“The fact that they played that way, that they executed, had some success with it, should be rewarding,” San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said. “They should be embracing the opportunity to do it again.”
Rookie center Tomas Hertl scored twice and the San Jose Sharks beat the Vancouver Canucks 5-0 in a preseason game Tuesday night.
The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Raffi Torres for the start of the season because of an injured right knee.
Logan Couture scored on a power play 3:28 into overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 win over the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night.
Ben Lovejoy scored 2:48 into overtime to give the Anaheim Ducks a 3-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on Friday night. Lovejoy fired a shot between goalie Antti Niemi’s legs as the Ducks earned their third preseason win.
Tommy Wingels’ goal at 16:07 of the third period lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Canucks in a preseason game Monday night.
The San Jose Sharks opened training camp looking to play like the fast, aggressive team that had a strong playoff run last season rather than the plodding one that struggled for much of the lockout-shortened campaign.
The San Jose Sharks announced Wednesday that the team re-signed defenseman Nick Petrecki to a one-year contract.
Shawn Burr, who played 16 years in the NHL, including a stint with the San Jose Sharks, has died at age 47.
The San Jose Sharks announced earlier this week that they signed Joe Pavelski to a new five-year extension. But he is hardly the only veteran who is, or was, set to go into the final season of his current contract.