San Jose Sharks

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Sharks re-sign Tierney, avoid arbitration with depth center

SAN JOSE — Chris Tierney entered training camp last fall determined to prove his worth to the Sharks. In doing so, he earned himself a new contract …

NHL

Pavelski’s miss helps Romo win at Tahoe; Curry jumps in the lake

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo rallied from four points back to win his first American Century Championship at …

Golf

Sharks star Pavelski holds lead in Tahoe celebrity golf tournament

Sharks star Joe Pavelski held off a charge from three-time defending champion Mark Mulder to maintain the lead after the second round of the American …

Golf

How Joe Pavelski got the best of Stephen Curry (and everyone else)

Sharks star Joe Pavelski upstaged Stephen Curry, and everyone else, in the 29th annual American Century Championship, grabbing a first-round lead at …

Aaron Rodgers

Sharks file federal suit over parking at BART station in San Jose

SAN JOSE — The Sharks Sports & Entertainment company on Friday filed a lawsuit in federal court over parking concerns at a planned BART station in …

U.S. Federal Courts

Sharks notes: will any prospects at camp reach the NHL this year?

SAN JOSE — With two open spots on the Sharks roster, the road from development camp to the NHL seems shorter than usual this summer. Will any …

Ice Hockey

70-goal scorer among top attractions at annual Sharks prospect scrimmage

SAN JOSE — Sharks prospect Dylan Gambrell laughed when he was asked the last time he’s scored 70 goals in a season: “never.” The AHL Barracuda’s top …

Ice Hockey

Thoughts: how do the Sharks move forward after missing out on John Tavares?

SAN JOSE — Give Doug Wilson and the Sharks some credit. They literally came within a pen stroke of achieving what only the Detroit Red Wings have …

NHL

Sharks re-sign Tomas Hertl to four-year deal

SAN JOSE — A few minutes after the Sharks announced that they’d re-signed Joe Thornton, Tomas Hertl jumped on board.<p>Hertl signed a four-year contract …

Ice Hockey

Joe Thornton re-signs with Sharks for another year

SAN JOSE — Under less suspenseful circumstances, Joe Thornton followed the precedent that he set last summer, opting to rejoin the Sharks for another …

Ice Hockey

Sharks sign Logan Couture to an eight-year extension

SAN JOSE — After losing out in the John Tavares sweepstakes, general manager Doug Wilson locked down another elite center for years to come.<p>Logan …

Ice Hockey

Sharks fall short in John Tavares sweepstakes

SAN JOSE — Toronto Maple Leafs 2, Sharks 0.<p>A year after the Sharks lost Patrick Marleau to the Maple Leafs, the Sharks came up short in their effort …

NHL

On eve of free agency, Sharks a strong contender to sign top prize

<i>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>SAN JOSE — As the sand trickles through the hourglass toward July 1, …

NHL

Report: Sharks’ Couture expected to sign eight-year extension in July

SAN JOSE — Logan Couture has always said he wants to remain with the Sharks long-term. According to a report, he’s about to get his wish.<p>Couture is …

Ice Hockey

Sharks qualify two RFA forwards, but let defenseman walk

SAN JOSE — The Sharks announced Monday they have issued qualifying offers to pending restricted free agent forwards Chris Tierney and Tomas Hertl, …

Ice Hockey

Darryl Sutter is retired, but these 10 sizzling Sharks quotes live on

Darryl Sutter called it a hockey career last week, and the former Sharks coach got away before I could have him autograph an anthology of quotes I …

Top 10

Sharks at center of major trade rumors on second day of draft

<b>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</b><p>DALLAS — Just as the 2018 NHL Draft appeared destined to come and go …

NHL

Sharks draft controversial defenseman with first-round pick

DALLAS — Doug Wilson suggested that he might roll the dice on a high-risk player with the Sharks first pick to acquire a potential “difference maker” …

Ice Hockey

Sharks set to buy out Paul Martin’s contract

DALLAS — The Paul Martin era in San Jose is coming to an end.<p>The Sharks placed the veteran defenseman on unconditional waivers Friday for the purpose …

NHL

NHL releases Sharks’ schedule for 2018-19

<b>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</b><p>SAN JOSE — The Sharks will play eight of their first 11 regular season …

Ice Hockey

Sharks to open 2018-19 season at home against Anaheim Ducks

SAN JOSE — While the Sharks still have some moves to make before the start of the 2018-19 season, they at least know when their first game at SAP …

Ice Hockey

Former Sharks coach — later a bitter rival — calls it a career

<i>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>After winning over 600 games and two Stanley Cups, Darryl Sutter, who …

Ice Hockey

Sharks unload Boedker contract in trades with Senators, Panthers

SAN JOSE — If you slept to the alarm, you probably missed all the fun: the Sharks acquired Mike Hoffman, traded him and relieved themselves of Mikkel …

Joe Thornton, John Tavares and the Sharks Plan B on July 1

<i>Click HERE if you’re having trouble viewing the gallery on your mobile device.</i><p>SAN JOSE — The Sharks plan to be active in the NHL’s free agency frenzy …

Earthquakes get defensive after miserable start to season

SAN JOSE — The Earthquakes have addressed a glaring defensive need with the signing of Georgian center back Guram Kashia, the team announced Thursday.<p>…

Sharks sign Finnish league’s leading scorer to one-year contract

SAN JOSE — The Sharks announced Wednesday they have signed Finnish center Antti Suomela to a one-year, entry-level contract, continuing the team’s …

Sharks’ Evander Kane on seven-year deal: “I always wanted to stay in San Jose”

<i>(Click here, if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device.)</i><p>SAN JOSE — Evander Kane said earlier this month the biggest …

Are Sharks making the right call on Evander Kane?

The Sharks took a big step last season in moving from the past to the future. They’re about to take that transition to the next level.<p>According to …

Report: Sharks on verge of signing Evander Kane to mega contract

SAN JOSE — The Sharks are on the verge of making Evander Kane one of the highest-paid players on the team for next season and well beyond, according …