Panthers deny Sharks playoff clincher with 4-2 win
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Martin Jones could come up with only so many saves against the NHL's second-ranked power play before the Florida Panthers finally broke through.
Greiss, Islanders beat Blue Jackets 2-0
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Thomas Greiss made 31 saves in his fifth shutout of the season, helping the New York Islanders beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-0 on Monday night.
Goalie Jones continues hot streak as Sharks blank Wild
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Martin Jones and the Western Conference-leading San Jose Sharks are peaking as they head into the playoffs.
Jones made 24 saves to continue his hot streak and lead the...
Hertl’s 30th goal leads Sharks past Canadiens 5-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — With several players dealing with the flu, the San Jose Sharks managed to find a way to pull out a win that moved them closer to Calgary in the race for first...
McAvoy’s OT goal sends Bruins to 6th straight win
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A controversial non-call helped the Boston Bruins avoid what would have been a dispiriting loss. Then an unexpected source extended their winning streak.
Charlie McAvoy scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Boston Bruins beat the San Jose Sharks 6-5 on Monday night in a game featuring two of the NHL's hottest teams.
McAvoy's fourth goal of the season came with 1:01 left in overtime.
Pavelski’s 31st goal helps Sharks top Canucks 3-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski was in the right place at the right time at a big moment for the San Jose Sharks.
Pavelski snapped a tie 13:06 into the third period, helping San Jose top the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Saturday night.
Pavelski, Logan Couture and Timo Meier each had a goal and an assist as the Sharks won for the seventh time in eight games. Martin Jones stopped 31 shots.
Ovechkin scores NHL-leading 39th as Capitals beat Sharks 5-1
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored his NHL-leading 39th goal, T.J. Oshie had two goals and an assist, and the Washington Capitals beat the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Thursday night.
Jakub Vrana and Tom Wilson each had a goal and an assist, and Nicklas Backstrom had two assists for Washington. Braden Holtby stopped 24 shots, and Ovechkin added an assist as the Capitals won for the fifth time in seven games after dropping seven straight.
Kane scores twice, Sharks rout Canucks 7-2
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took no pity on teenager Mike DiPietro making his NHL debut in the nets for the Vancouver Canucks.
Evander Kane scored twice, leading the Sharks to a 7-2 rout of the Canucks on Monday night.
The victory moves San Jose into first place in the Western Conference and extends the Sharks' winning streak to six games.
Timo Meier, Melker Karlsson, Tomas Hertl, Kevin Lebanc and Joe Pavelski also scored for the Sharks. Martin Jones had 25 saves.
Kane has 2 goals and an assist, Sharks beat Flames 5-2
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Evander Kane continued his mastery of the Calgary Flames with another big performance for the San Jose Sharks.
Kane scored twice and added an assist in the Sharks' 5-2 victory Thursday night.
Kane has nine goals and 13 points in five games against the Flames since being acquired from Buffalo in a trade last February.
Burns’ OT goal leads Sharks past Coyotes 3-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brent Burns made the most of his second chance in alone against Darcy Kuemper.
After missing on a breakaway early in the third period, Burns completed a nifty move with a goal 3:14 into overtime that sent the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday night in their first game back from a 10-day break.
Hat tricks for Hertl, Ovechkin as Sharks beat Caps 7-6 in OT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tomas Hertl completed his hat trick by scoring in overtime, and the San Jose Sharks withstood Alex Ovechkin's three goals to beat the Washington Capitals 7-6 on Tuesday night and hand the defending Stanley Cup champions their sixth consecutive defeat.
Stamkos scores twice, leads Lightning past Sharks 6-3
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A three-point night from Steven Stamkos sent the Tampa Bay Lightning into their extended All-Star break with another victory.
Stamkos scored a pair of goals in the third period and Tampa Bay beat San Jose 6-3 Saturday night.
NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov added a pair of assists.
Sharks get late goals to rally past Golden Knights 3-2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The San Jose Sharks rallied late to give their dads a memorable night just off the Las Vegas strip.
Melker Karlsson and Joonas Donskoi scored third-period goals 39 seconds apart, Martin Jones made 36 saves on his birthday, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vegas Golden Knights 3-2 on Thursday night.
Karlsson has 3 assists as Sharks top Kings 3-1
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The blockbuster trade that sent Erik Karlsson to the San Jose Sharks during the offseason didn't pay immediate dividends. But the two-time Norris Trophy winner has emerged as one of the team's most impactful players lately.
Karlsson had three assists, Tomas Hertl scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period and the surging Sharks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Monday night.
Kane scores 2, Sharks win 5-2 to end Lightning point streak
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Missing three regular defensemen, the San Jose Sharks got a complete team effort and handed the Tampa Bay Lightning their first regulation loss in 5 1/2 weeks.
Evander Kane scored two goals to reach 200 for his career as the Sharks beat Tampa Bay 5-2 on Saturday night, snapping the NHL-leading Lightning's 16-game point streak.
Pavelski, Burns get 4 points each as Sharks beat Avs 5-4
DENVER (AP) — It was an All-Star night for Joe Pavelski and Brent Burns.
Pavelski and Burns each had a goal and three assists, Martin Jones made 31 saves and the San Jose Sharks held off the slumping Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Wednesday.
The four-point games by the San Jose stars came hours after they were chosen for the Pacific Division squad in the All-Star Game to be played at the Sharks' arena on Jan. 26.
"It'll be different in our hometown," Pavelski said. "Just excited to be a part of it."
Ehlers scores hat trick to lead Jets past Sharks 5-3
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — This may have been the most unusual of Nikolaj Ehlers' four career hat tricks.
It didn't make it any less satisfying.
