Sharks Rumors & News

  • Sharks' John Scott suspended four games for sucker punch

    CBSSports.com "The NHL's Department of Players Safety has suspended San Jose Sharks forward John Scott four games for punching an unsuspecting opponent. Scott delivered a backhanded punch to Anaheim Ducks defenseman Tim Jackman's jaw Monday night. He was not penalized on the play. This will be Scott's third..." December 25

  • Sharks' John Scott faces hearing over punch

    USA Today "San Jose Sharks tough guy John Scott received the first suspension of the season and is expected to get the next one - all for infractions against the same player. Wednesday, he'll have an afternoon phone hearing over his punch to an unsuspecting forward, the Anaheim Ducks' Tim Jackman. With..." December 24

  • Anaheim Ducks work overtime to defeat the San Jose Sharks

    L.A. Daily News "Ryan Kesler picked his spot carefully Monday at the Honda Center. So did Cam Fowler. So did Rickard Rakell. As a result, the opportunistic Ducks seized a 3-2 overtime victory from the San Jose Sharks, increasing their lead over their Pacific Division rivals to nine points entering the..." December 23

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    Dhiren Mahiban @dcmahiban

    #SJSharks announce Mirco Mueller will play for Team Switzerland at the upcoming #WJC

  • Sharks finish strong, beat Oilers 4-3

    CSN Bay Area "After giving the Oilers their only win in their last 16 games, the Sharks were in danger of losing yet another game to the league’s doormat. Instead, goals by Matt Tennyson and Barclay Goodrow erased a third period deficit in a 4-3 Sharks win on Thursday night at SAP Center. It was San..." December 19

  • Tierney getting another shot at NHL after recall to Sharks

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks have high hopes for rookie center Chris Tierney. The 20-year-old recently returned from a stint in Worcester, where he compiled 10 points (1g, 9a) in 12 games for the offensively anemic AHL club. He skated as the fourth line center for the last two Sharks games, wins over Minnesota..." December 18

  • San Jose Sharks unveil their Stadium Series jersey

    USA Today "The San Jose Sharks have had two primary jerseys throughout their history: the all-teal main one and the all-black third jersey. Their Stadium Series jersey will be a two-toned mix of the two. It’s a clean look, a nice compromise between the plain Chicago Blackhawks Winter Classic jersey and..." December 14

  • Sharks beat Wild 2-1

    San Jose Mercury News "Backup goalie Alex Stalock had a big night against his hometown team, and the Sharks used a makeshift lineup featuring five rookies to earn a 2-1 victory Thursday night over the Minnesota Wild. Stalock, who grew up in St. Paul, had never faced the Wild before and also was making a third..." December 12

  • Pavelski still favorite to be next Sharks captain

    CSN Bay Area "Joe Pavelski said on Tuesday morning that he was unaware of a tweet from Sportsnet.ca’s Damien Cox on Monday that the “expectations [are] growing” he’ll be named as Sharks captain at some point this season. While there may or may not be an internal timeline as to the naming of the next captain,..." December 11

  • Sharks' Vlasic may not miss Minnesota game, but Nieto is out

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks coach Todd McLellan said Marc-Edouard Vlasic "looked good and felt good" when he showed up to the team's practice facility Wednesday, providing optimism that San Jose's steadiest defenseman may not miss any games. Vlasic hurt his upper body the previous night after being checked hard..." December 11

  • Sharks' Kennedy out indefinitely, forward on way from AHL

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks forward Tyler Kennedy is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury, a team source told CSNBayArea.com on Monday. He has been placed on injured reserve. Kennedy was hurt during the Sharks’ 3-2 win in Calgary on Saturday in the first period, and according to the San Jose Mercury News, was..." December 10

  • Pavelski, Sharks avenge Oilers with 5-2 win

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks got the early lead they were seeking, saw it vanish, but managed to regroup and skate to a 5-2 win over the last place Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night at SAP Center. Joe Pavelski led the offense with two goals, including one on the power play, as the Sharks were forced to play..." December 10

  • Oilers snap 11-game winless skid with 2-1 win over Sharks

    Edmonton Journal "Nobody grabbed a garbage can from behind the bench to parade around the Rexall Place ice Sunday as if it were their Stanley Cup celebration, but there were hugs and hi-fives all around after the Edmonton Oilers won their first NHL game in 28 days. David Perron banked a shot off the leg of San..." December 08

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    David Pollak @PollakOnSharks

    Nieto out with injury, Goodrow in for #SJSharks vs CGY tonight.

