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Sharks Close out Nine Years in Worcester - Worcester Sharks Weekly

May 6, 2015 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Worcester Sharks News Release

Shark Snap Shot:

The Worcester Sharks (7th seed) fell three games to one in the best of five Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series to the Hershey Bears (2nd seed) last week. The Sharks dropped Game 1 by the score of 4-1 in front of 3,026 fans at the DCU Center on April 24. The Bears took Game 2 by the count of 3-1 in front of 4,045 fans at the DCU Center on April 25 as the series shifted to Hershey for Games 3, 4, and 5. The Sharks won Game 3 on Apr 29 by the score of 4-1 in front of 8,991 fans at the GIANT Center in Hershey. Hershey closed out the series with a 10-4 win in Game 4 on May 1 to advance to the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs.

The Sharks participated in their 4th playoff season in nine years and their first since 2010. The Sharks finish with a 15-18 record in the Calder Cup playoffs.

Hershey wins series 3-1

Game 1 Friday, April 24 Hershey at Worcester Hershey wins 4-1

Game 2 Saturday, April 25 Hershey at Worcester Hershey wins 3-1

Game 3 Wednesday, April 29 Worcester at Hershey Worcester wins 4-1

Game 4 Friday, May 1 Worcester at Hershey Hershey wins 10-4

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Highlights from Games 3 and 4 include multi-point games by Chris Tierney (1-1-2) and Micheal Haley (1-1-2) in the Sharks Game 3 win. Troy Grosenick made 27 saves in his first professional playoff start in the Game 3 victory while Ryan Carpenter netted the game winner. Dylan Demelo, Karl Stollery, and Rylan Schwartz all scored their first professional playoff goals in Game 4 for the Sharks. Matt Taormina scored the final goal in franchise history at 15:07 of the third period in Game 4 as it was the first time in Sharks history the team had allowed 10 goals in a game (regular or postseason).

The Worcester Sharks finished with a 339-286-32-47 regular season record in nine seasons through 704 games good for 757 points. Worcester scored 1974 goals (2.80 goals per game) and allowed 2079 goals against (2.95 goals allowed per game) in the regular season. The Sharks best season was in 2009-10 as they recorded 104 points (49-25-3-3) and captured the Atlantic Division regular season title.

The Worcester Sharks will become the San Jose Barracuda and play in the Pacific Division in the Western Conference during the 2015-16 season. For more information please visit www.sjbarracuda.com.

TRANSACTIONS:

Rylan Schwartz was reassigned from Worcester to Allen (ECHL) on May 5.

COMING UP: EQUIPMENT SALE

The annual Worcester Sharks equipment sale will be held in the DCU Center Pavilion (by the Box Office) on Saturday, May 9 from 11am to 1pm. Used practice and game worn jerseys, new sticks, shin pads, skates, gloves, helmets, shoulder pads, socks, and much more will be available at the Equipment Sale. One of a kind Worcester Sharks memorabilia will also be on sale as the Sharks are moving to San Jose, CA later this month. The annual Worcester Sharks Equipment Sale will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 11am to 1pm in the DCU Center Lobby. 2014-15 Season Ticket Holders will be allowed a special "early bird" entrance at 10:45am. Select Sharks merchandise from the Sharks Shop (will be located in the Pavilion) will be discounted 50-75% off. Everything must go! Make sure to arrive early as the hockey equipment does not last long...New and used hockey equipment at just a portion of the full price! Doors will open at 11am SHARP, 10:45am for 2014-15 Season Ticket Holders.

MILESTONE ALERT:

Head Coach Roy Sommer surpassed Frank Mathers (1256 games coached) for the most games coached in AHL history on March 26, 2014 in the Sharks 5-3 win in Lewiston, ME over the Portland Pirates. Coach Sommer has coached 1344 AHL games - all with the SJ Sharks AHL affiliates. In total, Coach Sommer has been a head coach in 1,680 games in the AHL and ECHL. Roy surpassed John Paddock (589) for the 3rd most wins in AHL history in the Sharks 3-1 win in Providence on Jan 4, 2015. Coach Sommer picked up his 600th career AHL win in a 4-3 victory in Lehigh Valley on Feb 4, 2015 and surpassed Frank Mathers (610 wins) for 2nd all-time in AHL history on March 27 in Springfield with his 611th win!

Forward John McCarthy has 151 points (63-88-151) and surpassed Dan DaSilva (144pts) for the franchise lead in points on March 11 in Bridgeport. J-Mac has played 277 games with the Worcester Sharks - tied with Nick Petrecki (277gp) for the most in franchise history.

Few things to know.... (regular season)

- The Worcester Sharks finished in 3rd place (41-29-4-2, 88pts) in the Atlantic Division and 7th place overall in the Eastern Conference.

- The San Jose Sharks had 27 players on their roster this season that have spent time in Worcester (Couture, Pavelski, Wingels, Braun, Stalock, Irwin, Vlasic, Nieto, Mueller, Karlsson, Hertl, Goodrow, Tierney, Fedun, Stollery, Lerg, Demers, Burish, Desjardins, Kennedy, Sheppard, Tennyson, Grosenick, Hayes, Haley, Hamilton, Tarasov).

- The San Jose Sharks finished in 5th place in the Pacific Division and 12th place in the Western Conference with 89 points and a 40-33-9 record.

- Welcome back captain!...John McCarthy was reassigned by the St. Louis Blues to Worcester on Jan 14 in exchange for Adam Burish. J-Mac made his return to the Sharks line up on Jan 16 and added an assist. McCarthy ranks tied for 1st all-time in games played (277), 1st in points (151) and 1st in goals (63).

- Rookie Chris Tierney had 29 points (8-21-29) in 29 games in Worcester this season and had 21 points (6-15-21) in 43 games for the San Jose Sharks. Chris scored his 1st NHL goal vs. Ryan Miller in the Sharks 5-1 win in Vancouver on Feb 5. - Tierney is currently with the Worcester Sharks.

- AHL rookie Jeremy Langlois had 26 points (16-10-26) in 42 games. His 16 goals were most among AHL rookies before his injury. - Langlois is currently sidelined with a foot injury and has missed the last 32 games.

- AHL rookie Evan Trupp ranked 17th among AHL rookies with 40 points (16-24-40) in 72 games - Trupp was 2nd among all Worcester skaters with 40 points.

- Melker Karlsson was impressive with the San Jose Sharks. Melker finished with 24 points (13-11-24) in 53 games with San Jose since his recall on Dec 8. He scored his 1st NHL goal on Dec 22 at Anaheim and also had a five game goal scoring streak!

