2:19 PM EST, Sat February 28, 2015
San Francisco Chronicle 18 hours ago

McKeon: Sharks appear poised to be sellers

An NHL scout for an Eastern Conference team hit San Jose on Thursday with plans to make one more stop in the West on Friday before heading home. The anticipation and media build-up to Monday’s noon trade deadline is being dealt a serious blow as general managers get into the frenzy early this year. If you consider the Winnipeg-Buffalo seven-player blockbuster consummated on Feb. 11 the start of it all, 27 players and 12 draft picks have been moved in a dozen deals as of Friday. If the trend continues, even with a trickle, on Saturday and Sunday, I know which way I’d lean with...

More Sharks Rumors & News

Reliving that painful loss to Detroit: A lot of questions to — and some candid responses from — a Sharks team still looking for the answers

SAN JOSE – After a game like that last one, this was a day to pick at the scab. How could the Sharks look so good in one period and so bad the next two? How long does it take… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Many questions surround Sharks after painful loss to Detroit

McLellan and players concerned over Sharks failure to match Red Wings' competitiveness and inability to win on home ice
San Jose Mercury News 22 hours ago

NHL fines Sharks' Couture $5,000 for slew-footing Red Wing

San Jose Sharks forward knocked Detroit defenseman Brendan Smith's legs out from under him, causing him to fall backward to the ice

Game Day Preview: Senators vs. Sharks

The Series So Far The Ottawa Senators may never have had a better California swing as they head into their third road game in four nights against the San Jose Sharks, the only team they have’t faced this season. The Sens didn’t have much luck against San Jose last season, losing 5-2 and 3-2. And […]

NHL results and news, Feb. 26

Nino Niederreiter scored two goals, and the Minnesota Wild beat Nashville 4-2 on Thursday night, handing the Predators only their fourth regulation loss on home ice this season. With the win, the Wild moved past Calgary and Los Angeles into a wild-card spot in the Western Conference. Mike Fisher had a goal and an assist, Craig Smith had a goal and Matt Cullen added two assists for Nashville, which had won six in a row at home. Andrew Hammond made 35 saves to earn his second consecutive shutout as Ottawa snapped host Los Angeles’ eight-game win streak. ... Alexander Steen got the winning...

Late goals lift Detroit past Sharks in San Jose

After the league’s top unit was denied on three straight third-period power plays, the Wings tied it at even strength when center Pavel Datsyuk’s soft backhand from the slot bounced over Antti Niemi’s left pad at 13:32 to tie the game 2-2. The Red Wings tied the game at 3:53 when left wing Teemu Pulkkinen deposited a weakside one-timer to convert a Detroit power play 33 seconds into a Brent Burns penalty. Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic’s stick broke on a blocked shot and the hosts couldn’t get a clear or frozen puck before the Wings struck. San Jose made defenseman Jonathan...
Grand Rapids Press Feb 26, 2015
Open thread: Detroit Red Wings vs. San Jose Sharks (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Red Wings vs. San Jose Sharks (chat)

The Sharks have lost six straight at home while the Red Wings are 14-3-3 against Western Conference teams this season.

Sharks-Detroit preview: Babcock on Sharks and why Red Wings let young talent season in the minors, McLellan on Detroit’s “belief system” – plus second surgery for Raffi Torres after all

SAN JOSE – The rivalry isn’t what it once was, for sure, but there still this cannot-be-denied link between the Sharks and Detroit Red Wings. Part of it’s the fact the two teams met in the playoffs five times before… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Feb 26, 2015

Sharks' Thornton and Pavelski back on same line against Detroit Red Wings

Sharks coach McLellan reuniting his team's top offensive pair, wants to see 'uptick' in desperation Thursday night
San Jose Mercury News Feb 26, 2015

Sharks forward Raffi Torres has second ACL repair after all

Sharks G.M. Doug Wilson says Torres should be fully recovered from September 2013 injury by training camp in September

NHL results and news, Feb. 25

Andrew Hammond made 25 saves to earn his first NHL shutout in his third career start, and Erik Condra, Mika Zibanejad and Kyle Turris scored to lift the visiting Ottawa Senators to a 3-0 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. Hammond, who got the chance to play because of injuries to Craig Anderson and Robin Lehner, has backstopped the Senators to three straight wins, stopping 88 of 91 shots. Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season and Evgeni Malkin added three assists as visiting Pittsburgh averted a sweep of the season series. Sean Monahan scored a power-play goal 35...

Getting ready for the Red Wings: McLellan says too early to be so focused on standings, Vlasic on the trick to covering Datsyuk, Nieto on his 14-game drought – and more

SAN JOSE – Now comes the grind. Twenty-one games for the Sharks to show that the “one step backward” did not mean skip the playoffs altogether. And just because the Sharks are not in the playoffs this minute, does not… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Feb 25, 2015

Sharks' McLellan: Focus on games, not on playoff standing

The San Jose Sharks continue their quest to make the NHL playoffs with their first meeting against their former Western Conference rivals Detroit Red Wings.
San Jose Mercury News Feb 25, 2015

Detroit Red Wings provide next challenge for struggling San Jose Sharks

Sharks' rivalary has cooled off with Detroit's move to East, but San Jose still needs to find a way to stop Datsyuk and teammates

Sharks Player News

  • 1 Logan Couture

    Logan Couture

    San Jose's Logan Couture fined $5,000 for slew-footing Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith

  • Antti Niemi

    Antti Niemi

    Report: Sharks 'looking for a 25-year-old goalie'

  • Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    Marc-Edouard Vlasic

    Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic still hurting, will miss Arizona game

  • Alex Stalock

    Alex Stalock

    Sharks vs. Predators pregame: Braun’s back, Stalock’s in and McLellan not lowering expectations

  • Tyler Kennedy

    Tyler Kennedy

    Sharks face Oilers, hope to end homestand on positive note

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