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Anderson makes 26 saves as WorSharks blank Pirates 1-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Worcester Sharks are still having problems putting the puck into the net, so rookie goaltender J.P. Anderson took matters into his own hands and made the WorSharks lone goal by Micheal Haley stand up as the Worcester Sharks snapped their three game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Portland Pirates Sunday afternoon [...]

WorSharks powerless to stop Manchester, lose 2-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 14, 2014

The Worcester Sharks continue to have offensive troubles, but on Saturday night against the Manchester Monarchs they reached a new low by going 0-9 on the power play and managing just a single shot in the third period in a 2-1 loss to the Monarchs. Freddie Hamilton had the lone WorSharks goal 1:02 into the [...]

WorSharks defenseless in 5-3 loss to Hartford

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 13, 2014

The Worcester Sharks have enough troubles winning in Hartford without their defense disappearing at critical times, so when that happened on numerous occasions Friday night the result was pretty much what you’d expect to happen as the WorSharks dropped a 5-3 contest to the Wolf Pack at the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Daniil Tarasov, [...]

Trupp scores earliest WorSharks goal ever in 3-2 loss to IceCaps

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 7, 2014

The Worcester Sharks jumped out to their earliest lead ever in franchise history when Evan Trupp scored just 22 seconds into Saturday night’s rematch against the St John’s IceCaps, but then they gave up that lead almost as quickly. By the end of the first period Worcester had regained and lost the lead yet again, [...]

Dell, WorSharks blank IceCaps 1-0 as Tarasov scores lone goal of game

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Worcester Sharks are still having a bit of an issue putting the puck in the net, and after dropping a 4-2 contest in Portland Tuesday night made their way up to St. John’s, Newfoundland and in the first of a two game set on The Rock managed to score just one goal when Daniil [...]

WorSharks offense finally awakens in 5-2 thrashing of Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 30, 2014

The Worcester Sharks, who have had recent issues with putting the puck in the next, exploded for four second period goals Saturday night at the DCU Center against the Providence Bruins en route to a 5-2 thrashing of their Atlantic Division rivals in front of a crowd of 5,251. Thirteen of the 18 WorSharks skaters [...]

WorSharks end record scoreless streak, still lose 3-2 to Springfield in OT

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 29, 2014

The Worcester Sharks entered Friday night’s contest at the DCU Center against the Springfield Falcons on a 150:29 goalless streak after being blanked in two games during their brief Pennsylvania trip last weekend, and after Evan Trupp’s goal early in the second period ended the streak at a franchise record 172:56 Melker Karlsson’s goal on [...]

WorSharks sleepwalk through morning game, lose 5-1 in Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, November 20, 2014

The Worcester Sharks schedule had them playing Wednesday morning in Manchester, but based on their performance it was as if the WorSharks missed their wakeup call as they were thoroughly outplayed by the Monarchs in a 5-1 loss at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire in front of a crowd of 8,296 that [...]

WorSharks blanked by Falcons as great effort by Anderson wasted

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 16, 2014

The Worcester Sharks surrendered a penalty shot goal for the first time since last February, and while WorSharks rookie goaltender J.P. Anderson did everything he could to keep that the only goal against the Worcester skaters were unable to solve Springfield Falcons goaltender Anton Forsberg as the WorSharks lost 1-0 to the Falcons at the [...]

WorSharks slow start costs them in long run as they lose 5-2 to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 15, 2014

The Worcester Sharks have gotten into the habit lately of starting off slowly and finishing with a bang, but Friday night at the DCU Center against the Manchester Monarchs the WorSharks couldn’t make up the ground they lost early in the game and saw their modest three game winning streak grind to a halt after [...]

WorSharks with another third period comeback in 4-2 win over Springfield

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Worcester Sharks went into Tuesday’s Veterans Day matchup against the Springfield Falcons with the AHL’s best record when trailing after two periods already in their pocket, and after finding themselves down a goal heading into the third period the WorSharks put up a four spot to once again come from behind to defeat the [...]

WorSharks stun Providence with third period comeback, win 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 9, 2014

The Worcester Sharks knew they were getting a pretty good player when Chris Tierney was reassigned to the team from the NHL by San Jose, but few expected a three point night from the rookie as Tierney’s goal and two assists help propel the WorSharks into first place in the AHL’s Atlantic Division after their [...]

WorSharks not spooked by Phantoms, beat Lehigh Valley 4-3

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, November 6, 2014

The Worcester Sharks got two goals from rookie Jeremy Langlois, a shorthanded goal by Ryan Carpenter, and multiple point night from Freddie Hamilton and Matt Taormina, along with a 32 save performance from goaltender Troy Grosenick to defeat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 4-3 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. The win was Grosenick’s sixth [...]

WorSharks dig hole too big to climb out of, lose 4-3 to Hartford

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, November 3, 2014

The Worcester Sharks gave up three first period goals and when Hartford added a fourth early in the third period the WorSharks looked down and out, but three quick strikes in the final stanza got Worcester within one but that was as close as they would get in a 4-3 loss to the Wolf Pack [...]

WorSharks end home stand on up note with 5-4 win over Hershey

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 2, 2014

The Worcester Sharks went into Saturday night’s contest with something to prove after their lackluster performance against Portland on Wednesday, and behind multiple point nights by Daniil Tarasov, Konrad Abeltshauser, Jeremy Langlois, and Matt Taormina, and with 11 different players on the score sheet the WorSharks defeated the Hershey Bears 5-4 at the DCU Center [...]

Hamilton’s third period natural hat trick lifts WorSharks over Pirates 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 26, 2014

The Worcester Sharks entered the third period of Sunday’s DCU Center matinee against the Portland Pirates trailing by a goal, but Freddie Hamilton and Daniil Tarasov took care of that all by themselves with Tarasov assisting on all three of Hamilton’s third period goals as the WorSharks cruised to a 4-1 win in front of [...]

Travis Oleksuk injured in WorSharks 3-2 OT loss to Syracuse

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, October 25, 2014

The Worcester Sharks managed to get their Friday night contest at the DCU Center against the Syracuse Crunch game into overtime with an extra attacker goal after being outplayed for most of the early parts of the contest, but for the first time this season couldn’t capitalize on the open ice of the new three [...]

Turnovers and mental mistakes cost WorSharks in 5-4 loss to Hartford

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, October 22, 2014

The Worcester Sharks found themselves down a couple goals early in the third period due to their inability to keep possession of the puck, but two quick strikes got them back to even and when it seemed the contest was bound for overtime a huge mental mistake on a line change resulted in a Hartford [...]

DeMelo strikes in OT as WorSharks defeat Providence 4-3

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, October 19, 2014

The Worcester Sharks had regulation goals by Taylor Doherty, Melker Karlsson, and Micheal Haley, and another outstanding performance in goal by Troy Grosenick put the WorSharks in a great position to beat the Providence Bruins but two late failed clearing attempts allowed the PBruins to tie it with just 4.7 seconds remaining in the third [...]

Petter Emanuelsson nets both goals in WorSharks 2-1 victory over Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Worcester Sharks got two first period goals from newcomer Petter Emanuelsson and 33 saves from goaltender Troy Grosenick to defeat the Providence Bruins 2-1 Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island in front of 8,311 fans. Rylan Schwartz assisted on both WorSharks goals while James Sheppard had an official assist [...]