Martin Jones

San Jose Sharks goaltender Martin Jones was a key player in Game 5 on Thursday. He will need to have a repeat performance in Game 6 on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)

Sharks know getting ahead early a key to survival

Throughout the Stanley Cup finals, San Jose Sharks players have made it…

 

Sidney Crosby (87) can’t get the puck past San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the third period in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Thursday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

Sharks aren’t done yet

PITTSBURGH — Martin Jones stopped everything. The seemingly endless barrage of shots…

 

Goalie Matt Murray, right, rushes to join his teammates as they mob Conor Sheary after his game-winning goal against the San Jose Sharks during the first overtime period in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday. The Penguins won 2-1 to take a 2-0 game lead in the series. (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Sharks fall into 2-0 hole in Stanley Cup finals

PITTSBURGH — Conor Sheary started the season in the minor leagues. Safe…

 

Nick Spaling (16) watches the puck as his teammate center Tommy Wingels (57) scores a shot against St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) during the first period of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Sharks take advantage of power plays, tie series

ST. LOUIS — The San Jose Sharks got their power play revved…

Nick Spaling (16) watches the puck as his teammate center Tommy Wingels (57) scores a shot against St. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) during the first period of Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday. (Jeff Roberson/AP)
Joel Ward, left, celebrates after scoring past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the first period of Game 7 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks advance to west finals

SAN JOSE — Captain Joe Pavelski and the rest of San Jose’s…

Joel Ward, left, celebrates after scoring past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne in the first period of Game 7 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Joe Pavelski celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period of Game 5on Saturday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks secure 3-2 series lead

SAN JOSE — Joe Pavelski scored two goals and the San Jose…

Joe Pavelski celebrates with teammates after scoring against the Nashville Predators during the second period of Game 5on Saturday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
If he can remain healthy and productive, the Giants’ Buster Posey may be on a career path to the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Posey could be stuff of Cooperstown

Unless Kansas City fans find a way to vote a Royals catcher…

If he can remain healthy and productive, the Giants’ Buster Posey may be on a career path to the Hall of Fame. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
Timo Meier walks off the stage after being chosen ninth overall by the San Jose Sharks, during the first round of the NHL draft. (Alan Diaz/AP)

For Sharks, it’s first things last

The Sharks selected a kid named Mirco Meier in the first round…

Timo Meier walks off the stage after being chosen ninth overall by the San Jose Sharks, during the first round of the NHL draft. (Alan Diaz/AP)