1. Ron Wilson Fired: 5 Reasons Todd McLellan May Be Next

    Ron Wilson was fired Friday by the Toronto Maple Leafs after a 1-9-1 run took his team from the playoffs to three games out of the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference. They scored just 24 goals (2...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 4,409 reads 40 comments

  2. San Jose Sharks Victims of Ryan Miller Theft in Loss to Buffalo Sabres

    Being a winning NHL goalie two nights in a row is tough. Posting two shutouts in the process is positively rare. But Thursday, Ryan Miller became the first goalie to post shutouts on back-to-back nights since...

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  3. Sabres vs. Sharks: San Jose Aims for Pacific Division Lead Against Buffalo

    The San Jose Sharks host the Buffalo Sabres Thursday night at HP Pavilion. They are two points behind the Phoenix Coyotes for the Pacific Division lead with a game in hand...

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  4. 2012 Stanley Cup Predictions: Western Conference Playoffs, Round 1

    With the trade deadline in the rear-view mirror, the final five-plus weeks of the NHL season comes a little bit more into focus. There were 15 trades in the final hours—almost a record-low, but still more than any other sport usually has...

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  5. NHL Trade Deadline: Grading the San Jose Sharks' Moves...and Non-Moves

    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson waited until the 12th hour ("11th hour" being a misnomer) to pull the trigger...

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  6. San Jose Sharks Blown out by Nashville Predators, Desperately Need Trade

    It is officially time to push the panic button. After the San Jose Sharks were blown out 6-2 by the Nashville Predators, anyone thinking this team has what it takes to win a Stanley Cup is fooling themselves...

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  7. San Jose Sharks Try to Salvage Road Trip with Win over Nashville Predators

    Thursday night, the San Jose Sharks got just their second win in seven games on their current road trip. It was hardly a convincing win, not just because of the close 2-1 score but because they were beaten in faceoffs, shots and hits...

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  8. Jack Johnson for Jeff Carter Trade Impacts San Jose Sharks, NHL

    During the Thursday night contest between the visiting San Jose Sharks and host Toronto Maple Leafs , the biggest trade of the season to date was being leaked, according to NHL...

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  9. San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs Battle to Stay off Life Support

    The San Jose Sharks head to the Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs at 4pm PST. Unless you are a fan of one of the teams—or of train wrecks—this game should not be on your to-do list...

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  10. NHL Trade Rumours: Rick Nash and 11 Others the San Jose Sharks Should Target

    Fans always think their teams should make this trade or that trade in the offseason or at the trade deadline. If it were that simple in real life, anyone could be a general manager...

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  11. San Jose Sharks Limp into Contest vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

    The San Jose Sharks are 1-3-1 on their current road trip. They were only 5-5-1 in the 11 games before that...

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  12. Detroit Red Wings Win 23 Straight at Home in San Jose Sharks' 3rd Straight Loss

    If there was any team that was supposed to break the NHL 's longest-ever 22-game home winning streak by the Detroit Red Wings , it was the San Jose Sharks ...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 429 reads 8 comments

  13. San Jose Sharks Stagger, Detroit Red Wings Swagger

    The San Jose Sharks hit the mid-point of their nine-game road trip in the worst possible place at the worst possible time. The Detroit Red Wings are on a record-setting run, with 22 straight regular season wins at home...

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  14. San Jose Sharks Lose to Tampa Bay Lightning Twice in One Evening

    Before the game, it was announced that the San Jose Sharks traded this summer's second-round pick acquired from Minnesota for the Tampa Bay Lightning 's seventh-round pick and forward Dominic Moore ...

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  15. San Jose Sharks Renew Battle with Tampa Bay Lightning

    When the Tampa Bay Lightning traveled to the Bay Area right before Christmas, they were two points below .500. The San Jose Sharks were 11 points over .500, and the difference showed, as they laid a 7-2 shellacking on their guests...

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  16. Owen Nolan's Top 5 Moments with the San Jose Sharks

    Last week, the most important hockey player in San Jose Sharks history announced his retirement. Patrick Marleau is a more skilled and accomplished player who is almost certain to have a longer career...

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  17. NHL and Concussions: Ralph Nader, Brendan Shanahan and Mike Milbury

    There are generally two schools of thought among followers of the NHL when it comes to cheap shots and fighting: Stop the violence or don't be a sissy. As always, common sense is near the middle...

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  18. Washington Captials Host San Jose Sharks in Battle of Underachievers

    No two teams have personified regular season success not translating in the playoffs as much as, perhaps, the Washington Capitals and the San Jose Sharks . Both teams are working towards a fifth straight division title...

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  19. San Jose Sharks: 10-Part Recipe for a Successful Road Trip

    The San Jose Sharks hosted a rare Friday evening game in February. Rare for two reasons: Most of their home games are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and they spend most of their Februarys on the road every year...

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  20. San Jose Sharks Host Chicago Blackhawks in Battle of Sleeping Giants

    On Jan. 15 (after my Green Bay Packers lose the divisional playoff game), the Chicago Blackhawks hosted the San Jose Sharks . Chicago held the most difficult of posts—Central Division leader—with 58 points in 45 games...

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  21. Owen Nolan Retires with San Jose Sharks, Is He a Hall of Famer?

    The San Jose Sharks made three roster moves this week. Not one of them will help the team right now, but two were focused on the future and one on the past: 1...

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  22. NHL Makeover: 10 Simple Steps to Improve the Game

    There may be no more dysfunctional league than the NHL . This is the reason Gary Bettman has had a hard time selling the game to the United States. It certainly is not for a lack of trying...

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  23. San Jose Sharks Dominate Dallas Stars, Phoenix Coyotes Await

    In the San Jose Sharks' post-game show, a graphic showed just how one-sided the team's series with the Dallas Stars has been: three wins, no losses, 14 goals scored and five yielded, 5-for-14 on the power play...

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  24. San Jose Sharks Come out of All-Star Break Swinging

    The San Jose Sharks have had their ups-and-downs this season. They started out with just two points through four games, then won five in a row en route to a 12-2-1 run...

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  25. San Jose Sharks: Biggest Playoff Goats in Team History

    Sports fans often oversimplify their team's failure to advance in the playoffs. The one person they blame is really just a scapegoat...

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