SHARKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Sharks wait a little longer to find out 2nd-round opponent

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks are happy to wait a little longer before finding out their second-round playoff opponent. While Anaheim and Nashville prepare for a Game 7, San Jose spent a second straight day Tuesday practicing and recuperating as part of its preparation for round two. ''We're always working on our foundation, which is applicable no matter who we're playing...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Do The San Jose Sharks Have What It Takes to Win the Stanley Cup?

The San Jose Sharks have been known for their lack of success in the postseason but 2016 looks very different. After missing the NHL playoffs last year the Sharks have not only moved on to the next round but took out a heavy favorite in the Los Angeles Kings in only five games. The Sharks were consistently dominant and were able to grind out important goals despite several hurdles...
Via The Sports Quotient
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Are Moving On

It’s sweet revenge for the San Jose Sharks today after knocking off the Los Angeles Kings Friday night, winning the series four games to one. It was two seasons ago that the Sharks had a 3-0 series lead on the Kings before LA came roaring back to take the series. With two of the best hockey beards you’re going to see in Joe Thornton and Brent Burns, the Sharks now wait to play...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks use depth to get past Kings in 1st round of playoffs

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks proved they are much more than just Joe Thornton, Patrick Marleau, Joe Pavelski and a handful of other stars. A season-long commitment to developing depth paid major dividends at a most crucial time. The secondary players led by talented Finnish rookie Joonas Donskoi's two goals delivered the bulk of the scoring in San Jose's 6-3 victory...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

SHARKS SAY NO TO SEQUEL IN TINSELTOWN

Getty Images For the second straight game, the Los Angeles Kings found themselves trailing 3-0 to the San Jose Sharks. After coming up 1 goal short in Wednesday’s 3-2 loss in game 4, the Kings scored 3 unanswered just 9:52 apart in the middle frame of game 5 to tie it at 3-3. The crowd awoke from a slumber on a lucky bounce off Anze Kopitar’s skate to break the ice. Then Jeff...
Via The Hockey Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Pavelski the key to San Jose Sharks’ success

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski might be the easiest guy in the NHL to root for. How is it that a humble, seventh round pick, small town Wisconsin guy with average size and speed, has become the most feared player on the ice in the first round series between the Sharks and Los Angeles Kings? There seem to be scarier characters. Pavelski’s teammates Brent Burns and Joe Thornton...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tweet of the Moment 4/22/16

First penalty kill for the #SJSharks after Ward gets called for tripping. #LAKvsSJS — San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) April 23, 2016 The Sharks really seem enthusiastic about this penalty kill don’t they? It shouldn’t surprise you. Sharks are killing machines. If they weren’t underwater, they would be salivating for the kill.
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks, Rebels both win in Super Rugby

DUNEDIN, New Zealand (AP) Flyhalf Garth April kicked five penalties from five attempts to give the Durban-based Sharks a 15-14 win over the Highlanders Friday in one of the most contentious matches of the season in Super Rugby. The defending champion Highlanders played the majority of the match with 14 men after losing center Jason Emery to a red card in the 13th minute for a...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sharks dare to dream

SAN JOSE, CA – APRIL 20: Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates after he scored a goal in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the NHL 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 20, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The Sharks had one of the biggest, most notorious...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks fan trolls Darryl Sutter with ‘Kings Eat Farts’ message (pic)

The Los Angeles Kings may have gotten the last laugh Monday night by beating the San Jose Sharks by a score of 2-1 to get themselves back into the series, albeit at a 2-1 deficit, but one wisenheiming Sharks backer elicited a chuckle or two courtesy of a couple of flatulent-related messages scrawled on his phone. During several moments in the game, the Sharks fan, seated directly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks fan celebrates overtime loss to Kings (Video)

An apparently confused San Jose Sharks fan raised some eyebrows when she stood up and celebrated as her team lost in overtime to the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 3 of their NHL first round playoff series.Kings left winger Tanner pearson scored the game winner at the 3:47 mark in overtime to help cut the Kings series deficit to 2-1. The loss was extremely disappointing to most of...
Via Holdout Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL postseason opening round quick hits: Sharks vs. Kings

VitalsLos Angeles: (48-28-6) 2nd in Pacific DivisionSan Jose: (46-30-6) 3rd in Pacific DivisionSeason SeriesThe Sharks took three of the five matchups between the California foes this season, including a 5-2 victory on March 28 that clinched their playoff berth.Looking at the MatchupThe most obvious  story line heading into this series is that this is the rematch of the 2014 first...
Via Yardbarker
14 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Jose Sharks' newest player has modeled for Versace

