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February 01, 20151

Niemi shows he is the better “Antti” by shutting out the Blackhawks

The music person at SAP Center had good reason to play “Epic” by Faith No More after Antti Niemi’s nifty glove save on a wide shot by Chicago’s Patrick Kane.

January 29, 20154

Joe Pavelski: “Everybody showed up. Guys played well … It’s a simple recipe.”

It’s a bit unclear what it is about playing the Ducks that gets a fire going under the Sharks’ skates, but they might want to consider bottling it up, particularly

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January 22, 20152

Five Metallica song titles that sum up the Sharks’ win over the Kings

There was really no better platform for the Sharks to shoot out the gate and dominate the LA Kings than on national TV, on the last night before the NHL

January 20, 20154

Sharks head coach Todd McLellan: “I’m concerned about our drive right now.”

Todd McLellan didn’t want to say it was a lack of “passion” that doomed the Sharks to another home loss on Monday night. But there was really no other way

couture teeth
January 18, 20150

Sharks watch humbling video, refs blame Couture for on-ice dental mishap

Occasionally there are excess story lines from a Sharks game that don’t make it into the evening’s game wrap. Not because they aren’t important, but because there just isn’t room.

couture teeth
January 17, 20150

Couture suffers two chipped teeth, Sharks lose 4-3 to Flames in OT

With the way the first period of Saturday night’s game played out, it was amazing the Sharks were able to create any offense against the visiting Calgary Flames. San Jose entered

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January 15, 20151

Sharks open homestand with fast-paced 3-1 win over Leafs

There are a couple good roads to take when kicking off a long homestand, and the Sharks managed to find one of those avenues on the way to their 3-1

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January 14, 20150

Line & player combos that could boost Sharks during upcoming homestand

Before the game-winning goal in the Sharks’ 3-2 victory over the Arizona Coyotes, I was in a discussion via Twitter with a fan who started becoming disenchanted with Justin Braun

January 11, 20151

Sharks improved effort isn’t enough to beat red-hot Rangers

The Sharks looked better on Saturday night than they did in their previous game in St. Louis. They skated cleaner and fought harder. The effort level had definitely gotten a

January 07, 20152

Several players filling void left by Thornton on Sharks’ “so far, so good” road trip

There is more to the Sharks’ back-to-back wins — on back-to-back nights, no less — besides the obvious “wow” factor in the late goals that decided both victories. Or the

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January 04, 20151

Sharks get routed in “disappointing” 7-2 loss to Blues

There are losses where you can try to blame bad ice, poor officiating or even a hectic travel schedule. But on Saturday night, the Sharks just played flat-out bad, and

sharks canucks
December 31, 20140

Sharks “pay the price” in 3-1 loss to Canucks

The desired result for the Sharks second matchup against the Vancouver Canucks was to not repeat their November 6 performance in which they fell 3-2. Tuesday’s tilt, however, was rather

sharks canucks
December 30, 20149

Sharks need win over Canucks to stay competitive in Pacific Division

Never mind the four-day break for Christmas, or that the ice might have been wonky after being newly placed after the Clippers’ afternoon game. You really can’t fall back on

Sharks Brent Burns
December 21, 20141

Sharks give St. Louis the blues in 3-2 OT win

The game-winning goal in Saturday night’s battle between the Sharks and the Blues looked as though it had been fired out of a cannon. As if the tight nature of

sharks oilers
December 19, 20140

“Youth movement” continues with Sharks’ 4-3 win over Oilers

The groggy style of play that comes along with having four days off reared its ugly head early in the Sharks’ Thursday night rematch with the visiting Oilers. “It took

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December 14, 20140

Sharks get under Predators’ skin in shutout win

Even with the current homestand going their way, the Sharks had a big challenge ahead of them Saturday night when the surging Nashville Predators came into town. Particularly when it

sharks outdoor sweater
December 12, 20145

Sharks finally unveil Stadium Series sweater to not-so-rave reviews

When it comes to the upcoming Sharks-Kings outdoor game, all anybody has really cared about is what the team’s specialty jerseys will look like. Honestly, the excitement of an outdoor

December 12, 20141

Alex Stalock gives Sharks winning edge over Wild

Considering that the Sharks hosted the Wild at a time when both team’s defenses were depleted, Thursday night’s game could have been incredibly high-scoring. It also could have spelled disaster for

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December 10, 20140

Sharks overcome mistakes and injury to defeat Oilers

The Sharks’ Tuesday night rematch with the Edmonton Oilers was far from pretty. To be frank, their defensive game got pretty sloppy in the first frame. It even looked like

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December 08, 20140

Sharks enter homestand looking for wins … and fan support

After a raucous come-from-behind victory over the Boston Bruins last Thursday, San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski admitted: It had been a long time since he had heard the crowd

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