12:15 PM EDT, Mon March 30, 2015

Sharks open road trip with loss, sits 5 games out of berth

Sharks open road trip with loss, sits 5 games out of berth In a matchup of teams chasing a postseason berth, the Sharks opened a seven-game road trip with a thud Tuesday night and the Jets seized the day with a 5-2 victory in Winnipeg to take over the second wild-card spot in the Western Conference. “We can sit in a corner and cry if we wanted to, but that’s not going to help one bit,” Sharks coach Todd McLellan said. Joe Pavelski scored twice and Joe Thornton assisted on both goals for the Sharks (34-28-8). Winnipeg built a 3-0 first-period lead and Ondrej Pavelec stopped 38 shots...
Fear The Fin Mar 13, 2015

Joe Thornton thinks Doug Wilson should 'shut his mouth' about stripping him of captaincy

Issues between the Sharks' GM and best player stemming from last summer appear to be boiling over. Apart from Joe Pavelski, if there's anyone associated with the Sharks organization you can definitively not blame for the franchise's ten-year streak of postseason appearances likely coming to an end, it's Joe Thornton. On the heels of a summer spent being scapegoated for the team's playoff collapse against Los Angeles and eventually being stripped of the captaincy by Doug Wilson and Todd McLellan, Joe Thornton has continued to be Joe Thornton: he leads the team in 5-on-5 points per 60 minutes...
Nucks Misconduct Mar 7, 2015

Canucks At Sharks Preview: Dazed And Confused

Time 7:00 PM PST TV CBC H2H Last 5 3-2 Sharks Last Meeting 6-2 Sharts Mar.3/15 The Enemy Fear The Fin Scoring Leaders H. Sedin: 15-44-59 Pavelski: 32-28-60 Canucks CATEGORY Sharks 36-24-4 SEASON RECORD 32-25-8 76 Points 72 6th Conference Position 10th Lost 2 Streak Won 2 5-4-1 Last 10 Games 4-5-1 0.96 (21) 5 on 5 0.94 (23) 17.8 (19) Power Play % 21.5 (5) 85.9 (3) Penalty Kill % 79.6 (25) 47.8 (25) Faceoff Winning % 51.6 (8) .759 (8) Winning % When Scoring First .688 (16) First off, a graphic: With 18 games left, this is hardly...

The next two days should be telling for Sharks after another frustrating loss — plus Pavelski talks about his own drought and need for top lines to produce more

SAN JOSE – Any defeat would have been painful. But the fact the Sharks followed the same path Saturday night against the Ottawa Senators that they did Thursday night against the Detroit Red Wings seems to compound the problems. No,… Continue Reading →

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