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  1. Niemi won’t be ready for Sharks opening night

    Oct 8, 2011, 2:53 AM EDT

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    Thomas Greiss

    Good thing the Sharks brought Thomas Greiss back as an insurance policy. With Antero Niittymaki out and Antti Niemi unable to return for opening night, Greiss will be the man between the pipes for opening night.

  2. 2011-2012 season preview: San Jose Sharks

    Oct 3, 2011, 7:00 PM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Once again, the Sharks will battle among the league’s elite as they try to take the next step in their development. Back-to-back appearances in the Western Conference final have set the bar fairly high in the Bay Area; and they have a team that has the chance to fulfill the lofty expectations.

  3. Sharks goalie woes: Antero Niittymaki out 12 weeks after lower body surgery

    Sep 22, 2011, 7:35 PM EDT

    Antero Niittymaki

    Antero Niittymaki is going to miss the next 12 weeks of play. Now is the time for Thomas Greiss to get serious as both Niittymaki and Antti Niemi may not be ready for the season opener.

  4. Antti Niemi’s status for Sharks’ season opener is unclear

    Sep 22, 2011, 1:06 PM EDT

    Antti Niemi; Alex Burrows

    The Sharks aren’t worried about Antti Niemi’s health from a big picture standpoint, but the Finnish netminder could miss the team’s regular season opener on Oct. 8.

  5. The Sharks already have an injury report?

    Sep 15, 2011, 7:58 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Anaheim Ducks

    The Sharks released injury updates on Martin Havlat, Antti Niemi, and Antero Niittymaki today. Can someone please tell them that the season hasn’t started yet?

  6. Will the bounces continue to go Vancouver’s way in Game 3?

    Jun 6, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

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    Boston Bruins v Vancouver Canucks - Game Two

    It might seem like the Canucks are getting all the bounces, but this post shows that they’ve gone both ways in their playoff run. That being said, they’ve received more breaks lately … so will that trend continue during Game 3 in Boston?

  7. What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks

    May 25, 2011, 6:13 PM EDT

    Antti Niemi, Roberto Luongo

    Another year and another loss in the Western Conference finals for the Sharks. What went wrong? You mean stuff other than the Sedins, right? There’s a couple things.

  8. Video: Breaking down the magic bounces of Kevin Bieksa’s series-winning goal

    May 25, 2011, 11:46 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    Kevin Bieksa’s series-winning goal in Game 5 took some of the strangest bounces leading to a stunning result that put Vancouver into the Stanley Cup finals. Get a great look at how things broke down.

  9. Canucks stun Sharks 3-2 in double overtime to head to first Stanley Cup finals since 1994

    May 25, 2011, 2:06 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Five

    It took a pair of advantageous bounces in Game 5, but the Vancouver Canucks are off to their first Stanley Cup final appearance since 1994 after beating San Jose in double overtime to win the series in five games.

  10. Special teams makes the difference for Canucks; Vancouver takes 4-2 win and 3-1 series lead

    May 22, 2011, 6:57 PM EDT

    Alex Burrows, Antti Niemi

    The Sharks and Canucks switched roles from Game 3 to Game 4, as special teams fueled Vancouver’s 4-2 win. San Jose finds themselves down 3-1 in the series with their captain Joe Thornton’s health in question.

  11. Canucks stun Sharks with three 5-on-3 goals in two minutes, take 3-0 lead into third period

    May 22, 2011, 5:13 PM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks - Game Three

    The story of the first period revolved around Vancouver’s lack of discipline and San Jose’s inability to capitalize on their PP chances. The second period offered a stark contrast: the Sharks coughed up bad mistakes and the Canucks made them pay dearly, scoring three 5-on-3 goals in two stunning minutes.