- Daniil Tarasov ranked 6th on Worcester with 33 points (16-17-33) in 54 games this season. Daniil made his NHL debut on Feb 5 and recorded an assist on Chris Tierney's first NHL goal. Tarasov has played five games for San Jose this season (0-1-1) and is currently with the Worcester Sharks.

- Freddie Hamilton was traded to the Colorado Avalanche for Karl Stollery on March 2. Freddie had 30 points (9-21-30) in 52 games for Worcester and played one game for the SJ Sharks this season (0-0-0). Hamilton Finished his career in Worcester with 99 points (44-55-99) in 191 games.

- Matt Taormina finished 1st among Worcester d-men with 38 points (11-27-38) in 76 games (12th in AHL). Matt picked up his 100th AHL assist vs. the Monarchs on Dec 26 and was selected to play in the AHL All Star Classic where he collected two assists. Taormina is the only player on the Sharks to play in all 76 games this season and skated in his 300th AHL game on April 3 at WBS.

- Taylor Fedun ranked 2nd among Worcester defensemen in points (34) and 3rd on the club with 27 assists in 65 games. - Fedun ranked 18th in the AHL in points among defensemen at the time of his recall by the SJ Sharks on March 28 and made his SJ Sharks debut on March 29 in Pittsburgh. Fedun had four points (0-4-4) in seven games for the SJ Sharks before he was loaned back to Worcester on April 12.

- Micheal Haley was 1st on the club in goals (18), led the club in fighting majors (10), and tops in penalty minutes (106). Haley picked up his 1,000th AHL penalty minute on Dec 13 and has also played four games with the San Jose Sharks this season. Haley led Worcester in power play goals (8) and 2nd on the team lead in game winners (4).

- Defenseman Matt Tennyson played in 43 games in Worcester (4-11-15) and 27 games with the SJ Sharks (2-6-8) this season. - Tenny is currently with the Worcester Sharks.

- Captain Bryan Lerg ranked 1st on the Sharks with 41 points (13-28-41) in 68 games this season for Worcester. Lerg also was tied for the team lead with 172 shots on goal and 2nd on the club with four game winning goals. - Lerg received his first NHL recall on April 5 and scored his 1st NHL goal in his NHL debut on April 9 at Edmonton. - Lerg was voted the Sharks MVP of the season.

- Goaltender Troy Grosenick finished with a 20-13-3 record in Worcester with a 2.63 GAA and a .906 save %. Grosenick made his NHL debut on Nov 16 and set an NHL record for most saves in a shutout by a goaltender making his NHL debut (45) in the SJ Sharks 2-0 win at Carolina. Troy went 1-1-0 in two starts for the SJ Sharks and is currently in Worcester.

- Goaltender Aaron Dell inked his 1st NHL Deal with the SJ Sharks on Feb 28. Dell went 15-8-2 with Worcester this season with a 2.06 GAA and a .929save %. Dell ranked 5th in the AHL in GAA and 4th in save % and was voted the Sharks Rookie of the Year.

- Game Winners - rookie Ryan Carpenter led the Sharks with five game winning goals this season!

- The Worcester Sharks were the least penalized team in the AHL with only 10.64 penalty minutes per game and were shorthanded the least (251) in the AHL.

- Coach Roy Sommer currently ranks 2nd in the AHL with 617 wins in his career (17th season) and 1st in games coached in the AHL with 1344.

Top 3... Last Week!

1. Chris Tierney had a goal and an assist in the Sharks 4-1 Game 3 win at Hershey on Apr 29!

2. Troy Grosenick made 27 saves in his first pro playoff start in Game 3!

3. Ryan Carpenter netted the game winner and had a game high five shots in Game 3 win!

Rewind the Tape:

GAME 1 4.24.15 - Hershey 4 - Worcester 1- L - DCU Center- Worcester, MA

The Worcester Sharks (#7 seed in East) opened up the playoffs with a 4-1 loss to the Hershey Bears (#2 seed in East) in front 3,026 fans at the DCU Center on Friday evening in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Micheal Haley scored a power play goal for Worcester and Aaron Dell made 20 saves in net. Hershey broke a 1-1 tie late in the third period with three power play goals in the final 2:21 on a major power play. Phoenix Copley made 41 saves in net for Hershey as the Bears got goals from Connor Carrick, Nate Schmidt, Stan Galiev, and Chris Brown for the 4-1 victory.

GAME 2 4.25.15 - Hershey 3 - Worcester 1- L - DCU Center- Worcester, MA

The Worcester Sharks (#7 seed in East) dropped their second straight with a 3-1 loss to the Hershey Bears (#2 seed in East) in front 4,045 fans at the DCU Center on Saturday evening in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Eriah Hayes scored Worcester's lone goal in the second period as Aaron Dell made 26 saves in net. Hershey scored three goals in the second period with scores by Jim O'Brien, Chris Conner, and Cameron Schilling, as Pheonix Copley made 33 saves in net in the 3-1 Hershey victory.

GAME 3 4.29.15 - Hershey 1 - Worcester 4- W - GIANT Center- Hershey, PA

The Worcester Sharks (#7 seed in East) will play another game after defeating the host Hershey Bears (#2 seed in East) by the score of 4-1 in front 8,991 fans at the GIANT Center on Wednesday evening in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. Micheal Haley and Chris Tierney each scored a goal and added an assist while Troy Grosenick made 27 saves in net for the win. Ryan Carpenter netted the game winner at 3:55 of the second period while Taylor Fedun added an insurance strike early in the third period for Worcester. Liam O'Brien gave Hershey an early 1-0 lead while Pheonix Copley made 29 saves in net for the loss.

GAME 4 5.1.15 - Hershey 10 - Worcester 4- L - GIANT Center- Hershey, PA

The Worcester Sharks (#7 seed in East) season came to an end after a Game 4 loss to the Hershey Bears (#2 seed in East) by the score of 10-4 in front 7,874 fans at the GIANT Center on Friday evening in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals. The Bears won the series 3-1 as the Sharks played their last game as the Worcester Sharks as the team will move to San Jose, CA for the 2015-16 season and become the San Jose Barracuda. Dylan Demelo, Karl Stollery, Rylan Schwartz, and Matt Taormina scored for Worcester while Troy Grosenick and Aaron Dell each saw action for the Sharks in the loss. Casey Wellman (3-1-4), Chris Brown (2-0-2), Jacub Vrana (1-2-3), Tim Kennedy (1-2-3), and Cameron Schilling (1-2-3) all had big games for the Bears while Phillipp Grubauer (19-21) and Pheonix Copley (11-13) held down the fort in net as Hershey advanced to the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs.

