Archive for December, 2013

WorSharks end year on a down note, lose 2-1 to Phantoms

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013

The Worcester Sharks ended 2013 the same way they began it, on the road and not being able to put the puck in the net. Unlike their first game of the year the WorSharks did light the lamp once, but a late goal against killed any potential happy ending as Worcester dropped a 2-1 decision [...]

Mental errors hurt WorSharks in 3-2 OT loss in Hartford

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 29, 2013

The Worcester Sharks have a tendency to fall behind early in games and they did it again Saturday night in Hartford, and while goaltender Harri Sateri kept Team Teal in the game a nice goal by Dan DaSilva and a third period strike by Freddie Hamilton got the WorSharks into extra time where the Wolf [...]

WorSharks streak into record book but still defeat IceCaps 5-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 28, 2013

The Worcester Sharks hit the ice Friday night after being shutout in their two previous games, and ran that scoreless streak up all the way to a new franchise record of 163:13 before Freddie Hamilton finally nabbed one that counted, and then the WorSharks added two more in the span of 3:16 on their way [...]

WorSharks blanked again, lose 4-0 to Providence

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Friday, December 27, 2013

The Worcester Sharks picked right up from where they left off in Hershey just before the Christmas break, but that wasn’t a good thing as for the second game in a row the WorSharks were whitewashed after dropping a 4-0 Boxing Day contest to the Providence Bruins Thursday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, [...]

WorSharks blanked by Bears 4-0

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, December 23, 2013

The Worcester Sharks went into Sunday afternoon’s contest on a two game winning streak and were looking for a hard earned six point weekend, but despite firing 44 shots on Hershey goaltender David Leggio the WorSharks couldn’t get one past him that counted and were defeated 4-0 by the Bears at the Giant Center in [...]

Hamilton, WorSharks chomp Bears, win 3-2

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013

The Worcester Sharks continued their pre-Christmas swing through Pennsylvania with a 90 or so minutes trek south from Wilkes-Barre to Hershey, and for at least 24 hours the WorSharks turned it from Chocolatetown to Sharks Territory as Freddie Hamilton netted two goals sandwiched around a Matt Tennyson tally to defeat the Bears 3-2 at the [...]

WorSharks feast on Penguins, win 4-1

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013

The Worcester Sharks are using this weekend’s road trip to the Keystone State to do some “team building” with every roster player, including those that are injured, making the jaunt out west. With the trip just one third over it looks like the team building is working as the WorSharks took down the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, [...]

WorSharks ice cold in Maine, lose 5-1 to Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013

The Worcester Sharks made the long trek north to the Pine Tree State with a huge winter storm following close behind them, and then played the game like they were already snowblind as once again they could not put the puck in the net with any consistency in dropping a 5-1 contest to the Portland [...]

WorSharks stumble and bumble way into 3-1 loss to Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013

The Worcester Sharks came into Friday night’s contest with the Manchester Monarchs as one of the hottest teams in the American Hockey League with points in six straight games, but unfortunately Worcester looked colder than the frigid temperatures outside in dropping a 3-1 contest to the Monarchs at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts in [...]

Grosenick stellar in WorSharks 2-1 shootout win over Manchester

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, December 9, 2013

The Worcester Sharks took their five game point streak an hour north to the Granite State, and while Troy Grosenick’s 31 save performance kept the WorSharks in the game rookie defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser’s first professional goal got them back to even and into a shootout where Worcester defeated the Manchester Monarchs 2-1 Sunday afternoon at [...]

WorSharks can’t hold two goal lead, lose 4-3 to Providence in shootout

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, December 8, 2013

The Worcester Sharks took a one goal second period lead and a two goal third period advantage and failed to hold on to either en route to dropping a 4-3 shootout contest to the Providence Bruins Saturday night at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts on Jimmy Bonneau bobblefist night in front of a crowd [...]

Eight is enough for WorSharks in record setting win over Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, December 7, 2013

The WorSharks Sharks went into Friday night’s contest with the Portland Pirates not having scored four goals in a game yet this season, but when the night was over the line of Matt Nieto, Freddie Hamilton, and Daniil Tarasov combined for five goals on their own as the WorSharks cruised to an 8-2 drubbing of [...]