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Burns, Tierney lead Sharks to 4-1 win over Canucks

Feb. 16, 2018 2:31 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brent Burns makes things difficult when he's only playing one position in a game. Switching positions during the game makes it even harder. Burns and Chris Tierney each had a goal and an assist, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 on Thursday night for their third...

Goligoski stays hot as Coyotes top Sharks, 2-1

Feb. 14, 2018 2:33 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The NHL's worst team isn't letting a lousy record get them down. Alex Goligoski scored in his third straight game to help the Arizona Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Tuesday night. Goligoski, who was playing in his 700th career game, also extended his streak of games in...

Bernier's 38 saves lead Avalanche past Sharks 3-1

Feb. 7, 2018 3:37 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — With the core of Colorado's scoring attack sidelined, backup goalie Jonathan Bernier put together a stifling performance. Gabriel Bourque and Tyson Jost scored 2:14 apart in the second period, Bernier stopped 38 shots and the Avalanche beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Tuesday night. Bernier...

Red Wings beat Sharks 2-1 in shootout

Feb. 1, 2018 12:22 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Petr Mrazek capped an impressive January with another sharp performance. Mrazek made 30 saves, and then stopped Tomas Hertl in the seventh round of a shootout to lift the Detroit Red Wings to a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday night. Mrazek went 3-1-1 in January with two...

Ducks stop Bruins' point streak at 18 games with 3-1 win

Jan. 31, 2018 1:17 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Adam Henrique scored twice and the Anaheim Ducks ended Boston's 18-game point streak with a 3-1 victory over the Bruins on Tuesday night. Jakob Silfverberg also scored for the Ducks, the first team to beat the Bruins in regulation since Washington's 5-3 win Dec. 14 at Boston. Cam Fowler and...

Malkin's hat trick powers Penguins past Sharks 5-2

Jan. 30, 2018 11:21 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Murray wanted to feel a sense of normalcy, so the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie went back to work Tuesday night for the first time since his father, James, died this month. "I just tried to come in and forget about the fact I hadn't played in a while and try to get lost in the game,"...

McDonagh's 2 goals lead Rangers past Sharks 6-5

Jan. 26, 2018 1:53 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — After three straight losses to open their road trip, the New York Rangers head into the All-Star break on a high note thanks to an unlikely goal scorer. Ryan McDonagh scored his first two goals of the season and J.T. Miller added a goal and two assists that helped the New York...

Sharks F Joe Thornton has arthroscopic surgery on right knee

Jan. 25, 2018 10:23 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks forward Joe Thornton has undergone arthroscopic surgery on his injured right knee and there is no timetable for his return. General manager Doug Wilson announced that Thornton had the operation Thursday to repair the MCL on his right knee. Thornton hurt the knee late...

Sharks F Joe Thornton out for several weeks with knee injury

Jan. 24, 2018 3:29 PM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton will likely miss several weeks with an injury to his right knee. Thornton was hurt late in San Jose's overtime loss to Winnipeg on Tuesday. General manager Doug Wilson said Wednesday that Thornton will need an MRI to determine whether he will...

Little scores 2nd goal in OT, Jets beat Sharks 5-4

Jan. 24, 2018 2:24 AM EST

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Bryan Little made sure Winnipeg went into the All-Star break with at least one overtime victory. In a season filled with success, the Jets finally got two points in their eighth overtime contest. Little scored his second goal of the game 18 seconds into the extra period, lifting the...