Sharks in the Atlantic: (regular season)

The Worcester Sharks (41-29-4-2, 88pts in 73gp) finished in 3rd place in the Atlantic Division; which was 21 points behind the 1st place Monarchs (109pts in 76gp), three points behind the 2nd place Bruins (91pts in 76gp), one point ahead of the 4th place Pirates (87pts in 76gp), and 13 points ahead of the 5th place IceCaps (75pts in 76gp) to round out a very choppy Atlantic Division.

Coaching Milestones....

*1257 GAMES.....With the 5-3 win in Lewiston, ME vs. the Pirates on March 26, 2014, head coach Roy Sommer surpassed Frank Mathers (1,256 games) for the most games coached in the AHL.

*1,600 GAMES... With the 3-0 loss vs. the Norfolk Admirals on April 12, 2014, head coach Roy Sommer coached in his 1,600th professional game.

*500 WINS!.... With a 3-2 shootout victory in Hershey on February 11, 2012, head coach Roy Sommer became just the 4th coach in AHL history to reach the 500 win plateau.

*600 WINS!....with the 4-3 win at Lehigh Valley on February 4, 2015, head coach Roy Sommer became just the 3rd coach in AHL history to reach the 600 win plateau.

*611 WINS.... With the 6-3 win at Springfield on March 27, 2015, head coach Roy Sommer moved past Frank Mather (610) for the 2nd most wins in AHL history with his 611th win.

AHL COACHING WINS - ALL-TIME

1. Fred "Bun" Cook 1937-56 19seasons 1,171GP 636 WINS

2. Roy Sommer 1998-current 17seasons 1,344GP 617WINS

3. Frank Mathers 1956-85 18seasons 1,256GP 610 WINS

4. John Paddock 1981-2010 16seasons 1,125GP 589 WINS

*Worcester Sharks Head Coach Roy Sommer, who plays a major role in developing players for the San Jose Sharks, is currently the longest-tenured coach (17th season) in the American Hockey League. His current regular season record is now: 617-563-48-60-56. (W-L-T-OTL-SOL)

*In Coach Sommer's first AHL victory.... The Kentucky Thoroughblades defeated the Albany River Rats 6-4 at the Rupp Arena in Lexington, Kentucky on October 17, 1998.

REGULAR SEASON Shark Bites:

*Captains for the 2014-15 season: Bryan Lerg was named the 7th captain in team history on Nov 14. Micheal Haley and Matt Taormina are the assistant captains this season.

*Breaking down October... The Sharks had a 4-2-1-0 (9pts in7) record in October with 22 GF and 19 GA. PP went 4-29 (13.8%); opponents PP was 2-20 (10.0%), and the Sharks had four fighting majors in October.

*Breaking down November... The Sharks had a 5-6-1-0 (11pts in 12gp) record in November with 30 GF and 36 GA. PP went 7-55 (12.7%); opponent's power play went 6-41 (14.6%), and the Sharks had 11 fighting majors in November.

*Breaking down December... The Sharks had a 4-5-1-1 (10pts in 11gp) record in December with 28 GF and 31 GA. PP went 8-50 (16.0%); opponent's power play went 8-37 (21.6%), and the Sharks had 3 fighting majors in December.

*Breaking down January.... The Sharks had a 10-3-0-1 (21pts in 14gp) record in January with 47 GF and 34 GA. PP was 14-59 (23.7%); opponent's power play was 5-43 (11.6%) and the Sharks had five fighting majors in the month of January.

*Breaking down February....the Sharks had a 7-2-1-0 (15pts in 10gp) record in February with 33 GF and 22GA. PP went 12-46 (26.0%); opponents power play is 5-36 (13.9%) and the Sharks had six fighting majors in the month of February.

*Breaking down March..... the Sharks had a 7-5-0-0 (14pts in 12gp) record in March with 41 GF and 26 GA. PP went 10-56 (17.8%); opponents' power play is 8-42 (19.0%) and the Sharks had three fighting majors in March.

*Breaking down April (regular season).... The Sharks had a 4-6-0-0 (8pts in 10gp) record in April with 23 GF and 30 GA. PP went 4-38 (10.5%); opponents' power play was 5-32 (15.6%) and the Sharks had six fighting majors in April.

*TEAM AWARDS...

MVP - Bryan Lerg

Rookie of Year - Aaron Dell

Unsung Hero - Gus Young

3 Stars Award - Micheal Haley

Man of Year - Konrad Abeltshauser

*AHL POW... The American Hockey League announced that Worcester Sharks left wing

Bryan Lerg has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending Mar. 22, 2015. Lerg scored five goals - including two game-winners - in three games last week as the Sharks continued to bid for a berth in the Eastern Conference playoffs. On March 18, Lerg scored twice in the third period of Worcester's 3-2 loss to Hershey, his first two-goal game since Oct. 23, 2012. He repeated the performance on March 20, this time striking twice in the first period to pace the Sharks to a 3-1 win over St. John's. And on March 21, Lerg scored again to help Worcester to a 6-1 victory over Lehigh Valley, his fifth goal in three games after having scored five in his previous 30 contests. After seeing his previous two seasons cut short by injury, Lerg has recorded 13 goals and 25 assists for a team-leading 38 points in 61 games this season for Worcester, which finished the week one point out of eighth place in the Eastern Conference with games in hand on the rest of the field. The Sharks captain and seventh-year pro has totaled 89 goals and 103 assists for 192 points in 341 career AHL games with Worcester, Lake Erie, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Springfield. A native of Livonia, Mich., Lerg was signed as a free agent with San Jose on July 10, 2014. In recognition of his achievement, Lerg will be presented with an etched crystal award prior to an upcoming Sharks home game. Lerg joins Tim Kennedy, Tommy Wingels, and Thomas Greiss as the only four players in the nine year history of the Sharks to be named the AHL Player of the Week.

*Ring in the New Year!... the Sharks were 28-16-1-1 in the calendar year of 2015!

*NEW PLAYER... The Sharks signed forward Daniel Ciampini to an AHL contract for the remainder of the 2014-15 season on Mar 18. Ciampini, 24, led Union College in goals (26), while ranking 2nd in the nation in that category and tied Union College's single-season record points record (26-24-50) this season. In addition, he led the Dutchmen in shots (126), plus/minus (+21), power play goals (9), and game winning goals (5) in his 39 games as a senior. The Concord, Ontario native finished his career at Union College with 118pts in 131 games and was a member of the 2014 National Championship Team. The 5-11, 185lb forward made his professional debut with the Worcester Sharks on March 18 and had six points (3-3-6) in 15 games with Worcester.

*NEW PLAYER Take 2... The Sharks signed forward Matt Willows to an ATO on March 24. Willows scored 19 goals and added 16 assists as a senior at UNH this season. The native of Congers, NY scored in his professional debut for Worcester in the 6-3 victory in Springfield on March 27. Matt had five points (3-2-5) in 11 games for the Worcester Sharks.

