San Jose Sharks beaten on road by Nashville Predators

Sharks suffer their first four-goal loss in over two months in a 6-2 loss to the Predators. 
Sharks' ability to block shots making an impact
San Jose's 10 third-period blocks were a key in the 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues. 

Jones, Sharks stay on roll against Blues
Martin Jones finished with 26 saves and Joe Pavelski assisted on goals by Joonas Donskoi and Joe Thornton as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 3-1 in one of their more impressive road victories of the season.

Hertl producing again for Sharks
After collecting just 16 points in his first 37 games, San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl, on a line with Joe Pavelski and Joe Thornton, has 11 points in 11 games. 

Ducks beat Sharks
A pair of second-period San Jose miscues led to Anaheim goals, as the Sharks were handed a 3-2 loss to the Ducks on Tuesday night at Honda Center 

San Jose Sharks looking to pick up where they left off
The Sharks, who were on a hot streak going into the All-Star break, resume play Tuesday against the Anaheim Ducks. 

NHL All-Star game: Fan favorite Scott steals the show
Journeyman enforcer John Scott was chosen NHL All-Star MVP as a write-in candidate after fans voted him into the new 3-on-3 All-Star tournament as captain of the Pacific Division.

Sharks head into uncharted waters for NHL All Star game
Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns think new format will be fun 

Sharks' All-Star Joe Pavelski getting better with age
Joe Pavelski, in his first year as the San Jose Sharks' captain, also is a first-time member of the NHL All-Star team and might be having his best season. 

Sharks put Raffi Torres on waivers
Raffi Torres, the Sharks' left wing who began the season serving a 41-game suspension, will play for the minor-league San Jose Barracuda if he goes unclaimed. 

Thornton reached 1,300 career points in Sharks' 6-1 rout of Colorado
The Sharks continued to get contributions from all four of their forward lines in Tuesday's 6-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche as they extended their point streak to 10 games 

Sharks' surge began with a blowout
The Sharks were a dismal 5-12 at home before exploding with a 7-0 laugher over Maple Leafs. 

Kings beat Sharks in overtime
The San Jose Sharks gave up the tying goal in the dying seconds, then saw Marian Gaborik end it in overtime with a wrist shot from the circle that gave the Los Angeles Kings a 2-1 win at SAP Center on Sunday.

Pavelski's late goal lifts Sharks past Wild
Joe Pavelski scores go-ahead goal with 1:24 left in the third period to lift San Jose into sole possession of second place in the Western Conference 

Logan Couture making an impact for Sharks
With Logan Couture centering the third line, Sharks coach Pete DeBoer has the depth he envisioned in training camp.

Sharks 3, Coyotes 1: San Jose sets the right tone in the first of five meetings with Arizona
Tommy Wingels and Chris Tierney both score in the first period and Martin Jones makes 23 saves for his fifth straight victory to lead the Sharks 

Pizarro: Sharks fans let loose at 25th anniversary event
NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman got some boos from fans, but Sharks players received nothing but cheers during a silver anniversary celebration attended by 3,500 people at SAP Center. 

Sharks: Zubrus close to return; Smith waived
The San Jose Sharks could be ready to welcome Dainius Zubrus back to the active roster as they placed another one of their depth forwards, Ben Smith, on waivers.

Sharks celebrate 25 years in San Jose
Team throws a party at SAP Center to honor a quarter century in San Jose 

Purdy: Sharks anniversary celebration sparks memories
The Sharks held their 25th anniversary celebration Tuesday night at SAP Center, to commemorate their quarter century of existence. 

NHL commissioner: League was not trying to block John Scott from All-Star game
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman just wanted to analyze the situation before making decision 

Sharks majority owner Hasso Plattner dreams of a Stanley Cup as team turns 25
Sharks' 25th anniversary celebration brings together past and present, plus some luminaries 

NHL says minor-leaguer John Scott can play in all-star game
Enforcer John Scott, a former San Jose Shark now in the Montreal Canadiens organization, was voted in by the fans. 

San Jose Sharks announce 25th anniversary team
Marleau, Thornton among five active Sharks on silver anniversary club. 

Teal carpet to toll out for the San Jose Sharks' 25th anniversary celebration
A teal carpet will be rolled out Tuesday night to celebrate the San Jose Sharks' 25th anniversary.  

Sharks lose to Senators in shootout
The Ottawa Senators beat the San Jose Sharks 4-3 in a shootout, ending the Sharks' five-game win streak. 

Sharks' Vlasic stepping up his shots on goal
San Jose Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic remains a top defensive player as his offense improves. 

Sharks beat Stars in overtime
Tomas Hertl scored 1:12 into overtime as the Sharks beat the Dallas Stars 4-3 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win.

San Jose Barracuda coach Roy Sommer remains one away from AHL career coaching wins record
Iowa Wild beat the San Jose Barracuda 2-1 in overtime, so Roy Sommer is still one victory behind Fred 'Bun' Cook for the AHL record for career coaching wins. 

Where the Sharks stand compared with last season
A look at the San Jose Sharks through 42 games of last season and this season:

( T. Charles Erickson )
Review: 'Satchmo' goes behind Louis Armstrong's happy facade

The solo show 'Satchmo' by Terry Teachout depicts jazz legend Louis Armstrong reflecting on his bittersweet life and music; it plays at American Conservatory Theater through Feb. 7