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Sharks Acquire James Reimer and Jeremy Morin

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

The San Jose Sharks have acquired goaltender James Reimer and forward Jeremy Morin from the Toronto Maple Leafs, in exchange for goaltender Alex Stalock, forward Ben Smith, and a conditional fourth round pick in the 2018 NHL draft. The move is a good one for San Jose. It adds depth up front and experience in net that the team needed, in exchange for players who were not getting much ice time with the Sharks. (more…)

Sharks Lose to Buffalo in Penalty Free Game

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

SAN JOSE– The San Jose Sharks lost to the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 3-1 on Friday. The game was remarkable for being a loss the Sharks could ill afford as the regular season ticks away. The game was also noteworthy for being the first in Sharks history without a penalty called on either side. Head coach Pete DeBoer had some thoughts on how the teams got through the game without drawing or taking any penalties: (more…)

Sharks Acquire Defenseman Roman Polak

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

In a press release today, the San Jose Sharks announced that they had acquired defenseman Roman Polak and forward Nick Spaling from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Maple Leafs received forward Raffi Torres and two second round draft picks in exchange. “Roman and Nick are both quality, character players that will complement and enhance our current roster,” said Wilson. “Our existing group of players has battled hard and they have earned the right to have every chance to succeed this season.” (more…)

Hurricanes Blow Out Sharks 5-2

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

The San Jose Sharks ended a three-game winning streak with a 5-2 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday. Like the Sharks, the Hurricanes played the night before. Where the Sharks won their Thursday game in a shootout, the Hurricanes lost 4-2 in Ottawa. Friday, the Hurricanes bested the Sharks in every area of the game, in faceoffs, hits, shots, shot attempts as well as scoring.

Sharks coach Pete DeBoer described it as a well-deserved loss: (more…)

Barracuda Fall 4-2 to Condors

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

SAN JOSE– The San Jose Barracuda fell to the Bakersfield Condors by a score of 4-2 Sunday. The game winner was scored by Ryan Hamilton. Anders Nilsson was in net for the win, making 21 saves on 23 shots. For San Jose, Aaron Dell made 22 saves on 25 shots faced. Both Barracuda goals were scored by Ben Smith. (more…)

Sharks Fall Prey to Nashville in 6-2 Road Loss

(Originally published at Sports Radio Service)

Despite a strong first period, the San Jose Sharks lost by a score of 6-2 to the Nashville Predators on Saturday. Sharks goals came from Joe Thornton, his 200th as a Shark, and Logan Couture. Predators goals came from Viktor Arvidsson, Filip Forsberg, Shea Weber, James Neal and Calle Jarnkrok. Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne made 28 saves on 30 shots. Sharks goaltender Martin Jones made 24 saves on 29 shots. (more…)