Archive for November, 2011

WorSharks just can’t get the job done, lose again to Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 27, 2011

The Worcester Sharks returned to the DCU Center for the back half of a home and home with the Portland Pirates Saturday night and their continued inability to put the puck in the net cost them another two points in a 3-1 loss in front of 3,579 fans. It’s becoming the same old song and [...]

WorSharks drag Pirates into overtime but lose 4-3

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 26, 2011

The Worcester Sharks fell behind by allowing two late second period goals but got two third period goals of their own to force overtime, but couldn’t complete the comeback in extra time and dropped a 4-3 contest to the Portland Pirates Friday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. When a team [...]

Antti Niemi shuts down former team with impressive 34-save performance, earns first shutout against Chicago Blackhawks

By Jon Swenson - Last updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011

Although the casts have changed slightly, a 2010 Western Conference Final rematch with the Chicago Blackhawks could be looked at as a statement game, an opportunity to offer an unsolicited exculpation to a playoff rival. It could also be looked at as a measuring stick game, a chance to evaluate where the Sharks are at [...]

WorSharks ruin another great Sexsmith effort, lose 2-1 to Monarchs

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, November 24, 2011

The Worcester Sharks headed north to The White Mountain State for a Thanksgiving Eve contest against the Manchester Monarchs and came back home feeling like turkeys after giving up a late third period goal to drop a 2-1 contest Wednesday night at the Verizon Wireless Center in Manchester, New Hampshire in front of 2,950 fans. [...]

WorSharks chomp on Penguins, win 3-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, November 21, 2011

The Worcester Sharks took full advantage of a Saturday night off while their opponent was playing an overtime game and used their high energy play and two first period Benn Ferriero goals to defeat the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 3-1 Sunday afternoon at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 3,865 fans. From the moment [...]

WorSharks still having problems scoring in 3-2 OT loss to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011

The Worcester Sharks threw away a pretty good effort by netminder Harri Sateri by giving up two shorthanded goals and failing to convert on another two man advantage in dropping a 3-2 overtime contest to the Manchester Monarchs Friday night at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire in front of an announced crowd [...]

WorSharks can’t steal a victory for Sexsmith, lose 3-2 in OT

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, November 16, 2011

The Worcester Sharks hit the road for the first time in three weeks with an hour trip west down the Mass Pike and twice overcame one goal deficits before finally falling 3-2 in overtime to the Springfield Falcons Wednesday night at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts in front of an announced crowd of 2,029. [...]

WorSharks quickly becoming the gang that can’t shoot straight

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Worcester Sharks twice battled back from one goal deficits but couldn’t do it a third time in dropping a 3-2 Sunday afternoon contest to the Providence Bruins at the DCU center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 5,402 fans. A day after throwing 47 shots on goal against Manchester the WorSharks put 49 on [...]

WorSharks rack up shots but not goals in 2-1 loss to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 13, 2011

The Worcester Sharks fired a season high 47 shots on goal but could only connect once in a 2-1 loss to the Manchester Monarchs in a fight filled contest Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 3,405 fans. It didn’t take long for fans to know this game was going [...]

WorSharks are lights out in 3-2 win over Bridgeport

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011

The Worcester Sharks used a rare three on five goal by John McCarthy and a great team defensive effort to defeat the Bridgeport Sound Tigers 3-2 in a Friday afternoon Veteran’s Day matinee at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 2,919 fans. With the WorSharks having some issues lately on special teams [...]

WorSharks not so special in 3-1 loss to IceCaps

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, November 6, 2011

The Worcester Sharks fired 31 shots on goal but could only connect once in a 3-1 loss to the St. John’s IceCaps Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, MA in front of 3,534 very disappointed fans. The loss extends the WorSharks winless streak to three games. Unlike Tuesday when the WorSharks came out [...]

Last season’s Worcester Sharks; where are they now?

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, November 5, 2011

One of the most common questions early in seasons is where did players that left from the previous season end up. With the WorSharks not playing last night there’s a few minutes this morning to make a quick post to catch everyone up on where some of the major players that left the organization are [...]

WorSharks look powerless in 6-3 loss to IceCaps

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Worcester Sharks have lots of fans still suffering from power outages after Saturday’s snowstorm, and unfortunately the ones that braved the unseasonable cold conditions saw a team playing without much power as the WorSharks dropped a 6-3 contest to the St. John’s IceCaps Tuesday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts. The young [...]