*NEW PLAYER Take 3.... Defenseman Joakim Ryan signed an ATO with Worcester on March 23 and an NHL contract with San Jose on April 24. Ryan was drafted by the SJ Sharks in 2012 (198th overall in 2012) and recently concluded a stellar four-year career at Cornell, earning three All-Ivy League and two All-ECAC Hockey selections. He accumulated 78 career points on 19 goals and 59 assists in 123 career games, giving him the most offensive output from a Big Red defenseman since longtime NHLer Doug Murray (84 points) and Mark McRae (98 points) finished their careers during the 2002-03 season. An injury in the Big Red's first game of the season forced Ryan to miss all eight of the team's November games, but he was nothing short of terrific the rest of the campaign. The Big Red penalty kill was the nation's best (91.1 percent) at the end of its regular season, with Ryan being a major contributor. He was also a key puck-mover on the Big Red power play, which ranked tied for first in league games with a 20.3 percent success rate. Despite missing six league games, Ryan still ranked tied for fourth in points among defensemen for a team that averaged just 2.05 goals per game in league play. Ryan was named to the All-Ivy First Team in 2014 and 2015, and the All-Ivy Second Team in 2013. He was also named to the All-ECAC Hockey First Team in 2015 and the Second Team in 2014, following which led to a career-high 24 points. Ryan was also one of three finalists for the 2015 ECAC Hockey Best Defensive Defenseman Award and a nominee for the 2014 Hobey Baker Award, which is given annually to the NCAA's best college hockey player. Ryan made his pro debut on April 3 at WBS and had two points (0-2-2) in seven games with Worcester.

*Goldobin... Nikolay Goldobin was reassigned to Worcester on April 2.Goldobin registered 21 points (11 goals, 10 assists) and 12 penalty minutes during 38 regular season games with HIFK. In addition, he helped lead the team to a playoff appearance where he picked up five points (one goal, four assists) in seven games. Goldobin also took part in the inaugural Champions Hockey League tournament with HIFK, posting four points (one goal, three assists) in three games. Prior to his stint with HIFK, Goldobin played for the Sarnia Sting in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) during the 2013-14 season. The 18-year-old forward recorded 94 points (38 goals, 56 assists) and 21 penalty minutes in 67 games, leading Sarnia in scoring while ranking seventh amongst all OHL players in points. He strung together a 22-game point streak from Nov. 14, 2013 to Jan. 11, 2014, registering 43 points (21 goals, 22 assists) and three four-point performances during that span. In 2012-13, Goldobin was the runner-up for the OHL Rookie of the Year award and was named to the OHL All-Rookie Second Team, posting 68 points (30 goals, 38 assists) in 68 games with the Sting, totals that ranked first amongst all OHL rookies in both goals and points.

Internationally, Goldobin represented his home country of Russia at the 2015 World Junior Championship where he registered five points (two goals, three assists) in seven games, helping the team secure a silver medal. In addition, he took part in the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament, registering three points (one goal, two assists) in four games. The five-foot-eleven, 180-pound native of Moscow, Russia was originally drafted by San Jose in the first-round (27th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft. Nikolay had five points (3-2-5) in nine games for Worcester.

*TRADE.... The San Jose Sharks traded Freddie Hamilton for defenseman Karl Stollery on March 2. Stollery had 14pts (5-9-14) in 46 games this season for Lake Erie along with five games (0-0-0) with the Colorado Avalanche. Stollery is a product of Merrimack College and is in his 3rd season of professional hockey hailing from Camrose, Alberta. Stollery had five points (2-4-6) in 14 games for Worcester and played five games (0-0-0) with San Jose.

*TRADE X2... the Worcester Sharks acquired forward Vincent Arseneau on March 9 from the Manchester Monarchs for future considerations. Arseneau, 22, has posted 14 points (9-5-14) and 132 penalty minutes in 37 games with the Ontario Reign and the Indy Fuel of the ECHL this season. Vincent played 24 games with Lake Erie (AHL) in 2012-14 and posted one assist along with 95 penalty minutes. He also skated in 47 games with Denver (CHL) in 2013-14 and posted 37 points (24-13-37) and 120 penalty minutes in 47 games. The 6-foot-2, 200lb left winger from Iles-de-la-Madeleine, PQ played with Acadie-Bathurst and Shawingan in the QMJHL and made his Sharks debut on March 11. Arseneau was loaned to Allen (ECHL) on March 23 after appearing in two scoreless games for Worcester.

*Top Rookie!... Evan Trupp finished 17th among all AHL rookies with 40pts (16-24-40) in 72 games.

*Top D... the Sharks had two defensemen that rank in the top 20 in the AHL defensemen scoring race! Taormina 12th with 38 pts and Fedun 20th with 34pts.

*Superstitious... after a 3-2 loss in Albany on Friday, March 13 the Sharks well to 1-7-0-0 all-time on Friday the 13th games.

*0-for-50.... The Sharks fired a season high 50 shots on rookie Connor Hellebuyck on Feb 28 but lost the game 2-0 to the IceCaps at the DCU Center.

*2-for-54.... The Sharks fired a season high 54 shots on Jeremy Smith on March 8 but lost the game 3-2 to the Bruins at the Dunkin Donuts Center.

*Random #'s...regular season

Worcester went 23-12-3-2 when they score a power play goal... 9-2-1-0 when they score at least two power play goals in a game!

Worcester was 15-8-1-1 on Saturdays and 6-5-1-0 on Sundays!

Worcester was 11-10-2-1 on Fridays this season.

Worcester was 13-7-0-0 at the DCU Center on Saturdays and Sundays!

Worcester had 11 players with at least 100+ shots on goal!

The Sharks had the most wins (8) in the AHL when trailing after 40 minutes of play!

The Sharks were 10-2-0-0 this season at the DCU Center with a crowd over 5,000.

- Worcester was 5-4-0-0 on the 3rd game of the 3-in-3 game stretches.

- Worcester was 7-1-0-0 vs. the East Division at the DCU Center this season.

- Worcester went 4-0-0-0 in games that were televised on Charter TV 193.

- Worcester was 0-2-0-0 when they fire 50+ shots on goal.

*Recent Notables...

- Taylor Doherty picked up his 300th penalty minute (all with Worcester) with his 4th fighting major of season (JC Lipon) on Feb 15 at St. John's.

- Rylan Schwartz dressed in his 100th Worcester Sharks game ion Feb 14 at St. John's.

- Jimmy Bonneau eclipsed 400 penalty minutes with Worcester (403) with a fighting major vs. Andrew O'Brien on Feb 7 in Norfolk.

- Eriah Hayes dressed in his 100th game as a member of the Worcester Sharks on Feb 20.

