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Mental errors hurt WorSharks in 3-2 OT loss in Hartford

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Worcester Sharks have a tendency to fall behind early in games and they did it again Saturday night in Hartford, and while goaltender Harri Sateri kept Team Teal in the game a nice goal by Dan DaSilva and a third period strike by Freddie Hamilton got the WorSharks into extra time where the Wolf [...]

WorSharks look like guppies in 5-1 loss to Pirates

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 9, 2013

The Worcester Sharks carried absolutely no momentum from last Saturday’s shutout win over St John’s with them as they made the three hour trek north to take on the Portland Pirates as despite controlling play in the opening parts of the game they fell behind early, and Matt Pelech’s second period goal was too little, [...]

San Jose Sharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2013-14 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, November 7, 2013

Every year we like to take a look where former San Jose Sharks are playing across pro hockey. Below is a list every former player for the Sharks still playing pro hockey but no longer in the San Jose organization, and where they are playing this season. The teams that are listed are the highest [...]

WorSharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2013-14 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Every year we like to take a look where former Worcester Sharks are playing across pro hockey. Below is a list every former player for the WorSharks still playing pro hockey but no longer in the San Jose organization, and where they are playing this season. The teams that are listed are the highest level [...]

WorSharks drop home opener in heart-breaking 3-2 loss to Penguins

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Worcester Sharks couldn’t hold on to a couple one goal leads and then allowed a power play goal with less than a minute to play in the contest to lose 3-2 to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Saturday night in a fight filled contest at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in the WorSharks home opener [...]

Stalock, WorSharks blank Sound Tigers 3-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, April 10, 2013

The Worcester Sharks got 32 saves from goaltender Alex Stalock and goals from two amateur try-out players on their way to a 3-0 victory over the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Tuesday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut to snap a franchise worse eight game winless streak. Video courtesy of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers: [...]

Sateri leads WorSharks to 2-1 shootout win over Pirates

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Worcester Sharks managed just to score just a single goal against the Portland Pirates Saturday night, but that Sebastian Stalberg power play tally combined with a 37 save outing by goaltender Harri Sateri was enough to get them a point for going into overtime and the shootout, where Marek Viedensky connected for the only [...]

Sateri, WorSharks rock IceCaps to sweep mid-week series

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013

The Worcester Sharks had to battle the weather just to get to St. John’s, Newfoundland, and then while there had a handful of key players get hit with the flu bug. But thanks to some rock solid goaltending by Harri Sateri and late third period goals by Bracken Kearns and Daniil Tarasov the WorSharks came [...]

San Jose Sharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2012-13 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

When I posted the Worcester Sharks list last season several people asked if I was doing one for San Jose. I didn’t do one last season, but figured that this season was a good time to start. Below is a list every former player for the San Jose Sharks still playing pro hockey but no [...]

Andreoff suspension is a slap on his wrist, and a slap to the face of hockey fans everywhere

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

On New Year’s Eve in the Worcester Sharks game against the Manchester Monarchs WorSharks forward Curt Gogol received a blind side check to the head by Monarchs rookie forward Andy Andreoff, in which Andreoff intentionally charged at Gogol and targeted Gogol’s head with his elbow and delivered a blow in the open ice far away [...]

Sateri’s 50 saves leads WorSharks over Providence 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, December 3, 2012

The Worcester Sharks were outplayed for huge stretches of their Sunday matinee with the Providence Bruins but thanks to Harri Sateri’s 50 save performance and a little help from video replay were able to get the game to a shootout, where Sateri was once again perfect and James Sheppard connected for the only goal from [...]

The “210 Awards” for the WorSharks 2011-2012 season

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, April 20, 2012

With the Worcester Sharks regular season campaign coming to an end without a playoff run for the second season in a row, it’s time to start with the end of season paperwork. Up first are the “210 Awards”. For those new to the “210 Awards”, they are a mix of serious and (hopefully) slightly humorous [...]

WorSharks green with envy after 4-1 loss to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 18, 2012

The Worcester Sharks spent St Patrick’s Day in The Keystone State, and hopefully they celebrated before the game because there wasn’t a whole lot to be happy about after being dominated in a 4-1 loss to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Saturday night at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania in front of [...]

Tyson Sexsmith and Matt Irwin named to AHL East All-Star team

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012

From the American Hockey League: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star rosters for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, to take place Jan. 29-30 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Each team comprises 24 players – 13 forwards, eight defensemen and three goaltenders. Rosters were determined [...]

WorSharks from the past: where are they playing now?

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, December 30, 2011

Prior to the WorSharks playing in Worcester the city was the home to the IceCats (1994-2005), the NHL affiliate of the St Louis Blues with the occasional duel affiliation with the Ottawa Senators and New York Islanders thrown into the mix in the early seasons. I recently posted a a list on AHLfans.net of players [...]

WorSharks snowed in shootout loss to Connecticut, 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 30, 2011

The Worcester Sharks looked like boys among men for huge stretches of Saturday night’s contest, but got some inspired play in the third period to take the lead, only to eventually lose it and the game 3-2 in a shootout against the Connecticut Whale at the DCU Center in snowy Worcester, Massachusetts in front of [...]

Sateri steals two points for WorSharks in 3-2 OT win over Bridgeport

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, October 29, 2011

The Worcester Sharks played what looked to be their worst game of the young season so far but thanks to some incredible saves by Harri Sateri and a great overtime period the WorSharks were able to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3-2 in extra time Friday night at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut [...]

WorSharks, Connolly stage comeback to crown Monarchs 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 23, 2011

The Worcester Sharks found themselves trailing in a game for the first time this season, but the young team never panicked and instead continued to play their usual high intensity game to overcome the deficit and defeat the Manchester Monarchs 4-2 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 2,925 fans. The WorSharks [...]

WorSharks stumble in third period, lose 4-3 in shootout to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, October 22, 2011

The Worcester Sharks took their second trip of the new season south down route 146 to take on the Providence Bruins and controlled play early, but the late game problems from last season reared their ugly heads again as the WorSharks dropped a two goal third period lead on their way to losing a 4-3 [...]

WorSharks drop preseason finale to Whale, 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 2, 2011

The Worcester Sharks dropped Sunday’s exhibition game against the Connecticut Whale 3-2. James Livingston and Mike Connolly had the goals for the WorSharks. Thomas Heemskerk had 28 saves in the loss. The WorSharks finished their preseason slate going 12 for 13 on the penalty kill (92.3%) and 2 for 8 on the power play (25%). [...]