Player News - Sharks

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Barclay Goodrow recorded his second career multi-point game Thursday night, including a highlight reel goal to put Sharks up 2-1 early in the second.

In what turned out to be the second in a line of six straight goals by the Sharks, Goodrow's is arguably the most impressive and memorable. He chipped the James Sheppard pass by Hampus Lindholm at the red line and then raced in alone on Ilya Bryzgalov. Far bar down, goal. The Ducks would go on to win 6-3. Goodrow now has three goals and nine points in 32 games this season.
Jan 30 - 3:34 AM

James Sheppard collected two points in San Jose's 6-3 win over Anaheim on Thursday night.

Sheppard was an important factor in San Jose's success as he set up Barclay Goodrow's highlight reel goal to make it 2-1, and finished off a rush himself 12:15 later to make it 5-1 Sharks. All in the second period. Sheppard now has five goals and 15 points this season.
Jan 30 - 3:23 AM

Patrick Marleau picked up two points in San Jose's big 6-3 win over Anaheim on Thursday night.

Marleau was a key factor in the win, and his two points were his personal bounty. He found Joe Thornton cross-ice down low on the power play, setting up Joe Pavelski's tying tally in the first. Marleau later beautifully deflected Brent Burns' blast to make it 3-1. He now has 10 goals and 25 points, 16 of which have come with the man advantage this season.
Jan 30 - 3:17 AM

Antti Niemi made 25 saves in a wild 6-3 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Thursday night.

Aside from Patrick Maroon beating Niemi on the short-side with 70 seconds left in the game, he could only be beaten on the rebound as Andrew Cogliano and Matt Beleskey proved. The Sharks took it to the Ducks all night long, making it a relatively easy night for the Finnish netminder. Niemi improved to 20-11-5 with 92 goals against through 36 games.
Jan 30 - 2:39 AM

Daniil Tarasov has been called up by San Jose.

However, he won't be in the lineup on Thursday. Tarasov was brought up because of Tyler Kennedy's injury. He has 10 goals and 25 points in 41 games with Worcester this season.
Jan 29 - 5:45 PM

Tyler Kennedy has suffered a lower-body injury.

Kennedy missed Wednesday's practice and will be unavailable for Thursday's game. This is the fourth time that Kennedy has been sidelined this season. He has four goals and seven points in 18 contests.
Jan 28 - 5:15 PM

Tommy Wingels has a broken bone in his hand.

Wingels sustained the injury on Jan. 19. He will probably be back in three-to-four weeks. He has 11 goals and 14 assists in 47 contests in 2014-15.
Jan 27 - 6:56 PM

Justin Braun's upper-body injury is a hand injury.

Braun was hurt when he blocked a shot from New Jersey's Mike Cammalleri on Jan. 19 and is expected to miss the next four-to-six weeks as a result. "Saw the shot from the point and tried to punch it away," Braun recalled. "I knew it was bad at that point. Eventually I dropped my stick. I tried to poke-check Marty [Havlat] and [the stick] just popped out of my hand. At that point, I pretty much knew something was pretty bad." He has a goal and 19 points in 47 games this season.
Jan 27 - 6:54 PM

Mirco Mueller has completed his AHL conditioning stint.

Mueller had been dealing with what was believed to be a wrist injury. He had a goal in three games in the minors.
Jan 27 - 1:50 PM

The San Jose Sharks have summoned Barclay Goodrow.

Goodrow was sent to the minors for the duration of the All-Star break. He has two goals and seven points in 31 contests with San Jose this season.
Jan 27 - 1:48 PM

Tomas Hertl has been called up by the Sharks.

No surprise there. Hertl was only sent to AHL Worcester so that he could continue to play during the All-Star break. He had two assists in two games in the minors.
Jan 27 - 1:47 PM

Nikita Jevpalovs has inked an entry-level contract with the San Jose Sharks.

Jevpalovs has 38 goals and 71 points in 45 QMJHL games in 2014-15. The Latvian forward was never taken through the NHL Entry Draft process. "Nikita is a big-bodied forward who has a good combination of size and scoring ability," Sharks GM Doug Wilson said. "He has represented his country numerous times and impressed against some of the world's top young talent and we're excited to add a young forward with his skill set to our organization."
Jan 27 - 11:53 AM

Barclay Goodrow has been sent down to AHL Worcester.

He will probably return to San Jose after the All-Star break. A team spokesman said the decision was made so that Goodrow could play some games during before the big club practices again on Tuesday. He has seven points in 31 games this season.
Jan 22 - 3:29 PM

Dylan DeMelo has been returned to Worcester of the AHL.

He was brought up as an extra defenseman after Justin Braun was injured in Monday night's game against New Jersey. DeMelo was a healthy scratch Wednesday versus Los Angeles.
Jan 22 - 3:13 PM

Tomas Hertl has been demoted to the minors.

Coach Todd McLellan has been saying recently that Hertl had to recover from injuries over the summer, so he didn't have off-season that he needed to get ready for the 2014-15 season. He will get some extra playing time in the minors during the All-Star break before returning to the NHL.
Jan 22 - 3:09 PM


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