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Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRESt. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) and Blues center Jason Arnott (44) are congratulated by San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) and Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau (12) after the third period in game 5 of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center.

Sharks players know changes likely coming after playoff flop

One thing is certain for the Sharks right now: Changes are coming.…

Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRESt. Louis Blues goalie Brian Elliott (1) and Blues center Jason Arnott (44) are congratulated by San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) and Sharks left wing Patrick Marleau (12) after the third period in game 5 of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center.
Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRESan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) watches a replay as fans celebrate a goal by the St. Louis Blues during the third period in game 5 of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center. The Blues won 3-1.

San Jose bounced from playoffs faster than any other Shark team

And just like that, the Sharks are done, venturing into an offseason…

Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRESan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) watches a replay as fans celebrate a goal by the St. Louis Blues during the third period in game 5 of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center. The Blues won 3-1.
Getty Images file photoPenalties kill: Joe Thornton (19) and the Sharks need to limit the Blues’ power plays.

Killing penalties crucial in Sharks' bid to move on

SAN JOSE — Special teams are the buzzwords heading into Game 4…

Getty Images file photoPenalties kill: Joe Thornton (19) and the Sharks need to limit the Blues’ power plays.
Getty Images file photoLead the way: Joe Thornton had three assists Monday

Sharks hope wins will follow Big Joe’s breakout

SAN JOSE — If there was a bright spot to the Sharks’…

Getty Images file photoLead the way: Joe Thornton had three assists Monday
Robert Galbraith/ReutersBlues center Andy McDonald puts the puck past Sharks goalie Antti Niemi to score in the second period of their playoff game Monday in San Jose.

Sharks stumble on power plays as Blues seize series lead

SAN JOSE — Payback can be sweeter than honey, but on the…

Robert Galbraith/ReutersBlues center Andy McDonald puts the puck past Sharks goalie Antti Niemi to score in the second period of their playoff game Monday in San Jose.

Sharks acquire forward Kennedy from Panthers

The San Jose Sharks have acquired forward Tim Kennedy in a trade…

Niemi stops 25 shots as Sharks blank Flames 1-0

Benn Ferriero scored and Antti Niemi made 25 saves to lead the…

Hall, Dubnyk lead Oilers to SO win over Sharks

Backup goalie Devan Dubnyk played like an All-Star and helped the desperate…

Hodgson scores 2 in Canucks 4-3 win over Sharks

Cody Hodgson gets less ice time than most other top NHL rookies,…

Hodgson scores 2 in Canucks 4-3 win over Sharks

Cody Hodgson scored his second goal of the game with 4:17 left,…

Marleau's late goal lifts Sharks, 2-1

Patrick Marleau scored off a rebound with 2:57 left to lead the…

Tony Avelar/APSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31)

Ebbett's OT goal lifts Canucks over Sharks 3-2

SAN JOSE — Andrew Ebbett redirected Kevin Bieksa's shot into the net…

Tony Avelar/APSan Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31)

San Jose Sharks fall to Blackhawks 3-2 in overtime

Patrick Sharp is working overtime on an impressive goal-scoring roll.Sharp steered in…

Falling short is all a part of being a Sharks fan

Charlie Brown would have been a Sharks fan. Although I’ve never spoken…

Bay fishermen catching then tossing out sharks

San Francisco Bay is full of dangerous sharks, and “you need to…

Shark sighting a sign of the times

Populations of great white sharks could be recovering along California’s beaches, as…