Coyotes Stop Sharks' 7-Game Winning Streak

Coyotes Stop Sharks' 7-Game Winning Streak

January 17th, 2019 GLENDALE, Ariz. — Christian Fischer had a goal and an assist, Richard Panik scored Arizona's 12th short-handed goal of the season and the Coyotes snapped San Jose's seven-game winning streak Wednesday night with a 6-3 victory over the Sharks. Oliver Ek...
1,000 – San Jose Sharks Magic Number

1,000 – San Jose Sharks Magic Number

January 16th, 2019 In the NHL, the number 1,000 often connotes a milestone, whether it is points or games played or something else. The San Jose Sharks are hitting milestones with the number 1,000 quite frequently, including three time in their last three games. Joe Thornton’s 1,000 Milestone On...

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January 10th, 2019
Sharks Management

The San Jose Sharks used the same game roster in consecutive wins this week over the Los Angeles Kings and Edmonton Oilers. A look at the roster tells a very interesting story about how Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has constructed the team. Sharks' Game Day Rosters For these two games, the Sharks dressed the same 20 players. I counted four ways the 20 Sharks players were brought into the organization and a fifth important way which made no contribution at all. Drafted players (6): Logan Couture (Rd. 1), Timo Meier (1), Tomas Hertl (1), Kevin Labanc (6), Joe Pavelski (7), Joakim Ryan (7) Trade (6): Joe Thornton, Brent Burns, Erik Karlsson, Evander Kane, Martin Jones, Brenden Dillon European free agents (Efa6): Marcus Sorensen, Tim Heed, Joonas Donskoi, Melker Karlsson, Radim Simek, Lukas Radil North American free agents (NAfa-2): Barclay Goodrow, Aaron Dell NHL free agents (0): By Position: Forward: Draft - 5; Efa - 4; Trade - 2; NAfa - 1 Defense: Trade...
January 10th, 2019
San Jose Sharks

In today's rumor rundown, the fire to do something in Pittsburgh has cooled a bit while the Sharks have made it known they're looking to add a rental at the deadline. Elliotte Friedman laid down his 31 Thoughts article and gave us a few nuggets including that the Jets might move Laurent Brossoit but won't contemplate moving one specific player teams are asking about. He also suggested a trade for Michael Ferland is a "when" and not "if" scenario, naming a few teams that might be interested. The Penguins Aren't as Urgent to Make a Move as they Once Were Reports out of Pittsburgh are that the franchise isn't as eager to shake things up down the middle as they were a year ago. Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette cites that general manager Jim Rutherford indicated that he’s not as determined as he was in the past. Rutherford said, "I don’t know where things will go on the trade front, but I don’t feel the same urgency as I felt last year to strengthen our center position,...
January 10th, 2019
San Jose Sharks

As November came to a close, one thing seemed clear for San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson. He wasn’t going to be in the hunt for any major award. He was adjusting to his new team, which required both learning a new system and a mindset change. The slow pace at which he was adjusting was a bit unnerving. December changed all that and more. Some believe his emotional return to Ottawa on Dec. 1 marked the turning point. Even the Sharks coaches felt getting past that specific game made a major difference. Since then, Karlsson has played perhaps the best hockey of his elite career. And not coincidentally, the Sharks have been on a roll. As Karlsson Goes ... The major uptick in Karlsson’s game and the major uptick in the Sharks' record coincide. Is it too much to suggest Karlsson is carrying the team? Actually, it is. But since he began tilting the ice in the Sharks' favor, everything else about the team, save for the inconsistent netminding, has fallen into...
January 9th, 2019
San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Evander Kane and Joonas Donskoi each scored two goals, Erik Karlsson had three assists again and the San Jose Sharks defeated the Edmonton Oilers 7-2 on Tuesday night. Marcus Sorensen, Brent Burns and Joe Thornton also scored for San...

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Five Great Moments in San Jose Sharks History

The month for looking back at San Jose Sharks history continues, and this time, it's a chance for us to check in on some of the best moments in team history. We covered the most gut-wrenching moments earlier. And the most fun players to watch. Now a time to look at some brilliant, exciting and... August 25th, 2015