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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Defenseman Dan Boyle retired from the NHL on Wednesday at SAP Center, where he played six seasons with the San Jose Sharks during a 17-year career.
Boyle won the Stanley Cup in 2004 with the Tampa Bay Lightning, one of his four NHL teams, earned an Olympic gold medal with Team Canada in 2010 and was a two-time NHL All-Star.