Short-handed Sharks Fall to Desperate Panthers 5-3

photo from sfgate.com: Florida Panthers’ Mike Hoffman, right, celebrates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. By Jerry Feitelberg SAN JOSE–The desperate Florida Panthers started the first game of the dreaded three-team California gauntlet with aContinue reading “Short-handed Sharks Fall to Desperate Panthers 5-3”

Flames Burn Sharks 6-2, Tkachuk Dives and Dazzles

photo from sfgate.com: Calgary Flames’ Mark Jankowski, top right, celebrates after scoring a goal against San Jose Sharks goalie Aaron Dell, bottom left, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in San Jose, Calif By Matthew Harrington SAN JOSE–The Calgary Flames fourth line and power play were lethal MondayContinue reading “Flames Burn Sharks 6-2, Tkachuk Dives and Dazzles”

Hertl Exits Sharks 5-2 Loss to Vancouver Early with Injury

photo from theprovince.com: Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom, left, blocks a shot from San Jose Sharks’ Tomas Hertl during the first period of an NHL hockey game Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. By Jerry Feitelberg The San Jose Sharks suffered two losses Wednesday night against the Vancouver Canucks, first seeing Tomas HertlContinue reading “Hertl Exits Sharks 5-2 Loss to Vancouver Early with Injury”

Milestones Galore for Marleau in Sharks 4-2 Win Over Ducks

sfgate.com photo: The San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau gets congratulations after scoring in the second period of Monday night’s game against the Anaheim Ducks at SAP Center in San Jose By Jerry Feitelberg It’s a shame Patrick Marleau didn’t pick a song for the first game the San Jose Sharks decided to use individual playerContinue reading “Milestones Galore for Marleau in Sharks 4-2 Win Over Ducks”

Without Couture Sharks Beat Blazing Blue Jackets 3-1

sfgate.com photo: San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton (19) skates with the puck against Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Vladislav Gavrikov (44) and goaltender Elvis Merzlikins (90) during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020 By Matthew Harrington SAN JOSE–Despite missing their captain and top line center,Continue reading “Without Couture Sharks Beat Blazing Blue Jackets 3-1”

Missed Opportunity Costly in Sharks 3-2 Loss to Coyotes, Hall has Game-Winning Assist in Arizona Debut

Photo credit: @ArizonaCoyotes By Matthew Harrington SAN JOSE — Despite fresh faces behind the bench drawing up the plays, the San Jose Sharks power play remains dismal. On Tuesday night, it hit the low point of the season against the Arizona Coyotes. Trailing 3-2 at home, the Sharks were gifted a 6-on-3 for 43 secondsContinue reading “Missed Opportunity Costly in Sharks 3-2 Loss to Coyotes, Hall has Game-Winning Assist in Arizona Debut”

Sharks Lose Boughner’s Debut 6-3; Make that six consecutive winless games

Photo credit: @NBCSSharks By Jerry Feitelberg Meet the new Sharks, same as the old Sharks. In their first game since the firing of Peter DeBoer and a number of other coaching staff moves, the San Jose Sharks still ran into familiar problems of an ineffective power play and subpar goaltending in a 6-3 loss toContinue reading “Sharks Lose Boughner’s Debut 6-3; Make that six consecutive winless games”

Sharks Stumble Against NHL-Best Caps, Lose 5-2

Photo credit: @SanJoseSharks By Matthew Harrington SAN JOSE–After a torrid stretch of November, the San Jose Sharks December has been a good reminder of how difficult it is to win in the NHL. Tuesday night, the Sharks were visited by the NHL leaders the Washington Capitals (20-4-5) and despite Alexander Ovechkin being held pointless, theContinue reading “Sharks Stumble Against NHL-Best Caps, Lose 5-2”

Power Play Power Outage Problematic in Sharks 5-1 Loss to Jets

photo from sfgate.com: Winnipeg Jets right wing Patrik Laine (29) is congratulated by teammates after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2019 By Jerry Feitelberg The San Jose Sharks felt the absence of Tomas Hertl especially hardContinue reading “Power Play Power Outage Problematic in Sharks 5-1 Loss to Jets”

Sharks’ Six-Game Win Streak Snapped, Oilers Top San Jose 5-2

Photo credit: @SanJoseSharks By Matthew Harrington SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks six-game win streak was snapped Tuesday night, and done so in emphatic fashion by the Pacific Division leaders. The Edmonton Oilers came in to the SAP Center and outclassed the Sharks in almost every aspect of the game, rolling to a 5-2Continue reading “Sharks’ Six-Game Win Streak Snapped, Oilers Top San Jose 5-2”