Archive for October, 2010

New-look Sharks lineup wins penalty filled 3-2 season opener over Columbus in Stockholm

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Saturday, October 9, 2010

A recap from the San Jose Sharks 3-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets at the NHL Compuware Premiere in Stockholm, Sweden will be posted soon.

Strikeforce San Jose Diaz vs. Noons II weigh-in photo gallery and results

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Saturday, October 9, 2010

STRIKEFORCE WELTERWEIGHT TITLE NICK DIAZ VS K.J. NOONS WOMENS WELTERWEIGHT TITLE SARAH KAUFMAN VS. MARLOES COENEN SAN JOSE’S JOSH THOMSON WILL FACE J.Z. CAVALCANTE STRIKEFORCE RING GIRLS POSE FOR A PHOTO Strikeforce held the official weigh-ins for tonight’s Diaz vs. Noons II event in the concourse of HP Pavilion Friday afternoon in San Jose. Doors [...]

Joe Thornton named 11th captain in San Jose Sharks history, will bring continuity not change

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Saturday, October 9, 2010

CENTER #19 JOE THORNTON NAMED TEAM CAPTAIN ON THURSDAY San Jose Sharks Team Captains: 2010-present, Joe Thornton 2009-10, Rob Blake 2004-09, Patrick Marleau 2003-04, Alyn McCauley (rotating) 2003-04, Vincent Damphousse (rotating) 2003-04, Mike Ricci (rotating) 1998-03, Owen Nolan 1996-98, Todd Gill 1995-96, Jeff Odgers 1993-95, Bob Errery 1991-93, Doug Wilson (current EVP/GM) The San Jose [...]

Diaz-Noons II, Welterweight champ Sarah Kaufman, Josh Thomson vs. J.Z. Cavalcante look to join a spirited 2010 for MMA in Northern California

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, October 7, 2010

NICK DIAZ, K.J. NOONS MEET SATURDAY FOR STRIKEFORCE WW TITLE 2010 will be a year for the record books with regards to mixed martial arts in Northern California. Fabrico Werdum’s stunning 69 second submission of Fedor Emelianenko at HP Pavilion in June not only realigned the heavyweight divisions of Strikeforce and the UFC, but it [...]

Goaltender Tyson Sexsmith at Stockton Thunder training camp looking to re-establish #1 role

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, October 7, 2010

GOALTENDER #31 TYSON SEXSMITH – FILE PHOTO Heading into the Worcester Sharks season last year, highly touted 2007 third round draft pick Tyson Sexsmith was at the top of a very young goalie depth chart on the youngest team in the AHL. After leading the Vancouver Giants to a Memorial Cup in 2007, he followed [...]

DOH Podcast #118: Season Preview, Andreas Lilja, goaltending trio

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana preview the 2010-11 San Jose Sharks season, discuss the release of veteran defenseman Andreas Lilja, the goaltending triumvirate of Antti Niemi, Antero Niittymaki and Thomas Greiss, and breakdown the Sharks defense on the 118th episode of the Dudes on Hockey podcast. This Sharks podcast is posted here with permission. Visit [...]

Hockey Notes – October 5th

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, October 5, 2010

SAN JOSE SHARKS RELEASE DEFENSIVE TRYOUT #6 ANDREAS LILJA – The San Jose Sharks announced Tuesday that veteran defensive tryout Andreas Lilja was released from the team despite making the season opening trip to Germany and Sweden. At the start of training camp, Lilja told Sharkspage he was going to play his game and try [...]

The Hockey News/XM Home Ice 204 Podcast: Western Conference preview

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Last Friday on The Hockey News Radio Show with Adam Proteau and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon on XM Satellite Radio Home Ice Channel 204: Adam and Jim are in Toronto for THN Radio and their focus is a preview of the Western Conference. In the opening block, the guys look at the Central Division and the [...]

Sharks come from behind, down Adler Mannheim 3-2 in Germany for final pre-season exhibition

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Sunday, October 3, 2010

SAN JOSE SHARKS DOWN ADLER MANNHAEIM 3-2 AFTER SHOOTOUT IN GERMANY After rookie games, split squad games, and pre-season contests laden with prospects, the San Jose Sharks iced the bulk of their NHL roster for an exhibition contest with the Deutscher Eishockey Liga’s (DEL) Mannheim Eagles Saturday night in Germany, and they were pushed to [...]

WorSharks win in Springfield; make more camp cuts

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, October 2, 2010

After Friday night’s 2-1 exhibition win over the Springfield Falcons, details and videos of which can be found on both the Worcester Sharks and Falcons official sites, the WorSharks released six players from their training camp. Forwards Chris D’Alvise, Matt Jones, Chris Lawrence, defensemen Cameron Brodie, Ryan Constant and goaltender Kevin Reiter were all released. Several [...]

WorSharks trim camp roster; Ferriero assigned to Worcester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, October 1, 2010

As the Worcester Sharks training camp continues the team has released eight players; forwards Chris Auger, Rob Bellamy, Mike Berry, Jordan Cyr, Michael Dubuc, Derek Patrosso, and Andrew Smale, and defenseman Dominic D’Amour. Along with the cuts a familiar face has been added to the roster as the San Jose Sharks have assigned Benn Ferriero to [...]