Sharks: Boughner Has “Upper Hand” to Return as Coach

The San Jose Sharks, like everyone else right now, aren’t committing to much in terms of NHL team longevity but they have given Bob Boughner the proverbial “upper hand.” General manager Doug Wilson noted that the head coach was not committed 100 percent for next season after taking his Sharks to a 14-20-3 record afterContinue reading “Sharks: Boughner Has “Upper Hand” to Return as Coach”

Sharks: Coronavirus Threatens Remaining Home Games at SAP Center

Count the San Jose Sharks as the first NHL team to make a serious move to adhere to regulations regarding the coronavirus outbreak. The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department announced Monday that there was a ban on public and private gatherings of 1,000 people or more. The ban goes into effect Thursday. TheContinue reading “Sharks: Coronavirus Threatens Remaining Home Games at SAP Center”

Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games

San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane has been suspended three games after elbowing Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk. The incident took place during the third period of Friday’s game. San Jose won by a final score of 3-2. Kane was issued a two-minute penalty for elbowing after his hit on Pionk. “Kane does not keepContinue reading “Sharks: Evander Kane Suspended Three Games”

Sharks: Erik Karlsson Out for the Season

San Jose Sharks defenceman Erik Karlsson will miss the remainder of the season with a broken left thumb. The team made the announcement Saturday. The broken thumb requires surgery. Karlsson suffered the injury Friday during the Sharks’ 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets. This situation makes things go from bad to worse for San Jose,Continue reading “Sharks: Erik Karlsson Out for the Season”

Sharks: With Hertl Out for Season, Is Finally Time to Rebuild?

The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Tomas Hertl for the remainder of the season, the team announced Thursday. Hertl has a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee. The 26-year-old was forced to leave his club’s game against the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday after just about 1:10 in ice time. He appeared toContinue reading “Sharks: With Hertl Out for Season, Is Finally Time to Rebuild?”