Barracuda and Bears Fall on Saturday

November 7, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.— The San Jose Barracuda (3-3-1) hosted their first ever teddy bear toss game on Saturday afternoon in a home tilt against the San Diego Gulls (8-2). The Gulls came out victorious 3-2 thanks to former San Jose Sharks’ prospect Michael Sgarbosa, who scored his first two goals of the season in the win. Sgarbosa opened the scoring at 8:15 of the first…


Barracuda Get First Home Win, Beat Reign 4-2

November 1, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami The San Jose Barracuda (3-3-0-1) won their first game at SAP Center on Sunday afternoon as they defeated the Ontario Reign (5-1-2) 4-2. After having eight days off, the Barracuda earned their revenge after losing to Ontario 3-0 last Saturday.  For Ontario, it was their third game in three nights as they were coming off of two overtime losses to San Antonio on Friday and…


Barracuda Drop Franchise Opener 4-2

October 9, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.– The San Jose Barracuda dropped the puck for the first time in a 4-2 loss to the Rockford Ice Hogs on Friday night. Nearly 7,000 fans attended SAP Center to get a first look at the new Sharks’ American League affiliate. “We’re thrilled with the fans turnout tonight. I hope this keeps happening. We’re trying to make this a winning environment here…


The Emergence of Chris Crane

October 2, 2015

By: Joe Lami The San Jose Barracuda lost their first pre-season game on Thursday night to the Stockton Heat 4-2 at Sharks Ice at San Jose.  Sharks’ prospect, Chris Crane was impressive in the loss and will bring a presence to the forward position. Barracuda coach, Roy Sommer loved the line of Crane, Petter Emanuelson and Greger Hansen exclaiming it was the best line of the night. Crane, a Sharks…


Sharks Rookies that Shined on Saturday

September 13, 2015

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami SAN JOSE, Calif.— Around 9,000 Sharks fans showed up to SAP Center at San Jose on Saturday, as the Sharks hosted their first ever rookie game at the tank. With this event, the Sharks follow suit of many of the Canadian teams that allow fans experience to the rookie games in person. The fans went home happy, as the Sharks beat the Anaheim Ducks 4-1, thanks to…


Decision Time for San Jose Sharks

October 2, 2014

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami With less than a week left before the NHL Regular Season starts, the San Jose Sharks have some decisions to make. The first of which is finalizing the roster. They made progress on Monday by making significant cuts, reassigning four Forwards, two defenseman and two goaltenders to their American League affiliate, Worcester. Among the cuts was Matt Tennyson, a defenseman in the Sharks system who…


Sharks 3-1 Win Over Anaheim- Recap and Analysis

September 28, 2014

The Sharks coasted to a definitive, 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks today in a preseason game that was, from the first minute to the last, a classically hostile matchup between the two rivals. While their offense lacked throughout the game, the Ducks racked up totals in hits (43) and penalty minutes (31) as almost every player took an enforcing role at some point. As early as 2 minutes into…


Sharks Training Camp Marks Most Important Yet

September 17, 2014

Follow @joe_lami By: Joe Lami This week training camp opens for NHL teams, and Friday marks the start of the most important training camp in arguably team history for the San Jose Sharks. Much uncertainty comes this season, after last year’s epic collapse in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The Sharks enter camp without any official leaders, after Dan Boyle was traded away before his contract expired…


Sharks Offseason Update

June 27, 2014

After an abysmal performance in the first-round of this year’s 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Sharks look for answers, hoping desperately to forget their pitiful mark on the history books against the eventual champions, the Los Angeles Kings. Earlier on Friday, the Sharks made a rather unsurprising and long-overdue move, buying out the remaining year in former Czech superstar Martin Havlat’s contract, saving the team $5 million in much-needed cap…


UPDATE: Joe Pavelski Signs With Sharks

July 30, 2013

The San Jose Sharks have signed veteran center Joe Pavelski to a five-year, $30 million dollar contract extension that keeps him with the Sharks through the 2018-2019 season. In this move, the Sharks have locked up one of the major cornerstones of the franchise and they keep him off the free agent market where they could easily have lost him. Pavelski is actually the second major player that GM Doug…