Patrick Marleau, Matt Nieto Return To Sharks On One-Year DealsThe San Jose Sharks have re-signed one of their most iconic players, signing free agent Patrick Marleau to a one-year deal, along with free agent and another former Shark Matt Nieto, the team announced Tuesday.
Sharks Unable To Sweep Kings In Game 4 Justin Williams and Marian Gaborik scored two goals apiece, and the Los Angeles Kings emphatically avoided first-round playoff elimination with a 6-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 4 on Thursday night.
Sharks Defeat Kings In OT, Take 3-0 Series LeadPatrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
Sharks Score 4 Times On 26 Shots, Defeat IslandersMatt Nieto and Jason Demers scored first-period goals, and the San Jose Sharks made the most of 26 shots against the New York Islanders in a 4-3 victory on Friday night.
Sharks Give Up 4 Goals In 3rd, Lose To FlyersSharks rookie Matt Nieto scored twice in the first period for his first career multigoal game, but that lead was erased in a flash early in the third period when Antti Niemi was sent to the bench as San Jose lost for the fourth time in five games.
Sharks Defeat Panthers In ShutoutJoe Pavelski, Matt Nieto and Joe Thornton scored and Alex Stalock made 24 saves for his first career shutout and the San Jose topped the Florida Panthers 3-0 on Thursday night.