Chris Tierney: An Unlikely Hero

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With the Stanley Cup Playoffs in full bloom, we have come down to four teams that are wholeheartedly fighting for a respected spot in the 2016 Stanley Cup Final. For the San Jose Sharks, they are just one win away from playing on hockey’s biggest stage for the first time in franchise history Whenever a team […] READ MORE


Sharks Summary: Series tied, Heed added

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Welcome to Last Word on Sports new weekly San Jose Sharks Summary.  Each week we will take a look at games, roster moves, injury notes and anything else you need to start your week off with a recap of all things Sharks. Sharks Summary: Two Shutouts and a Stinker San Jose played well overall in […] READ MORE


Marc-Andre Fleury to Start Game 5, Trevor Daley Done for Playoffs

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When Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan addressed the media following the team’s on-ice practice Sunday morning, he immediately answered the big question at the top of everybody’s mind- which goaltender would start in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning.  The answer- Marc-Andre Fleury.  This will be Fleury’s second […] READ MORE


Sharks Defense Powering Wins

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The San Jose Sharks defense has been playing its best hockey of the entire season in the last four playoff games. After shutting out the Nashville Predators in Game 7 to advance to the Western Conference Finals, the Sharks now find themselves for the first time in franchise history with a lead in the Conference […] READ MORE


Sharks Summary: Predators, Blues and Sorensen

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Welcome to Last Word on Sports new weekly San Jose Sharks Summary.  Each week we will take a look at games, roster moves, injury notes and anything else you need to start your week off with a recap of all things Sharks. Sharks finish off the Predators to Advance The San Jose Sharks played three […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Advance Thanks to Four Keys

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For the fourth time in franchise history, the San Jose Sharks advance to the Western Conference Finals after defeating the Nashville Predators in a tough seven game series. Many things have to come together for any team to win any round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, and the match-up between the Sharks and Predators was […] READ MORE


Phil Kessel Making His Mark in Pittsburgh

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Did the Maple Leafs drop the ball on Phil Kessel? Phil Kessel is certainly making his mark in Pittsburgh during the NHL playoffs this year, and some Leaf fans are sort of pissed. Did Leafs management pull the trigger too soon? He arrived in Toronto amidst a tumultuous retool attempt led by Brian Burke, and found […] READ MORE


Series Review: Penguins Eliminate Capitals

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After a hard-fought overtime win Tuesday night, the Pittsburgh Penguins eliminated the Washington Capitals and advance to the Eastern Conference finals. The Washington Capitals have once again capitulated, despite a valiant effort that erased a 3-0 deficit and forced the Penguins to the brink in overtime to turn what appeared to be a complete no-show […] READ MORE


New Line-up Key to Sharks Game 5 Win

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Before the San Jose Sharks Game 5 win, Peter DeBoer made his first line-up changes of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The roster moves were exactly what the Sharks needed after a 4-1 Game 3 loss and a triple-overtime heartbreaker in Game 4. DeBoer shifted Marleau to the left wing alongside Joonas Donskoi and Logan Couture, […] READ MORE


Sharks Game 5: Key Players Need to Step Up

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For the San Jose Sharks Game 5 could be the stage for two very different narratives. In the first, is a team that is stronger than previous iterations of Doug Wilson’s vision for San Jose. The second possibility is far worse: was this year another season wasted for an aging Sharks core. General Manager Doug […] READ MORE