- Chris Crane scored his 1st AHL goal on March 7 vs. Bridgeport.

- Derek DeBlois scored his 1st AHL goal on March 8 at Providence.

- John McCarthy set the Worcester Sharks franchise record for most career points (145) on March 11 at Bridgeport surpassing Dan DaSilva (144).

- John McCarthy set the Worcester Sharks franchise record for most career goals (61) on March 21 vs. Lehigh Valley surpassing Dan DaSilva (60).

- Matt Taormina played in his 300th AHL game on April 3 at WBS.

- John McCarthy tied Nick Petrecki (277gp) for most games played in franchise history on April 11 at Providence.

*Strange But True... the Sharks did not have one game misconduct penalty in their first 52 games... but Jimmy Bonneau received one in games 53 and 54.

*Solid 52... the Sharks were 31-17-2-2 in their last 52 games!

*Road Warriors... the Sharks had a seven game road point streak (5-0-1-1) snapped in a 5-4 loss in Providence on Jan 30.

*Nice trip... the Sharks went 3-1-1-0 on one of their most recent road trips (Feb 4-15) with the power play clicking at 32.1% (9-28) and penalty kill at 87.5% (14-16).

*BIG crowds Nice Results... the Sharks went 10-2-0-0 this season at the DCU Center with a crowd over 5,000 - but lost the last two!

*Scoring at DCU...the Sharks scored 126 goals on home ice this season (4th in AHL) averaging 3.31 goals per game at the DCU Center this season! Worcester scored five goals five times and six goals four times on home ice this season!

*PK pretty good... the Sharks ranked 13th in the AHL with an 84.5 % kill rate on the penalty kill... The Sharks allowed just 39 power play goals against this season - 5th fewest in the AHL.

*1800 (thanks Ballou) Riley Brace's goal at 15:14 in the first period at Providence on Jan 4 was the 1800th goal scored in the history of the Worcester Sharks.

*2014...the Sharks finished with a 36-34-7 record in the calendar year of 2014.

*1st half of the season... Worcester finished the first half of the season with a 19-14-3-2 record through 38 games... the Sharks also had 19 wins after 38 games last season.

*2nd half of the season... Worcester went 22-15-1-0 in the 2nd half of their AHL regular season schedule.

*Perfect Home stand... the Sharks went 5-0-0-0 on their most recent home stand from Jan 9-17 and outscored their opponents 21-11. It was the best home stand in Sharks history. Worcester finished 22-13-2-1 at the DCU Center this season!

*8 in a Row... The Sharks won a franchise best eight straight games (Jan 4-Jan 21).

*Points in 9 straight.... Worcester had points in nine straight games (8-0-0-1) from Jan 3-Jan 21.

*7... the Sharks won seven straight games (March 20-April 3) and have outscored their opponents 29-12 in the process.

*That's a first... the Sharks allowed their first ever penalty shot score on home ice as Sean Collins scored at 8:08 of the 2nd period in the Falcons 1-0 win at the DCU Center on Nov 15.

*That's a first X2 (thanks Ballou)....the 1-0 loss on Nov 15 to the Falcons was the first time in Worcester hockey history that a 1-0 game was decided on a penalty shot... it was only the third 1-0 loss in Worcester Sharks history.

*That's a first X3... the overtime penalty shot score by Bryan Lerg at 6:14 vs. Jeremy Smith in the Sharks 4-3OTW vs. Providence on Jan 10 was the first time the Sharks had ever scored a penalty shot goal in overtime.

*Strange but true... the Sharks had only lost two games in their first 641 games by a 1-0 score but lost twice by a 1-0 score in during a four game stretch... 1-0L vs. SPR Nov 15, 1-0L at HER Nov 22.

*Even Stranger... forward Jimmy Bonneau was the emergency backup goaltender in the Sharks 3-2 win in Portland on Jan 21. Troy Grosenick fell ill before the game and JP Anderson made 16 saves in the win.

*1-0 scores.... Four of 12 games were decided by 1-0 scores (Nov 15-Dec 14...Sharks had a 2-2-0-0 record in those games).... Worcester had only had five games in their first 641 games decided by 1-0 scores before this stretch.

*0 PP's -the Worcester Sharks did not receive one power play in a 6-3W over St. John's on Feb 27 - Garrett Rank was the referee.

*Stanley Cup Champion (CHI 2010) Adam Burish was loaned to Worcester on Nov 24. Burish played in 20 games for the SJ Sharks this season and posted three points (1-2-3) and 33 penalty minutes. Burish had seven points (4-3-7) in 18 games for Worcester before he was reassigned to the Chicago Wolves in exchange for John McCarthy on Jan 14.

*Shots on goal... Worcester outshot their opponents in 47 of the 76 games this season and rank 3rd in the AHL with 33.01 shots per game.... Bryan Lerg and Evan Trupp led the club with 172 shots on net - Worcester had 11 players with over 100 shots this season.

*Shots on goal Take 2... Worcester had a season high 23 shots on goal in the first period in Providence on March 8. The Sharks fired a season high 54 shots on Jeremy Smith that game but lost 3-2.

*Lead after 20 and 40... the Sharks were 18-2-1-1 when leading after the first period of play and 27-1-1-1 when leading after 40 minutes.

*Trailing after 40 minutes... the Sharks were 8-24-1-1 when trailing after 40 minutes - best in the AHL.

5 of the wins have come on home ice... best in the AHL.

*NHL Deal... Goaltender Aaron Dell (Univ. North Dakota) went 15-8-2 record with a 2.06 GAA and a .927 save % with Worcester in his two recalls this season from Allen (ECHL). Dell signed his 1st NHL contract with the SJ Sharks on Feb 28 and finished 5th in the AHL in GAA and 4th in save %.... Aaron was named the Sharks rookie of the year!

*OT magic... defenseman Dylan Demelo scored five goals this season... two of them in sudden death overtime! - Demelo has received two NHL recalls this season but has yet to make his NHL debut..

*2nd period goals... Worcester outscored their opponents 69-48 (+21) in the second period this season...the best goal differential period of the season for the Sharks (-9 in 1st and +12 in 3rd). - the Sharks scored a season high five goals in the second period vs. Hartford on March 6.

*AHL Best in 2nd.... The Sharks allowed the least amount of goals in the second period this season (48) - Hershey is 2nd best with 56 goals allowed.

*1st period Drought... the Sharks had not scored a first period goal in eight straight games before Byran Lerg scored at 2:10 of the first period last night vs. St. John's. The scoreless drought ended at 173:28.

*AHL Best by Period (goal differentials)...

