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?”

2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks were just two wins removed from making it to the Stanley Cup Final last season, so they didn’t see fit to make many changes over the course of the summer. That said, the club will have to make do without Joe Pavelski and forwards Joonas Donskoi and Gustav Nyquist. There wereContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks”

What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks posted another quality regular season record in 2018-2019, finishing second in the Pacific Division and second in the Western Conference. They clinched their playoff spot in March and advanced to the Western Conference Final, eventually falling to the Blues in six games. The Sharks produced a 46-27-9 record, good for 101Continue reading “What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks”

Blues: St. Louis Advances to Cup Final with Game Six Win

The St. Louis Blues are going to the Stanley Cup Final. St. Louis punched their ticket Tuesday, snagging a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game Six. They’ll face the Boston Bruins for hockey’s ultimate prize. The last time the Blues found themselves in the Stanley Cup Final, it was 1970. Back then,Continue reading “Blues: St. Louis Advances to Cup Final with Game Six Win”