Archive for December, 2010

Cheechoo, WorSharks Sink Pirates, 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got goals from four different players and multiple point nights from Jonathan Cheechoo, Sean Sullivan, and Steven Zalewski to defeat the Portland Pirates 4-2 Tuesday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine to sweep their division rivals in their home-and-home series. The win propelled the WorSharks into second place [...]

DOH Podcast #126: Dallas Stars, Sharks road trip, Justin Braun, Antti Niemi-Antero Niittymaki goaltending tandem

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the resurgent Dallas Stars, debate whether it would be more painful for Dallas fans to cut off their own arm or trade Brad Richards, discuss the Sharks recent bipolar play against Ottawa, Montreal and Detroit, break down the game of rookie defenseman Justin Braun, and weigh the Sharks goaltending [...]

Little movement on CSNCA-DISH Network blackout, Comcast launches ‘drop the dish’ campaign to encourage Sharks-Kings fans to switch providers

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, December 8, 2010

CSN LAUNCHED ‘DROP THE DISH’ CAMPAIGN FOR SHARKS/KINGS FANS There has been little movement on the CSNCA-DISH Network impass. The Northern California regional sports channel that broadcasts San Jose Sharks and Sacramento Kings games went dark November 24th after the nations second largest direct broadcast satellite provider declined an independent FCC arbitor’s decision on a [...]

Logan Couture continues strongest San Jose Calder campaign in 10 years, scores twice in 5-2 win over Detroit Red Wings

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, December 7, 2010

For the San Jose Sharks, these are interesting times. The latest stretch of three road games, against division leaders in Montreal and Detroit, and in front of one of the most unruly NHL crowds in beer/jersey/ticket tossing Ottawa, were televised nationally in Canada and the U.S. TSN, HNIC/CBC and Versus viewers got a crash course [...]

San Jose Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki interviewed by KNBR on the Heatley-Ottawa aftermath, SJ goaltending tandem, what he can bring in playoffs

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Monday, December 6, 2010

SJ GOALTENDER #30 ANTERO NIITTYMAKI INTERVIEWED BY KNBR FRIDAY The top sportstalk radio program in the Bay Area, KNBR’s Razor and Mr. T show with Ralph Barbieri and Tom Tolbert, interviewed San Jose Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki on Friday. Niittymaki discussed the aftermath of Dany Heatley’s Lebron-esque return to Ottawa, how unruly crowds in North [...]

WorSharks Avoid Epic Collapse In 6-4 Victory Over Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, December 6, 2010

#14 JONATHAN CHEECHOO, #28 JAY LEACH LINE UP FOR A FACEOFF WORCESTER SHARKS CENTER #11 CORY QUIRK W-SHARKS DEFENSEMAN #6 NICK SHAUS CHALLENGES PUCK CARRIER The Worcester Sharks did again Sunday afternoon what they have done far too often this season–collapse in the third period. Luckily for the WorSharks the collapse happened with a five [...]

Des Requins battle Montreal to a draw after first period, Habs pull away for a strong 3-1 win

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Montreal Canadiens put forth a solid road effort at home in front of 21,273 fans at the Bell Centre. Goals by Mathieu Darche, Tomas Plekanec and Michael Cammaleri powered les bleu, blanc et rouge to a 3-1 win over the San Jose Sharks. Tight defensive play, inopportune bounces and a sparkling 26-save effort by [...]

WorSharks Break Down Against Whale In 4-3 Shootout Loss

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 5, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got a 46 save performance from Alex Stalock and multiple point nights from T.J. Trevelyan, Jonathan Cheechoo, and James Marcou but couldn’t hold on to three one goal leads and dropped a 4-3 shootout contest to the Connecticut Whale in a fight filled Saturday night contest at the XL Center Veterans Memorial [...]

Heatley plays an inspired game, Logan Couture scores twice in 4-0 shutout of the Ottawa Senators

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, December 3, 2010

OTTAWA SUN FAILS TO COME UP WITH CATCHY HEADLINE AFTER 4-0 BLOWOUT LOSS FULL MOLSON CANADIAN BEER CAN THROWN ON ICE BY OTTAWA FAN IN 3RD Ottawa fans delivered on Thursday night, the Ottawa Senators players did not. After days of building fan and civic anger, Dany Heatley returned to the scene of the alleged [...]

Dany Heatley’s return to Ottawa spawning Lebron-esque fury in parts of Canada

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, December 2, 2010

SHARKS RW DANY HEATLEY RETURNS TO OTTAWA TONIGHT OTTAWA CITIZEN FRONT PAGE FOR DANY HEATLEY’S RETURN OTTAWA SUN “SUCK IT UP” FRONT PAGE ON DANY HEATLEY “I loved the fans (in Ottawa), because they always treated me well,” – Dany Heatley told reporters this morning. “(Akron’s) not far, but it is far. And Clevelanders, because [...]

WorSharks Feast On Whale With 2-1 Victory Over Connecticut

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, December 2, 2010

The Worcester Sharks got a flukey goal early and then almost made it stand up for the rest of the game until being forced into a shootout, where they prevailed to defeat the Connecticut Whale 2-1 Wednesday night at the DCU center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of an intimate crowd of 2,171. The Whale, [...]

The Hockey News/XM Home Ice 204 Podcast: NHL schedule, Henrik Sedin, Donald Fehr, ASG fan balloting

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, December 1, 2010

On the November 26th edition of The Hockey News Radio Show with Adam Proteau and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon on XM Satellite Radio Home Ice Channel 204: Adam and Boomer are in Toronto for another episode of THN Radio – and this week, it’s an all-Ask Adam show, leaving the guys to discuss and debate topics [...]