Archive for April, 2015

WorSharks lose 3-1 to Hershey, now need miracle comeback to avoid elimination

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Worcester Sharks once again couldn’t solve Hershey Bears goaltender Pheonix Copley, and with only Eriah Hayes finding the back of the net the WorSharks now head off to Pennsylvania down two games to none in their best of five series against Hershey after a 3-1 loss to the Bears Saturday night at the DCU [...]

Major mistake costs WorSharks in game one loss to Hershey

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Worcester Sharks played nearly perfect hockey for the first 57 minutes of the opening game in their Eastern Conference quarterfinals matchup with the Hershey Bears at the DCU Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, but despite totally outplaying their opponents the WorSharks could only get a late first period power play goal by Micheal Haley past [...]

WorSharks caught looking forward in 5-4 loss to Portland

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Monday, April 20, 2015

The Worcester Sharks held a 4-2 lead going into the third period Sunday afternoon at the DCU Center against the Portland Pirates, and in the final 20 minutes with the Pirates skating for their playoff lives perhaps played it too casually as Portland struck for three unanswered goals to defeat the WorSharks 5-4 in what [...]

WorSharks beat Providence 5-2 to clinch playoff berth

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Worcester Sharks went into last weekend needing just a single point to clinch a spot in the American Hockey League’s 2015 Calder Cup playoffs and after going oh-fer in the three games fans began to worry if this was the beginning of something tragic, but after a dominating 5-2 Friday night against the Providence [...]

WorSharks sweep Pennsylvania swing with victories in Hershey and Wilkes-Barre

By Darryl Hunt - Last updated: Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Worcester Sharks spent their pre-Easter week in Pennsylvania to take on the Hershey Bears on Wednesday and the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on Friday, and with both teams in front of them in the AHL’s Eastern Conference standings and still some clubs close by in the rearview mirror the WorSharks needed to get some points from [...]