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FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane (9) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago. The Sharks had started planning for next season long before the news became official that they would be one of the seven teams left home if the NHL resumes its season. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

Sharks have plenty of time to stew over down season

May. 28, 2020 6:25 PM EDT

The San Jose Sharks will have plenty of time to stew over the franchise’s worst season in 17 years. With more than three-quarters of the league hoping to return for an expanded playoffs this summer following the shutdown for the coronavirus pandemic, the Sharks are one of seven teams left out until next...

FILE - In this March 11, 2020, file photo, San Jose Sharks' Evander Kane (9) celebrates with teammates on the bench after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Chicago Blackhawks in Chicago. The Sharks had started planning for next season long before the news became official that they would be one of the seven teams left home if the NHL resumes its season. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)

Sharks look for rebound following rough 2019-20 season

May. 26, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

The San Jose Sharks had started planning for next season long before the news became official Tuesday that they would be one of the seven teams left home if the NHL resumes its season. A slow start, a rough December and an injury-plagued final stretch of the season left last season’s Western Conference...

Penguins F Simon out 6-7 months following shoulder surgery

May. 14, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Dominik Simon is out six to seven months after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in his left shoulder. Simon initially hurt the shoulder in a loss to the San Jose Sharks on Feb. 29 and underwent surgery on April 29. The team announced the procedure on...

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2017, file photo, San Jose Sharks right wing Joel Ward lines up against the Arizona Coyotes during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Glendale, Ariz. Longtime NHL forward Joel Ward announced his retirement on Monday, April 27, 2020. Ward said he considers himself lucky to have played 726 career games after being undrafted and now wants to focus on being a dad to his 1-year-old son Robinson. Ward started his career with Minnesota in 2006-07 season and also played for Nashville, Washington and San Jose in his 11-year career. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Longtime NHL forward Joel Ward retires

Apr. 27, 2020 3:10 PM EDT

Longtime NHL forward Joel Ward announced his retirement Monday, ending an 11-year career that started as an undrafted player. Ward became known as one of the game's most clutch playoff performers and said he relished the chance to be teammates with stars like Alex Ovechkin, Joe Thornton, Shea Weber and Pekka...