- 1st Period Grand Rapids +25

- 2nd Period Utica +23 (Worcester +21)

- 3rd Period Manchester +30

*Four score and... (thanks Ballou)....Bryan Lerg scored Worcester's last two goals on March 18 and first two on March 20. He is only the second Shark to score that many goals in a row. Daniil Tarasov went one better, scoring five straight in three games from Oct. 20-26, 2013. Lerg, Tarasov, Bracken Kearns and T.J. Trevelyan are the only Sharks to have multi-goal performances in consecutive games.

*Team Record... al 18 skaters finished with a +1 rating or better in the Sharks 6-1 win over Lehigh Valley on March 21.

*House of Horrors... with the 5-3 loss in Hartford on Dec 12...the Sharks have lost 10 of their last 11 games at the XL Center...In all, the Wolf Pack have won 17 of the last 22 games vs. the Sharks.

*We like St. John's...the Sharks went 10-3-2-0 all-time at the Mile One Centre in St. John's NFLD.

*Monarchs had the Sharks #.... Manchester was 19-1-3 against the Sharks since Jan 1, 2013.....until Worcester won three straight over the Monarchs in a span of just six days (Jan 13-18). - Worcester has won four straight of their last seven games vs. the Monarchs!

*Manchester D....the Monarchs held the Sharks to season low 15 shots on goal on Dec 13 in a 2-1 win over the Sharks. Worcester had just one shot on goal in the third period and the Sharks went 0-9 on the power play. Manchester held Worcester to 17 shots on Feb 22 - but the Sharks won 3-0l

*Feasting on the Bruins... the Sharks went 8-4-0-0 vs. the Bruins this season and outscored Providence 37-32 in the process! Worcester is 6-4-1 in their last 11 games at the Dunkin Donuts Center and goaltender Malcolm Subban is 1-7-0 in his last eight starts against Worcester... The Sharks went 46-46-10 in 102 career matchups vs. Providence.

*Quick Strikes (thanks Ballou)... Garrett Stafford and Tomas Plihal scored 12 seconds apart in the second period on Feb 2, 2007 against Bridgeport at the DCU Center... it was the franchise record until Daniil Tarasov (16:47) and Micheal Haley (16:53) scored within six seconds in the second period on March 6, 2015 vs. Hartford. It was only the 5th time in nine seasons the Sharks have scored goals less than 20 seconds apart.

*Fast start... Evan Trupp scored just 22 seconds into the first period on Dec 6 in St. John's and Bryan Lerg scored 15 seconds in vs. Manchester on Dec 26. Graham Mink holds the record for fastest goal just 11 seconds into the game on March 7, 2008.

*Good Boys... the Worcester Sharks were the least penalized team in the AHL averaging 10.64 minutes per game....the Sharks were shorthanded just 251 times this season (3.30 per game) which was the least times shorthanded in the AHL. - The Sharks had had 83 more power plays than their opponents this season.

*PP goals... Worcester scored the 6th post power play goals in the AHL this season (58).

*Pro Debuts: Gus Young (Yale) made his professional debut in the Sharks 4-1 win over the Portland Pirates on Oct 26.... Daniel Ciampini made his pro debut in 3-2 loss to Hershey on March 18... Matt Willows made his pro debut in a 6-3W at Springfield on March 27...Joakim Ryan made his pro debut in a 4-2W at WBS on April 3... Daniel Doremus made his pro debut in the 4-1 loss in Bridgeport on April 6... Julius Bergman made his pro debut in the sharks 4-2 Loss at Manchester on Apr 18.

*Close Games... 40 of the 76 Sharks games have been decided by a single goal...Worcester went 18-16-4-2 in games decided by one goal this season.

*Score first... the Sharks scored FIRST 36 times in 76 games this season (27-5-2-2) - Ryan Carpenter (2), Petter Emanuelsson 2, Taylor Doherty (1), Konrad Abeltshauser (1), Daniil Tarasov (5), Melker Karlsson (1), Evan Trupp (4), Freddie Hamilton (1), Micheal Haley (1), Matt Taormina (2), Bryan Lerg (3), Riley Brace (1), Willie Coetzee (1), Gus Young (2), Jeremy Langlois (1), John McCarthy (3), Rylan Schwartz (1), Dylan Demelo (1), Eriah Hayes (1), Daniel Ciampini (1), and Nikolay Goldobin (1).

*Big 2nd period... the Sharks scored five goals on 22 shots in the second period in the 5-2 win over Hartford on March 6...it was just the 7th time all season a team had scored at least five goals in a period in the AHL this season. - the 22 shots in the second period were the most in a 2nd period all season in the AHL.

*Big third period... Freddie Hamilton (3-0-3), Daniil Tarasov (0-3-3), and Evan Trupp (1-2-3) all recorded three points in the third period in the Sharks 4-1 win over the Pirates on Oct 26.

*Big third period X2... the four goals scored by the Sharks in the third period in 4-1 win vs. Portland on Oct 26 was just the 4th time this season a team had scored four goals in a period this season in the AHL.

*Big third period X3... Jeremy Langlois scored three goals in a spell of 11:04 of the third period to lead Worcester to a 3-2 win in Portland on Jan 21. Evan Trupp had an assist on all three goals.

*Thanks Ballou... despite going 10-2 in the shootout last season, the Sharks are just 33W-47L overall (41.2%)....Worcester was 2-2 in the shootout this season.

*AHL First... Matt Taormina became the first player to score a 3-on-3 OT goal under the new overtime format in the AHL in the Sharks 3-2 overtime win in Binghamton on Oct 11. The goal came at 6:34 assisted by Evan Trupp and Taylor Fedun.

*Deja-Vu (almost).... Dylan Demelo scored at 6:33 of overtime on Oct 18.... Exactly one week after defenseman Matt Taormina scored at 6:34 of overtime on Oct 11.

*5 National Champions... The Sharks have five players that won the NCAA Division 1 Championship.... Daniel Ciampini with Union College in 2014....Gus Young was captain with Yale University in 2013....Travis Oleksuk with University Minnesota Duluth in 2011...Bryan Lerg with Michigan State in 2007.... and John McCarthy with BU in 2009.

*Memorial Cup... rookie defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser won the Memorial Cup in 2013 with the Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL) and was named to the 2013 Memorial Cup All-Star Team.

*Swedish Elite League Championship.... both Melker Karlsson and Petter Emanuelsson won back-to-back championships with Skelleftea AIK in the SWEHL in 2013 and 2014.

*Young Guns... the Sharks dressed 20 AHL rookies already this season. (Ryan Carpenter, Jeremy Langlois, Evan Trupp, JP Anderson, Gus Young, Chris Tierney, Aaron Dell, Nick Jones, Andrew Blazek, Greger Hanson, Barclay Goodrow, Mirco Mueller, Kyle Bigos, Derek DeBlois, Daniel Ciampini, and Matt Willows, Joakim Ryan, Nikolay Goldobin, Daniel Doremus, and Julius Bergman.

