San Jose Sharks

Sharks ink pair of European prospects
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More than four weeks have passed since the Sharks were dispatched by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau appear no closer to signing contract extensions than when the season ended.  Sharks general manager Doug Wilson faces some of the toughest decisions of his 14-year […]

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Barracuda power play leads the way in Game 2 win over Grand Rapids
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SAN JOSE – The Sharks’ top minor league affiliate, the San Jose Barracuda, has advanced to the American Hockey League’s conference final round. The best-of-seven series against the Grand Rapids Griffins begins on Saturday at SAP Center for Game 1 and continues on Sunday for Game 2. Their performance so far, both in the regular […]

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Sharks sign defenseman from Czech Republic
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More than four weeks have passed since the Sharks were dispatched by the Edmonton Oilers in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau appear no closer to signing contract extensions than when the season ended.  Sharks general manager Doug Wilson faces some of the toughest decisions of his 14-year […]

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Sharks re-sign forwards Karlsson, Donskoi
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Karlsson's deal is for three years and Donskoi's contract is for two years. Karlsson, 26, recorded 22 points (11 goals, 11 assists), 73 shots on goal and set career highs in both plus/minus (+7) and penalty minutes (22) in a career-best 67 games played with the Sharks in 2016-17.

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Thursday, May 11: A Sharks' offseason roster shakeup?
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Here are all the links from around the hockey world, and what Im reading, while enjoying watching Trollhunters on Netflix with my son. *FOH (Friend of Haggs) Kevin Kurz says that its time for the San Jose Sharks to make a big move with their roster. *With the New York Rangers officially done for the […]

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Boedker tops list of disappointing Sharks depth forwards
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SAN JOSE – There was an NHL coaching casualty on Monday on a team that flamed out in the first round. No, it wasn’t in San Jose. It was in Chicago, as the Blackhawks fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen, who was in charge of their penalty kill. Chicago, swept by Nashville despite finishing atop the […]

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Sharks say Thornton knee surgery 'successful'
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The NHL's San Jose Sharks said Tuesday that captain Joe Thornton underwent successful surgery to repair two damaged ligaments in his left knee. Canada's Thornton had the procedure on Monday, and the Sharks said he is expected to make a complete recovery and be ready for the start of his 21st NHL campaign. Thornton's next […]

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Facial fractures for Couture; Thornton undergoes surgery
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SAN JOSE – There was an NHL coaching casualty on Monday on a team that flamed out in the first round. No, it wasn’t in San Jose. It was in Chicago, as the Blackhawks fired assistant coach Mike Kitchen, who was in charge of their penalty kill. Chicago, swept by Nashville despite finishing atop the […]

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Couture in ‘uncomfortable state’ after two facial fractures
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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture played in the postseason despite two fractures in his face along with the plastic and wiring in his mouth that kept his teeth in place. You can see a picture of Couture’s damaged mouth here, but a warning — it’s pretty gross.

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After surgery, Joe Thornton should be ready for 2017-18 (Wherever he plays)
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The San Jose Sharks sent out a positive update in that regard: after successful surgery yesterday, Thornton is expected to be ready to play by the start of the 2017-18 season. It doesn’t settle an even bigger one, though: where will Thornton play next year? The impression is that Thornton wants to come back, too, […]

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Joe Thornton played playoffs with torn ACL, MCL
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San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton played this postseason with a torn MCL and ACL, coach Peter DeBoer said. The 37-year-old Thornton suffered the injury on April 3 when his knee collided with Vancouver forward Michael Chaput.

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Eulogy: Remembering the 2016-17 San Jose Sharks
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(Ed. Note: As the Stanley Cup Playoffs continue, we’re bound to lose some friends along the journey. We’ve asked for these losers, gone but not forgotten, to be eulogized by the people who knew the teams best: The bloggers and fans who hated them the

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