Stanley Cup playoffs

The Sharks could only watch as the Penguins celebrated with the Stanley Cup. (Eric Risberg/AP)

Sharks’ dream run ends by watching Penguins celebrate

There’s only one winner. As we know so well. And so painfully,…

 

San Jose Sharks right wing Joonas Donskoi (27), from Finland, scores the winning goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins during overtime of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, June 4, 2016. The Sharks won 3-2. (Eric Risberg/AP)

With stars neutralized, unsung players step up in Cup final

SAN JOSE — This is a Stanley Cup Final filled with stars…

 

Joe Pavelski skates past Pittsburgh Penguins’ Justin Schultz during the third period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Monday. (Gene J. Puskar/AP)

Sharks look to rebound from poor start

PITTSBURGH — The nerves are gone. Spending your franchise’s first 20 minutes…

 

San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski, center, celebrates his goal with teammates Patrick Marleau, right, and Joe Thornton (19) during the first period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal series against the Nashville Predators on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Longtime Sharks savor first trip to Stanley Cup finals

SAN JOSE — Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau have been linked ever…

San Jose Sharks’ Joe Pavelski, center, celebrates his goal with teammates Patrick Marleau, right, and Joe Thornton (19) during the first period of Game 7 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference semifinal series against the Nashville Predators on Thursday, May 12, 2016, in San Jose, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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)
Joel Ward and St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny battle for

For Sharks, it’s power play or perish

SAN JOSE — When Peter DeBoer took over as coach in San…

Joel Ward and St. Louis Blues center Paul Stastny battle for
The Sharks and Blues played Game 1 like the Western Conference Finals would be a long series. (Jeff Roberson/AP)

Sharks want more penalties called on Blues

ST. LOUIS — The San Jose Sharks got just three power plays…

The Sharks and Blues played Game 1 like the Western Conference Finals would be a long series. (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)
The San Jose Sharks have struggled at home all season. If they don’t win today in San Jose, their 2015-16 campaign will be over. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks must complete difficult task of winning at home

SAN JOSE — All season long the San Jose Sharks faced questions…

The San Jose Sharks have struggled at home all season. If they don’t win today in San Jose, their 2015-16 campaign will be over. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
James Neal celebrates with Colin Wilson after scoring a goal to send their game against the Jose Sharks to overtime. Nashville went on to win in triple-overtime. (Mark Zaleski/AP)

Sharks end up on the wrong side of triple-OT thriller

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Mike Fisher scored his second goal at 11:12 of…

James Neal celebrates with Colin Wilson after scoring a goal to send their game against the Jose Sharks to overtime. Nashville went on to win in triple-overtime. (Mark Zaleski/AP)
Joel Ward (42) celebrates after scoring against the Nashville Predators in the third period of Game 1 on Friday. San Jose won 5-2. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

Sharks fall behind early, dominate late, take 1-0 series lead

SAN JOSE — Since early in his career in Nashville, the playoffs…

Joel Ward (42) celebrates after scoring against the Nashville Predators in the third period of Game 1 on Friday. San Jose won 5-2. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
The Sharks have been awaiting an opponent for days. Will they be able to regain their momentum against the Predators? (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Sharks, Predators to find out which wins: Rest or rhythm

SAN JOSE — Since the San Jose Sharks last played a game,…

The Sharks have been awaiting an opponent for days. Will they be able to regain their momentum against the Predators? (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
Kings goalie Jonathan Quick reacts after being scored on by the Sharks’ Tomas Hertl during Game 1 of their first-round series. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)

Sharks nip Kings in Game 1

LOS ANGELES — Joe Pavelski broke a tie with his second goal…

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick reacts after being scored on by the Sharks’ Tomas Hertl during Game 1 of their first-round series. (Mark J. Terrill/AP)
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Hossa scores twice as Blackhawks eliminate Wild

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

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Sharks proving they have components to make a run at Stanley Cup

Do you still think the Sharks are too old, too slow and…

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