Joe Pavelski

Sharks Season Ends with a 3-1 Loss

Well, here we are Sharks fans. Another all too familiar finish to a season that started out with such promise, as the Sharks fall to the Edmonton Oilers 3-1, losing the best of seven series 4 games to 2. Don't say the Sharks went down without a fight though. This team showed plenty of heart and...
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The Myth of Momentum in Playoff Hockey

By: Sam Lubman What a great win for the Sharks last night! 7-0! And each goal seemed to fire up the Sharks as much as it did the fans. Scoring almost seemed contagious for our Los Tiburones. So you would think that would carry over into Game 5 Thursday night, right? Well, not the be "that guy" but...
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Sharks Explode For Seven (7!) Goals in Game 4 Rout

By: Sam Lubman There may or may not have been a sense of impending doom hanging over SAP Center before the puck dropped for Game 4 between the San Jose Sharks and the Edmonton Oilers. And could you blame anyone for thinking that? The Sharks offense was straight anemic the first three games in this...
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Looking Back At The Sharks Season Before the Playoffs

By: Sam Lubman On the morning of March 10th, San Jose Sharks fans awoke a night after beating the NHL-best Washington Capitals 4-2 at SAP Center. The Sharks were 40-19-7, with 87 points, well ahead of Anaheim for first place in the Pacific Division. If you found yourself that beautiful Friday...
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Previewing the Sharks First Round Opponent: The Edmonton Oilers

By: Sam Lubman 2,460 games have been played by the 30 team in the National Hockey League, which means it is time for the Stanley Cup Playoffs to begin! The San Jose Sharks get the pleasure of taking on the Edmonton Oilers in the first round. Whereas the Sharks are playoff regulars, going all the...
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Sharks Top Canucks 3-1, Head For Showdown with the Oilers

There was a lot of scoreboard watching on Thursday night, and I am not talking about the Warriors, Giants and A's, who were all in action as well Tuesday night. No, I am talking about watching the Oilers-Kings game that, in a bizarre turn of events, saw Sharks fans rooting for the Kings. Weird...
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Sharks Can't Find Rhythm, Fall 4-1 to Blues

It may be too early to look ahead at who we want the San Jose Sharks to face in the first round of the playoffs, but is it too early to look ahead at who we DO NOT want them to face? After dropping Thursday night's contest to the St. Louis Blues 4-1, the Sharks end the season series against the...
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Sharks Finally Beat The Sabers at Home, 4-1

For the first time since 2010, the San Jose Sharks beat the Buffalo Sabers here in San Jose. That alone is a big enough story. But the win also puts the Sharks a commanding nine points ahead of the Anaheim Ducks in the Pacific Division race with 13 games left to play. We are almost at the point...
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Sharks Stomp Stars 5-1

Joe Pavelski scored twice and Aaron Dell stopped 29 shots and the San Jose Sharks dominated the Dallas Stars from start to finish in a 5-1 win Sunday night. The win comes a day after the Sharks dropped an uncharacteristically dull game in which they fell the Nashville Predators 3-1. But against one...
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With Hansen On Board, Sharks Beat NHL Best Caps 4-2

As far as debuts go, Jannik Hansen had himself a pretty good one. The scoresheet will tell you he had only one assist, but the true impact of his arrival was felt in the postgame locker room, where his new linemates, the Joes, Thornton and Pavelski, raved about his performance. Pavelski even went...
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