Archive for June, 2010

Andre Ward World Boxing Classic open workout photos, conference call quotes

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, June 10, 2010

ANDRE WARD LANDS A LEFT HOOK IN WEDNESDAY OPEN WORKOUT AT KINGS GYM WARD ANSWERED QUESTIONS FROM TELEVISION, PRINT AND ONLINE MEDIA RINGSIDE ANDRE WARD IS TIED WITH 4 WBC BOXERS AT 2 POINTS, WITH 1 FIGHT IN HAND Oakland’s Andre Ward (21-0-0, 13 KOs) returns to Oracle Arena to face Tulsa native Allan Green [...]

Rob Blake confirms retirement after 20 NHL seasons

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, June 9, 2010

20-YEAR NHL VETERAN ROB BLAKE CONFIRMED HIS RETIREMENT WEDNESDAY #4 BLAKE CRASHED INTO #39 NIKOLAI KHABIBULIN IN 2008-09 BLAKE ANSWERED QUESTIONS AFTER BECOMING THE 10TH CAPTAIN IN SJ HISTORY IN 2009 San Jose captain Rob Blake said he had made up his mind on retirement after the Sharks were eliminated from the Western Conference Finals [...]

DOH Podcast #103, Interview with AHL Worcester Sharks Director of Public Relations and Broadcaster Eric Lindquist

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the Flyers-Blackhawks Stanley Cup Finals and interview Worcester Sharks Director of Public Relations and broadcaster Eric Lindquist on the 103rd episode of the Dudes on Hockey podcast. Lindquist touched on 13 rookies that played in Worcester this year, the youngest team in the AHL, made a comparison of Alex [...]

San Jose Sharks 2010-11 contract status/salary cap chart

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Sunday, June 6, 2010

SAN JOSE SHARKS 2010-11 CONTRACT STATUS/SALARY CAP CHART – CAPGEEK.COM Using capgeek.com, the Sharks rough offseason salary cap and roster picture has wide room for movement. Six forwards, five defenseman, and one goaltender are under contract for 2010-11. Added to the chart are three promotions from the AHL for reference, Frazer McLaren, defenseman Mike Moore [...]

Darryl Hunt: Worcester Sharks 2009-10 Report Card

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, June 5, 2010

WORCESTER SHARKS GOALTENDER #31 TYSON SEXSMITH – FILE PHOTO With the AHL season over for the Worcester Sharks, it’s time to update the mid-season report card to reflect the entire 2009-10 season. The grades represent their play though the regular season and playoff run. The player’s contract status is also listed if known, either by [...]

Report of San Jose Sharks 20th anniversary 1991-2011 logo surfaces

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010

SHARKS REPORTED 20TH ANNIVERSARY LOGO 1991-2011- ICETHETICS According to Icethetics, this is an unconfirmed release of the 20th anniversary logo for the San Jose Sharks (1991-2011). It will be the 20th year anniversary of the team’s inaugural season, but only the 19th season in operation due to the 2004-05 NHL lockout. Solid design.

Scouting report on University of Massachusetts Lowell goaltender Carter Hutton

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010

UMASS LOWELL GOALTENDER #30 CARTER HUTTON – FLICKR PHOTO DENNIS PAUSE The San Jose Sharks announced the signing of four players on Tuesday, including University of Massachusetts Lowell goaltender Carter Hutton. The 6-foot-1, 185-pound native of Thunder Bay, Ontario averaged 21+ games played in 4 seasons at UMass Lowell, and registered a career high 13 [...]

AHL’s best defenseman, Worcester Sharks blueliner Danny Groulx, in negotiations with KHL

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Worcester Sharks defenseman Danny Groulx, recipient of the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s best defenseman in 2009-10, signed with the Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod franchise in the Kontinental Hockey League according to Russian sources. (Correction from Sharkspage.com’s Darryl Hunt, Groulx is currently in negotiations with the KHL.) A Calder Cup winner with Hamilton in 2007, [...]

DOH Podcast #102, Chicago-Detroit cap situations, Devin Setoguchi and Joe Pavelski RFA’s, recent prospect signings

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, June 3, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the offseason salary cap situations facing the Chicago Blackhawks and Detroit Red Wings, examine the RFA situation for Joe Pavelski and Devin Setoguchi, come up with prospective contract offers, and take a look at recent San Jose Shark prospect signings and non-signings on the 102nd episode of the Dudes [...]