McLellan Puts Talbot in Tough Spot

It is next to impossible to go out and find an NHL coach who doesn’t make his share of bad decisions over the course of a season. No matter who we are talking about, mistakes are going to be made. In a campaign that has seen little go wrong for the Edmonton Oilers, very few of Todd McLellan missteps have come back to bite him or his team. However, the decision to start Cam Talbot...
Via The Hockey Writers
14 hours ago

Brent Burns Deserves the Norris Trophy This Year

Via FOX Sports
1 day ago

What is wrong with the San Jose Sharks?

Only a week ago, the San Jose Sharks seemed to be ready as ever to take on whatever postseason opponents that they might face in the first few rounds. They had recently faced some very good hockey teams where they won seven of their previous nine games against teams as good as the Washington Capitals. Four games later, people are starting to wonder what in the world happened to them...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks in a Dry Spell

Defense is a non-issue for the San Jose Sharks having one of the top defenses in the league. Throughout the season, though, the Sharks’ offense has been sporadic at times. As the regular season enters the final stretch, offensive production has once again become an issue. A current four-game skid has seen the Sharks’ once comfortable lead in the Pacific Division dwindle. San...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 days ago

Sharks sign college free agent Tim Clifton

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks have signed unrestricted free agent center Tim Clifton to a two-year contract. Clifton will join San Jose's AHL affiliate on an amateur tryout for the rest of the season before the contract signed Monday officially kicks in. The 24-year-old Clifton just finished his senior season at Quinnipiac. He had 13 goals and 12 assists in 39 games...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brent Burns & Forward Thinking

The San Jose Sharks continue to be a good hockey team and they are led by the best blueliner in the game today, Brent Burns. Burns has put together a remarkable season. His offensive game is dominant. His defense, once a source of near-constant consternation, has improved dramatically. And yet, under some very specific, very important circumstances, the Sharks might be better with...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Pavelski scores 2 in Sharks' 4-1 win over Sabres

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joe Pavelski scored twice and the San Jose Sharks ended a long streak of futility against the Buffalo Sabres with a 4-1 victory Tuesday night. Logan Couture and Michael Haley also scored for San Jose, and Martin Jones made 22 saves for his 32nd win of the season. The Sharks snapped a five-game home losing streak to Buffalo and ended its franchise-best 11...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavelski's 2 goals lead Sharks past Stars 5-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joe Pavelski scored twice, backup goalie Aaron Dell made 29 saves to win his fourth straight start, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Dallas Stars 5-1 on Sunday night. Patrick Marleau, Joel Ward and Chris Tierney also scored to give the first-place Sharks their sixth win in eight games. San Jose remained seven points ahead of Anaheim in the Pacific Division...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Potential first round matchups

The San Jose Sharks are not officially locked into a playoff position just yet, but with only 15 games remaining in the season, it is all but certain that they will be back in the race for the Stanley Cup. The Sharks seem to have a pretty tight hold on the Pacific division as they have seven more points than the Calgary Flames and the Anaheim Ducks with a game in hand. Assuming...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5 best hockey fights from Week 20 in the NHL: Brenden Dillon, Ryan Kesler, Mike Fisher

Welcome to Hockey Fights of the Week! If you’re new to this column (which has previously run over on our sister site, Puck Drunk Love), the premise here is pretty simple. Each week, we gather up the five best fights from the previous week in the NHL, rank them and present them to you for your viewing enjoyment. That’s it! Now, sit back and enjoy some quality hockey altercations...
Via The Comeback
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sidney Crosby reaching 1,000 career points is one of the greatest accomplishments in NHL history

In this scoring-deprived era in the NHL, reaching 1,000 points is an impressive milestone. It signifies a player has been at least very productive for a long time. Many times, like with Henrik Sedin last month, it happens when a player is reaching the end of his career. Sometimes, like with Alex Ovechkin last month or Joe Thornton a few years back, a player has a good amount left...
Via The Comeback
February 16, 2017  |  Discuss

What should the San Jose Sharks expansion draft strategy be?

At the end of the season, the National Hockey League will be welcoming their first team since the year 2000 and the San Jose Sharks will need to plan ahead. This offseason expansion comes with a very rare and interesting event known as the expansion draft. Every team is forced to participate and could potentially lose out on some of their impactful depth players. The rules are as...
February 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Video: Logan Couture congratulates Henrik Sedin on 1,000 points during a faceoff

A player reaching 1,000 points in their NHL career is a pretty special accomplishment applauded by fans and players alike. Henrik Sedin recently hit the 1,000-point milestone and received a special congratulatory message from Logan Couture right before a faceoff. Some accomplishments transcend any rivalries and competitions. That’s a special moment and fans are lucky it was captured.
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 12, 2017  |  Discuss

NHL congratulates Patrick Marleau on 500th goal with video of Patrick Kane

Being a social media manager for a big, public account is a difficult task. One small mistake on a tweet can be immediately amplified and scrutinized, as the official NHL account found out this morning.The NHL sent out a congratulatory tweet to San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau for his 500th career goal. There was an issue with the post, however, as instead of using video of...
Via The Comeback
February 03, 2017  |  Discuss

Clarification Please: The NHL's offsides review still a work in progress

Welcome to Clarification Please, an ongoing series in which Yardbarker will take a look at rulings that have players, coaches and fans a bit puzzled. Whether it is regarding old "unwritten rules" or a new subsection IV schedule, these are some rules in which we would like to get more clarification from the leagues.In its freshman campaign, the NHL’s coaches challenge had plenty...
Via Yardbarker
January 25, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Patrick Marleau scored four goals in a period

Here’s something you might have missed in your East Coast slumber last night: Patrick Marleau went all Mario Lemieux on the Colorado Avalanche, scoring four goals in a period for the first time since Le Magnifique did it in 1997. When you join a list with Mario Lemieux on it, it’s mighty impressive … especially when you’re only the 12th person on that list. Just as impressive...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Big John McCarthy has words with Tito Ortiz after Bellator 170 fight

Tito Ortiz defeated Chael Sonnen by submission in the first round of their fight at Bellator 170 on Saturday at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. in what was his final fight. Ortiz held onto his choke well beyond the point of Sonnen tapping out, forcing referee Big John McCarthy to pull Ortiz off Sonnen. Tito held on to that choke way too long #Bellator170
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Brent Burns, Joe Thornton and their beards star in great Sharks spot (vid)

Brent Burns and Joe Thornton aren’t only San Jose Sharks teammates, they’re beard brothers. The two superstars boast the fantastically long and unkempt beards in NHL history, something that’s made the instantly recognizable both on and off the ice. The beards of Burns and Thornton take center stage in a delightful ad promoting the latter’s upcoming “Joe Thornton Chia...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
January 17, 2017  |  Discuss

Sharks News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Did Team USA's victory save the World Baseball Classic?

The Rewind: George Mason's improbable run to the Final Four

Breaking down the Naismith Award race

Eat, Drink, Watch: Weekends are for upsets

The 'Once again, Barry Bonds is the best power hitter in San Francisco' quiz

The NFL distraction playbook

With Team USA's victory the WBC (finally) lived up to its potential

The Aesthetic: The world of player exclusive sneakers

Which Sweet 16 team should you be rooting for?

NBA Referee Hotline Bling: Steph Curry pushes OKC's buttons

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker