San Jose Sharks 32-year-old rookie does it again

From college hockey in Calgary to the ECHL to the AHL, forward Bracken Kearns just kept plugging away. Brought up to the NHL for just one game last season, he knew he wanted to get back there. So, perhaps he was trying to prove a point with the Sharks’ AHL affiliate in Worcester, where he [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio with Goldberg, Kurz and McLellan

Guests Mike Goldberg, Kevin Kurz, Sarah McLellan, Isaiah Mustafa and Chris Peters joined us for the December 22, 2013 edition of West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio.
Over the jam packed two hours, Jonathan Davis and I talked about all the latest news and notes from around the rinks in North America – including Dan [...]

Locker Room Quotes: Kings def Sharks 4-1

Kings captain Dustin Brown received a five-minute major penalty for kneeing and was tossed from LA’s game vs. San Jose on Tuesday night, but that didn’t stop Darryl Sutter’s team from another dominate performance against the Sharks on home ice. Goals from snipers Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli helped fuel a 4-1 victory. [...]

Brent Burns hat trick powers Sharks past the Blues

Fresh off their shootout win over the Kings on Wednesday, the Pacific Division leading San Jose Sharks used a Brent Burns hat trick to down the visiting St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Friday. With the two points, they now sit just one point behind Chicago for the NHL’s top spot.
After the game, here’s what was [...]

Kings tie club points streak, talk 3-2 shootout loss to Sharks

Although they lost 3-2 in a shootout Wednesday night, the Kings have now recorded at least one point in 11 straight games, tying the club record. Jeff Carter, playing in just his second game since returning with a foot injury, scored only 18 seconds into the first period. However, it wasn’t enough, as Sharks captain [...]

Sharks players talk 3-2 shootout win over LA Kings

Comments from the San Jose Sharks locker room following their 3-2 shootout win over the visiting LA Kings on Wednesday night…
- Head Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “You watch what’s going on in front of you, you have an idea of what your shooter can do. We were beating him with dekes so [...]

Instant Quotes: Williams and Thornton on Kings-Sharks OT game

Justin Williams on if there was a different intensity tonight because it was a division game:
“It’s a different type of intensity because they’ve established themselves as the best team int he Western Conference so far this season. We needed a come from behind win, and we got it. It took us 64 minutes, but eventually [...]

Joe Thornton on Sharks struggles in LA and roster depth

Sharks captain Joe Thornton shared some thoughts following his team’s pre-game stake on Wednesday, in advance of facing the Kings…
On why it’s difficult to play at Staples Center:
“They play hard. Doesn’t matter where they play, to be honest with you. They’re just a real competitive team. Goal tender right out to Kopitar. They play solid, [...]

West Coast Bias on NHL Network Radio – our debut show

Luc Robitaille, Bruce Boudreau, Doug Wilson and more guest on West Coast Bias.
Our brand new show is on the air! West Coast Bias debuted on NHL Network Radio over the weekend and featured a slew of guests from around the Pacific Division. Along with my co-host, Jonathan Davis, we caught up with LA [...]

Comments from the Sharks locker room after 2-1 loss to Kings in Game 7

Comments from the Sharks locker room following their 2-1 loss to the Kings in Game 7…
Coach Todd McLellan on the overall game: “We couldn’t get one extra past Quick, that’s probably what it was. When I look at the game tonight, they got a power-play goal that we didn’t get, and we didn’t give [...]