*Tallest Shark.... Worcester Sharks defenseman Taylor Doherty is the tallest player in team history standing at 6'8" 235lbs.... Doherty has seven goals, 31 assists, and 347 penalty minutes in 236 games with the Worcester Sharks. Taylor scored in his 200th game with Worcester on Jan 18 at Manchester.

*First Pro Goals this season... Ryan Carpenter scored his 1st pro goal (Andrew Hammond) in 3-2OTW at Binghamton on Oct 11...Chris Tierney scored his 1st (Malcolm Subban) in 4-2W vs. Providence on Nov 8...Gus Young his 1st goal (Scott Wedgewood) in 2-1OTW at Albany on Jan 24.... Daniel Ciampini his first goal (Anthony Stolarz) in 6-1W vs. Lehigh Valley on Mar 21... Matt Willows scored his 1st pro goal (Scott Munroe) in his 1st pro game in 6-3W at Springfield on March 27.

*Sharks in the Atlantic... went 21-22-1-2 vs. the Atlantic in 2013-14 and are 21-16-2-1 in divisional play this season.

*Massachusetts!... the Sharks have two players that hail from Massachusetts this season (Gus Young - Dedham and John McCarthy - Andover)

*I'll take a draft... 12 Worcester Sharks players were drafted by the San Jose Sharks. (Abeltshauser, Doherty, Crane, Demelo, Tierney, McCarthy, Mueller, Hertl, Ryan, Goldobin, Ryan, Bergman)

*First Rounders... the Sharks had a pair of first rounders in the lineup on Jan 23-24...Mirco Mueller (18th in 2013) and Tomas Hertl (17th in 2012).

*First Rounder... Nilokay Goldobin (27th in 2014) made his Worcester Sharks debut on April 3 at WBS and scored a goal and an assist the Worcester's 4-2 victory.

*NHL Experience.... The Sharks have 12 players on their roster with NHL experience... Matt Taormina 56, Matt Tennyson 31, Karl Stollery 12, Eriah Hayes 19, Taylor Fedun 11, Micheal Haley 56, Chris Tierney 43, John McCarthy 87, Troy Grosenick 2, Daniil Tarasov 5, Barclay Goodrow 60, Bryan Lerg 2)

*Keeping your hat on (Thanks Ballou)... Worcester had gone 263 games without one of its players recording a hat trick before Daniil Tarasov scored three goals in Springfield on Oct 26. That was easily the longest active streak in the AHL. The Sharks' last hat trick had belonged to Dan DaSilva, who scored three times in Manchester during a 5-2 Worcester victory in Manchester on Feb. 14, 2010. Freddie Hamilton scored the first home hat trick in 206 games with three goals in a 5:12 span in the third period in a 4-1 win over the Pirates on Oct 26, 2014. It was the first home hat trick since P.J. Fenton had one on Feb. 28, 2009 in the Sharks' 7-3 victory over Springfield. In all, Worcester players have recorded hat tricks only 12 times in the franchise's 684 games. The Sharks are 12-0-0-0 in those games and 1-15-3 in the 19 games in which the opposition has had a hat trick.

*Hat Tricks... the Sharks have three hat tricks this season (Hamilton Oct 26 vs. POR, Langlois Jan 21 at POR, and Trupp Feb 27 vs. STJ).

* Brothers... Rylan Schwartz is the younger brother of Jayden Schwartz, who currently plays for the St. Louis Blues.

*Major Bonneau... Worcester Sharks tough guy Jimmy Bonneau has racked up 56 fighting majors in 155 games for the Worcester Sharks. Bonneau has set the Worcester Sharks record for most fighting majors in a season in 2011-12 with 22, surpassing Frazer McLaren (21 in 2008-09). Jimmy has 128 fighting majors in 350 AHL games along with 988 penalty minutes.

*Five for fighting... The Sharks had 38 fighting majors this season (Bonneau 7, Haley 10, Shattock 2, Doherty 7, Young 3, Abeltshauser 1, Goodrow 1, Fedun 1, Oleksuk 2, Schwartz 1, Crane 1, Willows 1, and Tarasov 1....The Sharks had 70 fighting majors in 2013-14, 84 fighting majors in 2012-13, 120 fighting majors in 2011-12 (1st in AHL), 81 fighting majors in 2010-11, 73 fighting majors in 2009-10, 78 fighting majors in 2008-09, 68 fighting majors in 2007-08 and 54 in 2006-07.

Regular Season by the numbers...

Record: 41-29-4-2, 88 points - 3rd in Atlantic

Win percentage: .579% - 7th in East

Home Record: 22-13-2-1

Away Record: 19-16-2-1

Attendance: 146,213 through 38 games this season - 3,847 average

Goals Scored: 224, 2.95 goals per game, 7th in AHL

Goals Allowed: 198, 2.61 goals against per game, 9th in AHL

Team Shooting percentage: 8.9%

Team Save %: .909%

Shots per game: 33.01 - 3rd in AHL

Shots allowed per game: 28.26 - 6th in AHL

Score 1st: 27-5-2-2 when scoring first (.806%)

1 goal games: 19-16-4-2 in one goal games

PP: 17.4%, 12th in AHL (58-334)

PK: 84.5%, 13th in AHL (39-251)

SHG - 1 shorthanded goals scored

SHGA - 7 shorthanded goals allowed

PIMS - 10.64 penalty minutes per game, 30th in AHL

Fighting Majors: 38 - 26th

OT Games - 14 - (6-4 record in OT)

SO Games - 4 - (2-2 record in SO)

Roster Players - the Sharks used 49 players this season

Goalies - the Sharks used 3 goaltenders this season

Players receiving call-ups to San Jose - 17

NHL debuts - 4 Worcester Sharks alumni making their NHL debuts this season (Troy Grosenick, Melker Karlsson, Daniil Tarasov, and Bryan Lerg)

Call-ups to San Jose - 30 different call-ups to San Jose this season

Post Season by the numbers...

Record: 1-3-0-0

Home Record: 0-2-0-0

Away Record: 1-1-0-0

Attendance: 7,071 through 2 games this season - 3,535 average

Goals Scored: 10, 2.50 goals per game, 10th in AHL

Goals Allowed: 18, 4.50 goals against per game, 15th in AHL

Team Shooting percentage: 7.0%

Team Save %: .860%

Shots per game: 35.75 - 4th in AHL

Shots allowed per game: 32.25 - 9th in AHL

Score 1st: 0-1-0-0 when scoring first (.000%)

1 goal games: 0-0-0-0 in one goal games

PP: 22.2%, 7th in AHL (5-24)

PK: 65.0%, 14th in AHL (7-20)

SHG - 0 shorthanded goals scored

SHGA - 1 shorthanded goals allowed

PIMS - 15.50 penalty minutes per game, 5th in AHL

Fighting Majors: 0

OT Games - 0 - (0-0 record in OT)

Roster Players - the Sharks used 20 players this post season

Goalies - the Sharks used 2 goaltenders this post season

Professional playoff debuts - 13

TRANSACTIONS:

Rylan Schwartz was reassigned from Worcester to Allen (ECHL) on May 5.