  • Sharks back on track but only keeping pace in tough Pacific Division

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks felt they made strides in a number of areas over the last week and are generally upbeat about the present state of their game. But even their three-game win streak didn't do much to improve their standing in what's shaping up to be a brutally difficult Pacific Division. Before their..." December 06

  • Sharks chomp Bruins in 7-4 scoring frenzy

    CSN Bay Area "Tommy Wingels, Tyler Kennedy and Joe Pavelski each scored twice, and the Sharks erased an early two-goal deficit to beat the Boston Bruins on Thursday night at SAP Center, 7-4. The Sharks concluded a six-game homestand with a 3-1-2 mark, after losing the first three. For the first time this..." December 05

  • Encouraging signs in Sharks 2-1 win over Flyers

    CSN Bay Area "There were a number of encouraging aspects to the Sharks’ 2-1 win over the Flyers on Tuesday night at SAP Center, besides the fact that they were finally able to win back-to-back games in regulation for the first time since the opening two games of the 2014-15 season. Of note: *Matt Nieto,..." December 03

  • Sharks Couture leaves game with possible head injury

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks forward Logan Couture left the game and did not return after a shoulder-to-jaw hit by Philadelphia Flyers left wing Michael Raffl 24 seconds into the third period Tuesday night. Couture was moving the puck out of his own zone when he turned in the right faceoff circle just as Raffl was..." December 03

  • Couture powers through difficult day to lead Sharks past Ducks

    CSN Bay Area "Logan Couture almost didn’t play against the Ducks on Saturday. The Sharks are sure fortunate that he did. Couture’s first period goal gave the Sharks their first lead in five games, and he added a shorthanded marker later in the opening frame to get his team going in a 6-4 Sharks win over..." November 30

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    McLellan on Couture: “He showed up, wasn’t feeling real good. We’ll see how he is at game time. He’s questionable.” #SJSharks

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    McLellan on Couture: “He showed up, wasn’t feeling real good. We’ll see how he is at game time. He’s questionable.” #SJSharks

  • Ramo stones Sharks with 32-save shutout in 2-0 Flames win

    Calgary Herald "Holding court in a Calgary Stampeders ball cap following a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks, Dennis Wideman was talking about the best save of the game. His own. With Brent Burns coming in hot late in the third period and Patrick Marleau on the back door waiting for a rebound, Wideman..." November 27

  • Sharks forward Raffi Torres hopes to be back on the ice next week

    San Jose Mercury News "Veteran forward Raffi Torres has had to stay off the ice for more than seven months, but he can still joke that the prolonged recovery of his right knee after a September 2013 preseason collision could be "karma biting me in the butt." He knows others might look at the complications from the..." November 26

  • Sharks coach Todd McLellan sensing the heat

    San Jose Mercury News "With his team stumbling out of the starting gate and playing below .500 at home, Sharks coach Todd McLellan acknowledged Monday that he's aware his job could be in jeopardy. "I feel confident with myself and the coaching staff, but I'm also a realist," McLellan said. "I know that the team..." November 25

  • Sharks recall Tennyson; Burish assigned to Worcester

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks have recalled defenseman Matt Tennyson from Worcester and reassigned forward Adam Burish to their AHL affiliate on Sunday. Tennyson has six points (3g, 3a) and eight penalty minutes in 17 games with Worcester this season. The 24-year-old has not played an NHL game since 2012-13, when..." November 23