Ehlers snapped a tie with 3:07 to go and then completed the three-goal night when he was credited with a score after getting pulled down with San Jose's net empty, sealing a 5-3 victory for the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday.
Jones shuts out Wild, Couture scores 2 in Sharks’ 4-0 win
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Sharks coach Peter DeBoer never doubted going back to Martin Jones in net, even after he allowed three goals on seven shots before getting pulled in the first period of San Jose's previous game.
Jones has always bounced back quickly and he did it again Tuesday night as the Sharks continued their December roll.
Logan Couture scored twice and Jones made 26 saves for his first shutout this season and the 20th of his career in San Jose's 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild.
Sharks beat Blackhawks 7-3; Crawford suffers concussion
CHICAGO (AP) — The San Jose Sharks roared back for a win and the reeling Chicago Blackhawks lost more than just another game.
Melker Karlsson, Evander Kane, Kevin Labanc, Tomas Hertl and Logan Couture each had a goal and an assist, and the Sharks rallied to beat the Blackhawks 7-3 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory.
Meier’s 2 goals lead Sharks past Devils, 5-2
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks had been frequent flyers in recent weeks, playing all but one of their eight previous games on the road. Finally back at home on Monday night, they celebrated with a convincing victory over the New Jersey Devils.
Heiskanen, Ritchie score in 3rd, Stars beat Sharks 3-2
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Bishop bought enough time for Dallas to rally for its fourth consecutive victory.
Bishop made a season-high 41 saves and Miro Heiskanen and Brett Ritchie scored in the third period, sending the Stars to a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night.
"Ben Bishop's the reason why we won that game," coach Jim Montgomery said. "We were bad in the first, and thank God, Ben Bishop wasn't."
Meier gives Sharks needed boost in 5-1 win over Hurricanes
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier's return to San Jose's lineup gave the Sharks just the boost they needed after a rough road trip.
Meier had a goal and two assists in his first game back from an injury, Martin Jones made 39 saves and the Sharks responded to a shuffle of duties for their assistant coaches by beating the Carolina Hurricanes 5-1 on Wednesday night.
Martin Jones makes 40 saves, Sharks beat Canadiens 3-1
MONTREAL (AP) — Martin Jones stopped the Montreal Canadiens — and the San Jose Sharks' four-game skid.
Jones made 40 saves — 22 shots in the third period alone — to help the Sharks beat the Canadiens 3-1 on Sunday night. Justin Braun, Brent Burns and Joe Pavelski scored for San Jose.
"We did a great job of eliminating those Grade-A chances and those odd-man rushes that have been causing us some problems," Jones said. "It was much better tonight."
Pavelski leads Sharks in 3-1 win over Flames
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Evander Kane doesn't know why he keeps putting up big numbers against the Calgary Flames.
Kane had a goal and an assist to help the San Jose Sharks beat the Flames 3-1 Sunday night.
The 27-year old forward, in his 10th season with his fourth team, now has 10 goals and six assists in 12 career games against Calgary.
Shore’s 2nd goal breaks tie, Stars beat Sharks 4-3
DALLAS (AP) — Devin Shore believes in linemate Tyler Seguin — and in the hockey concept of puck luck.
Shore scored his second goal of the game to break a tie, Anton Khudobin tied a season high with 33 saves and the Dallas Stars beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Thursday night.
Dillon Heatherington's shot from the left point went off a defender's leg to Shore in the left circle, and he beat Sharks goalie Martin Jones with 5:47 to play.
Meier scores in OT, Sharks top Flyers 4-3
SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier says he isn't a big stats guy. The San Jose Sharks' forward insists his focus is on winning.
"My goal is to help the team win games and to do as much as I can," he said. "I'm not a numbers guy. I'm not focusing on numbers, only to be the best player I can be."
He was every bit the player the Sharks needed on Saturday night.
Meier got his second goal of the game 13 seconds into overtime and the Sharks rallied to beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-3.
Meier’s second goal comes in OT to lift Sharks past Ducks
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks looked like they've developed another star.
Timo Meier scored twice, had a third goal nullified after an offside review and added an assist Sunday night to lead the Sharks to a 4-3 overtime victory against the Anaheim Ducks.
His second goal came at the 2:12 mark in OT, finishing off a mad scramble in front of the net. He now has a career-high, eight-game point streak.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Tomas Hertl scored his team-leading fifth goal of the playoffs, Martin Jones made 34 saves for his sixth career postseason shutout and the San Jose Sharks evened their second-round series against the Vegas Golden Knights with a 4-0 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Sorensen and Joonas Donskoi delivered the fast start San Jose coach Peter DeBoer wanted and Martin Jones did the rest to help the Sharks tie their playoff series with Vegas at two games apiece.
Sorensen and Donskoi scored in the first period and Jones made 34 saves for his sixth career postseason shutout as the Sharks bounced back from an overtime loss to beat the Golden Knights 4-0 in Game 4 on Wednesday night.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — William Karlsson and the expansion Vegas Golden Knights proved they can handle some adversity just as well as they can thrive as front-runners like they did most of their inaugural season.
The Golden Knights bounced back after allowing a late tying goal in regulation when Karlsson scored 8:17 into overtime to lead Vegas to a 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night and a 2-1 series lead.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — William Karlsson scored 8:17 into overtime and the Vegas Golden Knights bounced back from a blown lead late in the third period to beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 on Monday night to take a 2-1 series lead.
After Tomas Hertl tied the game with 1:57 left in regulation, the expansion Golden Knights rebounded and won in overtime despite failing to convert on two early power-play chances.
Couture scores in 2OT, Sharks beat Vegas 4-3 in Game 2
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Logan Couture's second goal of the game, on the power play at 5:13 of the second overtime, lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 4-3 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights on Saturday night, tying their Western Conference semifinal series at one game apiece.