Goalie Games:
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1st B2B game, 2nd B2B game
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NHL Team Pages News:

GoaliePost.com
Niemi Aims for Consistency
Here's an article on Antti Niemi, who knows he has to be better right out of the gate for the Sharks: Sharks goalie Antti Niemi knows there were times last season when he wasn't at the top of his game...(more)
Thu, 17 Jan 2013

Niittymaki Assigned to Syracuse
"#SJSharks assign goaltender Antero Niittymaki to Syracuse Crunch of the AHL." "As far as Niittymaki's destination, Syracuse is Anaheim's development team and Trent Yawney coaches there. Apparently mu...(more)
Tue, 7 Feb 2012

Niemi Practicing Today
"Niemi and Greiss only goalies on the ice, so it's a good bet Sexsmith has been reassigned and Niemi can at least back up tomorrow."...(more)
Fri, 3 Feb 2012

Niittymaki Clears Waivers
"Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki cleared waivers Thursday morning. So for now, he continues to be a member of the Sharks organization." "I know they've been working hard to find a place for me to ...(more)
Thu, 26 Jan 2012

Niittymaki on Waivers
"Anyone want a goalie? SJ has put netminder Antero Niittymaki on waivers."...(more)
Wed, 25 Jan 2012

Niittymaki On AHL Assigment
On frustrated Sharks goalie Antero Niittymaki: "Niittymaki to Worcester on conditioning assignment, will play there this weekend per Sharks PR."...(more)
Fri, 20 Jan 2012

Niittymaki Getting Frustrated
"Sharks goalie Antero Niittymaki is losing patience after three weeks of inactivity since being declared fit to play following a lengthy recovery from hip surgery. Though he stopped short of asking fo...(more)
Sat, 14 Jan 2012

Niittymaki Wants to Play
On Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki: "Niittymaki, who had hip surgery in early September causing him to miss training camp and the first two and a half months this year, was asked point blank if he...(more)
Tue, 10 Jan 2012

Niemi, Howard Have Heavy Workloads
Here's a decent piece from Kevin Kurz about the hefty workloads for Antti Niemi, compared to Jimmy Howard: "In each of the last two days, McLellan has compared Niemi to a goaltender that is plenty fam...(more)
Thu, 5 Jan 2012

Sharks Rolling with Three
As you know, the Sharks are currently carrying three goalies with Antti Niemi, Thomas Greiss and Antero Niittymaki. Here is a piece from Dave Pollak on the situation, and how there's really no timelin...(more)
Thu, 29 Dec 2011

Niittymaki Wins AHL Game
Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki is one step closer to returning to his club after winning his first game with Worcester: "Antero Niittymaki made 26 saves in his first action of the season in helpi...(more)
Sat, 17 Dec 2011

Niittymaki Taking Shots
Here is a short YouTube clip of Antero Niittymaki taking some goal-line rushes and shots from a Worcester Sharks player. This was recorded this morning. It is going to be very interesting to see what ...(more)
Tue, 13 Dec 2011

Niittymaki Coming Off IR
On injured Sharks goaltender Antero Niittymaki: "#SJSharks Antero Niittymaki moving off IR, heading to Worcester for conditioning assignment."...(more)
Mon, 12 Dec 2011

Niittymaki Taking Shots
On injured Sharks goalie Antero Niittymaki: "Antero Niittymaki is out here on the ice as guys start to filter out. First time I've seen him take shots."...(more)
Fri, 25 Nov 2011

Niemi Out, Greiss In
Antti Niemi gave up two quick goals just 2:04 into the game against Pittsburgh tonight, so a goalie change was made and now Thomas Greiss is into the game....(more)
Thu, 3 Nov 2011

Capuano Liking Nabokov
Jack Capuano had a pretty revealing quote today for NHL.com writer Dan Rosen regarding Evgeni Nabokov: "I don't know where my expectations are, but he's certainly on his way to being that guy that I t...(more)
Tue, 25 Oct 2011

Niemi Starts Tonight
Here is a good piece from David Pollak that confirms Antti Niemi is making his season debut tonight for the Sharks....(more)
Mon, 17 Oct 2011

Niemi Injury Update
Here's the latest on Antti Niemi's status. Sounds like he had a strong practice, but is still not 100-percent just yet. No mention of a starter for Friday, but he has tomorrow and Friday morning to ge...(more)
Thu, 13 Oct 2011

Greiss Starts on Saturday
Thomas Greiss, who had a perfect record in the preseason, is tomorrow's starting goalie for the Sharks against the Phoenix Coyotes. Antti Niemi is "very close to being ready," says head coach Todd McL...(more)
Fri, 7 Oct 2011

Niemi Taking Shots
Yet another update on the Sharks' injuries in goal from David Pollak: PROGRESS REPORT ON NIEMI Antti Niemi is taking shots, leading more people to believe he'll be ready for Opening Night. Thomas Grei...(more)
Sat, 24 Sep 2011

