6:34 AM EST, Sat January 31, 2015
Fear The Fin 1 hour ago

Worcester late rally falls short in 5-4 loss to Providence

Playing their first game in six days and since the announcement of their west coast relocation as part of the AHL Pacific Division, the Worcester Sharks were defeated 5-4 by the Providence Bruins (AHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins) Friday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center. Forward Jeremy Langlois scored his team leading 15th and 16th goals of the season for the Sharks, who also got goals from forward Freddie Hamilton and defenseman Matt Taormina,. Goaltender J.P. Anderson made 37 saves in his fifth consecutive start as regular starter Troy Grosenick continues to battle an illness that Bill...

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San Francisco Chronicle 3 hours ago

NHL results and news, Jan. 30: Blackhawks top Ducks

Patrick Kane had two goals and an assist, and Patrick Sharp assisted on every Chicago goal in the Blackhawks’ 4-1 victory over the host Anaheim Ducks on Friday. Corey Crawford made 21 saves for the Blackhawks, who controlled the meeting of Western Conference powers, taking a three-goal lead in the second period. Rickard Rakell scored with 9:54 to play and Frederik Andersen stopped 29 shots for the Ducks, who have back-to-back losses after a six-game win streak. Shortly before Kane scored his first goal, Keith scored on what appeared to be goaltender interference by Toews during a...

Sharks round-up: Nieto got apology from Getzlaf for that errant puck that opened two cuts on face, more on Marleau and perhaps a little payback for ‘Hawks

SAN JOSE — Turns out Matt Nieto needed six stitches to close two cuts on the right side of his face after Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf appeared to fire a puck directly at him almost midway through the first period… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News 13 hours ago

Sharks' Patrick Marleau turning things around with hot streak

Known as a streaky player for Sharks, Patrick Marleau had gone 22 games with only one goal before scoring three in his last five on this homestand

Leftovers: Ducks facing real problem with Sharks

SAN JOSE – Some notes, quotes and other musings from the Ducks’ 6-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night … -- Just when you thought this was a team with a shutdown defense on top of its game. The Ducks played a near-perfect game...

NHL results and news, Jan. 29: Blues top Predators

Kevin Shattenkirk took the blame for allowing the tying goal in the final minutes of regulation. The Blues defenseman, who celebrated his 26th birthday Thursday, scored the winner in the shootout to lift the host St. Louis Blues to a 5-4 victory over the Nashville Predators. “I felt like that last goal late in the third was something that kind of fell on my shoulders and wanted the opportunity to get it back, especially for” goalie Brian Elliott, Shattenkirk said. Jaden Schwartz, T.J. Oshie, Steve Ott and Ryan Reaves all scored in regulation for the Blues, who improved to 8-0-1 over...

Sharks-Ducks postgame: After prolonged slump, Marleau regaining his touch

Sharks coach Todd McLellan has said it before and repeated it again Thursday after his team earned a 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks. For the Sharks to have sustained success, Patrick Marleau has to find his way onto the… Continue Reading →

Sharks use big second period to beat Ducks

San Jose’s second-period goal bonanza started when right wing Barclay Goodrow scored at 2:15. Defenseman Matt Irwin picked the top corner for his third of the season at 12:37 after Marleau forced Anaheim defenseman Clayton Stoner into a turnover. The Sharks scored their sixth of the game at 16:07 when defenseman Brenden Dillon led a short-handed break and got credit for his second goal when his attempted cross-ice pass to right wing Matt Nieto instead ricocheted off of Anaheim left wing Matt Beleskey and past Bryzgalov, who was finally lifted in favor of Frederik Andersen. The Sharks...
San Jose Mercury News Jan 30, 2015

Sharks blitz Ducks with five-goal second period

The San Jose Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-3 to finish the season series 4-0-1 against the Pacific Division leaders.

Line rushes: Ducks vs. Sharks

SAN JOSE -- Here is the expected lineup that the Ducks (32-10-6) will start with against the San Jose Sharks on Thursday night at SAP Center. With another big game coming Friday at home against Chicago, Coach Bruce Boudreau is handing the goaltending...

Sharks to move top minor-league affiliate to San Jose

San Jose is getting another pro sports team — but rather than the major-league baseball team the city covets so much, San Jose is getting a second hockey team. There are few instances of pro franchises sharing venues with affiliates, and the logistics will be tricky with two hockey teams playing their home games at the same arena and also practicing at the same site, Sharks Ice in San Jose. Additional dressing rooms will be built at both rinks — SAP will need four hockey dressing rooms, total, because the Sharks envision several Saturday doubleheaders, of a sort, with the AHL club...

San Jose now home to two pro hockey teams — how that happened, what the options were and a little bit of what to expect next fall

SAN JOSE — It’s official: The AHL will have a new Pacific Division next season and the SAP Center will have a second tenant on skates. Today’s media event started out with a short video on the virtues of the… Continue Reading →

Sharks vs. Ducks pregame: Wouldn’t it be nice to have Tommy Wingels tonight?

The Sharks will miss Tommy Wingels in all of the games they’ll play without him over the next month or so. But I’m guessing they’d especially love to have him Thursday night at SAP Center when San Jose hosts the… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Jan 29, 2015

Sharks one of five teams creating new Pacific Division in AHL

Sharks see both hockey and business benefits in move of development team from Worcester to SAP Center

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