SHARKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Video: Black cat runs on ice, crosses Sharks bench before Game 1

There was a famous moment in the 1969 baseball season where a black cat ran on the field at Shea Stadium and crossed the Cubs dugout. Baseball players and fans, being the superstitious creatures they are, believed that the Cubs were cursed by the cat as they lost the division to the New York Mets that season. So are you superstitious? If so, and you’re a San Jose Sharks fan, then...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Burns, Doughty, Karlsson Named as Norris Finalists

The NHL announced the three finalists for the 2016 Norris Trophy on Friday evening. San Jose’s Brent Burns, Los Angeles’s Drew Doughty and Ottawa’s Erik Karlsson will be the competitors for the trophy honoring the NHL’s best defenseman of the 2015-16 season. Burns not only impressed voters with his beard growth, he had a very impressive offensive season. He led all defensemen...
Via The Hockey Writers
6 hours ago

Sharks fight through challenges to knock off Predators in series opener

The San Jose Sharks overcame some potential bad luck, some tough luck and a third-period deficit as they took Game 1 of their Western Conference series against the Nashville Predators on Friday. The Sharks exploded in the third period by scoring five times – including two empty-netters – turning Nashville’s one-goal advantage into a 5-2 win. Former Predator Joel Ward was the...
Via The Hockey News
10 hours ago

Joel Ward leads Sharks past Predators 5-2 in Game 1

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Joel Ward scored the tiebreaking goal against his former team with 8:11 remaining in regulation to help the San Jose Sharks rally past the Nashville Predators 5-2 on Friday night in Game 1 of their second-round series. Ward also set up Tomas Hertl's power-play goal that tied the game earlier in the period before scoring one of his own to help San Jose win...
Via Associated Press
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Face The Left-Handed Boxer

The opening round for the San Jose Sharks could not have gone any better. The Sharks eliminated the Los Angeles Kings in five games, using a variety of approaches to beat them. It allowed the Sharks to get rid of some demons from the reverse sweep of 2014 (Logan’s Couture’s comments after the series ended showed just how much the Kings were under his skin). The Sharks use four...
Via The Hockey Writers
22 hours ago

San Jose Sharks Face New Challenge in Nashville

The San Jose Sharks exorcised some postseason demons by eliminating the rival Los Angeles Kings in five games during the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Beginning with Game 1 on Friday night, San Jose will face a new test in round two against the Nashville Predators, who shocked the hockey world by besting the Pacific champion Anaheim Ducks in seven games to advance...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Predators-Sharks Preview

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Since the San Jose Sharks last played a game, the Nashville Predators fell behind Anaheim in their first-round series with a Game 5 loss and then responded with two straight wins to eliminate the Ducks. While the Predators have played three grueling games and taken two long flights, the Sharks have been resting and practicing for six days and are eager to...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs second-round preview: San Jose Sharks vs. Nashville Predators

SERIES STARTS: Friday, 10:30 p.m. ET, in San Jose. THE SHARKS WIN IF… The Sharks weren’t the popular pick in their first round series against the Kings, but Los Angeles was dismantled in five games by San Jose. The Sharks were considered the third-most likely of the three Pacific Division entries into the post-season to win the Stanley Cup, and now they’re the last team from...
Via The Hockey News
1 day ago

NHL postseason Round 2 quick hits: Sharks vs. Predators

VitalsNashville: 41-27-14 regular season, 4-3-0 in seven games played in Round 1San Jose: 46-30-6 regular season, 4-1-0 in five games played in Round 1Season SeriesNashville took two of three games played during the regular season, although in the final tilt San Jose came from behind to win 3-2 in the shootout.Playoff HistoryThe teams have previously met twice in the first round...
Via Yardbarker
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks wait a little longer to find out 2nd-round opponent

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks are happy to wait a little longer before finding out their second-round playoff opponent. While Anaheim and Nashville prepare for a Game 7, San Jose spent a second straight day Tuesday practicing and recuperating as part of its preparation for round two. ''We're always working on our foundation, which is applicable no matter who we're playing...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Do The San Jose Sharks Have What It Takes to Win the Stanley Cup?

The San Jose Sharks have been known for their lack of success in the postseason but 2016 looks very different. After missing the NHL playoffs last year the Sharks have not only moved on to the next round but took out a heavy favorite in the Los Angeles Kings in only five games. The Sharks were consistently dominant and were able to grind out important goals despite several hurdles...
Via The Sports Quotient
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks Are Moving On

It’s sweet revenge for the San Jose Sharks today after knocking off the Los Angeles Kings Friday night, winning the series four games to one. It was two seasons ago that the Sharks had a 3-0 series lead on the Kings before LA came roaring back to take the series. With two of the best hockey beards you’re going to see in Joe Thornton and Brent Burns, the Sharks now wait to play...
Via Beyond The Benches
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Pavelski the key to San Jose Sharks’ success