  • Antoine Vermette scores in shootout to lift Coyotes over Sharks

    Arizona Republic "The objective outlined before the game was to make sure their start didn't derail them, and the Coyotes took that priority to heart. Coyotes backup Devan Dubnyk did his part to weather the early onslaught by the Sharks, and the players in front of Dubnyk also pulled their weight as they scored..." November 23

  • Stars trade Brenden Dillon for San Jose’s Jason Demers as defensive moves continue

    Dallas Morning News "The Stars continued to shake up their defense Friday, sending Brenden Dillon to San Jose for Jason Demers and a third round draft pick in 2016. Dallas already traded Sergei Gonchar to Montreal last week and lost Kevin Connauton to Columbus on waivers this week, so this makes the third..." November 23

  • Panthers Nick Bjugstad finishes what he starts in 3-2 shootout victory over Sharks

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "pparently the Panthers know the way to San Jose and they know how to beat the Sharks when they get there. No matter how long it takes. Red-hot center Nick Bjugstad finished what he started with two goals, including one just 24 seconds in, and then the game-winning shootout tally to lift the..." November 21

  • Sharks still seeking an identity

    San Jose Mercury News "One-fourth of the way through the season, no one seems to know what kind of team the Sharks have. Not even the coach. "I think we're figuring out what we are," Todd McLellan said this week, "and I don't know if we like it at this point." The Sharks began the season with questions about..." November 20

  • Sharks a bit mystified by losing streak to Sabres

    Buffalo News "Sometimes, a team just has your number. That’s about the only explanation the San Jose Sharks have for their inept record against the Buffalo Sabres. With their 3-1 loss at First Niagara Center Tuesday, the Sharks have dropped their last eight meetings to the Sabres. The Sharks haven’t..." November 19

  • Sharks ride rookie goalie to win over Hurricanes

    San Jose Mercury News "The most composed player on the ice Sunday night for the Sharks was a goaltender making his NHL debut. Troy Grosenick made his first start a historic one, making 45 saves to lead the Sharks to a 2-0 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena. It is the most saves by a Sharks goalie in..." November 17

  • Blue Jackets 2, Sharks 1: Bobrovsky notches 100th NHL win

    Columbus Dispatch "Rookie Alexander Wennberg said he walked stall to stall around the Blue Jackets’ dressing room last night after a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks. “I shook every hand,” Wennberg said. “I said ‘thank you’ to everybody I could see. They were great.” With five minutes remaining and the..." November 16

  • Sharks beat Lightning 2-1

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks may have completely turned around what's left of this trip with two remarkable penalty kills midway through the third period of Thursday's 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning. With the Sharks holding a one-goal lead, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Tommy Wingels both took tripping penalties..." November 14

  • Sharks goalie Alex Stalock has minor knee surgery

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks goalie Alex Stalock had minor surgery performed on his left knee Thursday in the Bay Area. Stalock was placed on injured reserve Wednesday, one day after he was abruptly pulled from a scheduled start against the Florida Panthers. Troy Grosenick was recalled from Worcester on Wednesday to..." November 14

  • Sharks place Stalock on IR, recall Grosenick

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks goalie Alex Stalock has been placed on injured reserve, the team announced on Wednesday. Stalock was scheduled to start the Sharks-Panthers game on Tuesday, but was a late scratch. Coach Todd McLellan didn’t offer any specifics after the game. In his last appearance in Dallas on..." November 13

  • Inspired Panthers sink Sharks 4-1 to snap three-game skid

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Panthers coach Gerard Gallant has pleaded with his players to go to the net and camp out in the "blue paint,'' or crease area where goals generally occur. Gallant's pregame strategy that also included three line overhauls paid off. But he also received a couple of highlight-reel type goals as..." November 12

  • Blackhawks get back on track, knock off Sharks

    CSN Chicago "The Blackhawks’ once sizeable lead was whittled to one early in the second period, and a bit of apprehensiveness settled into the United Center. But before the San Jose Sharks could get that equalizer, the Blackhawks regrouped and put the game out of reach. Trevor van Riemsdyk got his first..." November 10

  • Sharks storm back to shock fragile Stars

    CSN Bay Area "The Sharks picked a good time to exorcise their third period demons. After giving up several third period leads this year, and generally not playing very well late in games, San Jose exploded for four goals in the final frame against the Stars on Saturday night, turning a 3-1 deficit into a..." November 09

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Dallas F Antoine Roussel will have a hearing tomorrow for a sucker-punch to San Jose D Justin Braun.

