San Jose Sharks

NHL awards 2017: Brent Burns wins his first Norris Trophy
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The San Jose Sharks blue liner is the league’s best defenseman. San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns was named the 2017 Norris Trophy winner at the NHL Awards show on Wednesday. This is the first time that Burns has won the award, a year after finishing third.

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Kids at Disney World thought Sharks’ Brent Burns was a pirate, and who can blame them
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It must be the beard. Disney World is a place full of wonder and magic and San Jose Sharks player Brent Burns looking like a pirate. Or at least that’s what kids at the amusement park thought when they asked the NHL player for an autograph

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Brent Burns says kids confused him for a pirate at Disney World
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Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks could not avoid signing autographs while at Disney World with his family. It had nothing to do with the fact that he's a professional hockey player, though—it's because children thought he was a pirate. Burns described the case of mistaken identity in an interview on Tuesday.

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Sharks fan alert: Patrick Marleau will make Milpitas appearance
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On Saturday in Milpitas, fans can meet the San Jose Sharks’ all-time leading scorer, Patrick Marleau, see what he thought of that Penguins-Predators series, ask how his off-season is going … or maybe even broach the elephant-in-the-room subject, his future. Marleau will appear from 1 to 3 p.m. June 17 at the grand opening weekend […]

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Devils acquire d-man Mirco Mueller from Sharks
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The New Jersey Devils have added a young defenseman to their organization, acquiring Mirco Mueller from the San Jose Sharks. The Devils also picked up the Sharks’ fifth-round pick in this year’s NHL Draft, in exchange for New Jersey’s second-round pick and fourth-round pick this year. Mueller, who just turned 22 years old in March, was […]

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Google downtown San Jose village plans swell, reach 8 million square feet
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SAN JOSE — Google’s plans to reshape a ramshackle section of downtown San Jose could potentially reach 8 million square feet, according to a new staff memo that was prepared for a key City Council meeting next week. Mountain View-based Google is talking with city officials about enough development to equate to six major regional […]

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Video: Watch Pittsburgh Penguins celebrate repeat Stanley Cup win
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One of these days, the Penguins need to get around to winning the Stanley Cup in Pittsburgh. Much like when they dispatched the San Jose Sharks last year, the Penguins ended the 2017 Stanley Cup Final in six games, so they celebrated that big win

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Blowouts more common than close games in Stanley Cup Final
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Charles Barkley and hockey fans across the country have tuned in to watch the Stanley Cup Final between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators, no matter the score – and the score hasn't always been close. Barkley said the NHL playoffs were more entertaining than the NBA's, and ratings are up considerably from a year […]

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Report: Extension could come soon for Martin Jones, Sharks
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The San Jose Sharks might not procrastinate when it comes to re-signing goalie Martin Jones. TSN’s Pierre LeBrun reports that negotiations are going well between the two sides, making it possible that a contract extension could come as early as July. Jones, 27, will see his $3 million cap hit expire after the 2017-18 season.

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Sharks sign goalie Grosenick to two-year, two-way deal
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The San Jose Sharks handed a two-year, two-way deal to goalie Troy Grosenick on Monday. At the moment, the 27-year-old seems slated to be third on the Sharks’ organizational depth chart. Aaron Dell could indeed be a target for the Vegas Golden Knights consider his strong AHL numbers and the outstanding .931 save percentage he […]

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Sharks director of player development Larry Robinson won’t return next season
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Larry Robinson will not be back with the San Jose Sharks next season. A team spokesman confirmed Thursday that Robinson’s contract expires in the summer and that he will not return. Robinson had been with the Sharks for the five seasons, first as an associate coach for two years and then […]

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Morning Skate: Larry Robinson parts ways with Sharks
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Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what Im reading, while refraining from shoving any world leaders today. *Larry Robinson and the San Jose Sharks are parting after working together for five seasons, per FOH (Friend of Haggs) Kevin Kurz. *Speaking of Kurz, he also has a Sharks mailbag on which […]

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