Latest 2007–08 San Jose Sharks season Stories

2009-10-04 07:57:24

Goalkeeper Evgeni Nabokov stopped 24-of-25 shots Saturday, leading San Jose to a 4-1 win over Anaheim, spoiling the Ducks' season-opener. A three-goal, first-period outburst easily allowed the Sharks to seize the early momentum, with goals coming from Evgeni Nabokov, Patrick Marleau (shorthanded, unassisted) and Joe Thornton. Devin Setoguchi (power play) scored in the second after assists by Dany Heatley and Thornton, while Heatly had two assists overall for the Sharks, who lost 5-2 in their...

2009-08-04 17:17:59

Veteran center Jeremy Roenick is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference the San Jose Sharks have called for this week. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area reported Tuesday multiple NHL sources say Roenick will announce Thursday he is concluding his playing career after 20 years in the league. Roenick, 39, managed just four goals and nine assists in 42 games last season, the worst of his NHL career. He missed more than two months after having shoulder surgery in December. The...

2009-04-26 00:33:34

Patrick Marleau's overtime goal Saturday lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 win over Anaheim in Game 5 of their Western Conference quarterfinal series. Marleau's game-winner at 6:02 of the extra stanza cut top-seeded San Jose's deficit against the eighth-seeded Ducks to 3-2 with Game 6 scheduled for Monday at Anaheim. Joe Thornton (power play) and Devin Setoguchi also scored goals. Marleau added an assist, while Evgeni Nabokov made 23 saves on 25 shots for the Sharks, who are attempting to...

2009-04-20 00:11:28

Jonas Hiller made 42 saves on 44 shots Sunday to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 win over San Jose and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference quarterfinal series. Bobby Ryan, Andrew Ebbett and Drew Miller scored for the Ducks -- who beat the top-seeded Sharks for a second straight game on San Jose ice. Ryane Clowe and Jonathan Cheechoo scored for the Sharks -- who came into the series with a 32-5-4 regular-season home-ice record and captured the President's Trophy for putting up the best NHL...

2009-04-11 18:31:41

A third-period goal by Peter Harrold made the difference Saturday in the Los Angeles Kings' 4-3 win over San Jose. Wayne Simmonds, Alexander Frolov and Michal Handzus also scored, and Jonathan Quick stopped 27 shots for the Kings (34-37-11), who will miss the playoffs. Devin Setoguchi, Joe Pavelski and Patrick Marleau scored, and Evgeni Nabokov gave up four goals on 24 shots for the Sharks (53-18-11) -- who, despite the loss, wrapped up the President's Trophy for best regular-season record in...

2009-04-10 00:46:50

Scottie Upshall and Peter Mueller had a goal and assist apiece Thursday, leading the Phoenix Coyotes to a 4-1 win over San Jose. The Sharks had already clinched the top seed in the Western Conference playoffs after the Detroit Red Wings lost 4-3 in a shootout with Nashville Thursday. With 117 points and one regular-season game remaining, the Sharks have an insurmountable lead over Detroit, which has 112 points and two games left on the schedule. Zbynek Michalek and Ed Jovanovski scored goals...

2009-04-08 02:12:07

San Jose's Joe Pavelski scored the only goal in an overtime shootout Tuesday to notch a 1-0 Sharks win over the Colorado Avalanche. Pavelski fired a wrist shot in the first San Jose attempt that ruined what had been a solid 30-save night for Colorado goalie Peter Budaj. Budaj withstood a furious San Jose power play during the overtime period in which dangerous Joe Thornton reeled off a volley of one-timers from the right circle. The win gave San Jose 117 points and the overall lead in points...

2009-04-05 22:23:29

Jonathan Cheechoo's power-play goal with 6:41 remaining Sunday lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. Jeremy Roenick and Joe Pavelski scored the other goals for San Jose, which is three points ahead of Boston in competition for the President's Trophy, which goes to the NHL team with the best regular-season record. Petteri Nokelainen and Corey Perry scored for Anaheim. Winning goalie Brian Boucher turned back 19 shots. Jonas Hiller had 23 saves for the Ducks, who...

2009-04-05 00:28:32

Bobby Ryan had two goals and Ryan Getzlaf set a franchise assists record Saturday to lead the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over San Jose. Getzlaf had four assists to run his season total to a club-best 64. Teemu Selanne, Corey Perry and Mike Brown scored for Anaheim, which has won four straight games and nine of its last 10 to climb into the seventh spot in the Western Conference playoff chase with 88 points. Jonas Hiller made 28 saves in his club-record seventh straight win. The Ducks -- who...

2009-04-02 23:24:56

Evgeni Nabokov allowed only a second-period goal Thursday and San Jose equaled the team's single-season victory record with a 2-1 win over Edmonton. Nabokov made 24 saves in lifting the Sharks to their 51st triumph of the season, tying a franchise record set two years ago. San Jose also moved six points in front of Detroit for the best record in the Western Conference and stayed three points ahead of Boston for the best record in the NHL. The Sharks, Red Wings and Bruins all have five games...

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