Sharks Rumors & News

  • A statistical look at the 2016-17 Selke candidates

    Fanrag Sports "Halfway through the NHL season, it’s pretty obvious who some of the awards favorites are. Unless Auston Matthews falls off the face of the earth, he’s likely to be taking home the Calder Trophy in June. The same can be said of Brent Burns and the Norris Trophy, as he’s on pace to top Erik..." January 18

  • Jones, Sharks jolt Jets to end two-game skid

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Martin Jones made 26 saves for his 22nd victory of the season, and the San Jose Sharks rolled to a 5-2 victory against the Winnipeg Jets at SAP Center on Monday afternoon. Joel Ward, rookie Timo Meier, Brent Burns, Chris Tierney and Joe Thornton scored for the Sharks..." January 16

  • Hutton-led Blues blank Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- It won't erase what happened the last time the Blues were in town, but the St. Louis Blues certainly made their mark Saturday. The visitors played a physical brand of hockey and received stellar goaltending from one-time Sharks farmhand Carter Hutton en route to a 4-0 win..." January 15

  • Sharks lose DeMelo for eight weeks to broken wrist

    Pro Hockey Talk "The San Jose Sharks announced on Friday morning that they will be without defenseman Dylan DeMelo for an extended period of time due to a broken wrist that he suffered on Tuesday against the Edmonton Oilers. He underwent surgery on Thursday and is expected to be sidelined for at least eight..." January 13

  • Hamilton goal lifts Flames past Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "CALGARY, Alberta -- Chad Johnson won the battle of Calgary-raised goalies on Wednesday. Johnson made two big stops on Mikkel Boedker -- one on a late penalty shot and the other on a breakaway with nine seconds left -- to pull out a 3-2 win for the Calgary Flames over Aaron Dell and the San..." January 12

  • Boedker's hat trick powers Sharks past Oilers

    The Sports Xchange "EDMONTON, Alberta -- The battle for first place in the Pacific Division didn't last very long Tuesday in Edmonton. Aside from a few tense minutes early in the third period, it was all San Jose Sharks in a 5-3 victory over the Oilers at Rogers Arena. Winger Mikkel Boedker, who had three..." January 11

  • NHL unveils jerseys for All-Star Game

    NHL.com "The National Hockey League's Centennial, the Los Angeles Kings' 50th anniversary, previous NHL All-Star Games and the Hollywood setting all influenced the design of the jerseys that will be worn during the 2017 Honda NHL® All-Star Game at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Sunday, Jan. 29. All..." January 11

  • NHL announces 2017 All-Star rosters

    Sportsnet "The NHL released its 2017 All-Star Game rosters on Tuesday. A fan vote determined each division’s team captain, the results of which were released last week. The four head coaches for all-star weekend will be Michel Therrien of the Montreal Canadiens (Atlantic), Bruce Boudreau of the..." January 10

  • Friedman points out which NHL teams are hungry to make trades

    Fanrag Sports "Somebody. Anybody. Make some trades. Hockey fans are anxiously waiting for even a trickle of trade activity in the National Hockey League, but it’s been gravely disappointing on that front for awhile. “I have to tell you, I think there’s teams that really want to do something,” explained..." January 10

  • Wild come back to beat Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif – It was the hardly the anticipated defensive struggle at SAP Center on Thursday night. Instead, as its name suggests, Minnesota staged a wild third-period comeback to beat the San Jose Sharks 5-4. The visitors struck for three straight goals during a 5:12 span of the third..." January 06

  • Kings claim OT win on Pearson's goal

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Kings knew they needed to take care of business in consecutive games against the Sharks. Mission accomplished. Tanner Pearson capped a two-on-one break with a goal 58 seconds into overtime and Los Angeles beat San Jose 2-1 on Tuesday night at sold-out SAP Center...." January 04

  • Sharks place Matt Nieto on waivers

    San Jose Mercury News "Matt Nieto’s time with the Sharks is over as the 24-year-old winger was placed on waivers by the team on Wednesday morning. The Sharks fully expect Nieto, who played 221 games in San Jose over the last four seasons, to be claimed by another NHL team. Other teams have until by 9 a.m. (Pacific)..." January 04

  • Sharks' expansion plan could hinge on re-signing Thornton before draft

    TSN "The San Jose Sharks have been one of the league's model franchises during the salary-cap era, especially when it comes to their handling of payroll and contracts. That is going to serve San Jose well as it prepares for next June's expansion draft. For starters, the Sharks don't have having any..." January 04

  • Are the NHL outdoor games still must-see TV?

