Archive for January, 2012

WorSharks steal point in 3-2 overtime loss to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 29, 2012

The Worcester Sharks were completely dominated by the Manchester Monarchs in every aspect of the game except for shots on goal, and it looked like they were heading toward being shutout for just the second time this season when in the span of 28 seconds late in the third period the WorSharks stuck twice to [...]

WorSharks clawed by Falcons, lose 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, January 26, 2012

The Worcester Sharks took to the ice Wednesday but played most of the game like they had the night off and dropped a 4-2 decision as the Springfield Falcons converted several WorSharks mistakes into goals at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 2,222 fans. Despite a slow start that would see most [...]

WorSharks grab a hard earned point in 3-2 shootout loss to St John’s

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 23, 2012

Fans of the Worcester Sharks were worried about the team having a hangover after Saturday night’s thrilling overtime victory against Providence, but the WorSharks came firing out on all cylinders and continued their aggressive style against the Atlantic Division leading St John’s IceCaps and grabbed a hard earned point in a 3-2 shootout loss Sunday [...]

WorSharks get Moore in overtime, beat Providence 3-2 before sellout crowd

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012

The Worcester Sharks were looking for some payback after losing Friday night to the Providence Bruins on the road, and in front of an overflow crowd of 8,840 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts got the revenge they were looking for when Mike Moore tipped a puck home to give them a 3-2 overtime [...]

WorSharks all defensive in 3-2 loss to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 21, 2012

The Worcester Sharks took their rag tag roster down to Rhode Island to take on the Providence Bruins, but with a line-up comprised of more punchers than scorers couldn’t overcome several late mental errors and sub-par goaltending in dropping a 3-2 decision Friday night at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center. With the recall of John McCarthy [...]

Sexsmith, WorSharks put Syracuse in dog house with 3-2 shootout win

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 16, 2012

The Worcester Sharks played uninspired hockey for most of their game against the Syracuse Crunch Sunday afternoon but thanks to an outstanding performance from goaltender Tyson Sexsmith were able to steal a point when the game went to overtime, and then thanks to a little slight of hand by the rookie netminder were able to [...]

WorSharks hold “State of the Sharks” gathering featuring San Jose hockey operations

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 15, 2012

Sunday afternoon the San Jose Sharks hockey operations held their first “State of the Sharks” gathering in Worcester where they answered the questions of season ticket holders, fans, and several media outlets. The panel members included Doug Wilson, Wayne Thomas, Tim Burke, John Ferguson Jr., Bryan Marchment, and Mike Ricci. The original plan was for [...]

Sateri, WorSharks blank Providence 1-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 14, 2012

The Worcester Sharks only scored one goal Friday night against the Providence Bruins, but Harri Sateri made Brandon Mashinter’s third period breakaway tally stand up as the rookie netminder registered his second consecutive shutout with a 1-0 whitewash at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island before 9,682 fans. In last Saturday’s contest between [...]

Reid scores two as WorSharks, Sateri blank Pirates, 5-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 8, 2012

The Worcester Sharks took advantage of a team not playing well and on the strength of two Brodie Reid goals and twenty-five saves by Harri Sateri took out some previous frustrations by pounding the Portland Pirates 5-0 Sunday afternoon at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 3,162 very vocal fans. In the [...]

WorSharks bomb before a sellout crowd in 5-2 loss to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 8, 2012

The Worcester Sharks played well enough over the first 40 minutes to trail just 1-0 going into the final period, but then fell asleep for the early part of the third and nearly got blown out their own building in front of a sell out crowd against the Providence Bruins Friday night at the DCU [...]

WorSharks steal a point in 4-3 shootout loss to Springfield

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 7, 2012

The Worcester Sharks traveled an hour west down the Mass Turnpike and played a see-saw contest with the Springfield Falcons, battling back from two one goal deficits and losing a lead of their own before ultimately losing a 4-3 shootout decision Friday night at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts in front of a crowd [...]

Tyson Sexsmith and Matt Irwin named to AHL East All-Star team

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 4, 2012

From the American Hockey League: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today the Eastern and Western Conference All-Star rosters for the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic, to take place Jan. 29-30 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J. Each team comprises 24 players – 13 forwards, eight defensemen and three goaltenders. Rosters were determined [...]

WorSharks take a long holiday weekend, lose 4-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, January 3, 2012

The Worcester Sharks kicked off the new year by sleepwalking through their Monday matinee with the Bridgeport Sound Tigers where they were out-hustled, outhit, outplayed, and out-everything else you can be in a hockey game during a 4-0 drubbing at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. In trying to come up with something positive [...]

WorSharks sunk by Pirates 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 1, 2012

The Worcester Sharks ended 2011 against the team they started the year out against but unfortunately played the first period like it was the middle summer months to close out the year 4-2 losers against the Portland Pirates Saturday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. For the second game in a [...]