SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

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
19 hours 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
1 day 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
2 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
4 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks coach McLellan out after seven seasons

    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 for the team...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cup Dumps 4/20/15

  GLENDALE, AZ – SEPTEMBER 27: Head coach Todd McLellan #hc of the San Jose Sharks during the preseason NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on September 27, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Sharks 2-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images) What everyone is talking aboutLast night it was about the Western Conference’s all Canada...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
4 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
4 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
4 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
6 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
8 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose's McLellan to coach Canada at World Championship

  San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan has been picked as head coach for Canada's national team at the upcoming World Championship. Hockey Canada made the announced Tuesday that McLellan will run the team for the tournament in the Czech Republic from May 1-17. Sharks assistant Jay Woodcroft will also be on the staff along with former New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer and Carolina...
Via AP on Fox
10 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
11 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
11 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
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks’ Top 3 Needs at NHL Draft

While there are still two games left for the Sharks, fans (and I’m sure front office staff alike), are already anticipating what next season will bring them. With the team caught somewhere in between the limbo of rebuilding and reloading, it’s important to remember and give credit where credit is due. That is to general manager Doug Wilson. Since 2003, Wilson has always proven...
Via BaySportsNet
15 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks; Behind the Numbers

With the Sharks season down to it’s final two games, Sharks fans are preparing for a long summer without playoff hockey for the first time in a decade. If any of you have ever seen the movie Moneyball, you might remember a scene where while on the team charter, David Justice asks Jonah Hill’s character why soda cost $1 in the clubhouse. He responds that Billy Beane likes to keep...
Via BaySportsNet
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Playoff Hopes Die With Season

As the Sharks hosted the Dallas Stars on Monday night at SAP Center in San Jose, the mood in the air was pleasant. Fans were in attendance to receive Patrick Marleau bobbleheads, and to celebrate the teams annual “fan appreciation night.” Most had already come to terms with the fact that their Sharks were most likely going to miss the post season for the first time in 10 seasons...
Via BaySportsNet
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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