The San Jose Sharks announced they signed a 23-year-old Lithuanian goalie Monday, and he's really, really, ridiculously good looking. Mantas Armalis joins the Sharks from Djurgardens in the Swedish Hockey League, where he has been steadily rising up hockey ladder. Via the Sharks:"Mantas had a number of NHL suitors and we are excited that he chose San Jose," said Wilson. "We've...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Your 2015-16 Expected +/- Leader: Joe Thornton

At the beginning of the season, we introduced a new metric called Expected +/-. This statistic shows what we'd expect a player's +/- to be, based on where his team's and his opponent's shots came from while he was on the ice in even-strength situations. The expected value of these shots is based upon league-wide shooting percentages from various locations on the ice. The 2014-15...
Via Sports-Reference
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter DeBoer says Brent Burns should be a Norris candidate

San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns is quietly having an incredible year and his head coach Peter DeBoer told the media he wonders why the 31-year-old’s name hasn’t been discussed more for the Norris Trophy. “I can’t understand why he’s not in those conversations more for (the Norris Trophy),” DeBoer told Curtis Pashelka of the Mercury News. “He’s a version...
Via Puck Drunk Love
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks clinch playoffs, confident they can 'play with anybody'

It’s that festive time of year, the last stretch before the NHL playoffs. Yes, it took a winless week at home before the San Jose Sharks finally clinched a playoff berth. But hey, there’s no denying that they did it in epic fashion.On home ice. Against the Los Angles Kings — a matchup where saying there's "no love lost" is an understatement.“Obviously getting into the playoffs...
Via Yardbarker
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonathan Quick makes absurd stick save to rob Sharks’ Logan Couture

On Monday night at SAP Center, Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick made as ridiculous of a paddle save as you’ll see in the NHL this year. Watch Quick use his stick to incredibly deny the San Jose Sharks’ Logan Couture of a goal in the final seconds of the second period: The veteran Kings goaltender has made a lot of ridiculous saves in his career, but that one has to...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton ruffled feathers with quote on baseball celebrations

Joe Thornton has never been afraid to give the media a good quote. He is one of the rare great players who will interact with the media and say exactly what is on his mind. Remember what he said he’d pull out and stroke if he ever scored four goals? When he talked to Kevin Kurz of the Comcast Sports Network, no one should have been surprised when he spoke plainly and directly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton has high praise for Brent Burns

One note about covering a San Jose Sharks game: It’s anyone's guess what Brent Burns might be wearing post-game.For instance, he emerged from the locker room following Tuesday’s win over the Boston Bruins dressed  in his St. Patty’s Day finest: a double-breasted Kelly green blazer complete with matching slacks and a coordinating pocket square, a feathered fedora one might...
Via Yardbarker
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks giving away Chia Burns

A lot of NHL teams have some pretty special and unique giveaways. None are as special and as amazing as the San Jose Sharks giving away Chia Burns. Remember Chia Pets, the pottery that grows? Now you can try to grow your best beard on a Chia Brent Burns. Via the Sharks promotions page, here’s how you can get your Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia Burns: Here’s your chance to see if you can grow...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

The John Scott movie is 'going to happen' 'fairly quickly,' according to Scott

John Scott’s journey from fan-voted, NHL-banned enforcer to All-Star MVP seems like a natural fit for a sports movie, and now it appears that the “potential movie” his agent talked about Feb. 1 is getting closer to reality. Scott appeared on Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto Wednesday, and told host Dean Blundell that a movie is in the works and may be coming soon: “The movie...
Via Awful Announcing
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

John Scott wins NHL All-Star MVP, zings Jeremy Roenick

It’s John Scott’s world and we’re all just living in it.  After the iconic everyman was voted into the 2016 NHL All-Star Game and named captain, it would have been a great story if it had ended with his stepping on the ice, getting a standing ovation, and having that be the fairy-tale conclusion. But Scott didn’t settle for that.  The enforcer with just 5 career goals...
Via Awful Announcing
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Is San Jose's point streak finally legitimate?

It's been a season of major ups and downs for the San Jose Sharks, but with a five-game point streak under their belt, it looks like things are finally falling in San Jose's favor.  The Shark's four-game win streak ended with a 4-3 shoot out loss against Ottawa on Monday. But since they were able to take the game into overtime, the Sharks still earned one point for their efforts...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison’s widow denies that he was HIV-positive

The widow of late boxer Tommy Morrison, who died in 2013 from AIDS, is claiming that Morrison had never actually contracted HIV and his diagnosis came about because of either incompetence or conspiracy. Trisha Morrison appeared on the Let’s Get It On Podcast, hosted by long-time MMA referee John McCarthy and MMA commentator Sean Wheelock, and spoke about her husband’s diagnosis...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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