Archive for August, 2010

Stockton Thunder and San Jose Sharks affiliation is a boost for hockey in Northern California

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, August 5, 2010

ECHL STOCKTON ANNOUNCED EDMONTON, SAN JOSE AFFILIATIONS ON MONDAY STOCKTON EARNED 4 STRAIGHT ECHL ATTENDANCE TITLES 1ST 4 SEASONS This summer has seen a number of major changes for the ECHL’s Stockton Thunder. The Thunder announced a new co-affiliation agreement with the San Jose Sharks on Monday, along with a 1-year renewal of their 4-year [...]

San Jose Sharks join Edmonton Oilers as co-affiliates for ECHL Stockton Thunder, press conference transcript

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010

#31 BRYAN PITTON MADE 49 SAVES IN 2010 3-OT CONFERENCE FINAL GM3 STOCKTON/SAN JOSE/EDMONTON Press Conference Monday, August 2nd, Stockon Arena Press conference video part 1 Press conference video part 2 Press conference video part 3 A transcript from the press conference: Stockton Thunder President Dan Champan Matt (Thomas) and I worked together for the [...]

Born to Fight XI Amateur MMA a hit this Sunday at the Saddlerack in Fremont

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, August 3, 2010

6-YR OLD JUSTIN RODRIGUEZ, 8-YR OLD ADAM ARENAS JR MUAYTHAI EXHIBITION AKA SAN JOSE’S EDUARDO CARILLO TRIES TO LOCK IN A CHOKE 700 FANS SHOWED UP FOR 9 AMATEUR MMA BOUTS IN FREMONT The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) legalized amateur MMA in 2009, then designated the newly formed California Amateur Mixed Martial Arts Organization [...]

Controversial interference penalty with less than a minute left decides 2010 NARCh North American Rollerhockey Championship Pro Division Final in San Jose

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Monday, August 2, 2010

TOUR MUDCATS (PA) WIN 2010 NARCH PRO DIVISION FINALS 3-2 MISSION LABEDA SNIPERS (NY) FORWARD MAKES DIVING PASS IN O-ZONE TOUR MUDCATS FORWARD BREAKS UP ICE IN 2ND PERIOD The massive 2010 NARCh North American Rollerhockey Championships came to a close this Sunday at the 3-rink SilverCreek Sportsplex in San Jose. A large 336-team field, [...]

Devin Setoguchi interview with Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Sunday, August 1, 2010

Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area host Matt Morrison briefly interviewed San Jose Sharks right wing Devin Setoguchi after he signed a 1-year, $1.8 million contract extension on Saturday. I have known for the last month or so that I would be coming back. A lot of people didn’t know. I knew what was going to happen. [...]