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Martin Jones Keeps Sharks Season Alive, Forces Game Six


Remember when people were worried that Martin Jones may not be able to handle being a full-time goalie? What fun we had. I think it’s clear that not only can he handle it, he’s freaking crazy good! In a game where the Sharks were overwhelmed by the Penguins (again), Jones ...

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San Jose Sharks Drop Game Four, Series Tied

St. Louis Blues' Carl Gunnarsson, bottom, fights with San Jose Sharks' Brenden Dillon during the third period in Game 4 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Saturday, May 21, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. St. Louis won 6-3. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Last night, the San Jose Sharks had a chance to go up 3-1 in the Western Conference Final against the St. Louis Blues. But, the Blues were came out playing with much more urgency and grit than we’ve seen this series and St. Louis cruised to a 6-3 win in San ...

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Sharks Shut Down Blues, Even Series at 1

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones swats the puck away on a shot by the St. Louis Blues in the first period of Game One of the NHL Western Conference Finals at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on May 15, 2016.   Photo by Bill Greenblatt/UPI

Wow. What a response to losing game 1. There’s only one way to sum up this win: (I guess you need to click on the picture to see the GIF) It truly is a lovely day. Or night. Whichever. The San Jose Sharks came out and played a full sixty ...

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Pucknology’s Western Conference Predictions

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 17: A close-up of the details on The Stanley Cup Trophy, photographed on April 17, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Mark Mann/NHLI via Getty Images)

Last year I reached out to a bunch of Sharks Writers/Bloggers to do a playoff round-table making predictions round by round.  I thought about doing that again but with all the smart people that contribute under the Pucknology umbrella including the Pucknology.net writing group, Teal Tinted Glasses, and Pucknology After Dark ...

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Counterpoint: Do not wait to play the Kings


At the time of Ian Reid’s fantastic editorial on why the San Jose Sharks would be better-served to face the Anaheim Ducks in the opening round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their opponent was yet-to-be-determined. However, I wanted to provide a counter-point as to why I feel that the ...

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Sharks Face Kings in First Round of Playoffs

Sharks vs. Kings

The San Jose Sharks will face arguably their biggest rival in the Los Angeles Kings in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The big question now after the Sharks have lost consecutive playoff series to the Kings including a series that shall not be mentioned is why will ...

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Killer Instinct Hypothetical: 2016 Postseason Critical For San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 10:  Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks skates onto the ice before the start of the game against the Chicago Blackhawks at HP Pavilion at San Jose on February 10, 2012 in San Jose, California. The Sharks won the game 5-3.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Patrick Marleau

Yes, I know. The San Jose Sharks, with their continuing inconsistencies this season, shouldn’t even be considered for playoff contention, but they are, thanks to a weak Pacific Division this year. As of now, the Sharks sit in 2nd tied with the 3rd-place Vancouver Canucks who currently sit in third place for 28 ...

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