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Associated PressChicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa

Hossa scores twice as Blackhawks eliminate Wild

Marian Hossa scored twice to back a strong effort by goalie Corey…

Associated PressChicago Blackhawks' Marian Hossa
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi

Sharks look to close out Canucks with sweep

Sharks coach Todd McLellan sees no need to remind his team of…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi
Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton

Sharks surge to commanding 3-0 series lead

Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture each scored twice to spoil Cory Schneider’s…

Associated PressSan Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton
Getty Images File PhotoLogan Couture led the team with 21 goals in 48 games

Sharks will need to fix road woes in playoffs

The San Jose Sharks dropped their final two regular-season games, both on…

Getty Images File PhotoLogan Couture led the team with 21 goals in 48 games
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks center Logan Couture

Sharks clinch playoffs with 3-2 win over Stars

SAN JOSE — One month after being mired in ninth place in the…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks center Logan Couture
Getty Images File PhotoJoe Pavelski’s goal in Sunday’s loss to Columbus was the 149th of his career

Sharks to face Dallas Stars in regular season finale

The Sharks look to avoid being swept in the season series as…

Getty Images File PhotoJoe Pavelski’s goal in Sunday’s loss to Columbus was the 149th of his career
Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesThe Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen fires the eventual game-winning goal with 1:37 remaining to spoil the Sharks’ chance at a victory on Sunday night.

Sharks’ clinching party put on hold by late goal

SAN JOSE — Ryan Johansen scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:37 remaining…

Ezra Shaw/Getty ImagesThe Blue Jackets’ Ryan Johansen fires the eventual game-winning goal with 1:37 remaining to spoil the Sharks’ chance at a victory on Sunday night.
Getty Images File PhotoBrent Burns now a forward for the San Jose Sharks.

Moving Brent Burns to forward has turned Sharks’ season around

Doug Wilson’s mailbox should be overflowing with apology letters right now. As…

Getty Images File PhotoBrent Burns now a forward for the San Jose Sharks.
Ross D. Franklin/APSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi (31)

Niemi makes 35 saves, Sharks dominate Coyotes 4-0

GLENDALE, Ariz. — The San Jose Sharks have been one of the NHL's best…

Ross D. Franklin/APSan Jose Sharks' Antti Niemi (31)
Getty Images File PhotoJoe Thornton and the Sharks didn’t play at a high level for the entire game in Saturday’s loss

Sharks out to finish road trip on high note

After failing to keep pace with the reigning Stanley Cup champions in…

Getty Images File PhotoJoe Thornton and the Sharks didn’t play at a high level for the entire game in Saturday’s loss
Carlos Osorio/APSan Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau (12) shoots past the defense of Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard and scores during the shootout.

Patrick Marleau leads Sharks over Red Wings in shootout

DETROIT — Patrick Marleau helped San Jose start strong and finish well.Marleau…

Carlos Osorio/APSan Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau (12) shoots past the defense of Detroit Red Wings goalie Jimmy Howard and scores during the shootout.
Getty Images File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks are trying hard to stay in the game.

Sharks seek to get back on track

While the Sharks continue their quest for home-ice advantage in the first…

Getty Images File PhotoThe San Jose Sharks are trying hard to stay in the game.
Jay LaPrete/APColumbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky

Bobrovsky's 30 saves lift CBJs past Sharks, 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Coming off one of their worst games in…

Jay LaPrete/APColumbus Blue Jackets' Sergei Bobrovsky
AP File PhotoSharks need to win while on the road this week to stay in the game.

Sharks hope to bring home success to the road

SAN JOSE — A near-perfect homestand catapulted the San Jose Sharks from…

AP File PhotoSharks need to win while on the road this week to stay in the game.
Don Smith/Getty ImagesAntti Niemi (31) of the San Jose Sharks blocks a shot in the shoot out against Matt Fraser (25) of the Dallas Stars.

Stars rally to beat Sharks 5-4 in shootout

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Despite dealing away many of their star…

Don Smith/Getty ImagesAntti Niemi (31) of the San Jose Sharks blocks a shot in the shoot out against Matt Fraser (25) of the Dallas Stars.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle (22) scores past Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom.

Dan Boyle helps Sharks win 6th straight, 4-2 over Wild

SAN JOSE — Dan Boyle delivered a proper finish to his length-of-the-ice rush…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/APSan Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle (22) scores past Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom.
AP File PhotoCoyotes' Raffi Torres (37) was traded to the San Jose Sharks.

Sharks acquire Raffi Torres and Scott Hannan at deadline

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks added some toughness and defensive…

AP File PhotoCoyotes' Raffi Torres (37) was traded to the San Jose Sharks.
AP File PhotoRyane Clowe was traded to the New York Rangers.

Rangers acquire Ryane Clowe from San Jose Sharks for picks

Through his own ferocious play, Ryane Clowe taught his San Jose Sharks…

AP File PhotoRyane Clowe was traded to the New York Rangers.
AP File PhotoMichal Handzus was traded from the Sharks to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a fourth-round pick.

Blackhawks acquire Michal Handzus from Sharks

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks have dealt center Michal Handzus…

AP File PhotoMichal Handzus was traded from the Sharks to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a fourth-round pick.
Jeff Chiu/APVancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen

Joe Thornton leads Sharks to 3-2 win over Canucks

Speculation swirls around what San Jose might do before the trade deadline, but…

Jeff Chiu/APVancouver Canucks right wing Jannik Hansen