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San Jose Sharks: 3 Keys to Beating the Anaheim Ducks

October 14th, 2011
San Jose travels to Anaheim tonight to take on their hated-rival Anaheim Ducks.Of course, the Sharks can always find other ways to win, like great goaltending or scoring six goals again. However, playing the Ducks is like playoff hockey, and it's going to be the small things that count.If the ...

San Jose Sharks vs. Vanvouver Canucks Preseason Impressions

September 30th, 2011
It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game. Especially in the preseason.The Sharks suited up last night against a Vancouver Canucks team that was without their best five players, including the Sedin twins.The Sharks ended up taking the victory easily and, from the first look ...

San Jose Sharks Dominant in Season Series Clincher Vs. Detroit Red Wings

March 4th, 2011
The San Jose Sharks came into action last night against the perennial powerhouse Detroit Red Wings on the heels of a miracle win against the Colorado Avalanche where Joe Thornton made a one in a million deflection to tie a then 1-0 game in the final minutes where the Sharks ...

Antti Niemi’s Contract Extension and the Future of San Jose Sharks Goaltending

March 1st, 2011
Antti Niemi signed a four-year extension that will keep him in teal through the 2014-15 season. At $3.8 million per year, a salary-cap friendly price for a Stanley Cup winning and underrated net-minder, Niemi is currently the longest contracted Shark—and the only player under contract for the 2014-2015 season. ...

Friday Night In Hockey Live Blog

December 10th, 2010
The Detroit Red Wings is a fun team to watch. Mike Babcock is the premiere coach in the NHL as the Detroit Red Wings are once again the top team after a 3-1 lead in the second period.   Datsyuk is the premiere player in the league in the World right ...

For the San Jose Sharks, Stage Set for Biggest Choke Ever

May 6th, 2010
Everyone in Sharks Nation wants to believe their team has this round sewn up. The players are saying the right things about the fourth game being the hardest game to win, but is this all just stage-setting for the biggest production of Sharks playoff choking in their brief history? With a ...

San Jose Sharks Bring Their Brooms To Detroit as They Look to Sweep Red Wings

May 4th, 2010
It's time to sweep up the dusty remains of a once great Detroit Red Wings Franchise that dominated the NHL. A few years ago San Jose found themselves in the same exact situation as they do today, and even after taking an early lead in Game Three, the ...

Nabokov Stellar in 5-0 Shutout Victory

April 23rd, 2010
The kids from Colorado skated off the ice last night like teenage boys having their hearts broken for the first time. With a fatherly arm around them, the Sharks can say "Cheer up there son.  Your time will come.  We know exactly how you're feeling and it's not easy." There're plenty of ...

San Jose Sharks Take Back Home Ice Advantage

April 21st, 2010
For a team from Northern California, the San Jose Sharks sure knew how to celebrate 4/20 in style! In a must win game, the San Jose Sharks showed their mettle once again by putting the Avalanche away midway through the first overtime session. In what is turning out to be a highly ...

San Jose Sharks Show Dominance In OT Loss

April 19th, 2010
Sometimes you just have to laugh one off.  After dominating the last 50 minutes of play, another fluke goal sent the Sharks to the locker room with another playoff loss... a loss they can hold their heads high with. Remember the old saying when we were kids, it's not whether you ...