Tomas Hertl scored in the first period and Antti Niemi earned his 29th career shutout in his return to the net, helping the San Jose Sharks beat the Nashville Predators 2-0 on Saturday night for their seventh win in eight games.
As it has done in previous World Series years, San Francisco will host a public viewing event for Tuesday’s World Series Game 6 to be played in Kansas City.
Tommy Wingels scored two goals, Antti Niemi made 34 saves in his 28th career shutout, and the San Jose Sharks crashed the Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup banner celebration with a 4-0 victory in the season opener Wednesday night.
With most of the 2013-14 team returning, the Kings begin their title defense against the visiting Sharks on Wednesday night.
San Jose Sharks hockey players helped raise money at Britton Middle School Wednesday to help find missing Morgan Hill teenager Sierra LaMar.
“I don’t get cold.”
The Sharks have been awarded their first outdoor game, and will host the Los Angeles Kings at Levi’s Stadium on February 21, 2015.
San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski was named Tuesday to the National Hockey League All-Star 2nd Team, the equivalent of football’s All-Pro team.
The New York Islanders acquired the negotiating rights to potential free agent defenseman Dan Boyle from the San Jose Sharks for a conditional pick in next year’s draft.
Wilson said Thursday that he told pending unrestricted free agent defenseman Dan Boyle that he will not be re-signed, informed unproductive forward Marty Havlat that he will not be back next season and moved top-line wing Brent Burns back to defense after spending more than a year as a forward on captain Joe Thornton’s line.