Dan Boyle


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SAN JOSE -- Although it came in a loss, defenseman Dan Boyle was relieved to get his first goal since Jan. 9, ending a drought of 29 straight games without one.


There is less than a month to go before the NHL playoffs begin, and the Sharks make their 10th straight appearance in the postseason tournament. Let’s see what’s in the mailbag…


SAN JOSE – Dan Boyle admitted that among the first things he did after waking up on Wednesday morning was tuning in his television to NHL trade deadline coverage.


The 2012-13 NHL season is on life support, and the cord will likely be pulled some time in the middle of January if the league and players’ association can’t agree on a new collective bargaining a