Player News - Sharks

Date: Team: Pos:

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

Patrick Marleau had a goal and an assist in a 4-2 victory Wednesday night.

Marleau has recorded at least a point in three of his last four games. He has nine goals and 33 points in 48 points this season.
Jan 22 - 9:25 AM

Joe Pavelski scored a goal in a 4-2 win over Los Angeles.

It was Pavelski's 24th marker of the season. That puts him into a tie for fifth place in the league's goal scoring race going into the All-Star break. He also has 42 points in 48 contests.
Jan 22 - 9:23 AM

Antti Niemi turned aside 24-of-26 shots to backstop the Sharks to a 4-2 win over rival LA on Wednesday.

Niemi has now won three of his last four starts and has just one regulation loss in his last five games. He has been a true number one goalie for the Sharks' this season, despite all the talk in the off-season of shared duties between the pipes for San Jose. Niemi is 19-11-5 with a 2.57 GAA and .912 save percentage heading into the All-Star break.
Jan 22 - 2:56 AM

Logan Couture netted two goals and added an assist in San Jose's 4-2 win over LA on Wednesday night.

Couture opened the scoring with a beautiful individual effort, speeding past Kings' defenseman Alec Martinez and cutting in front of Jonathan Quick for the goal. The Sharks' star center then iced the game with a empty netter late. Joe Pavelski and Patrick Marleau provided the other goals for the Sharks in a big win over the rival LA. Couture has 18 goals and 42 points in 48 games this season.
Jan 22 - 2:40 AM

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