Antti Niemi finally got comfortable when he started seeing more shots on goal. He made several huge stops in regulation and saved his best for last, stopping Nashville’s last chance during the shootout.
Jed Ortmeyer’s first goal of the season gave the Minnesota Wild the lead with 4:13 left in a 4-3 victory on Sunday, sending the San Jose Sharks home with a tough loss to finish 2-6-1 on a season-long nine-game road trip.
Sharks may simply be mistaking the sea otters for their typical sea lion and elephant seal prey.
Alex Pietrangelo had two goals, David Perron also scored with a two-man advantage and Andy McDonald added an assist in his return from a concussion that sidelined him for 51 games, sending the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday night.
The San Jose Sharks have acquired forward Tim Kennedy in a trade with Florida that sends defenseman Sean Sullivan to the Panthers.
Andrew Cogliano scored the tie breaking goal midway through the second period and Jonas Hiller made 36 saves in helping the Anaheim Ducks end a 13-game winless skid on the road, beating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 Monday night.
Ryane Clowe scored the lone shootout goal in the fourth round and Antti Niemi stopped Mike Richards to lead the San Jose Sharks to their fourth straight win, 2-1 over the Los Angeles on Friday night.
Kevin Shattenkirk scored on a 5-on-3 power play in the St. Louis Blues’ 1-0 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Saturday night.
While a Monterey man continues to nurse serious injuries from an apparent shark attack on Saturday, at least one shark expert said it should come as no surprise.
Aquarium officials say the four-foot, seven-inch male shark was transferred from Malibu to Monterey and placed in the aquarium’s Open Sea exhibit on Wednesday night. The aquarium hopes to keep it on display for the next several months.