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Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Ryan Duarte,
Contributor

May 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks have been in this position before. Most of the team’s veterans have had playoff experience in successful and perilous situations. However, this is a new beast entirely in Las Vegas. Yesterday was an important match with Las Vegas leading into game five with the Golden Knights ah...

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline

Ben Conroy,
Contributor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every season for every sport there is a trade deadline. It usually happens three-quarters of the way through the season, and it is the last date a team can make a trade for the rest of the season. Teams often make trades around this time to try and make their team stronger for playoffs. The NHL’s...

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on

Benjamin Conroy,
Contributor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Uncategorized

This season’s San Jose Sharks do not look like the same team who made the historic championship run last year. Teams are bringing their top game against the Western Conference Champions, whose sluggish play on the ice makes it seem like they have a bit of a hangover from their deep run int...

Sharks looking to build on last season

Sharks looking to build on last season

Benjamin Conroy,
Contributor

October 6, 2016


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks preseason, which started on Sept. 27, is off to a great start: they’ve gone into overtime twice against the Vancouver Canucks and once against the Arizona Coyotes, and all three games have been victories. The Sharks finished last year with a 46-30-6 regular season record — finish- ing third in the Pacific Division — and took a trip to the Stanley Cup finals fo...

Goalie Martin Jones is San Jose Shark’s MVP

Goalie Martin Jones is San Jose Shark’s MVP

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

June 22, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The San Jose Sharks just finished their deepest postseason run in team history, as the franchise appeared in their first ever Stanley Cup Final. While they were unable to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins and lift Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time, this type of progress is definitely something to ...

Sharks in franchise’s first Stanley Cup

Sharks in franchise’s first Stanley Cup

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

June 9, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The San Jose Sharks are in the Stanley Cup finals against the Pittsburgh Penguins. While playing for the NHL’s most sought after prize is a feat of its own, they currently trail 3-1 in the series and played well. Despite facing a 3-1 series deficit, the Sharks and their fans have waited too long for t...

The man, the beard, the superstar

The man, the beard, the superstar

Christina Bleakley,
Contributor

June 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound defenseman for the San Jose Sharks is having one of the best seasons that any NHL defenseman has had in almost a decade. Brent Burns ended his 2015-16 regular season campaign with a league-leading 27 goals, second in the league with 48 assists, and second in total points with 7...

Sharks tie Blues in conference finals 1-1

Sharks tie Blues in conference finals 1-1

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks are in their first Conference Finals since 2011, against the St. Louis Blues. The series is tied 1-1 after the Sharks secured a 4-0 victory in game 2 on Tuesday. The Sharks got here by defeating the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the playoffs and having recently defeated th...

Sharks dispatch in Kings playoffs, advance to second round

Sharks dispatch in Kings playoffs, advance to second round

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The San Jose Sharks were finally able to finish a playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings this past Friday, exercising demons from their past that can finally be put to rest. After defeating the Kings, it appears as if the Sharks may finally be poised to bring home the first Stanley Cup in the team’s history. Whil...

Rebuilding local sports team is vital

Rebuilding local sports team is vital

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

June 4, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Sharks fans are in for a new season and a fresh start. The Sharks’ Doug Wilson introduced the team’s newest head coach Peter DeBoer, only the eighth head coach in franchise history. But let’s take a look at how they got here. The last two years have not ended well for the San Jose Sharks. In the...

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Sam Benavidez,
Arts & Life and Social Media Editor

November 20, 2014


Filed under Opinion

I do not know one person who wishes that the 82-year-old design of the Detroit Red Wings jersey looked more like Jeff Gordon’s racing suit. It’s bad enough that the boards at a National Hockey League games are covered in logos from tech companies and Tim Horton’s Cafe & Bake Shop, an idea th...

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