Sharks Goalies Update
Antero Niittymaki had surgery in Los Angeles and is expected to miss 12 weeks. Antti Niemi was labeled as being "on schedule" by the Sharks head coach. Thomas Greiss is expected to get most of the pre...(more)
Fri, 23 Sep 2011

Sharks Goalie Injuries
Here's the latest on Antti Niemi and Antero Niittymaki: NIEMI'S STATUS IN QUESTION + Niemi had a cyst removed (doesn't state where) and is skating, but not facing shots. That's not a good sign if he e...(more)
Thu, 22 Sep 2011

Niittymaki placed on IR
Antero Niittymaki suffered a lower body injury at the morning skate and has been placed on injured reserve. The San Jose Sharks have signed Jordan White, a goalie with the University of British Colum...(more)
Thu, 20 Jan 2011

Sharks goalie confusion explained
David Pollak, Sharks Beat Reporter - "I know I initially reported that Antero Niittymaki, not Antti Niemi would be the starting goalie. Because of all the Heatley fuss at the morning skate, I abandone...(more)
Fri, 3 Dec 2010

Niemi Started Sharks Game
This is straight from David Pollak the San Jose Sharks Beat Reporter (Mercury News reporter in the locker room and talking to the coach) "Antti Niemi was just announced as the starting goalie. Another...(more)
Thu, 2 Dec 2010

Niemi Saturday Vs Thrashers
Antti Niemi will be in nets for the San Jose Sharks on Saturday....(more)
Fri, 15 Oct 2010

Sharks Put Griess on Waivers
The odd goalie out in San Jose, Thomas Greiss, has been placed on waivers....(more)
Sun, 10 Oct 2010

Greiss Demoted, Nabokov Ready?
UPDATE: Nabby will start Saturday. Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson reassigned third string goalie Thomas Greiss to the AHL. No news on Nabokov, however you have to assume he's at least okay to back...(more)
Fri, 13 Mar 2009

Nabokov Returns Wednesday
Evgeni Nabokov is ready to return and the Sharks will play him Wednesday night versus the Chicago Blackhawks. While nabby was away Brian Boucher held down the fort going 5-2, even playing in two sets ...(more)
Mon, 24 Nov 2008

Evgeni Nabokov Returns
Zero in details, however Thomas Greiss was returned to the minors today and Evgeni Nabokov practice. Great news for Nabby owners. The Sharks play Saturday then have an additional three days off before...(more)
Fri, 21 Nov 2008

Nabokov Eyes Return
Evgeni Nabokov has missed six games, but he was one of the the last players off the ice during Tuesdays optional skate. Nabokov didn't rule himself out of a return soon. In the next eight days there a...(more)
Tue, 18 Nov 2008

Nabokov Injured in Shootout
I was waiting to post some actual news about the injury, however nothing has come out so far. On the last shot of the shootout last night Nabokov couldn't get up and need help off the ice. "He couldn'...(more)
Fri, 7 Nov 2008

Sharks Going with Boucher?
It's still early in the season, but head coach McLellan said there was a good chance backup Brian Boucher could be in goal. Be cautious as this isn't a confirmation....(more)
Sun, 12 Oct 2008

Brian Boucher Signs Additional Year
Boucher came in late last season to the San Jose Sharks. His signing was to give Nabokov a rest and allow the youngsters to continue playing in the minors. Boucher played only five games, but earned t...(more)
Wed, 25 Jun 2008

Kipper pulled, San Jose wins
Miikka Kiprussoff was pulled after four quick goals in the second period. After it appeared Jeremy Roenick's career was over he worked hard this season and totaled four points last night. Evgeni Nabok...(more)
Wed, 23 Apr 2008

Nabokov okay
With so many penalties and a game that didn't mean that much Sharks Coach Ron Wilson send Brian Boucher out after the first period to finish the game. It was basically to give Boucher a little ice tim...(more)
Mon, 7 Apr 2008

Boucher starting Thursday
Ron Wilson's plan is to start Brian Boucher in LA on Thursday, then have Nabokov Sunday in Dallas. "We've had the plan in place for a while," Wilson said. "If I play Nabby in both game...(more)
Wed, 2 Apr 2008

Boucher probable Friday
Brian Boucher is expected to start for San Jose versus Anaheim. Nothing is concrete however it's a back-to-back game and Boucher has won two straight....(more)
Thu, 27 Mar 2008

SJ Boucher vs LA
David Pollak has noted coach Ron Wilson said he would use both goalies when B2B games and travel are involved. Expect to see Brian Boucher against the Kings and Evgeni Nabokov verseus the Wild....(more)
Mon, 17 Mar 2008

Sharks sign Brian Boucher
This secures a veteran backup to Evgeni Nabokov who has started all but two games for the Sharks this season....(more)
Wed, 27 Feb 2008

Wilson pleased with Griess
Although Thomas Greiss wasn't happy with his play or the out come, head coach Ron Wilson thought he played well. Greiss is now 0-1-1 in the NHL....(more)
Thu, 21 Feb 2008

Nabokov's time off
Nothing guaranteed however David Pollak has noted "looks as if it could be Greiss in goal against New Jersey on Wednesday night or Philadelphia on Thursday." Obviously Dimitri Patzold and Th...(more)
Mon, 18 Feb 2008

