NHL players say losing teeth part of game

Feb 10, 2016

NHL players say losing teeth part of game

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When Brent Burns packs his bags for road trips, the San Jose Sharks defenseman often leaves something behind: His cosmetic teeth. “I don’t wear them often,” he said. “I usually find them in a drawer a couple months down the road and put them ...

Sharks roll past slumping Stars

Jan 17, 2016

Sharks roll past slumping Stars

Despite squandering a pair of third-period leads, the San Jose Sharks managed to extend their winning streak. Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored twice and assisted on Tomas Hertl’s winner 1:12 into overtime against former teammate Antti Niemi to lead the Sharks to their fifth straight win, ...

Oilers give McLellan victory over old team

Dec 10, 2015

Oilers give McLellan victory over old team

The Edmonton Oilers did what they had to do for coach Todd McLellan. Taylor Hall scored in overtime and the Oilers beat McLellan’s old club, the San Jose Sharks, 4-3 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Jordan Eberle said the players wanted ...

Penguins end drought in San Jose

Dec 2, 2015

Penguins end drought in San Jose

All it took for the Pittsburgh Penguins to end an 18-year drought in San Jose was a couple of fortuitous bounces. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and two assists and Phil Kessel scored twice to help the Penguins get their first win in San ...

Sharks pick up sixth straight victory

Nov 23, 2015

Sharks pick up sixth straight victory

Maybe the San Jose Sharks should petition to play every game on the road this season. Joe Pavelski scored twice and San Jose rallied late for a 5-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets for their sixth straight victory on Sunday night. San Jose ...

Sharks' Marleau gets 1,000th point

Nov 22, 2015

Sharks' Marleau gets 1,000th point

San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau helped his team continue its roll on the same night he joined an elite group of NHL players. Brent Burns scored twice and Marleau got his 1,000th career point to lift the San Jose Sharks over the Pittsburgh ...

Sharks beat mistake-prone Bruins

Nov 18, 2015

Sharks beat mistake-prone Bruins

San Jose’s Patrick Marleau and Joe Thornton made Boston pay for a string of penalties. They scored power-play goals just 25 seconds apart in the second period to put the Sharks ahead for good in a 5-4 win over the Bruins on Tuesday night. ...

Jones, Sharks down Red Wings

Nov 14, 2015

Jones, Sharks down Red Wings

San Jose goalie Martin Jones bounced back from a nightmarish performance in his previous start to lead the Sharks to another big road win in Detroit. Joe Pavelski scored his ninth goal of the season, Jones made 26 saves and the Sharks beat the ...

Oct 20, 2015

Raanta stonewalls Sharks in Rangers debut

Antti Raanta made 22 saves for his fourth career shutout in his Rangers debut to lead New York to a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night. Marc Staal, Mats Zuccarello, Jesper Fast and Viktor Stalberg scored for New York, which ...

Oct 6, 2015

Sharks' Torres gets 41-game ban

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres was hit with the longest suspension in NHL history for a hit on another player when the league banned him Monday for the first 41 games of the season for an illegal check to the head of Anaheim’s ...

Jun 30, 2015

Sharks finalize five-year deal with defenseman Dillon

The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a five-year contract with pending restricted free agent defenseman Brenden Dillon. Agent Jarrett Bousquet said Monday that the two sides reached the deal before Dillon could become a restricted free agent later this week. ESPN first reported ...

McLellan done after seven seasons with Sharks

Apr 21, 2015

McLellan done after seven seasons with Sharks

After seven years of great regular-season success and playoff disappointments, coach Todd McLellan and the San Jose Sharks decided it was time for a change. The Sharks announced Monday that they had agreed to part ways with the winningest coach in franchise history after ...