NASHVILLE, TN - FEBRUARY 17: Mike Ribeiro #63 of the Nashville Predators faces off against Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game at Bridgestone Arena on February 17, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Predators At Sharks

(AP) — The Nashville Predators finally snapped their longest losing streak of the season, but they’re still not exactly firing on all cylinders. After winning in overtime against one of the league’s worst teams that […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/12/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 9:  Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks blocks a shot during a shoot out against Chris Kunitz #14 of the Pittsburgh Penguins at the SAP Center on March 9, 2015 in San Jose, CA . (Photo by Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

Niemi Leads Sharks Past Penguins 2-1 In Shootout

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Antti Niemi did his best to make sure a blown third-period lead didn’t lead to another disheartening loss for the San Jose Sharks. Niemi made 39 saves and stopped seven of […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/10/2015

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 07: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates on ice during a game against the Los Angeles Kings at STAPLES Center on March 07, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Penguins At Sharks

(AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury continues to come up big for the surging Pittsburgh Penguins, who have been nearly unbeatable over the last two weeks. However, over 17 years have passed since they last won at […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/09/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 7: Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks can't stop a shot against the Vancouver Canucks at the SAP Center on March 7, 2015 in San Jose, CA . (Photo by Don Smith/NHLI via Getty Images)

Vrbata Leads Canucks Past Sharks 3-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) For the fourth straight game, Vancouver gave up the first two goals. Radim Vrbata did his best to dig the Canucks out of that early hole and give them a key […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/08/2015

VANCOUVER, BC - MARCH 3: Matt Nieto #83 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates a goal in front of Frank Corrado #26 of the Vancouver Canucks during their NHL game at Rogers Arena March 3, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. San Jose won 6-2. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Nieto’s 2 Goals, Assist Lead Sharks Past Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) Matt Nieto and the San Jose Sharks are finding their stride in a tangled playoff race. Nieto had two goals and an assist to lead the Sharks to a 6-2 victory […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/04/2015

VANCOUVER, BC - FEBRUARY 5: Joe Thornton #19 of the San Jose Sharks looks on from the bench during their NHL game against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena February 5, 2015 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Sharks At Canucks

(AP) — The Vancouver Canucks felt so good about their current roster that they didn’t feel the need to make a major move at the trade deadline despite goaltender Ryan Miller being on the shelf for […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/03/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - MARCH 02:  Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks celebrates after he scored on Carey Price #31 and Andrei Markov #79 of the Montreal Canadiens at SAP Center on March 2, 2015 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Sharks Snap Skid With 4-0 Win Over Canadiens

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Ben Smith’s day started with a morning skate in Chicago and ended with a goal in San Jose. In between was a trade, a flight halfway across the country and a […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/03/2015

MONTREAL, QC - FEBRUARY 28: David Desharnais #51 of the Montreal Canadiens celebrates after scoring a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs in the NHL game at the Bell Centre on February 28, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Francois Lacasse/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game Preview: Canadiens At Sharks

(AP) — In danger of missing the playoffs for the first time in 11 seasons, the San Jose Sharks can help their cause by finding a way to win at home. Though they haven’t lost […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/02/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 21: Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings fights for possession against James Sheppard #15 of the San Jose Sharks in the first period at Levi's Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sharks Trade Sheppard To Rangers For Draft Pick

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) The San Jose Sharks traded forward James Sheppard to the New York Rangers on Sunday for a fourth-round draft pick in 2016 in the team’s latest move for the future. The 26-year-old […]

KHTK Sports 1140–03/02/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - FEBRUARY 26:  Pavel Datsyuk #13 of the Detroit Red Wings celebrates after he scored to tie the game in the third period against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on February 26, 2015 in San Jose, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wings Score Late, Sharks’ Home Skid At 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jimmy Howard’s internal dialogue helped him step up and take charge. His teammates made it easy for him. Luke Glendening scored with 1:15 remaining, completing a comeback victory for the Detroit […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/27/2015

SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 9: Niklas Kronwall #55 of the Detroit Red Wings skates against Brad Stuart #7 of the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on January 9, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Rocky Widner/Getty Images)

Game Preview: Red Wings At Sharks

(AP) — The San Jose Sharks enjoyed the league’s best home-ice advantage over the previous 10 seasons, but that edge has been virtually non-existent more recently. They’ll look to avoid their longest home skid in two […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/26/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - FEBRUARY 21:  Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks walks back to the locker room after warm ups against the Los Angeles Kings at Levi's Stadium on February 21, 2015 in Santa Clara, California.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Playoff Streak In Jeopardy For San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) After celebrating the success of hockey in Northern California with an outdoor party that included more than 70,000 fans, the San Jose Sharks now must deal with the fact that the franchise […]

KHTK Sports 1140–02/24/2015