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May 16, 20133

Vlasic falls short of heroics, Sharks drop second straight to Kings

There’s nothing better in sports than “the hero narrative.” For San Jose, this narrative wrote itself in the second and third periods of Game 2. Down 2-1 in the second,

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May 15, 20132

Torres should be suspended for his hit on Stoll, but for how long?

Raffi Torres and Sharks’ general manager Doug Wilson are en route to New York City today for a hearing regarding the forward’s hit on Jarret Stoll in last night’s loss

Todd McLellan Sharks
May 14, 20134

Sharks shut out in Game 1, but series is far from over

It’s hard to draw a lot of promise from a shutout. Antti Niemi was far from bad, but Jonathan Quick was the goaltender who played like a Vezina candidate in

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May 13, 20135

Sharks set to beat the Kings, Zombies, Dodgers and Cartman

The Sharks’ Western Conference Semifinals opponent is now set. Thanks to Anaheim’s inevitable first round collapse, San Jose will be facing the Los Angeles Kings in the second round while

May 09, 20131

According to Ottawa Senators’ official Twitter feed, Sharks’ sweep of Canucks doesn’t count

Since most people around here enjoy a good excuse to cry “East Coast Bias,” let’s poke a little fun at the Ottawa Senators. Or whoever runs their Twitter account, anyway.

Pavelski goal scrum
May 07, 20134

Sharks sweep Canucks in overtime

The San Jose Sharks got out of the gates on this lockout-shortened NHL season hotter than any other team in the league. They won seven-straight games, with Patrick Marleau to

May 06, 20132

Sharks fans #Torresing goes viral

What a strange life I lead. Finals are bearing down on me like a great tidal wave on a row boat, and here I am, writing a post about “Torresing.”

May 05, 201313

The Big Pavelski returns in San Jose’s Game 3 rout of Vancouver

The only thing truly separating the Sharks from the Canucks at the end of the regular season was a division championship. In the Northwest, 59 points was more than enough

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May 03, 20135

Torres, Sharks steal Game 2 in Vancouver

The Sharks shouldn’t have won Game 2. Their attack in the first period was strong, but they conceded momentum to Vancouver in the second and third periods. It almost seemed

Jeremy Roenick
May 02, 20132

Jeremy Roenick is “happy for Marleau and all his fans”

Patrick Marleau scored a big goal in the Sharks 3-1 win over the Canucks last night, and you know what that means. The longest-tenured Shark may forever be unfortunately tied

May 01, 20132

Couture, Boyle lift Sharks to Game 1 win over Canucks

So much could have gone wrong with Roberto Luongo starting in goal for the opener of the Sharks’ opening-round battle with the Canucks. Luongo has been the subject of all

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May 01, 20138

This is Sharks playoff territory – why you should be watching

The puck drops on the Sharks’ Western Conference Quarterfinals battle with the Canucks at 7:30 pm tonight. They’ll have to share the spotlight with not only the Giants-Diamondbacks game but

San Jose Sharks
April 28, 20133

Sharks get the first-round matchup they wanted

The end of the season didn’t exactly transpire the way Sharks fans had hoped. Here we are, all banking on San Jose and Los Angeles hustling down the stretch for

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April 24, 201331

New commenting system for BASG

We’re always looking for ways to give back to everyone who reads the site, and this time we’ve modernized the site in the process. We gave the comments section here

San Jose Sharks
April 23, 20134

Sharks clinch ninth-straight playoff appearance

The Sharks were hanging onto a 3-2 lead with time expiring when Dallas made their finally push to tie the game. There was a flurry in front of the net,

Raffi Torres sharks
April 18, 20132

Sharks break Backstrom, explode towards playoff berth

The last five games of every NHL season are important when your team is in playoff contention, but that may be understating it for the top eight seeds in the

April 16, 20139

Raffi Torres – newest Sharks hero

Playoff-mania is officially back in San Jose. With six games remaining, it wouldn’t get much bigger than their Tuesday night battle with the Los Angeles Kings, and San Jose won

Logan Couture Sharks
April 15, 20133

Sharks cap roadie with convincing win over Phoenix

On the surface this was simply a chance for the Sharks to split their final extended road trip, but this 4-0 win over the Coyotes meant so much more. They

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April 13, 20131

Sharks can’t fight off slow start in 2-1 loss to Dallas

Although they won the faceoff battle 31-23, dominated in takeaways 10-3 and outshot the Dallas Stars 31-19, the San Jose Sharks couldn’t overcome the 2-0 first period deficit they found

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April 04, 20132

Sharks cap off weird day with physical win over Wild

This was one of the strangest trade deadlines in a long time for the San Jose Sharks. On Tuesday they said goodbye to long-time fan favorite Ryane Clowe, who reportedly

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