Raffi Torres sharks
June 20, 20132

Sharks re-sign Raffi Torres

San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced Thursday morning that they have re-signed Raffi Torres to a three-year, $6M contract extension. This comes two days after the news of

June 19, 20135

On the Radio Wars post that turned into a Damon Bruce appearance

It seems like a lot of people tuned in to listen to BASG and me on The Damon Bruce Show yesterday. The responses and outpouring of support was phenomenal, and

June 17, 20133

Logan Couture agrees to contract extension with the Sharks

It was only a few days ago that whispers started emerging about Logan Couture talking to the Sharks about extending his stay in San Jose. Now it’s official: Couture has

Damon Bruce KNBR
June 14, 201336

Trolling the Sharks becomes a staple of The Damon Bruce Show

The Chicago Blackhawks won Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in exhilarating, triple-overtime fashion on Wednesday night. The game itself was a great omen for hockey — it appears

Todd McLellan Sharks
June 12, 20131

Sharks reward head coach Todd McLellan with contract extension

It’s been a relatively slow period for Sharks news following their Western Conference Semifinals loss to the Kings, and expectedly so. The players took time to clean out their lockers

June 05, 20134

HP Pavilion to become SAP Center, but will still be called “The Tank” by everybody

The arena in which the Sharks play their home games has had a few different names during its existence. First it was San Jose Arena. Then, Compaq bought naming rights

May 29, 20131

BASGcast (Episode 39): Sharks get Quick’d, 49ers offseason update

Ruthless Sports Guy returns to BASGcast to discuss the Sharks’ loss to Jonathan Quick … err … the Kings. Plus, Bay Area Sports Guy and Bay Area Duck Guy break

May 29, 20136

It’s time to root against the Blackhawks

Today, Sharks fans go from being Stanley Cup hopefuls to casual hockey outsiders. It’s become a tradition now: at some point during each postseason, rooting for teams turns into rooting

Quick handshake
May 28, 20135

Sharks lose Game 7 to the Kings, fall short yet again

The Sharks are chokers. Playoff pretenders. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride. Their fans have gotten used to hearing their team pasted with these labels over the last several years,

Todd McLellan Sharks
May 23, 20135

Sharks drop Game 5 3-0 to Kings, face elimination on Sunday

A cold, desperate reality is setting in on the San Jose Sharks. Every year they seem to lift the spirit of their fan base, playing promising hockey down the stretch

burns hit
May 21, 20131

Sharks even series with 2-1 victory over Kings

There’s a reason most professional sports use seven-game series to determine which team advances. In hockey — like baseball or basketball — the best team doesn’t always win. In an

Jonathan Quick
May 19, 20133

Doug Wilson rips league, gets fined $100K; Jonathan Quick rips ref, gets fined $200

Something strange happened right after Logan Couture scored the Sharks’ game-winning goal in overtime last night. Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick, apparently very upset with the 5-on-3 power play the officials

May 18, 20132

Couture returns from injury to deliver Sharks OT win over Kings

To say this Sharks-Kings series is evenly-matched would be an understatement. Through three games, both teams have featured strong performances from their goaltenders, a fierce style of play and gritty,

vlasic down sj sharks
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,

torres hit
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

dodgers sweaters
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.”

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