San Jose Sharks Wiretap

Joe Thornton Has Knee Surgery Before Free Agency

Apr 25, 2017 1:42 AM

Before Sharks center Joe Thornton heads into an uncertain offseason where he could be a free agent, he had more pressing business.

Thornton underwent surgery on a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee Monday to repair an injury that sidelined him less than two weeks before he returned to play the final four games of a first-round series loss to the Oilers.

"I've been in this business a long time," GM Doug Wilson said. "You see a player play with that type of injury tells you all you need to know about him."

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Free Agent Rumor, Injury, Misc Rumor

NHL Names Pavelski, Bernier, Karlsson 'Three Stars'

Mar 13, 2017 6:12 PM

San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski, Anaheim Ducks goaltender Jonathan Bernier and Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 12.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Joe Thornton Records 1,000th Assist In Sharks Win

Mar 7, 2017 2:23 AM

Sharks center Joe Thornton became the 13th player in NHL history to record 1,000 assists when he had a helper on Joe Pavelski's empty-net goal to seal a 3-2 victory Monday night over the Jets.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Winnipeg Jets, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Sharks Send Prospect, Draft Pick To Canucks For Jannik Hansen

Mar 1, 2017 2:07 AM

The San Jose Sharks made a move on the eve of the NHL's trade deadline, acquiring winger Jannik Hansen from the Vancouver Canucks.

In return, the Canucks receive prospect Nikolay Goldobin and a conditional fourth-round pick, the teams announced Tuesday. The draft selection will become a first-round pick if the Sharks win the Stanley Cup this year.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Martin Havlat Retires After 14 NHL Seasons

Feb 9, 2017 1:43 AM

Martin Havlat has announced his retirement after putting up 594 points in 790 NHL games over 14 seasons.

Nicknamed "Mach 9" for his skating prowess, Havlat played for the Senators, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks, Devils and Blues. The 35-year-old announced his retirement on Wednesday through the NHL Players' Association.

Tags: Ottawa Senators, Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, New Jersey Devils, San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues, Misc Rumor

Patrick Marleau Scores 500th Career Goal

Feb 3, 2017 2:29 AM

Patrick Marleau scored his 500th career goal, Chris Tierney tallied twice and the surging San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Vancouver Canucks, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Sharks Trade Wingels To Sens For Two Prospects, Draft Pick

Jan 24, 2017 5:13 PM

The San Jose Sharks have traded forward Tommy Wingels to the Ottawa Senators for two minor league forwards and a 2017 seventh-round draft pick.

The deal made Tuesday helps clear up salary cap room for the Sharks if they want to make an addition before the trade deadline. Wingels is in the final year of a contract that pays him $2.475 million this season. San Jose will retain 30 percent of Wingels' remaining salary.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Patrick Marleau Scores Four Goals In Third Period

Jan 24, 2017 2:03 AM

Patrick Marleau's four-goal flurry in a 13 1/2-minute span helped the San Jose Sharks beat the last-place Colorado Avalanche 5-2 on Monday night for their fifth straight win.

The left wing became the 12th player in NHL history to score four goals in a period and the first since Mario Lemieux on Jan. 26, 1997, at Montreal, according to the NHL.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Matt Carle Retires From NHL

Nov 27, 2016 2:20 AM

Veteran defenseman Matt Carle is retiring after playing for four different NHL teams, most recently the Nashville Predators.

The 32-year-old Carle announced his retirement Friday in a news release sent by the Predators. Carle played six games for Nashville this season and had one assist.

Tags: Nashville Predators, San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor

Sharks, Brent Burns Agree To Eight-Year Extension

Nov 22, 2016 5:07 PM

The biggest name in next summer's NHL free-agent class has taken himself off the market.

Pending unrestricted free agent Brent Burns and the San Jose Sharks agreed to an eight-year extension Tuesday, the team announced.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Dan Boyle Retires After 17-Year NHL Career
Dan Boyle retired from the NHL on Wednesday at SAP Center in San Jose, where he played six seasons with the Sharks.

USA Names Sharks' Joe Pavelski World Cup Captain
The World Cup of Hockey begins September 17 in Toronto.

Coyotes Send Letunoy, '17 Draft Pick To Sharks For Two Picks
The Coyotes acquire the Sharks' 2016 4th round pick and their 2017 3rd round draft pick.

Press Release

Sidney Crosby Wins First Conn Smythe Trophy
Sidney Crosby had two assists on Sunday night to help lead the Penguins to a 3-1 win over the Sharks.

Penguins Finish Off Sharks To Win Stanley Cup
The Penguins defeated the Sharks by the score of 3-1 on Sunday night to win their fourth championship.

Sharks Extend Finals Behind Martin Jones
Sharks goalie Martin Jones had 44 saves on Thursday night as San Jose beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 in Game 5.

Pens One Win From Stanley Cup Championship
The Penguins beat the Sharks 3-1 on Monday night to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

Sharks Win First-Ever Stanley Cup Game
The Sharks defeated the Penguins by the score of 3-2 in overtime on Saturday night in San Jose.

Sheary's OT Goal Gives Pens Win, 2-0 Series Lead
The Penguins earned a hard-fought 2-1 overtime win over the Sharks in Game 2 on Wednesday night.

Pens Edge Sharks To Take Game 1
Both the Penguins and Sharks tried to impose their wills and each took turns in dictating long stretches of play.

Penguins Edge Lightning, Advance To Cup Finals
The Penguins beat the Lightning 2-1 on Thursday night to advance to the Stanley Cup Finals to face-off with the Sharks.

Sharks Advance To First Stanley Cup Finals
The Sharks beat the Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in franchise history.

Sharks Beat Blues, Lead Western Finals 3-2
Joe Pavelski led the San Jose Sharks to a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Monday night.

Blues To Start Goaltender Jake Allen In Game 5
Jake Allen made 31 saves in the Blues' 6-3 win over the Sharks on Saturday.

Sharks Trade Stalock, Smith, Draft Pick To Leafs For Reimer, Morin
James Reimer was having a solid season for the Maple Leafs with a 2.19 goals-against average.

Sharks Trade Torres, Draft Picks To Leafs For Polak, Spaling
Roman Polak has one goal and 12 assists this season in 55 games for the Maple Leafs.

Dainius Zubrus Signs One-Year Deal With Sharks
Daonius Zubrus had been on a professional tryout with the San Jose Sharks.

Logan Couture Needs Surgery, Out Four-To-Six Weeks
Logan Couture has a broken right fibula at the ankle.

Conta Costa Times

Ovechkin Misses Game For Personal Reasons
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin did not play in Tuesday night's 5-0 loss to the Sharks for personal reasons.

Torres Apologizes For Silfyerberg Hit, Won't Appeal Suspension
Raffi Torres will not appeal his 41-game suspension for an illegal check to the head of Jakob Silfyerberg.