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Chris Tierney | Center | #50

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/1/1994
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 2 (55) / SJ
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Chris Tierney has accepted his qualifying offer.
Tierney will consequently earn $735,000 in 2017-18 on a one-way deal. He had 11 goals and 23 points in 80 contests last season. Jul 10 - 10:36 PM

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Chris Tierney scored a goal and registered an assist in a 3-1 win against Calgary on Saturday.

Tierney has 11 goals and 23 points in 80 games this season. Daniel O'Regan netted his first career goal in his third NHL contest. Mikkel Boedker also found the back of the net for the Sharks and his goal proved to be the game-winner.
Apr 9 - 12:54 AM

Chris Tierney scored two goals in a 5-4 overtime win against the Rangers Tuesday night.

Tierney scored his first goal of the night midway through the second period on an unassisted breakaway. His second came at the end of the third to force overtime. Tierney’s two goals Tuesday night brings him to nine, the best in his three seasons with Sharks. This was his first point in six games; his last came on March 12 against Dallas.
Mar 29 - 2:13 AM

Chris Tierney is out of action with an upper-body injury.

He isn't in the lineup Saturday because of the ailment. Tierney is listed as day-to-day.
Mar 25 - 8:32 PM

Chris Tierney will suit up in Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

The illness forced Tierney to miss Monday's 1-0 loss to Dallas, but he's back and expected to center the fourth line with Micheal Haley and Timo Meier on his wings. He won't have any fantasy value.
Mar 21 - 8:20 PM

Chris Tierney will miss tonight's game against the Stars with the flu.

It will be the first game Tierney misses all season. He has 18 points in 71 games this season with the Sharks.
Mar 20 - 8:26 PM

Chris Tierney had one goal and two assists in 21 games prior to breaking out Thursday versus Vancouver.

He scored two goals on five shots in a 4-1 win for the Sharks. The two-goal performance also snapped a seven-game pointless slump. Tierney has 15 points in 52 games this season.
Feb 4 - 11:28 AM

Chris Tierney gained confidence from San Jose's 2016 playoff run.

Tierney was in his second NHL campaign at the time, but scored a solid four goals and nine points in 24 postseason contests. "I thought I was going to be a little more nervous going into the playoffs than I was, but once you get playing it kind of feels like you’re just playing another game. … I think I just got more confident every series that I could go up against [Anze] Kopitar, or [Ryan] Johansen, or [Alex] Steen, [Jori] Lehtera or [Vladimir] Tarasenko," he said. After recording 20 points in the 2015-16 regular season, he has two goals and eight points in 25 games this season.
Tue, Dec 6, 2016 11:30:00 AM

Chris Tierney scored shorthanded on Monday to go the Sharks an early 1-0 lead.

It was his first of the season as the 22-year-old is a fourth line player at this time. He has five points in 19 games thus far and should hit the 20 point mark once again.
Tue, Nov 22, 2016 09:07:00 AM

Chris Tierney will open the regular season between Patrick Marleau and Joel Ward.

The 22-year-old will have plenty of experience and goal-scoring ability on his wings on Wednesday night when the Sharks host the Los Angeles Kings. The trio has the ability to give the Sharks excellent scoring depth this season.
Wed, Oct 12, 2016 02:22:00 PM

Chris Tierney found the back of the net in a 6-3 win against St. Louis on Monday.

Tierney has five goals and six points in 17 postseason games. During the regular season he recorded seven markers and 20 points in 79 contests.
Tue, May 24, 2016 10:15:00 AM

Chris Tierney netted a goal for the Sharks, who fell 6-3 to the Blues on Saturday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final.

This game was out of hand midway through the second period. Tierney scored the goal that cut the Sharks’ deficit to 5-2. He has three goals and four points in 16 playoff games this season. Melker Karlsson and Joe Pavelski got the other goals.
Sat, May 21, 2016 10:30:00 PM

The San Jose Sharks have been getting very good penalty killing in their first three games against St. Louis.

The Blues had the third best power play after the first two rounds of the playoffs, scoring at a 27.5 percent rate but the Sharks have held them to only one goal in nine attempts in the Conference Final. "We're playing really aggressive," center Chris Tierney said. "We're coming out hard on them and taking away their time and space. They've got a lot of skilled guys, if you give them time to set up and make plays they're going to hurt you."
Sat, May 21, 2016 07:41:00 AM

Coach Peter Deboer likes using Chris Tierney as the third-line center.

"I think he's been great," DeBoer said. "Throwing a lot of responsibility at him, a lot of challenges at him. You look at some of the teams we've played, some of the matchups he's had to deal with, he's risen to all of the occasions we've presented him." The trio of Tierney, Joel Ward and Melker Karlsson saw plenty of shifts against the Blues' combination of Jori Lehtera, Vladimir Tarasenko and Jaden Schwartz in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final. St. Louis' top line posted seven shots on goal on Sunday, but Lehtera also had the game-winning goal. Still, Tierney went 6-for-10 in the faceoff circle and he has been doing solid work.
Tue, May 17, 2016 06:18:00 PM

Chris Tierney scored two goals in the San Jose Sharks 4-3 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators on Monday night.

Tierney scored the first two goals of the game, putting the Sharks up 2-0 in the first period. Tierney's first goal of the game was assisted by Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Tomas Hertl. Matt Nieto and Brent Burns drew the assists on Tierney's second goal. Tierney's goals were the second and third of the playoffs, giving him four points in 11 playoff games this campaign.
Tue, May 10, 2016 12:35:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Logan Couture
2Joe Thornton
3Tomas Hertl
4Chris Tierney
5Ryan Carpenter
LW1Jannik Hansen
2Timo Meier
3Mikkel Boedker
4Brandon Bollig
5Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Barclay Goodrow
5Daniel O'Regan
6Marcus Sorensen
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7Tim Heed
8Radim Simek
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell