It doesn’t come as a surprise that the San Jose Sharks will not be playing any postseason hockey for the second consecutive year. From the subpar season of Martin Jones to the inability of the top six to consistently hammer home goals, there’s certainly an argument to be made that it may be time to
Earlier this week, Sharks Sports and Entertainment (SSE) sent out an email with the subject line reading “We Need Your Help to Protect SAP Center.” The email was sent out to fans in an attempt to draw more attention to the impact that Google’s Downtown West project will have on the SAP Center and the
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, there’s news on Jujhar Khaira of the Edmonton Oilers who took a big hit in the game against Montreal on Monday. Meanwhile, Carey Price also left that game and didn’t return. The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without William Nylander on Tuesday as he’s being made a healthy scratch, there’s
A milestone night for more than one member of the San Jose Sharks, Timo Meier appeared in his 300th NHL game on April 9, 2021. While he has fallen slightly out of favor with some fans, the Swiss-born forward has had quite a career already. He has never quite developed into the power forward everyone expected
The San Jose Sharks finished March with a record of 8-7-2. They scored 46 goals and gave up 49. Hardly a resounding success, but in both January and February, they had a goal differential of minus-9, so a minus-3 is an improvement. They still sit in seventh place in the Honda West Division, four points
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, is the health of the goaltenders in Toronto a huge concern for the Maple Leafs? One insider digs deeper on what general manager Kyle Dubas might do if Frederik Andersen’s recovery is not where it needs to be. Meanwhile, the Vancouver Canucks are making progress on an extension with Tanner
The San Jose Sharks’ recent stretch of games has been rough. After losing four consecutive games (from ‘Rare call burns San Jose Sharks in loss to St. Louis Blues,’ Santa Cruz Sentinel, March 20, 2021), three of which saw the team blow a lead, it’s clear the Sharks are not a team with playoff aspirations.
On the heels of a 7-6 loss to the St. Louis Blues and the loss of Tomas Hertl to the COVID-19 protocol list, headed into a two-game series against the Colorado Avalanche. Facing a star-studded roster that was missing Erik Johnson, Bowen Byram, and Cale Makar, the Sharks had a lot to prove against a
To put it simply, the San Jose Sharks looked completely outmatched in their two-game series with the Colorado Avalanche. The first game saw San Jose give up seven goals in two periods on route to a 7-3 loss, followed by a 3-0 shutout the following game. Unfortunately, this is eerily similar to the Sharks’ breakdown
The San Jose Sharks dueled with the Minnesota Wild for the third series of the team’s season. The Sharks entered with a .500 record, and had yet to win a game outside a shootout. After splitting two series with the Arizona Coyotes and St. Louis Blues, it has been tough to really pinpoint how talented
The San Jose Sharks opened the 2020-21 season against the Arizona Coyotes with two straight games. After 10 months without hockey, there were expected inconsistencies, but there were definitely some positive surprises. I’ll recap some of them here. John Leonard A late-round gem, Leonard was taken in the sixth round (182nd overall) back in 2018.
The San Jose Sharks won their first game of the season in a thriller against the Arizona Coyotes. The Sharks grabbed an early lead, but lost it in the dying minutes of the third. Luckily, they emerged victors in their first game in 10 months. However, in this 4-3 shootout win, one line stood out.
The San Jose Sharks, in particular captain Logan Couture, have an expectation that they will be a playoff team in 2020-21. To do so, they will need to get significant contributions from their depth forwards. Couture and Tomas Hertl are clearly the top two pivots on the team, after them though, it gets fairly thin
In today’s NHL rumors rundown, newly-signed members of the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs have arrived or are heading into town and ready to make whatever impact they can on their teams this coming season. A couple of NHL clubs — the Tampa Bay Lightning and Vegas Golden Knights — have some serious preseason
After months of uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The NHL Players Association and the NHL have agreed on a deal that the 2020-21 season will start on Jan. 13 with a slate of 52-56 games. This means that San Jose Sharks fans will finally be able to hear those familiar voices on tv and
While the National Hockey League tries to salvage a successful 2021 season, the league is promoting a realignment of its current divisions. The realignment’s main purpose is to cut down travel for all teams, and, most notably, ceasing travel between the United States/Canada border. As both sides have their pandemic struggles, it is likely that
The debut of the NHL’s 32nd franchise, the Seattle Kraken, is approaching quickly, and once again the San Jose Sharks will have to give one of their players away in yet another expansion draft. They got away lucky last time with the last team, the Vegas Golden Knights, with them selecting David Schlemko, who was
On Nov. 10, the San Jose Sharks released this tweet with Adidas Hockey, teasing the brand new “Reverse Retro” jersey, a fourth jersey to add to the home, away, and third jersey repertoire for 2020-21. Adidas then began teasing parts of the concept, as opposed to an animation as in the previous tweet two days