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Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights

Sharks try to slay Vegas Knights
May 10, 2018

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....

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline

Sharks make moves at NHL trade deadline
April 2, 2018

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...

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on

Sharks stumble but do not fall early on
December 7, 2016

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...

Sharks looking to build on last season

Sharks looking to build on last season
October 6, 2016

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...

Goalie Martin Jones is San Jose Shark’s MVP

Goalie Martin Jones is San Jose Shark’s MVP
June 22, 2016

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...

Sharks in franchise’s first Stanley Cup

Sharks in franchise's first Stanley Cup
June 9, 2016

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...

The man, the beard, the superstar

The man, the beard, the superstar
June 1, 2016

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...

Sharks tie Blues in conference finals 1-1

Sharks tie Blues in conference finals 1-1
May 18, 2016

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...

Sharks dispatch in Kings playoffs, advance to second round

Sharks dispatch in Kings playoffs, advance to second round
April 27, 2016

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...

Rebuilding local sports team is vital

Rebuilding local sports team is vital
June 4, 2015

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...

Ads on my hockey sweater?

Ads on my hockey sweater?
November 19, 2014

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...

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