San Jose Sharks Wiretap

Joe Thornton Will Be Back With Sharks

Jun 19, 2019 2:12 PM

Joe Thornton says he'll be back with the San Jose Sharks next season. Whether he'll play for the next decade is a bit more debatable.

"I'll probably play another 10 years. That's what I'm thinking. Five to 10 right now. I got nothing else going on, we'll see," a smiling Thornton said Tuesday in Las Vegas, where the NHL Awards will be held on Wednesday night.

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Flyers Acquire Justin Braun From Sharks For Draft Picks

Jun 18, 2019 2:28 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers continued to shore up their defense by acquiring veteran Justin Braun from the San Jose Sharks for two draft picks.

Philadelphia on Tuesday sent a 2019 second-round pick and 2019 third-round pick to San Jose for Braun.

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, San Jose Sharks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Sharks Sign Erik Karlsson To Eight-Year Deal

Jun 17, 2019 2:58 PM

The San Jose Sharks have kept one of the premier free agents off the market, signing defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year deal.

While the team didn't disclose terms, multiple reports say he will receive $11.5 million per season, making him the highest-paid defenseman in the league

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

Erik Karlsson Undergoes Groin Surgery

Jun 5, 2019 6:06 PM

Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson has undergone groin surgery before becoming eligible for free agency this summer.

The Sharks said Wednesday that Karlsson had the operation last week and has already started rehabilitation. The team says Karlsson is expected to recover

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Injury, Misc Rumor

Sharks Bringing Back Bob Boughner As Assistant

May 30, 2019 11:55 AM

The Sharks are bringing back former Florida Panthers coach Bob Boughner as an assistant, the team announced Wednesday.

Boughner will replace Rob Zettler on coach Peter DeBoer's staff.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Florida Panthers, Misc Rumor, Signing

Blues Win Game 5 As Sharks Injuries Mount

May 20, 2019 3:02 AM

From the scoreboard to the trainers' room, the Sharks were bruised and battered in Game 5 by the Blues.

There was the 5-0 final score, as lopsided in the final math as it appeared on the ice, with the Blues controlling play from the second period onward to take a 3-2 series lead in the Western Conference finals. But more distressingly for San Jose, there were a parade of injuries that left the Sharks without key players Tomas Hertl, Joe Pavelski and Erik Karlsson in the third period, thwarting any hope of a rally.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, St Louis Blues, Game Recap, Injury, Misc Rumor

NHL Apologizes To Golden Knights For Incorrect Penalty Call

Apr 26, 2019 2:41 AM

The National Hockey League has apologized to the Vegas Golden Knights for an incorrect major penalty call that opened the door for a four-goal San Jose Sharks rally and eventual victory in Game 7 of their first-round playoff series.

"The league did reach out and apologize," general manager George McPhee said Thursday in Las Vegas.

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Sharks' Hertl Delivers On Game 7 Promise

Apr 22, 2019 11:07 AM

After the Game 5 victory last Thursday, Sharks forward Tomas Hertl told an arena full of jubilant San Jose fans that there would be a Game 7 in their series against the Golden Knights.

"I know we have one more game and come back for Game 7," he said. "I believe it. We're a better team than them."

His short-handed goal in double overtime in Game 6 on Sunday delivered on that proclamation, giving the Sharks a 2-1 win in Las Vegas and a 3-3 series tie to force Game 7 on Tuesday night.

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Sharks' Tomas Hertl Vows Game 7

Apr 19, 2019 11:56 AM

With two goals in Game 5 on Thursday night, Sharks forward Tomas Hertl helped his team avoid elimination. Then he guaranteed the fans that there will be a Game 7 back in San Jose against the Vegas Golden Knights.

"I know we have one more game, and come back for Game 7," Hertl said after the 5-2 victory over the Knights cut the series deficit to 3-2. "I believe it. We're a better team than them."

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Joe Thornton Suspended For Game 4

Apr 16, 2019 9:36 AM

San Jose star center Joe Thornton has been suspended for Game 4 of the Sharks' series against Vegas for an illegal check to the head of Golden Knights forward Tomas Nosek in Game 3, the NHL's Department of Player Safety has announced.

Tags: San Jose Sharks, Vegas, Misc Rumor, Suspension

Sharks Acquire Gustav Nyquist From Red Wings For Two Picks
Gustav Nyquist is currently second on the Red Wings in scoring, with 49 points (16 goals, 33 assists) in 62 games.

Sharks Place Joe Thornton On Short-Term IR
The earliest that Joe Thornton could return to the Sharks would be next Sunday.

Sharks Sign Barclay Goodrow To Two-Year Extension
The deal keeps Barclay Goodrow from becoming a restricted free agent next summer.

Sharks Acquire Erik Karlsson From Senators
Erik Karlsson was entering the final year of a seven-year, $45 million contract.


Sharks Re-Sign Chris Tierney
Forward Chris Tierney signed a two-year deal with the Sharks on Wednesday.

Joe Pavelski Maintains Lead At Lake Tahoe Golf Tourney
Sharks captain Joe Pavelski maintains a one-point lead in the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament.

Sharks' Pavelski Takes Early Lead At Celebrity Golf Tourney
Joe Pavelski has taken the first round lead at the American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe on Friday.

Sharks Sign Joe Thornton, Tomas Hertl
The Sharks signed veteran Joe Thornton to a one-year contract and gave a new four-year deal to Tomas Hertl.

Sharks, Logan Couture Agree To Long Extension
The eight-year, $64M deal for Logan Couture is reported to become official as soon as Sunday.

Sharks Decline Offer To Dylan DeMelo
Defenseman Dylan DeMelo is now an unrestricted free agent.

Sharks Place Paul Martin On Waivers
The Sharks placed Paul Martin on waivers with the intention of buying him out.

Sharks Get Mike Hoffman, Trade Him, Pick Up Four Draft Picks
The Sharks relieved themselves of Mikkel Boedker's burdensome contract.

Evander Kane Agrees Upon Seven-Year Extension With Sharks
Evander Kane posted 14 points (nine goals, five assists) in 17 games with San Jose.


Sharks Acquire Evander Kane From Sabres
The Sharks have sent a first rounder and fourth rounder to the Sabres.


Joe Thornton Likely Out Weeks With Knee Injury
The Sharks are awaiting the results of an MRI to determine the extent of Joe Thornton's injury.

Sharks Place Paul Martin On Waivers
Paul Martin has been limited to playing in three games this season due to injury and illness.

Sharks' Ward Decides Not To Kneel For Anthem
Joel Ward wrote on Twitter he felt "the original message that was trying to be communicated had been lost," as many have confused kneeling during the anthem as a protest of the flag or military.

Joel Ward Mulling Anthem Protest
Sharks forward Joel Ward is Canadian and one of about 30 black players currently in the NHL.

Joe Thornton Fully Healthy After MCL, ACL Surgery In April
Joe Thornton played a few playoff games with tears in his ACL and MCL.

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Patrick Marleau Joins Maple Leafs
Patrick Marleau signed a three-year, $18.75M deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.