loganloss
March 24, 20155

Why do the Sharks have trouble keeping their foot on the gas?

As the Sharks’ 2-1 lead headed into the third frame Tuesday night dissolved into a 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators, echoes of the loss-laden month of February and painful

sharks road trip
March 16, 20153

Why this long road trip might do the Sharks some good

Spending a long two weeks on the road is difficult enough … let alone a long road trip at the end of the regular season with a playoff spot still out

joe
March 14, 20150

Blackhawks score four goals in third period, defeat bickering Sharks 6-2

Even with all the drama surrounding the San Jose Sharks over the previous 48 hours, the South Bay club still looked strong as they took the ice to face the

Joe Thornton
March 14, 20158

Thornton-Wilson feud an alarming look into state of the Sharks

Joe Thornton has never been one to mince words, so if you want an honest peek at the state of the San Jose Sharks, Thornton is your guy. In this

hertl
March 13, 20150

Niemi and Hertl highlight Sharks’ shutout of the Predators

Tomas Hertl gets a very specific look on his face when the puck doesn’t find the back of the net the way he thinks it should. It’s a look of

sharks penguins
March 10, 20158

Sharks shootout win shuts down Penguins

The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Sharks in San Jose was October of 1997. Gas cost $1.22 a gallon, “Titanic” was the go-to blockbuster flick and Mike Tyson

couture
March 07, 20152

Sharks squander 2-0 lead, and perhaps their playoff hopes as well

If there was ever a night to avoid blowing a 2-0 lead to the team most capable of slamming the door on your playoff hopes, Saturday night was it. Instead,

hertl locker
March 02, 20154

Losses, lunches and what the Sharks look like after the trade deadline

After one too many kicks in the teeth, the Sharks were bound for changes following their 4-2 defeat at the hands at the Ottawa Senators. But I don’t think anybody

another sharks loss
February 28, 20157

Sharks center Tommy Wingels: “We don’t know how to play with a lead.”

It is the job of a sports reporter to find words to describe how a team plays, and whether or not they deserve the fate that is handed to them

sharks lose
February 26, 20156

With another loss, Sharks hockey is “as frustrating as it gets”

There are tough losses. There are sad losses. And then there’s whatever type of loss the Sharks endured Thursday night against the Detroit Red Wings. San Jose was aggressive after

sharks fans Levi's
February 26, 20155

Uber charges Sharks fan $452 for 12-mile ride home from Levi’s Stadium

Apparently, getting out of the area surrounding Levi’s Stadium was a nightmare after Saturday night’s “Stadium Series” game between the San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings. With about 70,000

sharks kings
February 22, 20150

Levi’s Stadium is now “Sharks Territory,” but Kings left their mark with outdoor win

It was everything you expect from a Sharks-Kings matchup: Low-scoring, tight-checking and fast-paced. The only difference was this game was not in the comfortable confines of SAP or Staples, but

Levi's Stadium Crow
February 20, 20150

Sharks Stadium Series is more than just an outdoor game

The San Jose Sharks’ highly-anticipated outdoor game against the LA Kings is — wait for it — actually going to count for something. You know, count for something beyond the

bolts sharks
February 15, 20153

Sharks fall prey to “Game of Mistakes” in loss to Lightning

When reflecting on Sunday’s 5-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning, Brent Burns aptly titled hockey the Game of Mistakes. “We don’t want to make them,” he explained. “You want

couture
February 12, 20151

Sharks lose third in a row, but Couture felt effort was better this time

From the moment Antti Niemi stopped a scary breakaway by Alex Ovechkin in the first few minutes of play, you knew that the Sharks tilt with the Capitals was going

levi's ice
February 10, 20153

Levi’s Stadium’s next turf challenge: NHL Stadium Series ice rink

The highs and lows of Levi’s Stadium have been well-chronicled on BASG throughout the 49ers’ debut season at their new home. Since we are less than two weeks away from the

Madison Bumgarner San Francisco Giants World Series Parade 2014
February 10, 201513

The first Bay Area pro team power rankings

I thought this might be a fun idea, since this is a regional sports blog website and we try to cover all the professional teams. College is tough, since the

Flames Sharks
February 10, 20150

Joe Pavelski: “When a team continuously beats you, it’s not fun.”

There are a couple different factors you can look at when trying to suss out why the Sharks lost to the Flames on Monday night. Maybe Calgary just had San

niemi
February 08, 20154

Couture on Sharks’ loss to Hurricanes: “You kind of get what you deserve.”

It was a line that summed up last night’s game and this season. When asked what the Sharks needed to change about their play after a 5-4 loss to the Hurricanes, Logan

shootout
February 03, 20151

McLellan after marathon shootout loss: “We didn’t have the piss and vinegar that it takes to win.”

The entirety of Monday’s Sharks game could be summed up with Tomas Hertl’s change in facial expression in the first frame. With the tilt tied up 1-1 with the first intermission

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