Former Shark Ed Belfour elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame

Former Sharks goalie Ed Belfour has been elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame. Many Sharks fans don’t even want to remember Ed Belfour as a Shark. Some hockey fans may not even know that Belfour was on the Sharks. […]

Thomas Greiss gives the Sharks another chance

After the Sharks came out of nowhere to sign Antti Niemi, goaltender Thomas Greiss was left without a job. They signed Antero Niittymaki very early in the free agency period, and Alex Stalock was penned in to be the starter […]

Dany Heatley traded to Minnesota for Martin Havlat

Another day, and another blockbuster trade between the Sharks and the Wild. The Sharks made their second big trade with the Wild in ten days as they traded Dany Heatley to Minnesota for Martin Havlat. Havlat has four years left […]

Sharks sign Michal Handzus to a two year deal

The Sharks needed to address their 24th ranked penalty kill, and they did just that. They signed center Michal Handzus to a two year contract worth $5M ($2.5M cap hit). Handzus spent the last four seasons with the Kings. He […]

Sharks sign defenseman Jim Vandermeer to a one year contract

After staying quiet for the first four hours of the 2011 free agency period, the Sharks finally decided to make a move. The Sharks signed defenseman Jim Vandermeer to a one year contract worth $1M. Vandermeer played last season with […]

2011 Offseason: Armchair GM

My initials may be GM, but I am far from one. Here is what I think the Sharks should do this offseason: -Trade Torrey Mitchell for a draft pick. He’s a decent penalty killer and has speed, but he doesn’t […]

2011 Offseason: Free Agency Preview

The free agency period starts at noon eastern time tomorrow. The Sharks have just over $7.7 million left in cap space. Here’s what they have: Forwards Dany Heatley: $7.5M Joe Thornton: $7M Patrick Marleau: $6.9M Joe Pavelski: $4M Ryane Clowe: […]

Jamie McGinn re-signed to a one year contract

The Sharks re-signed left winger Jamie McGinn to a one year contract. The contract is a two-way deal worth $680K in the NHL and $105K in the AHL. If the Sharks want to send him down, he would have to […]

Sharks 2011 preseason schedule

The Sharks have released their preseason schedule for this upcoming season. Here it is (all times are Pacific time). Wednesday, September 21: @Anaheim, 7:05pm Friday, September 23: Anaheim, 7:30pm Saturday, September 24: Phoenix, 7:30pm Sunday, September 25: @Vancouver, 6:00pm Thursday, […]

Sharks re-sign Desjardins and Stalock

The Sharks re-signed restricted free agents Andrew Desjardins and Alex Stalock to one year contracts. Desjardins played in 17 games during the regular season and had one goal and two assists. He played in the final three games of the […]

Analyzing the 2011-12 schedule

With the schedule out, it’s time to analyze it. I posted the schedule here. The first thing that sticks out is that the last two games of the season are against the Kings. The Sharks and Kings are the two […]

2011-12 schedule released

The schedule for the 2011-12 NHL season has been released. Here is the Sharks’ schedule (home games are in caps, all times are Pacific time): OCTOBER SAT 8 PHOENIX 7:30 p.m. Fri 14 @ Anaheim 7:00 p.m. SAT 15 ST. […]