey team the right way, of dominating possession and making the playoffs consistently, the lack of advancing to the Cup Final has taken its toll. This summer, Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stripped Joe Thornton’s...
Via Bloguin Best
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Blackhawks-Sharks Preview

The San Jose Sharks are closing in on a playoff spot behind the superb play of Antti Niemi. The Chicago Blackhawks are feeling good after finally seeing some success on the power play, but they were stymied by Niemi in San Jose six weeks ago. The Sharks go for a third straight win Saturday while trying to continue their home dominance over the Blackhawks. San Jose (34-26-8) has won...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Niemi leads Sharks past Predators 2-0

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Antti Niemi made 35 saves to shut out Nashville for the second time this season, and Tomas Hertl scored a power-play goal late in the second period to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 2-0 victory over the Predators on Thursday night. Niemi followed up a 29-save performance in December with another strong game against Nashville to lead the Sharks to their fourth...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Antti Niemi might have been saved by Sharks vets

Kirby Lee, USA TODAY Sports Whenever we hear about the San Jose Sharks these days, it’s rarely positive. A report out of the Mercury-News might have hinted at a little bit of it coming out of Sharks camp, though. Since the trade deadline, goalie Antti Niemi has been noticeably better, posting a .941 save percentage and allowing just six goals on 102 shots. Where did the improvement...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sharks players convinced GM to keep Niemi

Antti Niemi’s name was thrown around quite a bit heading into the trade deadline. The San Jose Sharks appeared willing to make a change in net as they prepared to make a last push for a playoff berth. Confidence in Niemi was lacking to say the least. The rumors persisted, the deadline passed and Niemi is still with the Sharks. What happened? According to the Mercury News,...
Via Puck Drunk Love
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: The Sharks convinced GM Doug Wilson to keep Antti Niemi

Antti Niemi’s name was thrown around quite a bit heading into the trade deadline. The San Jose Sharks appeared willing to make a change in net as they prepared to make a last push for a playoff berth. Confidence in Niemi was lacking to say the least. The rumors persisted, the deadline passed and Niemi is still with the Sharks. What happened? According to the Mercury News, a group...
Via Bloguin Best
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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