Peter DeBoer

San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer, center, watches during the third period of Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins in San Jose, Calif., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Sharks deal with sudden end to season after Cup final loss

ALAMEDA, Calif. — After a two-month playoff run that changed the perception…

 

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…

 

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Eric Fehr, left, scores a goal past San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) during the third period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Monday. Pittsburgh won, 3-1. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images via AP, Pool)

Sharks in danger of being on wrong end of gentleman’s sweep

SAN JOSE — The task facing the San Jose Sharks is daunting:…

 

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)

Point-less Pavelski must lead Sharks in Game 3

After losing the first two games of the Stanley Cup finals to…

San Jose Sharks captain Joe Pavelski is one of the leading scorers in the playoffs, but he hasn’t registered a goal or assist in the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final. (Keith Srakocic/AP)
Tomas Hertl celebrates his goal with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Joe Pavelski (8) during Game 3 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks blank Blues again, take 2-1 series lead

SAN JOSE — For a San Jose team whose playoff struggles have…

Tomas Hertl celebrates his goal with teammates Joe Thornton (19) and Joe Pavelski (8) during Game 3 on Thursday. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
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)
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)
The Sharks haven’t lost back-to-back games since 2015. If that trend continues, they’ll return home with a 3-1 series lead over the Predators. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

Sharks aim to maintain road magic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The NHL’s best road team is coming off its…

The Sharks haven’t lost back-to-back games since 2015. If that trend continues, they’ll return home with a 3-1 series lead over the Predators. (Mark Zaleski/AP)
Melker Karlsson, right, celebrates with center Patrick Marleau before eliminating the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Friday. The Sharks must await their next opponent, either the Nashville Predators or Anaheim Ducks. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Sharks forced to play waiting game after eliminating Kings

SAN JOSE — The San Jose Sharks are happy to wait a…

Melker Karlsson, right, celebrates with center Patrick Marleau before eliminating the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Friday. The Sharks must await their next opponent, either the Nashville Predators or Anaheim Ducks. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Joe Thornton (19) during the first period of their game against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday in San Jose. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks head into All-Star break on best roll in 5 years

SAN JOSE — After an up-and-down start to the season, the San…

San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl, left, celebrates his goal with teammate Joe Thornton (19) during the first period of their game against the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday in San Jose. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Alex Brandon/AP file photoFormer New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer was introduced as the newest coach of the San Jose Sharks during a Thursday press conference at the SAP Center.

Robinson gets big assist in DeBoer hire

Peter DeBoer has friends in high places and, at least in part,…

Alex Brandon/AP file photoFormer New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer was introduced as the newest coach of the San Jose Sharks during a Thursday press conference at the SAP Center.
Alex Brandon/2013 AP file photoFormer New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer will be announced as the new Sharks coach today in San Jose.

Sharks land DeBoer as new head coach

Seven years after Peter DeBoer was a finalist in their coaching search,…

Alex Brandon/2013 AP file photoFormer New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer will be announced as the new Sharks coach today in San Jose.