Its been nearly a year since goaltender Alex Stalock suffered a nerve injury that could have ended the 24-year-old Sharks prospect's career and he's now finally close to a return.
Tommy Wingels would rather his first career NHL goal came in a Sharks win, but had to admit the timing wasnt all bad. The Evanston, Illinois native had 15 friends and family in the crowd at the United Center.
The Sharks fell behind the Blackhawks 2-0 in the first period, then got within a goal late in the third period, but couldn't score the equalizer as Antti Niemi lost to his former team in Chicago.
Andrew Desjardins was scratched from the Sharks lineup on Sunday night, a day after taking a hit to the head from Dane Byers of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Dane Byers, the Blue Jackets forward that knocked the Sharks Andrew Desjardins from Saturdays game in Columbus with a blindside hit to the head, will have a hearing with the NHL on Monday afternoon.
Sharks forward Andrew Desjardins was showing no ill effects from a blindside hit to the head from Columbus Dane Byers after the a 2-1 win on Saturday night.
Patrick Marleau scored with under three minutes in Columbus, breaking a 1-1 tie and giving the Sharks a second straight win in the second to last game of their road trip.
After making 23 saves in the Sharks' win over the Blue Jackets 10 days ago, Thomas Greiss will make the start in net in Columbus.
Columbus may not be having a stand-out season, but there's something to be said about a new head coach and the momentum that first win can generate.
The February 27th NHL trade deadline is approaching, and the Sharks are expected to be buyers. General manager Doug Wilson explains his mindset behind potential roster moves.
The Sharks fired 37 shots on goal last night in Winnipeg and are on pace to tie a feat achieved by the '83-84 Philadelphia Flyers.
Hours after being named an All-Star, Logan Couture scored what would be the game-winning goal as Antti Niemi and the Sharks blanked Winnipeg in the teams' only meeting this year.
Logan Couture said he wouldnt have cared if he was snubbed from the All-Star game, but the second-year forward couldn't hide his excitement meeting with the media Thursday.
Considering the fact that Marc-Edouard Vlasic is possibly the Sharks' MVP this year, a case could be made he deserved to be in the All-Star game. He's just happy that he's having a solid season.