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Eric Risberg/APThe Sharks’ Patrick Marleau

Sharks fall victim to slumping Oilers

EDMONTON, Alberta — David Perron scored the winner midway through the third…

Eric Risberg/APThe Sharks’ Patrick Marleau
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSharks center Joe Pavelski (8) celebrates with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Brett Burns after scoring against the Bruins.

Kennedy provides spark in return as Sharks bounce Bruins

SAN JOSE -- Tyler Kennedy, fresh off the injured list, scored two…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSharks center Joe Pavelski (8) celebrates with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Brett Burns after scoring against the Bruins.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSharks left wing Matt Nieto (83) celebrates his go-ahead goal with 11.5 seconds left against the Flyers.

Nieto's late goal lifts Sharks past Flyers

SAN JOSE -- Matt Nieto scored the tiebreaking goal with 11.5 seconds…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSharks left wing Matt Nieto (83) celebrates his go-ahead goal with 11.5 seconds left against the Flyers.
Jen Fuller/APThe Sharks' Barclay Goodrow

Sharks snowed under by Gionta, Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Brian Gionta had two goals and an assist in…

Jen Fuller/APThe Sharks' Barclay Goodrow
Karl B DeBlaker/APSharks rookie goaltender Troy Grosenick

Sharks' rookie goalie shuts out Hurricanes in NHL debut

RALEIGH, N.C. -- San Jose rookie goalkeeper Troy Grosenick stopped everything the…

Karl B DeBlaker/APSharks rookie goaltender Troy Grosenick
Chris O'Meara/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) celebrates with defenseman Brent Burns after the team defeated the  Lightning 2-1 Thursday.

Niemi sparks Sharks to win over Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. — Antti Niemi made 32 saves and added an assist…

Chris O'Meara/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) celebrates with defenseman Brent Burns after the team defeated the  Lightning 2-1 Thursday.
Lynne Sladky/APSharks center Tomas Hertl (48) commits a roughing penalty as Panthers right wing Scottie Upshall (19)  crashes into the net with teammate Robert Luongo sprawling for the puck.

Sharks fall flat in loss to Panthers

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Aleksander Barkov scored and Roberto Luongo made 21 saves…

Lynne Sladky/APSharks center Tomas Hertl (48) commits a roughing penalty as Panthers right wing Scottie Upshall (19)  crashes into the net with teammate Robert Luongo sprawling for the puck.
Nam Y. Huh/APSharks right wing Adam Burish (37) shoots against Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the first period.

Sloppy first period costs Sharks in loss to Blackhawks

CHICAGO -- Defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk, Brent Seabrook and Niklas Hjalmarsson scored…

Nam Y. Huh/APSharks right wing Adam Burish (37) shoots against Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the first period.
Ben Margot/apThe Sharks’ James Sheppard (15) scores a goal as the Canucks’ Dan Hamhuis looks on.

Second period costs Sharks against Canucks

SAN JOSE -- Alex Edler and Chris Bonino scored second-period goals and…

Ben Margot/apThe Sharks’ James Sheppard (15) scores a goal as the Canucks’ Dan Hamhuis looks on.
Ann Heisenfelt/APSharks center Andrew Desjardins (10) and Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba

Wild beat Sharks 4-3 in shootout

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Mikko Koivu and Jason Pominville scored in the…

Ann Heisenfelt/APSharks center Andrew Desjardins (10) and Wild defenseman Mathew Dumba
David Zalubowski/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi made 31 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Avalanche.

Niemi has 31 saves as Sharks top Avalanche, 3-2

DENVER — Patrick Marleau and Joe Pavelski scored in the shootout to…

David Zalubowski/APSharks goalie Antti Niemi made 31 saves in Tuesday's 3-2 shootout win over the Avalanche.
Jae C. Hong/APThe Sharks' Brent Burns fight for the puck during the Sharks win over the Ducks on Sunday.

Feisty Sharks beat Ducks in fight-filled game

ANAHEIM — Joe Pavelski and Tommy Wingels scored power-play goals, and the…

Jae C. Hong/APThe Sharks' Brent Burns fight for the puck during the Sharks win over the Ducks on Sunday.
Elise Amendola/APSharks center Joe Thornton falls to the ice as he vies for the puck with the Bruins.

Sharks can’t captilize on late power play, fall to Bruins

BOSTON — Gregory Campbell scored the winner with less than 10 minutes…

Elise Amendola/APSharks center Joe Thornton falls to the ice as he vies for the puck with the Bruins.
Kathy Willens/APSharks goalie Alex Stalock

Sharks blanked by Rangers, who strike quickly

NEW YORK -- Martin St. Louis and Rick Nash scored 4 seconds…

Kathy Willens/APSharks goalie Alex Stalock

Sharks fall in shootout for first loss of season

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- John Tavares scored the decisive goal of the shootout…

Nick Wass/APSharks defenseman Matt Irwin (52) celebrates his goal with Tommy Wingels (57) and Tomas Hertl (48)

Sharks move to 3-0 with shootout win over Capitals

WASHINGTON — Big John Scott, all 6-foot-8 of him, got the puck…

Nick Wass/APSharks defenseman Matt Irwin (52) celebrates his goal with Tommy Wingels (57) and Tomas Hertl (48)
Mark J. Terrill/APThe Sharks' Jason Demers

Sharks blank Cup champion Kings in season opener

LOS ANGELES -- Tommy Wingels scored two goals, Antti Niemi made 34…

Mark J. Terrill/APThe Sharks' Jason Demers
Christine Cotter/AP file photoBrett Burns and the Sharks

Sharks hope to spoil Kings' celebration at opener

SAN JOSE -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman made it clear last week…

Christine Cotter/AP file photoBrett Burns and the Sharks
Jeff Chiu/AP file photoJoe Thornton

Sharks look to put playoff collapse behind them

SAN JOSE -- As much as the San Jose Sharks may try…

Jeff Chiu/AP file photoJoe Thornton
Jay LaPrete/AP file photoThe Sharks signed defenseman Justin Braun to a five-year

Sharks sign Justin Braun to contract extension

SAN JOSE -- The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Justin Braun…

Jay LaPrete/AP file photoThe Sharks signed defenseman Justin Braun to a five-year