Archive for March, 2013

WorSharks playoff chances quickly fading away after shocking overtime loss to IceCaps

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 31, 2013

The Worcester Sharks were cruising along after three straight goals in the late second period and early third gave them a 4-2 lead and looked to have the game well in hand being backstopped by NHL netminder Thomas Greiss down on a conditioning assignment, but once again a team showed what happens when you take [...]

WorSharks keep playoff hopes alive with 5-3 win over Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 24, 2013

The Worcester Sharks, who despite allowing goals in the final minute of two different periods and coughing up a two goal lead, got goals from five different first year AHL players and points from four more to give them a 5-3 win over the Providence Bruins Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts [...]

WorSharks drop 2-1 contest to Falcons; Derek Joslin to return to Worcester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013

The Worcester Sharks bussed an hour west down the Massachusetts Turnpike where their goal scoring woes continued, and the WorSharks inability to put the puck in the net despite having great scoring chances coupled with an early game brain cramp by Worcester’s top defensive pair lead to a painful 2-1 loss to the Springfield Falcons [...]

WorSharks dig a hole they can’t climb out of, lose 5-3 to Penguins

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, March 16, 2013

The Worcester Sharks played twenty minutes of great hockey Friday night, unfortunately it was just about all in the final period after they were already trailing by two goals, and despite having a six skater on three advantage late in the third period couldn’t get the game tying goal and eventually dropped a 5-3 decision [...]

WorSharks power past Penguins, win 5-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013

The Worcester Sharks went into Wednesday night’s contest in the middle of the pack on special teams but managed to score four power play goals against the American Hockey League’s best penalty killing team and go a perfect five for five while shorthanded en route to a 5-1 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the [...]

WorSharks sink Pirates, win 5-3 (Edited boxscore)

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Worcester Sharks have had issues the last couple weeks putting the puck into the net, but Sunday against Portland it all seemed to come together for the WorSharks as four different players lit the lamp and 11 total players notched points during a 5-3 win over the Pirates at the DCU Center in Worcester, [...]

WorSharks grab point in 4-3 shootout loss to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 10, 2013

The Worcester Sharks finally broke their long drought of even strength goals with tallies by Sebastian Stalberg, Freddie Hamilton, and John McCarthy, but the lack of an real goal scoring reared its ugly head in the shootout where defenseman-playing-forward Denny Urban was the lone WorSharks skater to light the lamp as Worcester went a woeful [...]

NHL/AHL organizational scoring rankings

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 3, 2013

This is just a straightforward list of combined goals per game for each NHL team and its AHL affiliate. The NHL uses live scoring, so the stats used are as of 1930 EST (or so) today. The AHL stats are as of yesterday’s games. For Sharks fans it shows exactly what’s been seen with their [...]

Sateri leads WorSharks to 2-1 shootout win over Pirates

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, March 3, 2013

The Worcester Sharks managed just to score just a single goal against the Portland Pirates Saturday night, but that Sebastian Stalberg power play tally combined with a 37 save outing by goaltender Harri Sateri was enough to get them a point for going into overtime and the shootout, where Marek Viedensky connected for the only [...]