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2013-2014 WorSharks final report card

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, May 12, 2014

As the American Hockey League playoffs swing through the second round and more teams join the Worcester Sharks in having the rest of the spring off it’s time to grade the WorSharks players. We’ve set the limit at 38 games played–half the season–and are only grading players that finished the season playing in the organization. [...]

WorSharks end disappointing season on up note with 2-0 whitewashing of Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014

The Worcester Sharks were hoping to play spoiler in Saturday night’s game against the Providence Bruins, but with all the AHL’s Eastern Conference playoff teams determined on Friday all the WorSharks were doing was playing for pride, and they showed lots of it after Troy Grosenick’s 23 saves and Eriah Hayes and Travis Oleksuk lit [...]

WorSharks blanked for seventh time this season

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014

The Worcester Sharks had a game scheduled for Friday night at the DCU Center against the St. John’s IceCaps but apparently no one told the players as the WorSharks were dominated in every single way possible in a hockey game and lost 6-0 in front of 4,909 fans, whose jeering of Worcester head coach Roy [...]

WorSharks Booster Club announces award winners

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, April 14, 2014

Worcester Sharks Booster Club President Rich Lundin announced the winners of the 2013-2014 Booster Club awards at a dinner held Monday night at the DCU Center to honor the Worcester Sharks. Club members voted for each award in late March/early April. The winners were: Best Offensive Player – Daniil Tarasov Best Defensive Player – Konrad [...]

Blanking WorSharks again, Norfolk wins 3-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014

The Worcester Sharks followed up Friday’s total team effort win against the Adirondack Phantoms with one on the complete opposite end of the spectrum as they looked like 18 guys that had never been on the ice together before in dropping a 3-0 contest to the Norfolk Admirals Saturday night at the DCU Center in [...]

WorSharks use full team effort to down Adirondack 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014

The Worcester Sharks may have been eliminated from playoff contention with Wednesday night’s loss to Hartford, but they put together one of their best games of the season Friday night at the DCU Center against the Adirondack Phantoms and behind multiple point nights by Adam Comrie, Freddie Hamilton, and Travis Oleksuk defeated the Phantoms 4-1 [...]

WorSharks fall out of playoff chase, but Mo steals the show

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014

Both the Worcester Sharks and Wednesday night’s opponent the Hartford Wolf Pack had one path to the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs–to win out and have the Albany Devils lose all their remaining games in regulation. Unfortunately for the WorSharks it was the Wolf Pack that came out of the game with a 2-1 victory ending [...]

WorSharks lose 3-2 in OT, see playoff chances hit virtually nil

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, April 6, 2014

The Worcester Sharks went into Saturday night’s contest against the Hershey Bears at the DCU Center in “must win in regulation” mode to keep their incredibly slim playoff hopes alive, and after squandering an early lead were able to get into overtime on Dan DaSilva’s WorSharks career goal leading tally late in the third period [...]

WorSharks shoot selves in foot again, lose 3-2 to Providence in shootout

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 5, 2014

The Worcester Sharks used goals by Konrad Abeltshauser and Eriah Hayes to jump out to a 2-0 lead halfway through their Friday night contest with the Providence Bruins, but then stumbled as the Baby-Bs got within one after two periods and late in the third period the WorSharks allowed an extra attacker goal for the [...]

WorSharks beat Portland 3-2, keep slim playoff hopes alive

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

The Worcester Sharks got goals from Travis Oleksuk, Freddie Hamilton, and Matt Pelech and used a 21 save performance from Troy Grosenick to defeat the Portland Pirates 3-2 Tuesday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of a sparse but vocal crowd. The win for the WorSharks keeps their faint playoff hopes [...]

WorSharks stumble and bumble way to 4-3 shootout win over Albany

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

The Worcester Sharks entered this weekend’s games needing wins to keep their slim playoff hopes realistically alive, and after being crushed 5-1 by the Manchester Monarchs Friday in New Hampshire in a game where the WorSharks looked like they’d already started the long off-season Worcester took a three hour bus ride west to The Empire [...]

WorSharks lose 2-1 to Providence in record-tying game

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, March 24, 2014

The Worcester Sharks tied two records Sunday afternoon, with head coach Roy Sommer matching long time Hershey Bears coach Frank Mathers in career AHL games coached at 1,265 and Dan DaSilva tying Riley Armstrong and Mike Iggulden with 59 career WorSharks goals, but the thing Worcester desperately two of were points and it got none [...]

WorSharks rally in third period to stun Hershey 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014

The Worcester Sharks played uninspired, mistake-filled hockey for most of the first 54 minutes of Saturday’s contest against the Hershey Bears to find themselves trailing by a goal and their playoff heartbeat rapidly approaching a flat line, but three quick strikes by Dan DaSilva at 14:04 of the third period, Taylor Doherty at 15:10 and [...]

WorSharks third period collapse puts slim playoff hopes in jeopardy

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014

The Worcester Sharks once again found themselves behind and scoreless after the first period, but unlike Sunday against Manchester their second period offensive onslaught didn’t put away their opponent and the Springfield Falcons came roaring back for three third period goals to defeat the WorSharks 4-2 at the DCU Center in front of a crowd [...]

WorSharks stun Monarchs 5-1 for sixth win in a row

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, March 17, 2014

The Worcester Sharks found themselves Sunday afternoon where they have been far too often this season after one period, scoreless and trailing. But thanks to a four goal second period explosion the WorSharks were riding high and on their way to a second consecutive three-in-three weekend sweep by stunning the Manchester Monarchs, the number one [...]

WorSharks make it five with 4-0 shutout of Bridgeport

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

The Worcester Sharks, after not being able to get out their own way for the longest time, once again dug into their bag of tricks and used two goals from newcomer Brock Higgs, two point nights from John McCarthy, Konrad Abeltshauser, and Dylan DeMelo and a 25 save shutout by Harri Sateri to defeat the [...]

WorSharks snatch victory from jaws of defeat in 4-3 OT win against Providence

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

The Worcester Sharks have spent all season finding new ways to lose games, but over the last week or so the WorSharks are using some old ways to win some when after trailing in the last minute against the Providence Bruins Brodie Reid scored with 45.4 seconds remaining in regulation for the WorSharks first goal [...]

WorSharks sneak past Pirates 3-2

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

The Worcester Sharks played a good opening twenty minutes where they got goals from Freddie Hamilton and Brodie Reid, and then had a sloppy last two periods where they needed an odd deflection goal from Eriah Hayes to finally be able to put the Portland Pirates away 3-2 Saturday night at the DCU Center in [...]

WorSharks stumble way to 5-4 shootout win over Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, March 8, 2014

The Worcester Sharks took three different one goal leads Friday night against the Providence Bruins and couldn’t hold any of them, while the Baby B’s had the same problem with their only lead of the game as the division rivals went to and through an overtime period tied 4-4 and into a shootout where Dan [...]

WorSharks end seven game skid with 2-1 win over Bridgeport

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

The Worcester Sharks went into Saturday night’s contest against Bridgeport without a win in their seven games since the AHL’s All Star break, and with the Sound Tigers in the midst of a seven game winning streak of their own and them getting NHL goaltender Kevin Poulin down from the New York Islanders odds weren’t [...]