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Managing Minutes Vital to Sharks’ Success


The San Jose Sharks’ 2016-17 season begins Wednesday night when they take on the Los Angeles Kings at SAP Center. The summer has come and gone—the draft, the free agent frenzy and the World Cup of Hockey have all been completed. Now, it is time to take another run at ...

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San Jose Sharks Look to Make History Yet Again in Postseason


Writer’s note: While the rest of Pucknology gears up for the World Cup of Hockey, I take a quick look at the San Jose Sharks’ upcoming 2016-17 season as they once again look to go deep into the postseason, this time with hopefully the result they’d been looking for. The San Jose ...

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Killer Instinct: Have the San Jose Sharks Found a New Gear?


It was an absolute throttling of the Nashville Predators at SAP Center. The San Jose Sharks had struggled on home ice coming into the postseason, but have finally rediscovered their dominance in Sharks Territory at just the right time with a 5-1 record at home (and a 5-game winning streak). ...

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San Jose Sharks Oust Predators in Game Seven


After a disappointing Game 6, the San Jose Sharks went into the Shark Tank for Game 7 knowing all too well that their season was on the line. The Nashville Predators were ready to pull off perhaps yet another effort to defeat a California team in seven games, having already ...

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Sharks Try Again To Clinch Playoff Spot Vs. Oilers

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Come on. The Sharks handed a golden opportunity and get it done? Let’s go back to Tuesday night for a moment. Los Angeles lost to Minnesota. The Ducks lost to Montreal thanks to goals by former Sharks Torrey Mitchell and Mike Brown? Plus one win gets them in?! I mean ...

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Sharks Continue Road Trip Against Panthers in First of Back-To-Backs

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After a big win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks continue their road trip in Florida as they travel to the city of Sunrise, host to the red-hot Florida Panthers. Despite losing 3 of their last 5 games, the Panthers are still a really good team, and lead the Atlantic Division ...

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Sharks Host Division Leader LA Kings On Second Night of Home Stand


Welcome to another edition of the Battle of California between your San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings. Tonight will be the fourth meeting between these two bitter rivals, with the Sharks having the upper hand, 2-1, in the season series. It will also be yet another important game for the ...

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Breakdown of the San Jose Sharks First Quarter


Well we made it through the first 21 games of the San Jose Sharks 2015-16 season under new coach Pete DeBoer. While it has been a bumpy ride the Sharks currently sit in first place in the Pacific Division with a 13-8-0 record. It’s been an interesting ride to get ...

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Killer Instinct: What Are the San Jose Sharks?

Martin Jones makes a save against Anaheim Duck Jiri Sekac in Sharks' home opener, October 10, 2015. Courtesy of sjsharks.com

Last night, the San Jose Sharks continued to struggle in their uphill battle for consistency in their 1-0 shutout loss to the Anaheim Ducks, the first time they’ve ever been shut out at home this season. As mentioned last night postgame by my fellow writers here on Pucknology After Dark, they got ...

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