San Jose Sharks

Sharks sign Sorensen, who’s primed to fight for roster spot
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The San Jose Sharks’ summer is just about wrapped up, as they continue to ink depth players to “prove it” deals. 25-year-old forward Marcus Sorensen is the latest to receive such a contract, as the team signed him for two years on Tuesday. NBC Sports California’s Kevin Kurz reports that the contract is worth $700K each […]

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Sharks thank Patrick Marleau with full-page newspaper ad
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After he was selected by the team with the No. 2 overall pick in the 1997 NHL draft, Patrick Marleau went on to play 19 seasons with the San Jose Sharks. Marleau’s time with the Sharks officially came to an end this summer when he signed a three-year contract in free agency to join the […]

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PHT Morning Skate: The top 50 overtime goals of 2016-17
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–The NHL Network compiled a list of the top 50 overtime goals from the 2016-17 season. The top goal came from Team North America forward Nathan MacKinnon, who scored a gorgeous game-winner against Sweden’s Henrik Lundqvist during the World Cup of Hockey in September. It won’t be a surprise to anyone, but perennial underachievers like […]

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Sharks thank Patrick Marleau in full-page newspaper ad
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SAN JOSE – As we wrote last week, in his effort to set up the Sharks for long-term success, Doug Wilson has made some admirable moves recently. Norris Trophy winner Brent Burns, defensive stalwart Marc-Edouard Vlasic and franchise goalie Martin Jones will all be in San Jose for the foreseeable future with their respective contract extensions, […]

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Analysis: Are Sharks better or worse since the season ended?
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SAN JOSE – As we wrote last week, in his effort to set up the Sharks for long-term success, Doug Wilson has made some admirable moves recently. Norris Trophy winner Brent Burns, defensive stalwart Marc-Edouard Vlasic and franchise goalie Martin Jones will all be in San Jose for the foreseeable future with their respective contract extensions, […]

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Tierney reportedly accepts Sharks’ qualifying offer, could still be traded
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TVA’s Renaud Lavoie reports that Chris Tierney accepted the San Jose Sharks’ qualifying offer: a one-year offer for $730K. NBC Sports California’s Kevin Kurz believes that such a move won’t quiet trade talk regarding Tierney. Kurz indicates that, in re-signing Ryan Carpenter, the Sharks had less incentive to give Tierney more than that minimal qualifying offer.

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Unlikely hero emerges at Sharks prospects scrimmage
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Sean Dhooghe will remember July 6, 2017 for the rest of his life. The soon-to-be freshman at the University of Wisconsin stole the show at the Sharks fifth annual prospects scrimmage Thursday, endearing himself to the roughly 3,000 fans in attendance at the SAP Center by using his diminutive stature to weave in and out […]

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Check out even more of Burns, Thornton in ‘Body Issue’ (Just not at work)
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To give you an idea of what you’re in for – kind of – this Sharks tweet goes far, but not as far as the photos and clips will. As you would expect, Burns provide the funniest quotes to ESPN about the “Body Issue” experience. “The Body Issue” also includes members of the U.S. women’s […]

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NHL free agents following NBA path in picking destinations
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Kevin Shattenkirk could've gotten more money but took less to join the New York Rangers. Joe Thornton could've gotten a multiyear deal from someone but wanted to stay with the San Jose Sharks. Brian Campbell and Patrick Sharp could've gotten more money the past two summers but took the Chicago discount to return the Blackhawks.

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Sharks add Rob Zettler to coaching staff
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When Bob Boughner left the San Jose Sharks coaching staff to take over as the head coach of the Florida Panthers it left an opening on Peter DeBoer’s staff. On Monday, the Sharks filled that vacancy by bringing back Rob Zettler to serve as an assistant coach. “Rob has extensive experience working as a coach […]

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The courtship of Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau
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Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau never swam in the unrestricted free-agent pool before. The San Jose Sharks had paid them handsomely, were a contending team and never offered a salient reason to leave, especially because they loved living in the Bay Area. The suddenly money, and especially term, were considerations for the Sharks as they […]

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It’s official: Sharks re-sign Thornton to one-year deal
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Joe Thornton has officially returned to the San Jose Sharks. Hours after Patrick Marleau signed with Toronto, ending his time in San Jose, the Sharks announced they had officially re-signed Thornton to a one-year contract, confirming reports from yesterday. “Joe has become one of the faces of this franchise since his arrival in 2005 and […]

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