  • Sharks unhappy with Roussel's late antics

    CSN Bay Area "Antoine Roussel’s running over of goalie Alex Stalock and subsequent sucker punch to the face of Justin Braun late in the Sharks’ 5-3 win over Dallas didn’t sit well with Todd McLellan after the game. “What disappoints me is when a guy (Braun) is vulnerable and being held and he gets punched...." November 09

  • Canucks jump the Sharks

    Vancouver Sun "Anyone can play when they feel great. The measure of an athlete’s heart and ability is how he performs when he doesn’t feel well and nothing comes easily. When you win on nights you shouldn’t, then you have something. The Vancouver Canucks have something. They should have been dead in the..." November 07

  • Couture, Sharks edge out Isles 3-1

    CSN Bay Area "Logan Couture’s brilliant tip of a Justin Braun shot proved to be the game-winner in a 3-1 Sharks victory over New York on Saturday night at SAP Center. Couture broke a 1-1 tie at 11:50 of the third period, putting his stick in a perfect position about five feet from the crease to redirect the..." November 02

  • San Jose Sharks look to get young Hertl going

    San Jose Mercury News "Forward Tomas Hertl will be playing in his 50th NHL regular season game Saturday when the Sharks host the New York Islanders to open a two-game homestand. He's also the third-youngest player on the Sharks roster, behind only rookies Chris Tierney and Mirco Mueller, and he won't turn 21 until..." November 01

  • Wild rallies, wins in a shootout over San Jose

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "It was a weird hockey game to say the least. In the third period Thursday night, the Wild was outshooting the San Jose Sharks by double yet somehow losing by two goals. Then, with fans restless, the Wild climbed back thanks to the playmaking of goal-scorer Thomas Vanek and the goal scoring of …..." October 31

  • Niemi holds strong, Sharks prevail in SO

    CSN Bay Area "Brent Burns and Logan Couture scored and the Sharks needed a shootout to defeat Colorado on Tuesday at Pepsi Center, 3-2. Colorado took its first lead, 2-1, at 3:04 of the third period, despite getting badly outplayed up to that point. Gabriel Landeskog was given room to operate in the..." October 29

  • Sharks' Scott doesn't agree with two-game ban

    CSN Bay Area "Suspended Sharks forward John Scott said on Tuesday morning that he accepts his two-game ban, although he doesn’t agree with it. To him, going after Ducks tough guy Tim Jackman was the same as Jackman initiating a fight with Scott a little more than two minutes into the game on Sunday night in..." October 29

  • Sharks John Scott gets two game ban for altercation after legal line change

    Yahoo! Sports "So much for that suspension free start, eh? Just hours after the proclamation above from Nostradamus Wyshynski, the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks took to the ice in a game that saw a total of 165 total penalty minutes being handed out between the two teams. A majority of PIMs were given..." October 28

  • Sharks' John Scott could face suspension for leaving bench to fight

    CBSSports.com "In Sunday night's hockey game-turned-melee between the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks, there was a fair amount of carnage. The tensions were high throughout the game, but they reached a boiling point in the third period. Things really exploded in the last five minutes of the game. During the..." October 27

  • Sabres beat Sharks for first regulation win

    Buffalo News "The Sabres finally picked up a meaningful souvenir on their trip through California – a victory. Buffalo ended a four-game losing streak this afternoon by dispatching struggling San Jose, 2-1. It was the Sabres’ first regulation victory of the year and improved their record to 2-7. The Sharks..." October 26

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    Look for Mirco Mueller to get back in today for Jason Demers, who (I’m pretty sure, but not certain) didn’t skate yesterday #SJSharks