Archive for November, 2010

WorSharks Stumble Against Checkers, 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 28, 2010

The Worcester Sharks found out Saturday night that great goaltending isn’t all that’s needed to win games; that you also need to put the puck in the net when you have the chance and you have to avoid defensive mistakes and turnovers. The WorSharks did almost none of those things in a 4-2 loss to [...]

Stalock, WorSharks Defeat Providence 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 27, 2010

The Worcester Sharks drove an hour down Route 146 to the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island on Black Friday and got goals from four different players to go along with another great goaltending performance from Alex Stalock to defeat the Providence Bruins 4-1 in front of a crowd announced at 6,309. Jonathan Cheechoo [...]

Thanksgiving-Eve Hockey: Douglas Murray, Antti Niemi power Sharks over Blackhawks 5-2 in Western Conference Final rematch

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010

CHICAGO 1ST GOAL VIDEO REVIEW AFTER DEFLECTING OFF 2 SKATES – CSNCA More notes from the San Jose Sharks 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks will be posted soon.

WorSharks, Stalock More Than Hershey Could Bear In 3-2 Victory

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, November 25, 2010

The Worcester Sharks played a Thanksgiving eve game and learned what they probably already knew, that they are very thankful Alex Stalock is their number one goaltender. Stalock made a season high 41 saves, many of which were highlight reel quality, to defeat the two time defending Calder Cup champion Hershey Bears 3-2 Wednesday night at [...]

The Hockey News/XM Home Ice 204 Podcast: San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson, NHL entry draft, lockout

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, November 23, 2010

On the November 12th edition of The Hockey News Radio Show with Adam Proteau and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon on XM Satellite Radio Home Ice Channel 204: Boomer and Adam return for THN Radio – and in the first segment, San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson joins the show to discuss his team’s start to the [...]

Crazed Rats, WorSharks Devour Falcons, 4-3

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010

WORCESTER SHARKS F #47 KEVIN HENDERSON CELEBRATES GOAL – DARRYL HUNT #28 JAY LEACH, #22 ANDREW DESJARDINS IN FRONT OF NET – DARRYL HUNT The Worcester Sharks got a goal from each member of the Crazed Rats line and a fourth tally from Sean Sullivan to defeat the Springfield Falcons 4-3 in a Sunday matinee [...]

Rick Nash hat trick, tight defensive game helps Columbus Blue Jackets shutout Sharks 3-0

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010

COLUMBUS RW #61 RICK NASH SCORED HAT TRICK VS SAN JOSE #61 NASH CARRIED PUCK AROUND #22 BOYLE ON GOAL IN 2ND PERIOD SHARKS CAPTAIN #19 JOE THORNTON TIPS SHOT BETWEEN LEGS IN 2ND #17 MITCHELL, #97 KLESLA DIVE INTO #32 MATHIEU GARON The San Jose Sharks were looking for a rebound game after two [...]

Hutton, WorSharks Earn Point In 2-1 Shootout Loss in Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 21, 2010

The Worcester Sharks offensive woes continued Saturday night against the Portland Pirates with their second single goal game in a row, but this time that lone goal was good enough to take a point after dropping a 2-1 shootout contest in Portland, Maine in front of 4,505 fans. Despite controlling play in the first period [...]

WorSharks Lose In Manchester, 3-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 20, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got another great goaltender performance from Alex Stalock but could only convert one one of their 28 shots in dropping a 3-1 Friday night contest to the Manchester Monarchs at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. The game in Manchester began a three in three weekend for the fourth place [...]

Hockey Notes – 11/19

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, November 19, 2010

- For the second straight game, the San Jose Sharks dropped a late lead en route to a 5-4 OT loss to the Dallas Stars on Thursday night. After the Stars opened the scoring with 2 goals by Brad Richardson and James Neal, the Sharks stormed forward with 4 unanswered goals and looked like they [...]

DOH Podcast #124: New York Islanders, Logan Couture, Devin Setoguchi, defensive trade speculation

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, November 19, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the mess surrounding the New York Islanders and fired head coach Scott Gordon, wins over Calgary and Los Angeles, the raised level of play of Logan Couture, Devin Setoguchi, speculate on possible trade acquisitions for the blueline, and talk about the latest email scandal surrounding NHL disciplinarian Colin Campbell [...]

