4:50 AM EST, Mon December 22, 2014
Orange County Register 6 hours ago
Ducks know they need to start stronger vs. Sharks

Ducks know they need to start stronger vs. Sharks

ANAHEIM – Before they faced the Ducks on Oct. 26 at Honda Center, the San Jose Sharks had lost four games in a row and were coming off a desultory home loss to lowly Buffalo. Before they faced their Pacific Division rival again on Nov. 29 at home,...
San Jose Mercury News 10 hours ago

NHL: San Jose Sharks have Brent Burns and blueline balance

Riding 5-game win streak, San Jose Sharks face Anaheim Ducks in showdown of top two teams in Pacific Division
NHL 5 hours ago
Video: Pregame Preview: Sharks vs Ducks

Watch: Pregame Preview: Sharks vs Ducks

Get the latest news and updates leading up to the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks game on December 22, 2014, presented by DraftKings.

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NHL results, Dec. 19-20

Defenseman Alec Martinez scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period during a power play, Marian Gaborik also connected with the man advantage for his sixth goal in four games, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 on Saturday. Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis also scored and Jonathan Quick made 15 saves for the defending Stanley Cup champions on the third anniversary of the day Darryl Sutter was hired as head coach. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist and Craig Anderson made 32 saves to record his second straight win. ... The Ducks, who lead the NHL with 49 points,...

Sharks vs. Blues: A refresher as it’s been awhile since rivals met, Hitchcock’s perspective — and one word from McLellan that helps explain San Jose’s power play success

SAN JOSE – Maybe you’ve forgotten about the St. Louis Blues. After all, its been 368 days since the last time the teams met. But you probably remember Maxim Lapierre for his hit on Dan Boyle and Steve Ott for… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 20, 2014

McLellan to Sharks: Don't back off against St. Louis Blues

Both teams have strong power plays, but Sharks coach says have to play a hard game to beat rival

NHL results and news, Dec. 19

Mike Hoffman scored two goals and Erik Karlsson had two assists Friday as host Ottawa beat the Anaheim Ducks 6-2, giving the Senators their first two-game win streak since early November. Kyle Turris added a goal and an assist and Craig Anderson made 32 saves to record his second straight win. The Ducks, who lead the NHL with 49 points, got two goals from Ryan Getzlaf but lost for the second time in three games following a seven-game win streak. Islanders 2, Red Wings 1: Jamie Benn had a goal and an assist and Kari Lehtonen stopped 21 shots as Dallas extended host Calgary’s losing...
San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

Injured Sharks Matt Nieto, Tyler Kennedy both skate

Tyler Kennedy is still a long way from returning, but Matt Nieto could be ready after the Christmas break

McKeon: Brodeur’s future in St. Louis murky

Future hall-of-fame goalie Martin Brodeur comes into SAP Center one more time Saturday as the Sharks look to cap a perfect five-game homestand. The jury is out whether Brodeur, 42, will stick in St. Louis once starter Brian Elliott returns from injury, or if Brodeur will find work with another NHL team if he’s cut free by the Blues. Brodeur’s stats in four appearances are sub-par — 2-2-0 with a 3.59 goals-against average and .882 save percentage — but Thursday’s loss to the Kings wasn’t all his fault. Brodeur was screened on three goals, left abandoned in front on another,...
San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

San Jose Sharks about to face tougher opposition

Starting with St. Louis Blues, Sharks have a stretch of six NHL games against teams among top Western Conference rivals
San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

Sharks defenseman Mueller will play for Switzerland in WJC

Team agrees to let 19-year-old play in top international competition for players under 20

NHL results and news, Dec. 18

Dave Bolland scored the winning goal in the sixth round of a shootout as the Panthers played beyond regulation for the fourth straight game to earn a 2-1 victory over the Flyers on Thursday night. Jake Muzzin scored the tie-breaking goal on a power play at 8:58 of the third period, and host Los Angeles overcame a 3-0 deficit. ... Marian Gaborik had two goals for the Kings. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 shots, registering his sixth shutout of the season just hours after testing negative for mumps. Eric Fehr scored 42 seconds into overtime to extend visiting Washington’s point streak to...
San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

Sharks rally to beat Oilers 4-3

Matt Tennyson scored his first NHL goal to tie the game with 11:31 to go in the third and 34 seconds later, Barclay Goodrow netted the winner as the San Jose Sharks earned a 4-3 come-from-behind victory over the Edmonton Oilers.

Sharks vs. Oilers pregame: Rubber match in best-of-three

The Sharks face the Edmonton Oilers tonight for the third time in 12 days, and coach Todd McLellan was asked this morning about the mindset going against a team that has lost 16 of its last 17 games. “That one… Continue Reading →
San Jose Mercury News Dec 18, 2014

Sharks' McLellan: Players want to see diving eliminated

Sharks coach Todd McLellan believes players would like to see diving eliminated from the NHL, as Nashville Predator forward James Neal was fined $2,000 as the first target of the NHL's campaign to crackdown on diving for a play involving Barclay Goodrow
Edmonton Journal Dec 18, 2014

Live: Oilers at Sharks, Dec. 18

Follow Journal hockey writer Joanne Ireland and others as the Edmonton Oilers play the host San Jose Sharks on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014. Game time is 8:30 p.m. MT.

NHL results and news, Dec. 17

Loui Eriksson’s goal 1:30 into overtime gave visiting Boston a 3-2 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night, only the second victory for the Bruins in eight games and the fourth loss for the Wild in the past six. Carl Soderberg, who set up the winner with a cross-crease pass in front of Wild defenseman Marco Scandella, scored early for the Bruins along with Patrice Bergeron. Jason Pominville tied the game in the third period, and Kyle Brodziak also had a goal for the Wild, but Niklas Backstrom was beaten in the net for the second straight night. Kari Lehtonen made 27 saves for his second...

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    Brent Burns

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    Logan Couture

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    Tyler Kennedy

    Injured Sharks Matt Nieto, Tyler Kennedy both skate

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    Barclay Goodrow

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