Archive for February, 2012

WorSharks powerless in Connecticut, lose in shootout 2-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Worcester Sharks went into Hartford to take on the Connecticut Whale Tuesday morning hoping to wipe away the taste of a couple of poor weekend outings that saw them choke away another third period lead to Providence and then play a total flop of a game against Portland, but their continued inability to puck [...]

WorSharks let another one slip away, get Crunched by Syracuse 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Worcester Sharks went into Syracuse looking to get back to even on their four game road trip and improve on their playoff aspirations, but sloppy play in their own zone and the continued inability to put the puck in the net sent them home loser 4-2 to the Syracuse Crunch at the Onondaga County [...]

WorSharks celebrate Alex Stalock’s return with 2-1 win over Springfield

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012

The Worcester Sharks drove an hour west down the Massachusetts Turnpike to take on the Springfield Falcons with a couple of players that haven’t been around in some time, and while John McCarthy was held off the scoresheet returning goaltender Alex Stalock looked like he hadn’t missed a beat and made the WorSharks two first [...]

WorSharks let another one slip away, lose 3-1 to Connecticut

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 19, 2012

The Worcester Sharks went into Hartford looking to eliminate the bad taste in their mouths they got from losing a third period lead Wednesday in Portland, but the WorSharks instead took a second helping from the same plate when they coughed up another third period lead to drop a 3-1 contest to the Connecticut Whale [...]

WorSharks can’t put Pirates away, lose 4-3

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Worcester Sharks came back from a two goal deficit but then fell asleep late in the third period and gave up two goals in 33 second to drop a 4-3 contest to the Portland Pirates Wednesday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Portland would get on the board first after [...]

WorSharks sink Pirates 5-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012

The Worcester Sharks carried the momentum of a shootout win Saturday night against the Hershey Bears on their six hour bus ride home early in Sunday morning and took it to the Portland Pirates, beating their Atlantic Division rivals 5-2 at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 6,859 fans in the “PINK [...]

WorSharks get Sommer his 500th career AHL win with 3-2 shootout victory over Hershey

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012

The Worcester Sharks bussed six hours west right after Friday night’s debacle against Manchester to take on the Hershey Bears Saturday night in the Keystone State, and for most of the game skated stride for stride with the cream of the crop in the AHL but still needed a late extra attacker goal to send [...]

WorSharks outmatched by Manchester, lose 3-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, February 11, 2012

The Worcester Sharks were totally dominated by the Manchester Monarchs in every possible aspect of the game, including being held without a shot on goal for over 22 minutes of game time, en route to dropping a 3-1 decision Friday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of a crowd of 4292 [...]

WorSharks pound IceCaps on ice and on scoreboard, win 4-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, February 5, 2012

The Worcester Sharks played like kittens on Friday night but on Saturday came out of the gate like lions and took it straight to the St John’s IceCaps, and on the strength of Brandon Mashinter’s Gordie Howe hat trick punched their way to a 4-2 win in snowy St John’s, Newfoundland at the Mile One [...]

WorSharks struggle in St John’s, lose 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, February 4, 2012

The Worcester Sharks traveled to St. John’s, Newfoundland on Thursday but apparently left their game back in the Bay State as the IceCaps totally dominated Friday night’s contest and only the incredible play by WorSharks goaltender Harri Sateri kept them even close, but close doesn’t earn any points as Worcester dropped a 3-2 decision at [...]