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski might be the easiest guy in the NHL to root for. How is it that a humble, seventh round pick, small town Wisconsin guy with average size and speed, has become the most feared player on the ice in the first round series between the Sharks and Los Angeles Kings? There seem to be scarier characters. Pavelski’s teammates Brent Burns and Joe Thornton...
Via isportsweb.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sharks dare to dream

SAN JOSE, CA – APRIL 20: Brent Burns #88 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates after he scored a goal in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round during the NHL 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center on April 20, 2016 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The Sharks had one of the biggest, most notorious...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks fan trolls Darryl Sutter with ‘Kings Eat Farts’ message (pic)

The Los Angeles Kings may have gotten the last laugh Monday night by beating the San Jose Sharks by a score of 2-1 to get themselves back into the series, albeit at a 2-1 deficit, but one wisenheiming Sharks backer elicited a chuckle or two courtesy of a couple of flatulent-related messages scrawled on his phone. During several moments in the game, the Sharks fan, seated directly...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks fan celebrates overtime loss to Kings (Video)

An apparently confused San Jose Sharks fan raised some eyebrows when she stood up and celebrated as her team lost in overtime to the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 3 of their NHL first round playoff series.Kings left winger Tanner pearson scored the game winner at the 3:47 mark in overtime to help cut the Kings series deficit to 2-1. The loss was extremely disappointing to most of...
Via Holdout Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL postseason opening round quick hits: Sharks vs. Kings

VitalsLos Angeles: (48-28-6) 2nd in Pacific DivisionSan Jose: (46-30-6) 3rd in Pacific DivisionSeason SeriesThe Sharks took three of the five matchups between the California foes this season, including a 5-2 victory on March 28 that clinched their playoff berth.Looking at the MatchupThe most obvious  story line heading into this series is that this is the rematch of the 2014 first...
Via Yardbarker
16 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Jose Sharks' newest player has modeled for Versace

The San Jose Sharks announced they signed a 23-year-old Lithuanian goalie Monday, and he's really, really, ridiculously good looking. Mantas Armalis joins the Sharks from Djurgardens in the Swedish Hockey League, where he has been steadily rising up hockey ladder. Via the Sharks:"Mantas had a number of NHL suitors and we are excited that he chose San Jose," said Wilson. "We've...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Peter DeBoer says Brent Burns should be a Norris candidate

San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns is quietly having an incredible year and his head coach Peter DeBoer told the media he wonders why the 31-year-old’s name hasn’t been discussed more for the Norris Trophy. “I can’t understand why he’s not in those conversations more for (the Norris Trophy),” DeBoer told Curtis Pashelka of the Mercury News. “He’s a version...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks clinch playoffs, confident they can 'play with anybody'

It’s that festive time of year, the last stretch before the NHL playoffs. Yes, it took a winless week at home before the San Jose Sharks finally clinched a playoff berth. But hey, there’s no denying that they did it in epic fashion.On home ice. Against the Los Angles Kings — a matchup where saying there's "no love lost" is an understatement.“Obviously getting into the playoffs...
Via Yardbarker
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton ruffled feathers with quote on baseball celebrations

Joe Thornton has never been afraid to give the media a good quote. He is one of the rare great players who will interact with the media and say exactly what is on his mind. Remember what he said he’d pull out and stroke if he ever scored four goals? When he talked to Kevin Kurz of the Comcast Sports Network, no one should have been surprised when he spoke plainly and directly...
Via Puck Drunk Love
March 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The John Scott movie is 'going to happen' 'fairly quickly,' according to Scott

John Scott’s journey from fan-voted, NHL-banned enforcer to All-Star MVP seems like a natural fit for a sports movie, and now it appears that the “potential movie” his agent talked about Feb. 1 is getting closer to reality. Scott appeared on Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto Wednesday, and told host Dean Blundell that a movie is in the works and may be coming soon: “The movie...
Via Awful Announcing
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

John Scott wins NHL All-Star MVP, zings Jeremy Roenick

It’s John Scott’s world and we’re all just living in it.  After the iconic everyman was voted into the 2016 NHL All-Star Game and named captain, it would have been a great story if it had ended with his stepping on the ice, getting a standing ovation, and having that be the fairy-tale conclusion. But Scott didn’t settle for that.  The enforcer with just 5 career goals...
Via Awful Announcing
January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Is San Jose's point streak finally legitimate?

It's been a season of major ups and downs for the San Jose Sharks, but with a five-game point streak under their belt, it looks like things are finally falling in San Jose's favor.  The Shark's four-game win streak ended with a 4-3 shoot out loss against Ottawa on Monday. But since they were able to take the game into overtime, the Sharks still earned one point for their efforts...
Via The Sports Quotient
January 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tommy Morrison’s widow denies that he was HIV-positive

The widow of late boxer Tommy Morrison, who died in 2013 from AIDS, is claiming that Morrison had never actually contracted HIV and his diagnosis came about because of either incompetence or conspiracy. Trisha Morrison appeared on the Let’s Get It On Podcast, hosted by long-time MMA referee John McCarthy and MMA commentator Sean Wheelock, and spoke about her husband’s diagnosis...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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