Top Worcester Sharks Regular Season:

o Goals Haley (18)

o Game Winners Carpenter (5)

o Assists Lerg and Fedun (28)

o Points Lerg (41)

o Power play Points Taormina (4-15-19)

o Shots Lerg and Trupp (172)

o PIM Haley (106)

o Fighting Pen. Haley (10)

o Plus/Minus Young (+14)

o Wins Grosenick (20)

o G.A.A. Dell (2.06)

o Save % Dell (.927)

o Shutouts Dell (4)

Top Worcester Sharks Post Season:

o Goals Haley (2)

o Game Winners Carpenter (1)

o Assists Tarasov (3)

o Points several tied at 3

o Power play Points Tierney (3)

o Shots Carpenter (15)

o PIM Trupp (17)

o Fighting Pen. 0

o Plus/Minus several (+2)

o Wins Grosenick (1)

o G.A.A. Grosenick (3.41)

o Save % Grosenick (.886)

o Shutouts 0

Sharks in the NHL:

The San Jose Sharks had 27 players on their roster this season that have spent time in Worcester (Couture, Pavelski, Wingels, Braun, Stalock, Irwin, Vlasic, Nieto, Mueller, Karlsson, Hertl, Goodrow, Tierney, Fedun, Stollery, Lerg, Demers, Burish, Desjardins, Kennedy, Sheppard, Tennyson, Grosenick, Hayes, Haley, Hamilton, Tarasov).

The San Jose Sharks finished in 5th place in the Pacific Division and 12th place in the Western Conference with 89 points and a 40-33-9 record.

Sharks in the ECHL:

The Worcester Sharks ECHL affiliate the Allen Americans (1st seed) have advanced to the second round of the Kelly Cup playoffs after a 4-1 series win over the Tulsa Oilers (4th seed).

Round 2 of the Kelly Cup playoffs

Allen Americans are tied 1-1 with the Rapid City Rush

Game 1 Friday, May 1 Rapid City at Allen Rapid City wins 4-2

Game 2 Saturday, May 2 Rapid City at Allen Allen wins 8-1

Game 3 Thursday, May 7 Allen at Rapid City 8:35pm ET

Game 4 Saturday, May 9 Allen at Rapid City 10:05pm ET

Game 5 Sunday, May 10 Allen at Rapid City 7:05pm ET

Game 6 Tuesday, May 12 Rapid City at Allen 8:05pm ET - if necessary

Game 7 Wednesday, May 13 Rapid City at Allen 8:05pm ET - if necessary

Worcester Sharks players (under contract) in Allen:

Konrad Abeltshauser (3-4-7) in seven games

Vincent Arseneau (2-1-3) in seven games

Chris Crane (1-3-4) in seven games

Joel Rumpel (3-1-0) in five games with a 2.37 GAA and a .907 save %.

ORCESTER SHARKS PLAYOFF HISTORY

WORCESTER SHARKS ALL-TIME RESULTS - PLAYOFFS

2015 ECQF Hershey L, 1-3

2014 DNQ

2013 DNQ

2012 DNQ

2011 DNQ

2010 DF Manchester L, 2-4

DSF Lowell W, 4-1

2009 DF Providence L, 2-4

DSF Hartford W, 4-2

2008 DNQ

2007 DSF Manchester L, 2-4

KEY: DSF - Division Semifinal, DF - Division Final, DNQ - Did not qualify

PLAYOFF FACTS

PLAYOFF SEASONS 4

SERIES WON 2

SERIES LOST 4

GAMES PLAYED 33

GAMES WON 15

GAMES LOST 18

OVERTIME GAMES 7

OVERTIME GAMES WON 2

OVERTIME GAMES LOST 5

SHUTOUTS FOR 2

SHUTOUTS AGAINST 4

ALL-TIME INDIVIDUAL RECORDS

MOST POINTS, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 13, Riley Armstrong, 2009 (3 G, 10 A)

MOST POINTS, ONE GAME - 3, seven times, last by Brandon Mashinter, 5/1/10 @ Manchester (0-3-3)

MOST GOALS, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 4, six times, last by Benn Ferriero, Derek Joslin and T.J. Trevelyan, 2010

MOST GOALS, ONE GAME - 2, eight times, last by Benn Ferriero and T.J. Trevelyan, 4/21/10 @ Lowell

MOST ASSISTS, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 10, Riley Armstrong, 2009

MOST ASSISTS, ONE GAME - 3, twice, last by Brandon Mashinter, 5/1/10 @ Manchester

MOST GAMES PLAYED, ALL-TIME - 27, Derek Joslin

ALL-TIME GOALTENDER RECORDS

MOST GAMES PLAYED, ALL TIME - 15, Thomas Greiss, 2007 and 2009

MOST WINS, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 6, twice, last by Alex Stalock, 2010

MOST LOSSES, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 6, Thomas Greiss, 2009

MOST SHUTOUTS, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 2, Thomas Greiss, 2009

LOWEST GOALS-AGAINST AVERAGE, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - 2.28, Alex Stalock, 2010

HIGHEST SAVE PERCENTAGE, SINGLE PLAYOFF SEASON - .919, Alex Stalock, 2010

COMING UP: EQUIPMENT SALE

The annual Worcester Sharks equipment sale will be held in the DCU Center Pavilion (by the Box Office) on Saturday, May 9 from 11am to 1pm. Used practice and game worn jerseys, new sticks, shin pads, skates, gloves, helmets, shoulder pads, socks, and much more will be available at the Equipment Sale. One of a kind Worcester Sharks memorabilia will also be on sale as the Sharks are moving to San Jose, CA later this month. The annual Worcester Sharks Equipment Sale will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 11am to 1pm in the DCU Center Lobby. 2014-15 Season Ticket Holders will be allowed a special "early bird" entrance at 10:45am. Select Sharks merchandise from the Sharks Shop (will be located in the Pavilion) will be discounted 50-75% off. Everything must go! Make sure to arrive early as the hockey equipment does not last long...New and used hockey equipment at just a portion of the full price! Doors will open at 11am SHARP, 10:45am for 2014-15 Season Ticket Holders.

THANK YOU FANS FOR NINE SHARKTASTIC YEARS IN WORCESTER!!!!

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