Latest San Jose Sharks News

San Jose Sharks interim head coach Bob Boughner, middle, stands on the bench to wave his goalie off the ice as assistant coach Mike Ricci, back left, looks at the action on the ice during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Arizona Coyotes Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Glendale, Ariz. The Coyotes defeated the Sharks 6-3. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Sharks GM gives Boughner `upper hand' to take over as coach

Apr. 2, 2020 8:54 PM EDT

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson isn’t ready to remove the interim head coach tag from Bob Boughner’s title yet. Noting the Sharks’ season is not officially over with the NHL on hiatus due to the coronavirus, Wilson voiced his support by saying Boughner has the edge in taking over...

Sharks sign college free agent D Brinson Pasichnuk

Mar. 31, 2020 4:31 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have agreed to a contract with free agent college defenseman Brinson Pasichnuk. General manager Doug Wilson announced the deal Tuesday to bring in the former captain at Arizona State. Pasichnuk was captain his final two years in college and he had 11 goals and 26...

Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Kane (88) celebrates with teammate Dominick Kubalik (8) of the Czech Republic, after defeating the San Jose Sharks 6-2 in an NHL hockey game Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Kane scores twice, Blackhawks skate past Sharks 6-2

Mar. 11, 2020 11:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored twice, Alex DeBrincat had three assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the San Jose Sharks 6-2 on Wednesday night. Duncan Keith, Brandon Saad, Alex Nylander and rookie Dominik Kubalik also scored as the Blackhawks handed the Sharks their ninth loss in their last 12...

Fans celebrate behind Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) and Justin Schultz (4) as they greet Patrick Marleau (12) who scored against the Carolina Hurricanes during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

The Chase: Established NHL vets trade comfort for Cup shot

Mar. 11, 2020 3:08 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The evidence of Patrick Marleau's near miss is everywhere. In the rafters at PPG Paints Arena. In the lobby on the way to the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room, where a replica of the Stanley Cup the franchise won in 2016 at the expense of Marleau and the San Jose Sharks sits. In the...

San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane, second from right, celebrates with Radim Simek, from left, Dylan Gambrell and Brent Burns (88) after scoring a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Sharks, NHL determining plans for home games after crowd ban

Mar. 10, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Sharks and the NHL were still determining how to proceed Tuesday with three scheduled games in San Jose this month following a local ban put in place on gatherings of more than 1,000 people in response to the spread of the coronavirus. The Sharks and the league said they will...

County ban of large gatherings could impact Sharks, Stanford

Mar. 10, 2020 2:00 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The status of three San Jose Sharks hockey games, the NCAA women's basketball tournament at Stanford and one MLS game are in doubt after Santa Clara County announced a ban of all large gatherings of at least 1,000 people for the rest of the month in response to the coronavirus...

FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2016, file photo, Texas Rangers pitcher Sam Dyson, left, packs a bag in the locker room at the baseball park in Arlington, Texas. The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all non-essential personnel in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday, March 9, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

Mar. 10, 2020 12:40 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all nonessential personnel, including media, in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. They said they made the decision...

Sharks sign defenseman Radim Simek to 4-year extension

Mar. 9, 2020 7:23 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks signed defenseman Radim Simek to a four-year contract extension on Monday. Simek was set to become an unrestricted free agent this summer before the Sharks locked him up with the new deal worth a reported $9 million. The 27-year-old Simek made his debut with the...

Colorado Avalanche center Vladislav Namestnikov, right, celebrates with Gabriel Landeskog (92) and Nathan MacKinnon, left, after scoring a goal against the San Jose Sharks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Sunday, March 8, 2020, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Avalanche top line overwhelms Sharks in 4-3 win

Mar. 9, 2020 12:19 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon and Gabriel Landeskog each had a goal and two assists and Colorado's top line overwhelmed the San Jose Sharks in a 4-3 victory for the Avalanche on Sunday night. MacKinnon and Landeskog scored the first two goals for the Avalanche and then set up Vladislav...

San Jose Sharks goaltender Aaron Dell (30) makes a save against the Ottawa Senators center Chris Tierney (71) on a penalty shot during the second period of an NHL hockey game in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, March 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)

Tierney's OT goal lifts Senators over Sharks 2-1

Mar. 7, 2020 10:43 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Tierney scored 35 seconds into overtime against his former team after missing an earlier chance on a penalty shot, and the Ottawa Senators earned their fourth win in five games by beating the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Saturday. “It was nice,” Tierney said....