Archive for April, 2012

A look at this season’s free agent list for the WorSharks

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, April 27, 2012

With the off-season for the San Jose Sharks and Worcester Sharks coming far too soon for fans’ tastes, the focus now goes to the draft and free agency. Below is a list of free agents that spent time on the WorSharks roster this season and what this writer thinks the chances are they’ll be back [...]

A look back at some games where the WorSharks may have cost themselves some points

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Every team can look back at some games during their season as say “if only…” in regards to contests they should have won or points they could have gotten for getting games into overtime. With the WorSharks finishing 13th of 15 teams in the American Hockey League’s Eastern Conference and missing the playoffs by ten [...]

The “210 Awards” for the WorSharks 2011-2012 season

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, April 20, 2012

With the Worcester Sharks regular season campaign coming to an end without a playoff run for the second season in a row, it’s time to start with the end of season paperwork. Up first are the “210 Awards”. For those new to the “210 Awards”, they are a mix of serious and (hopefully) slightly humorous [...]

WorSharks are Gourde against Hershey Bears, win 3-2 in season finale

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

The Worcester Sharks ended the final weekend of the regular season on an up note as amateur try-out player Yanni Gourde scored his first professional goal and assisted on both other WorSharks tallies during a 3-2 victory over the Hershey Bears Sunday afternoon at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in front of 5,810 fans. [...]

WorSharks frozen by IceCaps 3-1

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

The Worcester Sharks, playing out the string after being eliminated from Calder Cup playoff contention with Wednesday’s Portland Pirates win over the Connecticut Whale, dressed five players on amateur try-out contracts and 11 rookies overall against the number two team in the AHL’s Eastern Conference and for the most part played the St. John’s IceCaps [...]

WorSharks, Acolatse overpower Monarchs 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, April 11, 2012

The Worcester Sharks are needing to all win their remaining games and get a lot of help to make the AHL’s Calder Cup playoffs, and behind Harri Sateri’s 49 saves and two power play goals from Sena Acolatse they took a baby step in the right direction by beating the Manchester Monarchs 4-1 Tuesday night [...]

WorSharks game in Portland ends in controversy, brawl

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

The Worcester Sharks lost three separate one goal leads and then found themselves trailing after giving up an early third period tally, but then drew even in regulation on Matt Tennyson’s first professional goal only to lose 5-4 in a shootout to the Portland Pirates Saturday night at the Cumberland County Civic Center in front [...]

WorSharks Booster Club announces 2011-2012 season awards

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

At a banquet held for the Worcester Sharks players and staff, Booster Club President Rich Lundin announced the winners of the Booster Club team awards. The winners were: Best Offensive Player – John McCarthy Best Defensive Player – Mike Moore Best Tough Guy – Jimmy Bonneau Fan Favorite – Brandon Mashinter Best Single Game Performance [...]