Nabokov to get a rest
"We'll get one of our other goalies in there," Wilson said. There is three sets of B2B games on this road trip....(more)
Fri, 15 Feb 2008

Patzold up, Greiss down
Dimitri Patzold, who was sent down to play more, has been recalled from AHL by the San Jose Sharks. Thomas Greiss was returned to the AHL....(more)
Sat, 9 Feb 2008

Nabokov earns sixth SO
Evgeni Nabokov faced only 13 shots to earn his sixth shutout of the season. The Sharks blanked the Oilers 3-0....(more)
Wed, 30 Jan 2008

Nabokov sits on bench
Thomas Greiss stopped 25 of 29 shots in a 4-3 OT loss Sunday. It was Nabokov's first game off this season. There doesn't appear to be any reason why it was this game and not another. The official answ...(more)
Mon, 14 Jan 2008

Patzold clears waivers
Patzold wont have to go thru re-entry waivers. If he comes back and stays 30 days or competes in 10 games he'll have to clear waivers again. Thomas Griess practiced this morning. ...(more)
Tue, 8 Jan 2008

Patzold on waivers
With Nabokov playing so much the Sharks have taken a calculated risk placing Dimitri Patzold on waivers. "We believe in our goaltenders and we believe they don't improve by not playing," Sha...(more)
Mon, 7 Jan 2008

Nabokov earns league leading 21st win
The sharks beat the Predators 5-2 on Saturday night as Nabokov stopped 19 of 21 shots. Nabby also shutout St. Louis 1-0 Friday....(more)
Sun, 30 Dec 2007

Nabokov earns fifth shutout
Evgeni Nabokov made 26 saves beating St. Louis 1-0 . Nabby now has five shutout and 20 wins this season....(more)
Sat, 29 Dec 2007

Nabby on fire
Nabokov is 7-2-0 in his last nine games and is now 18-10-4 on the season....(more)
Mon, 17 Dec 2007

Patzold still waiting
Patzold had played in only 2.4 percent of the Sharks' 1755 total minutes. "It's very tough," Patzold said. "It's tougher than if you play every night because it's hard to focus and stay...(more)
Thu, 13 Dec 2007

Nabokov has 12 wins now
Not really anything special because he's played more games than any other goalie and there are nine other goalies with 12 wins too. He is playing well with low goals against he's just not helping my f...(more)
Sat, 1 Dec 2007

Nabokov no time off
When will Nabokov get a night off? Wilson "If you're asking for a plan ... there is no plan. He's our guy (until fatigue sets in)." Nabokov "Physically I'm feeling fine and mentally ...(more)
Wed, 28 Nov 2007

Sharks recall Patzold
Nabokov is the only NHL goalie left that has started every game. Dimitri Patzold was in the minors for a conditioning assignment. Patzold was 1-1 with a 3.57 GAA in the minors. <br />Thomas Grei...(more)
Mon, 26 Nov 2007

Nabokov still sliding
Nabby stopped nine of 12 shots last night losing to Dallas 3-1. Nabokov is now 7-7-1. I'm not sure what to say with only 12 shots....(more)
Thu, 8 Nov 2007

Nabokov continues win/loss pattern
Evgeni Nabokov shutout the Nashville Predators 3-0 last night. Nabokov is 4-3-1 this season and rotating his wins and losses. Do we dare predict a loss next game? See the pattern on the sharks page....(more)
Sun, 21 Oct 2007

Nabokov update
Evgeni Nabokov's groin injury is expected to keep him out of the lineup for at least a week. The Sharks recalled Nolan Schaefer for Friday. Nabokov was injured in the first period Thursday against Dal...(more)
Fri, 2 Feb 2007

Nabokov day-to-day with stiff neck
Evgeni Nabokov left the game last night due to a stiff neck. He made 13 saves in the opening period before leaving. Nabokov is day-to-day....(more)
Sun, 12 Nov 2006

Nabokov at .500
Evgeni Nabokov is now 4-4 on the season beating Minnesota 3-1 last night. Nabokov hasn't looked as good as Vesa Toskala this season and that is why there is so many trade rumours around. We don't expe...(more)
Tue, 7 Nov 2006

Sharks Toskala and Nabokov on fire
Vesa Toskala is now 6-1-0 in 7 games played. Toskala and the Sharks beat Florida in the third period last night 2-1. Christian Ehrhoff scored with 36 seconds left in Regular time....(more)
Tue, 31 Oct 2006

San Jose's goalie rotation working
Vesa Toskala made 23 saves to shutout Columbus 3-0 last night. This is Toskala's first shutout of the season. Evgeni Nabokov has two shutouts so far this season. San Jose will continue to rotate goali...(more)
Tue, 24 Oct 2006

Nabokov likely starter
Evgeni Nabokov now has two shutouts this season as he stopped all 32 shots beating the Dallas Stars 2-0. Similar to the last time Nabokov should get the next start over Vesa Toskala. San Jose may star...(more)
Tue, 17 Oct 2006