April 4, 2018 will go down as one of the biggest days in Alexander Chmelevski’s career. Just hours after signing his entry level contract with the Sharks, Chmelevski began his pro hockey career by deking San Diego Gulls goaltender Kevin Boyle and scoring his first American Hockey League goal as a member of the Barracuda. The Huntington Beach native […]
When the San Jose Barracuda made their unbelievable late season push to claim an AHL playoff spot, just about no player made a bigger contribution than Antoine Bibeau. After three years of service in the crowded Toronto Maple Leafs system, Bibeau came to San Jose on a one-year deal last season with a chance to start fresh in […]
With the 182 selection of the NHL Entry Draft, the San Jose Sharks chose John Leonard, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound left winger from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Sharks acquired the 182 pick in February when they traded Troy Grosenick and Brandon Bollig to the Nashville Predators. Continue reading this article at Fear the Fin!
Hey everyone, it’s been a while! I’ve been on a planned hiatus from the blog for the last month to focus on my college finals. But now that the semester is in the books, I’m getting right back to work in time for the Stanley Cup Final…and starting a brand new chapter in my writing […]
On Saturday I was one of the nearly 5,200 fans in attendance to watch the AHL’s San Jose Barracuda take down the Tucson Roadrunners 6-3 in Game 2 of their Pacific Division semifinal series. The minor league affiliates of the local San Jose Sharks and Arizona Coyotes put on an intense back-and-forth affair, until the […]
All it took was 227 minutes and 57 seconds. Despite all the odds being stacked against them, the Vancouver Canucks scored three goals on Saturday night against the San Jose Sharks, ending a nearly four-game long scoring drought that included being shutout in three straight games by the Coyotes, Kings and Ducks. They still lost […]
In my newest Puck Prose story, I talk about the quiet success that has been the 2016-17 San Jose Sharks season. Click here for the full article.
Captain Clutch has done it again. With just under three minutes remaining in the third period, Joe Pavelski blasted home a rebound past Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne to give the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 lead in an eventual 3-2 San Jose victory over Nashville in Game Two of their best of seven series. […]
Playoff time is almost here! The Stanley Cup Playoffs are upon us, and it looks like I’m going to have my work cut out for me this month. First of all, I’ve been writing hockey articles at The SRJC Oak Leaf student paper since January, where I’ve wrote on such topics as our SRJC Polar Bears capturing their […]