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Sharks re-sign forward Rudolfs Balcers to 2-year deal

Jul. 22, 2021 18:02 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have re-signed forward Rudolfs Balcers to a two-year contract before he hit the market as a restricted free agent. The Sharks also signed pending restricted free agent forward Joachim Blichfeld to a one-year deal Thursday. ...

Sharks miss playoffs for second straight season

May. 13, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Missing the playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in more than two decades hasn't altered the course San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson wants to take. Wilson said there's no need to tear down and rebuild a franchise that...

Kessel, Soderstrom lead Coyotes past Sharks 5-2

May. 08, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored the go-ahead goal for his 900th career point and Victor Soderstrom and Jan Jenik each scored their first NHL goals as the Arizona Coyotes beat the San Jose Sharks 5-2 on Friday night. Conor Garland added a goal and two assists...

Hertl scores twice to help Sharks defeat Avalanche 3-2

May. 06, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl had two goals and an assist in his 500th career NHL game and Erik Karlsson scored a go-ahead goal in the third period to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Wednesday night. Evander Kane...

Sharks beat Coyotes 6-4 to snap eight-game losing streak

Apr. 27, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alexander Barabanov scored his first NHL goal to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Arizona Coyotes 6-4 on Monday night in the Sharks’ first home game with fans in attendance in 13 months. Rookie goalie Josef Korenar made 21 saves and earned his...