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SHL Roundup: Sharks sign two more Swedes

Tim Heed of Skellefteå AIK shoots the puck during Game 4 of their SM-slutspel semifinal series against the Växjö Lakers. (Source:  Jonas Ljungdahl / Bildbyrån)

It was confirmed late-Friday, after our initial report on May 12, that Tim Heed has officially signed with the San Jose Sharks. According to General Fanager, the two-way deal is for one-year at $775,000, including a $100,000 signing bonus. The 25-year-old Swede was one of the most offensively-gifted defensemen in ...

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Blues want it just as much as the Sharks

Couture Battles Blues

As we embark on this potentially-incredible series between the San Jose Sharks and the St. Louis Blues, it is important to remember that while Sharks fans are feeling confident that this may finally be the team of destiny, fans of the Blues are saying the exact same thing about their ...

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Sharks poised to sign former Salming Trophy winner

Tim Heed of Skellefteå AIK shoots the puck during Game 4 of their SM-slutspel semifinal series against the Växjö Lakers. (Source:  Jonas Ljungdahl / Bildbyrån)

According to several reports, it is believed that the San Jose Sharks will soon announce the signing of Skellefteå AIK defenseman Tim Heed to a two-way contract. Thanks to a tip from Pucknology reader Joakim Nihlén, Swedish newspaper Norran has reported throughout the week that “evidence suggests that the San ...

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Barracuda captain jumps to Sweden

Bryan Lerg

It appears that Bryan Lerg will not be a ‘black ace’ for the duration of the San Jose Sharks playoff run. The pint-sized San Jose Barracuda captain signed a two-year deal with Rögle BK of the Swedish Hockey League Wednesday, beginning in the 2016–17 season. The new deal might be ...

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Penalties Cost Sharks in Game 3


The San Jose Sharks fell to the Nashville Predators by a score of 4-1 on Tuesday night. It was easily the Sharks’ worst performance of the postseason, and it landed them their first regulation loss of the playoffs. As expected, Nashville came out strong on home ice and dominated play ...

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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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Ausmus captains Hawks to NCAA Championship

Drake Caggiula #9 and Gage Ausmus #20 of the North Dakota Fighting Hawks celebrate the win over the Quinnipiac Bobcats after the championship game of the 2016 NCAA Division I Men's Hockey Championships at Amalie Arena on April 9, 2016 in Tampa, Florida.The North Dakota Fighting Hawks defeated the Quinnipiac Bobcats 5-1 to win the national title. (Source: Elsa/Getty Images North America)

Amidst all of the questions surrounding the San Jose Sharks’ lack of defensive prospect depth over the years, defenseman Gage Ausmus is one current prospect who has steadily remained off-the-radar. He was not included in Ian Reid’s recent Pucknology series on the top 20 prospects in the organization, nor in ...

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Rod’s Tumultuous Playoffs Are Over


Fresh off his second suspension served of the National League A playoffs, San Jose Sharks prospect Noah Rod scored in his return, though it was not enough to extend the playoff run for Genève-Servette HC. In a semifinal upset, HC Lugano (5) advanced in six games over Rod’s GSHC (3). ...

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Sharks 365: Really Defined

The Sharks are losing their casual fans and may lose much more than that if they are not careful.

As it stands right now, the San Jose Sharks are on pace to have their first sub-.500 home record since the 1997-98 season. In turn, it has been highlighted that the SAP Center has struggled to sell out the majority of their games for the second consecutive season. Some say ...

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Overpayment by the Sharks or bar set high?

Roman Polak #46 of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Josh Manson #42 of the Anaheim Ducks fight at Honda Center on January 6, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

As has been the case several times before, San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has decided to get the jump on everyone during trade season. In an early-morning deal Monday, Team Teal welcomed defensive defenseman Roman Polák and multi-purpose forward Nick Spaling from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange ...

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