Matt Nieto RUMORS & NEWS

  • Sharks' Matt Nieto optimistic he'll return during Stanley Cup final

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks forward Matt Nieto took part in his first full practice Friday since being injured earlier this month and is optimistic he'll be available to play at some point during the Stanley Cup final against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Nieto took part in the roughly 30-minute practice and was able to..." May 28

  • Nieto misses Sharks practice, opening the door for Wingels

    CSN Bay Area "An injured Matt Nieto missed Sharks practice on Wednesday, leaving him questionable to play in Thursday’s decisive Game 7 against the Predators. Nieto left Game 6 on Monday after crashing hard into the goal post in the first period. In 11 games in the playoffs, Nieto has one goal and two..." May 11

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    Curtis Pashelka @CurtisPashelka

    Vlasic and Nieto not playing today. Considered day to day for both, although Nieto's injury is considered more serious

  • 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

  • With Hertl out, rookie Nieto gets big opportunity

    Pro Hockey Talk "The San Jose Sharks have a daunting task ahead of them tonight as they look to end the Anaheim Ducks winning streak at 10 games. In preparation for that, Sharks coach Todd McLellan has shaken up the team’s lines, according to CSN Bay Area. The trio of Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns, and Joe Thornton..." December 29

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    Kevin Kurz @KKurzCSN

    Matt Nieto has been reassigned to Worcester #SJSharks

  • Sharks' Nieto waits for chance to return to lineup

    CSN Bay Area "Matt Nieto’s “Welcome to the NHL” moment may have come in the Sharks’ game in Boston on Oct. 24. During that last-second 2-1 loss to the defending Eastern Conference champions, Nieto blocked a Dennis Seidenberg shot with his hand. He medicated the hand and played the next night in Montreal, in..." November 23