Thornton & Marleau Still Going Strong, Four Decades Later

Thornton & Marleau Still Going Strong, Four Decades Later

January 19th, 2020 23 years ago, the Boston Bruins and San Jose Sharks had the first two picks in the 1997 National Hockey League Entry Draft at the Civic Arena in Pittsburgh. It was a draft that turned out high-end NHL talent and the success from the top-two picks is still being felt in 2020. The Bruins used the...

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January 12th, 2020
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Brent Burns had a goal and an assist, Patrick Marleau also scored, and the San Jose Sharks spoiled the return of former star Joe Pavelski, beating the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Saturday night. Aaron Dell had 27 saves for the Sharks, who ar...
January 10th, 2020
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — Joe Thornton is being asked to take on a bigger role these days. And at 40, Jumbo Joe has responded. Thornton scored and moved into a tie for 11th place on the NHL's career list for games played as the San Jose Sharks defeated the Co...
January 9th, 2020
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SAN JOSE, Calif. — San Jose Sharks captain and leading scorer Logan Couture will miss about six weeks after breaking his left ankle when he crashed into the boards. Couture was injured Tuesday night in a 3-2 loss to St. Louis when he collided with Blues defenceman Vince Dunn and banged into the boards. The Sharks said Thursday that Couture has a small fracture in his left ankle and is expected to miss approximately six weeks. The injury is the latest blow in a tough season for the Sharks, who began Thursday in 13th place in the Western Conference and are nine points out of a playoff berth. San Jose has lost 13 of its past 16 games following a strong November to plummet in the standings a year after making it to the Western Conference final. The Sharks have made the playoffs in 15 of the past 16 seasons but may have trouble getting back there without one of their best forwards for a long stretch. Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark reaches for the puck next to San...
January 9th, 2020
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In today's NHL rumor rundown there is news on a variety of team thanks to Craig Custance's piece for The Athletic, and the focus is on few teams in this first edition of the rumor report today. Everyone knows Chris Kreider as the name most teams see as the big fish. Where might he fit? Are the Edmonton Oilers willing to move a high-end prospect for a rental and who might be leaving the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks? Kreider a Good Fit in With Lightning Custance mentions Chris Kreider holds the top spot on his list of 27 players with Taylor Hall off the board. He adds one NHL executive said a number of teams are interested but that Kreider could be a good fit in Tampa Bay with the Lightning. Chris Kreider, New York Rangers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) He writes: Lightning GM Julien BriseBois has shown reticence about going into the rental market, as he mentioned in this Joe Smith piece, but Kreider would be a fantastic addition for the Lightning,...

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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