The Sharks’ Upcoming Cornerstone Contracts

The two best players in San Jose Sharks history have expiring contracts. In almost every meaningful category, one is first in franchise history and more often than not, the other is second. Goals, assists, points, games played. The list goes on. Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have combined for over 2,000 points in teal. And yet, they are not the cornerstone contracts Sharks general...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Sharks’ Offseason Questions Are Plenty

San Jose Sharks‘ offseason questions are plenty. The NHL will conduct an expansion draft to stock the incoming Vegas Golden Knights, concerns over depth scoring and what to do with two legends that have been pillars of San Jose’s identity on and off the ice all will be tackled this summer. Adding to that already full plate, there are San Jose Barracuda forwards that are knocking...
Via The Hockey Writers
3 days ago

Joe Thornton’s Beard Also Ailing

By now, it’s common knowledge that San Jose Sharks’ center, Joe Thornton, was playing through injuries this postseason. The obvious one can be traced back to a collision with Michael Chaput of the Vancouver Canucks late in the season. The extent of his injury – a torn MCL and ACL – finally came from head coach Peter DeBoer after the Sharks were eliminated by the Oilers...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Four Reasons that the San Jose Sharks lost in Round 1

The San Jose Sharks were unable to advance to Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs when the Edmonton Oilers eliminated them in just six games. There is more than a single reason why this happened. Here is a deeper look at why the Sharks failed to beat the Oilers. A Serious Lack of Consistency Let me start by saying that I fully believe that the two best performances in this series...
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Sharks' Logan Couture shares gruesome photos after taking puck to the mouth

Via FOX Sports
5 days ago

Sharks C Joe Thornton needs ACL surgery before free agency

Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Joe Thornton played through torn ACL and MCL in first-round series

Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

This Sharks’ shot was so close, NBCSN announcer Brendan Burke thought it was in

The defending Western Conference champion San Jose Sharks were eliminated by the Edmonton Oilers Saturday night, with a 3-1 Game Six loss wrapping up that first-round series, but they came very close to a different ending. The Sharks trailed 2-0 heading into the final period, but they got one goal, and then they came exceptionally close to a second with just under four minutes left...
Via Awful Announcing
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl ejected after spearing San Jose’s Chris Tierney in “a very sensitive area”

It was a frustrating night for the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night. The San Jose Sharks took a quick lead in Game 4 with a goal just 15 seconds in and never looked back in a 7-0 rout to tie the series at two wins each. As the game went on, the frustration o the Oilers bubbled over in a scrum on the boards when Leon Draisaitl took a cheap shot with his stick in, as the announcer...
Via The Comeback
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sharks seemed to make the Oilers practice in the dark, without nets

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Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Oilers fans win $245k in raffle at playoff game

For most Edmonton Oilers fans, Wednesday’s 3-2 overtime loss in the Stanley Cup Playoffs opener against the San Jose Sharks was a letdown. But for David and Tanya Idzan, the loss had a silver lining.The couple participated in a 50/50 raffle and won a whopping $254,640, which translates to $336,995 Canadian. The two are season ticket holders. As such, they are no strangers to...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: First round playoff preview

The San Jose Sharks first round opponents have been set and they will be facing Connor McDavid and the Edmonton Oilers. The last time that the Oilers were in the playoffs, McDavid was in elementary school while the Sharks were in the finals just last year. This is a matchup of a veteran heavy team with the window of opportunity quickly closing going against the young guns that are...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

The impact of the Thornton and Couture injuries

The San Jose Sharks have found themselves in an increasingly challenging situation. Star centers Joe Thornton and Logan Couture were both recently injured and the playoffs are only a week away. Couture has missed the last four games after a deflected puck hit him in the mouth. Thornton suffered a gruesome leg injury on Sunday when he ran into Michael Chaput. The two playmakers have...
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks sign college free agent Tim Clifton

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed unrestricted free agent center Tim Clifton to a two-year contract. Clifton will join San Jose's AHL affiliate on an amateur tryout for the rest of the season before the contract signed Monday officially kicks in. The 24-year-old Clifton just finished his senior season at Quinnipiac. He had 13 goals and 12 assists in 39 games...
Via Associated Press
March 20, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL congratulates Patrick Marleau on 500th goal with video of Patrick Kane

Being a social media manager for a big, public account is a difficult task. One small mistake on a tweet can be immediately amplified and scrutinized, as the official NHL account found out this morning.The NHL sent out a congratulatory tweet to San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau for his 500th career goal. There was an issue with the post, however, as instead of using video of...
Via The Comeback
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

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