Hockey Handshakes: A Great Lesson For Other SportsIn one of the world's toughest sports which involves hitting, checking, and fighting, a simple handshake is the utmost sign of respect.
Sharks-Penguins Stanley Cup Final Fills A Need For SpeedSan Jose got through the Western Conference the same way Pittsburgh got through the East: with plenty of depth and speed to kill.
The Grant Napear Show - May 26, 2016Grant started the show today talking about the Sharks beating the St. Louis Blues in the NHL Western Conference Finals last night. He also talked about the All-Team NBA and Demarcus Cousins making it on the second team. Grant had on Curtis Brown, former Sharks player, to preview the upcoming Stanley Cup Final between the Sharks and the winner of the Penguins-Lightning series. Grant then had on Sean Deveney, Sporting News, to talk about the NBA playoffs. And finally Grant had on Ken Catanella who is the new assistant GM to talk about his future with the Kings.
San Jose Sharks Shake 'Choker' Label, Make Finals After Long WaitSan Jose Sharks fans have seen great teams before - in fact, they're accustomed to them going back for more than a decade.
San Jose Sharks Featured On Jimmy Fallon's 'Superlatives'The San Jose Sharks have punched their ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time, and on last night's Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, a few players were in the spotlight.
Sharks Head To 1st Cup Final After 5-2 Win Over BluesSan Jose Sharks advanced to their first Stanley Cup final in franchise history by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Wednesday night in Game 6 of the Western Conference final.
The Grant Napear Show - May 24, 2016Grant starts the show talking about the NBA Playoffs. In the second hour Grant has on Dan Russanowsky, the voice of the San Jose Sharks, to come on and talk about the Sharks 3 to 2 lead over the St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Finals. Next Grant has on Mark Mulder, former Athletics starting pitcher, to talk about the A's and MLB in general. Grant finshed the show taking calls from listeners.
Sharks Need 1 Win Vs. Blues To Reach 1st Stanley Cup FinalPatrick Marleau has played more than 1,500 games with the San Jose Sharks since joining the NHL as an 18-year-old draft pick but never one quite like the next one.
Pavelski Scores Twice, Sharks Top Blues To Take 3-2 LeadJoe Pavelski scored two goals, including the go-ahead score in the opening minute of the third period, and the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference final on Monday night.
The Grant Napear Show - May 23, 2016Grant had a short show before the Sharks game tonight. He started off by talking about the controversial play with Draymond Green's low blow on Steven Adams. Grant then had on Howard Beck from Bleacher Report to talk about the NBA Playoffs. Grant started the second hour Grant's guest was Tim Roye, the voice of the Golden State Warriors, to talk about their series with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Grant finished the show with calls about Draymond Green.
Blues Sticking With Allen In Game 5 Against SharksAllen was strong in Game 4 in his first start of the postseason, making 31 saves in a 6-3 victory in San Jose on Saturday night that knotted the series at two games apiece.
Blues Beat Sharks 6-3 To Even Series At 2 Games ApieceSt. Louis Blues bounced back from consecutive shutout losses to beat the San Jose Sharks 6-3 on Saturday to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece.