Patrick Marleau scored a pair of goals Sunday to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames in the season-opener for both teams.
After 16 hours of tense talks, the NHL and its players finally achieved their elusive deal early Sunday morning, finding a way to restart a sport desperate to regain momentum and boost its prominence.
There was no meeting Friday, after two straight days of negotiations at the league’s New York office, and there are no current plans for more bargaining to take place.
The Sharks have agreed to terms on a 3-year contract with newly-acquired defenseman Brad Stuart that will prevent him from becoming a free agent.
The Sharks announced Sunday they acquired defenseman Brad Stuart from Detroit for forward Andrew Murray and a conditional 2014 draft pick.
This video clip is disgusting. You’ll see one hockey player try to behead another one.
The Sharks put themselves in an early hole when Marc-Edouard Vlasic tapped the puck into his own net, and the Blues tied the first-round series at a game apiece with a 3-0 victory Saturday night.
Dan Boyle scored his second goal of the game with 1:02 remaining in overtime to give the San Jose Sharks a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night in the regular-season finale.
Michal Handzus and Ryane Clowe scored in the shootout, and Antti Niemi stopped both Phoenix attempts to lead the San Jose Sharks to a crucial 4-3 victory over the Coyotes on Saturday night.
Andy McDonald and Kevin Shattenkirk scored power-play goals and St. Louis capped a four-game season sweep of the Sharks with a 3-1 victory Saturday night.