  12. Canucks march to the box in first period, lock up Sharks at 0-0

    May 22, 2011, 4:15 PM EDT

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    Antti Niemi, Mason Raymond

    The Canucks survived three penalties in the first period, but will give the Sharks another two minute man advantage to start the second. This post recaps the ups and downs of a scoreless opening frame.

  13. NHL Extra: Watch Canucks-Sharks Game 4 with PHT

    May 22, 2011, 2:55 PM EDT

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    Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks - Game Three

    Want to join us to watch Game 4 between San Jose and Vancouver from HP Pavilion in San Jose? Sure you do and we’ll provide the snark for free.

  14. Sharks bite back, fight off Canucks to take Game 3 4-3

    May 21, 2011, 1:53 AM EDT

    Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks - Game Three

    The Sharks fought back and held on late to take Game 3 over Vancouver to get back into the Western Conference finals.

  15. Video: Hockey Central previews Sharks-Canucks Game 3

    May 20, 2011, 11:00 AM EDT

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    Daniel Sedin Hendrik Sedin Ryan Kesler Christian Ehrhoff

    Mike Keenan and Keith Jones break down Game 3 between the Sharks and Canucks.

  16. Blackhawks show Corey Crawford their faith, sign him to a three year deal

    May 19, 2011, 4:34 PM EDT

    Corey Crawford

    Chicago is showing their faith in Corey Crawford to carry them ahead for the future by signing the potential restricted free agent to a three year deal.

  17. Canucks embarrass Sharks 7-3 to take 2-0 series lead

    May 19, 2011, 1:04 AM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game Two

    Vancouver dominated in Game 2 earning a 7-3 win over a Sharks team that looked slow, frustrated, and dumb all at once.

  18. Video: Versus previews Game 2 of Sharks-Canucks

    May 18, 2011, 10:00 AM EDT

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    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks - Game One

    Want a quick preview of Game 2 between the Sharks and Canucks? Check out Hockey Central’s take in this post.

  19. Canucks dominate third period, take 1-0 series lead over Sharks with 3-2 win

    May 15, 2011, 11:30 PM EDT

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    Henrik Sedin, Daniel Sedin

    The Canucks wore down the Sharks in the third period to take a 3-2 win and 1-0 series lead. This post recaps that exciting game.

  20. PHT Predicts the Western Conference finals

    May 14, 2011, 8:30 PM EDT

    San Jose Sharks v Vancouver Canucks

    While we’re in the predicting mood, PHT takes a look at what we think shakes loose in the Western Conference finals between Vancouver and San Jose.

  21. Five Thoughts: Sharks and Red Wings provide a Game 7 for the ages

    May 13, 2011, 9:00 AM EDT

    Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton

    Last night’s Game 7 gave us more than a few thoughts about what’s going on including takes on Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Antti Niemi, and Jimmy Howard.

  22. Poll: Who will win the Stanley Cup now?

    May 13, 2011, 1:45 AM EDT

    Canucks Practice

    Now that we’re down to the Conference finals in the East and West, we want to know… Who do you have winning it all now?

  23. Sharks hang on in a classic Game 7, beat Red Wings 3-2 and move on to West finals

    May 13, 2011, 1:21 AM EDT

    Joe Thornton

    A classic series ends in a classic Game 7 that sees the Sharks hang on to beat the Red Wings and move on to the Western Conference finals.

  24. Game 7 on the way: Detroit roars back in third, beats San Jose 3-1

    May 11, 2011, 12:39 AM EDT

    Jimmy Howard

    San Jose fans are getting a sick feeling in their gut right about now as the Red Wings have come back from a 3-0 series hole to force a Game 7 after a 3-1 win in Detroit in Game 6.

  25. Staying Alive: Red Wings roar back in third, beat Sharks 4-3 to force Game 6

    May 9, 2011, 12:32 AM EDT

    Tomas Holmstrom

    Things got a bit more uncomfortable for San Jose as Detroit used a three goal third period to come back and beat the Sharks 4-3 to force a Game 6 on Tuesday.

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