Archive for January, 2013

San Jose Sharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2012-13 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 30, 2013

When I posted the Worcester Sharks list last season several people asked if I was doing one for San Jose. I didn’t do one last season, but figured that this season was a good time to start. Below is a list every former player for the San Jose Sharks still playing pro hockey but no [...]

WorSharks from the past: where are they playing now? (2012-13 edition)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Every year we like to take a look where former Worcester Sharks are playing across pro hockey, and while the NHL lockout pushed this from its normal late December posting to late January now that rosters seemed to have settled it’s time to take another look at who is playing where. Below is a list [...]

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

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013

The Worcester Sharks once again came out of the gate flat and that slow start resulted in three goals against during the first 9:49 of their Saturday night contest against the Providence Bruins, but the WorSharks slowly dug themselves out that deep hole and managed to steal a point in a 4-3 shootout loss at [...]

WorSharks grab a much needed two points in 3-1 victory over Springfield

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 26, 2013

The Worcester Sharks traveled an hour west down the Massachusetts Turnpike mired in a five game (0-4-0-1) winless streak to take on the Springfield Falcons, who were riding high as the best team in the American Hockey League and unbeaten in eight in a row (7-0-1-0), but has been so often the case over the [...]

WorSharks can’t beat the men wearing orange, lose 2-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 20, 2013

The Worcester Sharks finally got back all of the players they expected to return from the San Jose Sharks but the WorSharks offensive woes continued, and when you don’t score many goals beating your opponent is next to impossible. It’s also doesn’t help when you need to beat the guy in the striped shirt too, [...]

WorSharks drop fourth straight; Urban continues to shine for Worcester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 19, 2013

The Worcester Sharks had a great opening 90 seconds to start their Friday night contest, with Jimmy Bonneau administering some punishment to Andrei Loktionov for Loktionov’s blind side hit to Curt Gogol on New Year’s Eve and Jon Matsumoto scoring a nice breakaway goal after a long feed from Daniil Tarasov, but that was pretty [...]

WorSharks lose 3-1 to Pirates; Sateri shines in losing effort

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, January 14, 2013

The Worcester Sharks ragtag lineup once again had issues putting the puck in the net, only in Sunday’s matinee against the Portland Pirates it was due more to the opposing netminder than an ability to generate any offense. But in spite of a great goaltending performance from Harri Sateri the result was still the same [...]

WorSharks lose to Albany 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, January 13, 2013

The Worcester Sharks, hard hit by several key players being held out of the contest due to they potentially being recalled for the start of San Jose’s training camp, jumped out to an early lead thanks to Freddie Hamilton’s sixth goal of the season–with Daniil Tarasov grabbing his first AHL point with the lone assist–but [...]

Petrecki, WorSharks upend Springfield 4-3 in overtime

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, January 12, 2013

The Worcester Sharks went into Friday night’s contest with the Springfield Falcons with many of their top players out of the line-up as the NHL gets ready to open training camps for their lockout shortened season, and despite losing three different one goal leads were able to grab the bonus point when Nick Petrecki connected [...]

Andreoff suspension is a slap on his wrist, and a slap to the face of hockey fans everywhere

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Wednesday, January 2, 2013

On New Year’s Eve in the Worcester Sharks game against the Manchester Monarchs WorSharks forward Curt Gogol received a blind side check to the head by Monarchs rookie forward Andy Andreoff, in which Andreoff intentionally charged at Gogol and targeted Gogol’s head with his elbow and delivered a blow in the open ice far away [...]

WorSharks defeat Monarchs 3-2, Gogol injured by cheap shot

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, January 1, 2013

The WorSharks spent their fourth consecutive New Year’s Eve on the road and on the strength of a 35 save performance by goaltender Harri Sateri and a game winning goal by captain John McCarthy with just 66 seconds left in regulation celebrated the new year with a 3-2 victory over the Manchester Monarchs Monday night [...]