Alex Stalock is arguably challenging Antti Niemi for the top job on the team, but Niemi for his part responded well against Pittsburgh.
Shorthanded, down by one goal, in the third period, Patrick Marleau scored a dazzling goal. But was it the best Sharks' goal of the season?
Brent Burns, Raffi Torres and the Sharks did not shy away from contact against Pittsburgh and it paid off in an instant classic of a comeback win.
The San Jose Sharks erased deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 in a home win over the Pittsburgh Penguins, the top team in the Eastern Conference.
The Sharks have signed 21-year-old free agent forward Barclay Goodrow to an entry-level contract, the club announced on Thursday.
Sidney Crosby and Marc-Edouard Vlasic teamed up in Sochi last month, but Crosby's respect for the Sharks top d-man goes back further than that.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have the best power play in the NHL, and the Sharks PK will have to be firing on all cylinders in order to stop them.
The Penguins have not won a game at SAP Center since Oct. 22 1997, and the Sharks hope to keep it that way against Sidney Crosby's squad.
The last time the Penguins won in San Jose, Sidney Crosby was 10 years old. The Sharks will have their hands full with the superstar on Thursday.
Several Sharks weren't expecting to be dealt before Wednesday's trade deadline, but they are still glad to have it in the rear view mirror.
An improving health situation, such as the return of Raffi Torres, led Sharks GM Doug Wilson to stand pat at the NHL's trade deadline.
General manager Doug Wilson has apparently decided to stick with his current roster for the final 19 games of the regular season and playoffs.
The Sharks lost to Carolina in OT, but Brent Burns reminded another sellout crowd at SAP Center of just how important he is to the Sharks’ offensive attack, ending his goal-scoring drought at 19 games.
The Hurricanes entered on a five-game losing streak but snapped their skid with a 3-2 victory over the Sharks in the final minute of overtime.
As a player with an extensive trade history, Raffi Torres is familiar with the anxiety among players that the trade deadline can create.