Antti Niemi


The NHL's free agent signing period opens in exactly one month, and it could be the start of a busy time for the Sharks as they try to rebound from a disappointing 2014-15.


Not surprisingly, the future Sharks starting goalie and the vacancy at their head coaching position were on the minds of some Sharks fans this week.


The Sharks have had “no serious discussions” with pending unrestricted free agent goalie Antti Niemi about a contract extension, his agent told on Monday via email.


LOS ANGELES -– The Sharks have four pending unrestricted free agents, none of whom has spent more time in teal than goaltender Antti Niemi.


LOS ANGELES -– Alex Stalock will be in net and Justin Braun will miss Saturday's game with an illness as the Sharks conclude their season at Staples Center against the Kings.