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WorSharks break IceCaps hearts with 3-1 victory over St John’s

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 15, 2015

The Worcester Sharks overcame canceled flights, aborted landings, and missing equipment during their trip north to St John’s, Newfoundland, and when if finally came time to just go out and play some hockey Saturday night that’s what the WorSharks did as Gus Young, Bryan Lerg, and newcomer Trevor Parkes all scored for Worcester while goaltender [...]

WorSharks blank Admirals to earn split of weekend series

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 8, 2015

The Worcester Sharks embarked on a five game road trip earlier this week, and after a 4-3 win over the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in Allentown, Pennsylvania Wednesday night the WorSharks headed to Norfolk, Virginia for a pair against the Admirals. On Friday night Worcester was blanked by Norfolk as Admirals goaltender John Gibson had 36 [...]

WorSharks tickled pink in 3-2 victory over Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 1, 2015

The Worcester Sharks got career high three point nights from both Eriah Hayes and Ryan Carpenter and a solid 26 save performance from goaltender Aaron Dell Saturday night at the DCU Center to defeat the Providence Bruins 3-2 during “Pink in the Rink” night in front of 7,760 fans. The win made the WorSharks 10-3-1 [...]

WorSharks comeback too little, too late in 5-4 loss to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 31, 2015

The Worcester Sharks came out of the AHL’s All-Star break exactly how a team would want to, with a goal on their first shot. Unfortunately for the WorSharks it was downhill for much of the rest of the game and a late two goal spurt at the end of the third period wasn’t enough as [...]

WorSharks split weekend series with Albany Devils

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 25, 2015

The Worcester Sharks iced their best team in a long time Friday night at the DCU Center against the Albany Devils but a slow start eventually put them down three goals, a deficit that proved too much to overcome as the WorSharks lost 3-2 to end their franchise record eight game winning streak. On Saturday [...]

Langlois’ three makes it eight in a row for the WorSharks

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, January 23, 2015

On Wednesday the Worcester Sharks found themselves in a familiar position after two periods in Portland: outshooting the Pirates but behind on the scoreboard. It seemed like the WorSharks were destined for another heartbreaking loss at the recently renamed Cross Insurance Arena when rookie forward Jeremy Langlois pulled off the rare natural hat trick to [...]

Tierney, WorSharks defeat Manchester for seven wins in a row

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 19, 2015

The Worcester Sharks got two goals from Chris Tierney and single strikes from Matt Taormina and Taylor Doherty, and along with 29 saves from goaltender J.P. Anderson defeated the Manchester Monarchs 4-3 Sunday afternoon at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester New Hampshire for their third win in six days over the AHL’s Atlantic Division [...]

WorSharks blank Penguins 4-0 for sixth win in a row

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 18, 2015

The Worcester Sharks scored three first period goals with Daniil Tarasov, Freddie Hamilton, and captain Bryan Lerg all connecting in the opening twenty minutes, and a second period tally by defenseman Taylor Fedun was just icing on the cake as goaltender Troy Grosenick went a perfect 25 for 25 on shots against to register his [...]

WorSharks make it two in a row over Manchester with 5-4 shootout win

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 17, 2015

The Worcester Sharks entered this week having lost ten of the previous eleven matchups with the Manchester Monarchs, but after a shocking 3-1 win Tuesday over their rivals from New Hampshire the WorSharks did it again Friday in a 5-4 shootout victory over the Monarchs at the DCU Center. Jeremy Langlois and Taylor Fedun had [...]

WorSharks make it seven in a row against Providence with 4-3 OT win

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 11, 2015

The Worcester Sharks in recent seasons have found a variety of ways to win games, but on Saturday night at the DCU Center against the Providence Bruins after the WorSharks came back from three different one-goal deficits for the first time in franchise history the Worcester Sharks used an overtime penalty shot goal, by captain [...]

WorSharks overpower Senators in 6-3 win vs Binghamton

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 10, 2015

The Worcester Sharks scored three power play goals at home for the first time on almost two years, and with a four point night from forward Willie Coetzee and three from defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser the WorSharks defeated the Binghamton Senators 6-3 Friday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts to sweep their two game [...]

WorSharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2014-15 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 7, 2015

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 no longer in the San Jose organization and where they are playing this season. The teams that are listed are generally the highest level a player had played [...]

WorSharks salvage weekend with 3-1 victory over Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 5, 2015

If the Worcester Sharks could play the Providence Bruins every game not only would the ticket sales people at the WorSharks have a much easier job but at least this season Worcester would potentially be a lot higher in the AHL’s Atlantic Division standings after the WorSharks improved to 5-0-0 vs their route 146 rivals [...]

WorSharks blow two goal third period lead, suffer 4-3 shootout loss to Springfield

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 4, 2015

The Worcester Sharks appeared to have their Saturday night contest at the MassMutual Center against Springfield Falcons well in hand entering the third period with a 3-1 lead, but a total last period collapse put the game into overtime and then to a shootout where the WorSharks eventually lost 4-3 to their western Massachusetts rivals. [...]

WorSharks once again bow to Monarchs, lose 2-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 3, 2015

The Worcester Sharks entered 2015 on three streaks, they’d won two in a row, had gotten points in four in a row, and having lost eight in a row to Manchester. Unfortunately for the WorSharks by game’s the one streak they wanted ended was the only one going after suffering a 2-1 loss to the [...]

WorSharks silence Sound Tigers with 6-2 thrashing of Bridgeport

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Worcester Sharks seemed to have finally awakened from their recent offensive slumber as they twice came back from one goal deficits and then finally put the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the rearview mirror with five unanswered strikes to win Tuesday night’s contest at the DCU Center 6-2. Freddie Hamilton and Dylan DeMelo led the [...]

WorSharks defeat Syracuse 4-2 to end Crunch’s 10 game winning streak

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 28, 2014

The Worcester Sharks were decided underdogs Saturday night at the Onondaga County War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, New York against the streaking Crunch, who had won ten straight and were going for a AHL season leading 11th in a row. After a scoreless opening period the WorSharks managed a 3-0 lead by early in the [...]

WorSharks waste quick start, suffer 5-4 shootout loss to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 27, 2014

For the second time in three weeks the Worcester Sharks set the franchise record for fastest goal to start a game, and like the last time wasted the quick strike by giving one up just seconds later and then made it worse by allowing another quick goal moments after. Two third period goals put the [...]

WorSharks earn point in 4-3 OT loss in Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 21, 2014

The Worcester Sharks offensive woes this season are well documented, but the WorSharks did manage to find the net enough times to overcome both a one and two goal deficit to twice tie the game Saturday night in Portland against the Pirates only to stumble in overtime and drop a 4-3 contest at the Cross [...]

WorSharks continue losing ways against Manchester in 4-1 loss to Monarchs

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Worcester Sharks are having a hard time doing a couple of things lately: scoring goals and beating the Manchester Monarchs. Knowing that it wasn’t great news to see a trip to New Hampshire on the schedule for this weekend and the results of Friday night’s contest at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester were [...]