    Yardbarker "The plan here for New Year’s Day was about the same as it has been for the last couple of years: Curl up into a ball and watch the first of the NHL outdoor games until the NYE-induced champagne headache finally faded. A couple years ago, there was a sizable amount of people that did the exact..." January 03

  • Kings stop three-game slide with win over Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- After being on the road for the second half of December, the Los Angeles Kings rang out 2016 in style by defeating a rival who has mastered them throughout the year. Tanner Pearson had a goal and an assist and Alec Martinez registered two assists as the Los Angeles Kings..." January 01

  • Dell, Sharks shut out Flyers

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Aaron Dell hadn't received a postgame text from his college coach immediately after recording his first career NHL shutout Friday night. One reason might be his coach at the University of North Dakota -- Dave Hakstol -- might be a tad ticked since he now coaches the..." December 31

  • Sharks’ Vlasic injured after taking slap shot to face

    Pro Hockey Talk "Scary moment late in the third period of the San Jose Sharks’ 2-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday night when defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was hit in the face by a Shayne Gostisbehere slap shot, resulting in a nasty cut that left a pool of blood on the ice. In happened with just..." December 31

  • Burns' goal lifts Sharks past Ducks in OT

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM, Calif -- The San Jose Sharks didn't get to experience much of a lead in the last two meetings against the Anaheim Ducks, so they did something about it Tuesday night. The Sharks held one-goal leads after the first and second periods before Brent Burns scored at 2:46 of overtime to..." December 28

  • Labanc's OT goal sends Sharks past Oilers

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Kevin Labanc has been a lifesaver for a team that has struggled to score goals. The rookie winger's second goal of the game came 3:22 into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers in an early-season battle for first place in the Pacific..." December 24

  • Donskoi tallies two goals as Sharks stop Flames

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- A healthy scratch means a hockey player's game must improve. Clearly, Joonas Donskoi received the message. San Jose's second-year forward notched the first multi-goal game of his career on Tuesday to spark the San Jose Sharks to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames at SAP..." December 21

  • Sharks' Vlasic fined $5K for dangerous stick work on Karlsson

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has been fined $5,000, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for dangerous use of the stick involving Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson during NHL Game No. 441 in Ottawa on Wednesday, Dec. 14, the National Hockey..." December 17

  • Sharks’ Timo Meier excited to make NHL debut, Joel Ward scratched

    San Jose Mercury News "Forward Timo Meier appeared excited — but not nervous — Friday morning as he got set to make his NHL debut. Meier will be on a line with Chris Tierney and Joonas Donskoi as the Sharks face the Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre looking to extend their winning streak to four games. Meier,..." December 16

  • Sharks jump ahead early in 4-2 win over Canadiens

    The Sports Xchange "MONTREAL -- The San Jose Sharks weren't happy with their power play in their last game. They made it up for it against the Montreal Canadiens. San Jose connected twice on four first-period opportunities and staked out a 4-0 lead before holding off the Canadiens for a 4-2 triumph on Friday..." December 16

  • Sharks recall prized first-rounder Meier

    Pro Hockey Talk "It’s Timo Time for the Sharks. Timo Meier, the Swiss winger taken ninth overall in 2015, has been recalled from San Jose’s AHL affiliate — the Barracuda — and will join the team on its current Eastern Canada road swing, per the Gackle Report. Meier, 20, leads the Barracuda in goals this..." December 15

  • Sharks complete Ontario shootout sweep

    The Sports Xchange "OTTAWA -- The second shootout for the San Jose Sharks in 24 hours came down to a showdown between a sniper and an enforcer. They had the sniper. Rookie Kevin Labanc scored the only goal of the shootout, in the fourth round, as the Sharks defeated the Ottawa Senators 4-3 at Canadian..." December 14

  • Sharks tie game late, top Leafs in shootout

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The San Jose Sharks staged a comeback and earned a 3-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs in a shootout Tuesday night, but they were not impressed with the way they did it. "It was a fight tonight, to find our game, to find our legs, it didn't look good and we found a way,"..." December 13

  • Sharks find a way to defeat Hurricanes

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- They lost the special teams' battle and were outshot badly, but the San Jose Sharks somehow survived to beat the Carolina Hurricanes 4-3 on Saturday. Four different goal-scorers contributed as San Jose snapped a two-game losing streak before heading out for a four-game..." December 11

  • Lindholm goal the difference as Ducks edge Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "ANAHEIM -- Anaheim Ducks defenseman Hampus Lindholm hadn't scored a goal since last March, but he knew exactly what to do with the puck after taking a pass from Nick Ritchie late in Friday night's game against the visiting San Jose Sharks. "I was just thinking, 'Shoot, shoot, don't miss,' "..." December 10

  • Kelly goal lifts Senators past Sharks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE -- In the end it was a bad bounce -- or three -- that cost the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. Chris Kelly's tiebreaking goal at 18:54 of the third period enabled the Ottawa Senators to beat the Sharks 4-2 at SAP Center. Kelly picked up a bouncing puck that neither Sharks..." December 08

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • Logan Couture Undergoes Surgical Procedure on Ankle

    CSN Bay Area "Logan Couture underwent what appears to be minor surgical procedure on Saturday, but could play in the Sharks’ home game with Ottawa on Wednesday. Couture, who suffered a fractured fibula at the ankle on Oct. 15, 2015 that required surgery, had one of six screws removed after it started..." December 06

