Archive for January, 2011

San Jose Sharks EVP/GM Doug Wilson interviewed by Drew Remenda on not meeting expectations, team leaders, grades for coaching staff/GM, and players other teams are asking about in leadup to February 28th NHL trade deadline

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, January 14, 2011

Comcast Sportsnet California debuted the latest episode of the Shark Byte television magazine last night after the Sharks-Oilers game. Television play-by-play analyst, Shark Byte host and former Sharks assistant coach Drew Remenda asked San Jose GM Doug Wilson about his thoughts on the team’s recent performance, why his team has not met expectations yet this [...]

DOH Podcast #130: Sharks slump, solutions, is San Jose trending down?

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, January 14, 2011

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana discuss the anger on all sides surrounding the Sharks recent slump, what solutions are available to the team, which roster situations will have to be resolved before the trade deadline, whether the team should stay the course, move high profile talent, make minor tweaks, or change the coaching staff, Devin [...]

Sharks looking for answers and confidence after 5-2 loss to Edmonton Oilers, 6th straight loss

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, January 14, 2011

TAYLOR HALL GOAL JUST CROSSES LINE IN 2ND – GRAPHIC CSNCA SHARKS STATS DURING 6GM LOSING STREAK, 6GM HOME LOSING STREAK The Sharks have been struggling with the basic fundamentals of hockey. Lacking the offensive punch to power past teams, San Jose has also been struggling as a team to play a full 20 minute [...]

The Hockey News/XM Home Ice 204 Podcast: Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke, WJC, Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Keith Yandle

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2011

Last Friday on 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 the first 2011 edition of THN Radio. In the opening segment, Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke joins the show from Atlanta and discusses the World Junior [...]

Bad Call Sends WorSharks Off To Defeat

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 10, 2011

The Worcester Sharks overcame a two goal deficit and appeared to win the game in overtime, but a controversial call overturned the apparent tally and led to a shootout, where the Springfield Falcons defeated the WorSharks 3-2 in a Sunday afternoon contest at the DCU center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of a crowd of [...]

Desjardins Overtime Tally Lifts WorSharks Over Bridgeport, 2-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Worcester Sharks got a solid goaltending performance from Carter Hutton and threw 40 shots on net, but it took an Andrew Desjardins overtime tally to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 2-1 Saturday night at the newly renamed Webster Bank Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut in front of an announced crowd of 5,145. [...]

Sharks players and coach frustrated after 3-0 shutout loss to Buffalo Sabres, team meeting and verbal challenge by Ryane Clowe not enough to inspire a strong start

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Friday, January 7, 2011

SHARKS RW #15 DANY HEATLEY FIRED TEAM RECORD 11 SHOTS ON GOAL #30 NIITTYMAKI TRIES TO COVER REBOUND ON #72 ADAM 1ST PERIOD GOAL #78 BENN FERRIEO COLLIDES WITH #4 STEVE MONTADOR IN 3RD Notes from the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 shutout win over the San Jose Sharks will be posted soon. A small photo gallery [...]

San Jose center Logan Couture earned dual Sharks Foundation Player of the Month and NHL Rookie of the Month honors for December

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, January 6, 2011

NHL, SHARKS SINGLE OUT LOGAN COUTURE FOR DECEMBER HONORS It is going to be a little harder for San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture to fly under the radar for the remainder of the season. The Calder Trophy contender was named the Sharks “Player of the Month” on Monday, and he received “Rookie of the [...]

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison reportedly interested in buying league owned New Orleans franchise and moving to San Jose, Ellison downplays rumor

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, January 6, 2011

YOUNG BASKETBALL FAN AT SAN JOSE SKYROCKETS ABA GAME IN 2005 Rumors of new team acquisitions and potential new south bay arenas continued apace yesterday, this time with a new entrant. With potential San Francisco 49′er, Oakland Athletic, and San Jose Earthquake south bay stadiums in perpetual limbo, it was reported Wednesday that Oracle CEO [...]

DOH Podcast #129: New Year’s, Vancouver Canucks loss, Sharks third period problems

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Mike Peattie and Doug Santana ring in the new year with a discussion of the Vancouver Canucks loss, the Sharks problems maintaining a lead, Ryane Clowe’s verbal challenge to his team, whether Christian Ehrhoff could be the defenseman moved when Sami Salo returns, one of Dwayne Roloson’s finale games with the New York Islanders before [...]

Vancouver Canucks maintain top position in league with 4-3 win in San Jose, Burrows highstick non-call on game winning goal

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Tuesday, January 4, 2011

ALEX BURROWS HIGH STICK ON GAME WINNING GOAL – GRAPHIC CSNCA The San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks engaged in potent, back-and-forth offensive display Monday night at HP Pavilion. After battling to a 3-3 tie after two periods, Alex Burrows registered the game winner in the 3rd on a controversial play. Burrows tipped a Christian [...]

Irwin’s Late Blast Lifts WorSharks Over Portland, 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 2, 2011

The Worcester Sharks lost another two goal third period lead but Matt Irwin broke the WorSharks oh-for-26 power play streak in the final seconds of Sunday afternoon’s contest to defeat the Portland Pirates 3-2 at the DCU center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 3,550 fans. The WorSharks entered the game on a streak of [...]

WorSharks Special Teams Not So Special In 3-2 Loss

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 1, 2011

The Worcester Sharks twice over came one goal deficits but in the end their rag tag line-up again couldn’t get the job done in a 3-2 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers Friday afternoon at the Arena at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, Connecticut in front of 3,701 fans. The loss gives the Sound Tigers the [...]