Sharks blow the doors off of the Kings, 6 different players light lamp against Los Angeles in 6-3 win

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, November 16, 2010

#8 JOE PAVELSKI, #29 RYANE CLOWE BOTH SCORED GOALS AGAINST LA #45 ROOKIE G JONATHAN BERNIER STOPPED 28 OF 34 SHOTS FANS AT HP PAVILION CELEBRATE SCOTT NICHOL GOAL IN 2ND #40 KENT HUSKINS HELPS #39 LOGAN COUTURE WIN FACEOFF IN 3RD More notes from the San Jose Sharks 6-3 win over the Los Angeles [...]

WOTH Muaythai-MMA FC8 recap: Phanuwat ‘Coke’ Chunhawat defeats Jose Palacios, Alex Crispim fight of the night, Petro unifies USMF and MTAA titles

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Monday, November 15, 2010

PHANUWAT ‘COKE’ CHUNHAWAT PREPARES FOR MUAYTHAI FIGHT AT WOTH FC8 BRYAN PETRO UNIFIED USMF MTAA WW TITLES, QUALIFIED FOR THAILAND BJJ BB ALEX CRISPIM (B) FIGHTS KIMURA ATTEMPT BY CHRIS DAVID (T) FAIRTEX WOTH RING GIRLS MISSY AND ASHLEY The eighth edition of the WOTH Fighting Championship was held Saturday night at the Santa Clara [...]

Hockey Night in San Jose: Sharks grind out 4-3 win over Calgary Flames, Pavelski-Clowe-Couture line combines for 9 points

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Monday, November 15, 2010

The Sharks avenged their worst lost of the season as the second line of Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture and Ryane Clowe exploded for 3 goals and 9 points en route to a 4-3 win against the Calgary Flames on Saturday night. In front of a sellout crowd at HP Pavilion in San Jose and a [...]

Moore Crazed Rats Equals WorSharks Victory

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got two goals from Mike Moore and seven points from the revamped Crazed Rats line to defeat the Norfolk Admirals 3-1 Sunday afternoon at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 2,404 fans. The win allowed the WorSharks to split their four game season series with Norfolk, with each team [...]

WorSharks Iced By Penguins, 2-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 14, 2010

The Worcester Sharks played one of their best games of the season but made two costly defensive mistakes and couldn’t convert on any of their 38 shots on goal in route to dropping a 2-0 decision to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 5,007 fans on [...]

Ferriero, Stalock Lead WorSharks Over Manchester, 3-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 13, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got multiple point nights from three different players and another stellar goaltending performance from Alex Stalock to defeat the Manchester Monarchs 3-1 Friday night at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire in front of 4,014 fans. The win gives the WorSharks a sweep of their home and home series against [...]

New York Islanders battle hard but can’t break 9-game losing streak, Sharks send them packing with 2-1 shootout loss

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, November 12, 2010

The Sharks have been inconvenienced by a 2-game suspension to captain Joe Thornton, and a scoring drought that has kept several key contributors off the scoresheet. The New York Islanders have been mired in a brutal 9-game slide that could change the makeup of the team, knock them out of playoff contention by Christmas, and [...]

Trend Analysis – Even strength scoring vs. Power play scoring

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, November 12, 2010

SCORING AREA OF ICE, 2009-10 ES SCORING VS 2010-11 ES SCORING – NHL SHOOTING ZONE ON NET, 2009-10 ES SCORING VS 2010-11 ES SCORING – NHL SCORING AREA OF ICE, 2009-10 PP SCORING VS 2010-11 PP SCORING – NHL SHOOTING ZONE ON NET, 2009-10 PP SCORING VS 2010-11 PP SCORING – NHL The San Jose [...]

DOH Podcast #123: Thornton suspension, David Perron, 3-game recap, secondary scoring

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, November 11, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the Joe Thornton suspension as a result of a hit on St. Louis Blues forward David Perron, Sharks parade to penalty box, Jamie McGinn, line adaptations, speculate on possible trade acquisitions including Sheldon Souray and James Wisniewski, whether the Sharks are really a .500 team and if fans should [...]