  • Sharks' first-period goals hold up in 2-1 win

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Montreal is struggling to score these days, and San Jose goalie Martin Jones made sure Friday night it stayed that way. Jones outdueled Carey Price as the Sharks continued their home domination of the Canadiens with a 2-1 win at sold-out SAP Center. Brent Burns and..." December 03

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Couture leads Sharks over Kings

    The Sports Xchange "LOS ANGELES -- Logan Couture and the San Jose Sharks made themselves at home at Staples Center again. Couture had two goals and an assist, and Ryan Carpenter scored his first NHL goal, leading the Sharks to a 4-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night. "This is how we..." December 01

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Burns blast pushes Sharks past Coyotes in OT

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- It took overtime in the third meeting, but the San Jose Sharks finally solved the Arizona Coyotes. Brent Burns blasted a power-play goal 19 seconds into overtime to give San Jose a 2-1 win, its first in three tries against a last-place opponent that was giving the Sharks..." November 30

  • Anderson, Cammalleri and Burns named 3 Stars of Week

    NHL.com "Ottawa Senators goaltender Craig Anderson, New Jersey Devils left wing Michael Cammalleri and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 27. FIRST STAR - CRAIG ANDERSON, G, OTTAWA SENATORS Anderson paced the NHL with four wins,..." November 28

  • Ducks halt three-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Sharks ended a very busy week on a sour note on Saturday. Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf snapped an 18-game goal-less drought as Anaheim beat San Jose 3-2 Saturday night at sold-out SAP Center. "This is a big win for us," Ducks left wing Andrew Cogliano said. "We..." November 27

  • Sharks place Karlsson on IR; recall forwards Goodrow, Carpenter

    Sportsnet "The San Jose Sharks placed Melker Karlsson on injured reserve on Saturday after the forward suffered an ankle injury. Karlsson has been out since Nov. 12 after blocking a shot in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. He has missed the last six games. The 26-year-old has four points (two..." November 26

  • Marleau's late goal lifts Sharks; Dell does well again against Islanders

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Aaron Dell does not see a lot of action as the San Jose Sharks' backup goalie. Yet the New York Islanders would say they've seen too much of him. San Jose's rookie netminder beat New York for the second time this season on Friday. He stopped 26 shots as the hosts got a..." November 25

  • Matt Carle Retires from National Hockey League

    NHL.com "Matt Carle and the Nashville Predators announced Friday that the defenseman is retiring from the National Hockey League after a successful, 12-season career. "It has been an honor to be a player in the National Hockey League and play for four great organizations over the past 12 seasons," Carle..." November 25

  • Jones stops 33 shots as Sharks beat Blackhawks

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- In the end, San Jose's Martin Jones was one save better than Chicago's Corey Crawford. The Sharks scored two first-period goals and rode their hot goaltending for a 2-1 win over the Blackhawks on Wednesday at SAP Center. Jones stopped 33 of 34 shots to deny the best..." November 24

  • Official NHL expansion draft exempt list contains surprises

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a name and they’re starting to get a better sense of who will be off limits when the expansion draft is conducted in June. Sportsnet has obtained a memo distributed from the NHL to its 30 teams on Tuesday night, which outlines the 66 players currently..." November 24

  • Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL's 31st franchise

    TSN "These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first major professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity. The Vegas Golden Knights..." November 23

  • Sharks' Jones makes 26 saves, blanks Devils

    The Sports Xchange "SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The Sharks' play suggested San Jose was happy to be home again Monday. The New Jersey Devils, meanwhile, looked as if they couldn't wait to get off the road. San Jose goalie Martin Jones made 26 stops for his second shutout of the season, and the hosts got goals from four..." November 22

  • Burns and Sharks making 'serious progress'

    TSN "Brent Burns might not be hitting the free agent market next summer. TSN Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun reports that while the star defenceman and the San Jose Sharks have not completed a new contract just yet, both sides have made, "serious progress." LeBrun adds that there some final details..." November 22

  • The Post-Burns Free Agent Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Unlike the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos saga of this past summer, the San Jose Sharks have spared hockey fans the drama and re-signed the top free agent on the market well before the trade rumors or free agency speculation could begin. Brent Burns inked an eight-year, $64MM extension..." November 22

  • Vegas NHL team finally unveils name tonight

    TSN "The NHL’s 31st franchise will unveil its name tonight with all the glitz and glitter you’d expect in Sin City. Owner Bill Foley will pull back the curtain on a tightly-kept secret with help from Cirque Du Soleil performers in a posh party outside T-Mobile Arena, just steps off the famous Las..." November 22

  • Brent Burns, Sharks agree to eight-year contract extension

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks and defenseman Brent Burns agreed to a eight-year contract extension on Tuesday reportedly worth roughly $8 million per season, according to ESPN’s Pierre LeBrun. The eight-year deal is maximum allowed under the NHL’s collective bargaining agreement with the NHLPA, and makes Burns..." November 22