Antti Niemi


SAN JOSE – Joe Thornton was credited with a career-high six hits on Thursday against Los Angeles, but indirectly, he may have been responsible for many more.


SAN JOSE – Not even an utterly dominant, record setting third period performance could help the Sharks out of the hole they dug themselves through the first two periods of a 3-2 loss to the Florid


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It’s not often the Sharks need their goaltender to bail them out.