Nov 26, 2018

After shutting out the Colorado Eagles 5-0 on November 18 at SAP Center, the Eagles proved to be a much more difficult opponent on home ice this past weekend, downing San Jose 4-3 in overtime on Friday and 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday. 

After beginning the season 5-0 on visiting ice, the Barracuda are 0-2-1-1 over their last four road games. Despite the two losses over the weekend, San Jose still earned a pair of points, and ranks first in the Western Conference in winning percentage (.719)

The Barracuda have allowed a league-low 35 goals this season and are second in the AHL in goal differential (+19).

Antoine Bibeau and Josef Korenar have combined for the AHL’s best goals-against average (2.02) and best save percentage (.929) thus far this season. Bibeau, the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month in October, ranks second in the AHL in goals-against (1.96) average and fourth in save percentage (.933). Korenar, who is coming off a career-high 37-save shootout loss at Colorado on Saturday, is third in the AHL in goals-against average (2.11), fourth in save percentage (.932) and T-9th in wins (6).

Rookie forward Jeffrey Viel is fourth in fighting majors and first among first year players. Viel’s 40 penalty minutes is the most in the league among freshman.

Barracuda leading scorer (15), goal scorer (9) and power-play goal scorer (5), Francis Perron is second in the AHL in shooting percentage (34.6%).

San Jose’s 11.63 penalty minutes per game is the fourth lowest in the AHL and the Barracuda are t-third in the league in home goal differential (+12).

San Jose's 84.7% penalty kill percentage is good for sixth in the AHL. San Jose has given up a league-low 11 first period goals and seven second-period goals. In addition, San Jose boasts the AHL’s best second-period goal differential at +16.

The Barracuda are 4-0-0-0 when leading after one period and 9-0-0-1 when leading after two periods and 6-1-0-1 when outshooting their opponents.

Overall Record: 10-3-1-2, 0.733 Winning Percentage

2nd in the Pacific, 4th in the Western Conference, 7th in the AHL

Last Week’s Results

  • Fri, Nov. 23 – San Jose Barracuda 3 at Colorado Eagles 4 (OT)
  • Sat, Nov. 24 – San Jose Barracuda 3 at Colorado Eagles 4 (SO)

This Week’s Schedule

  • Tues., Nov. 27  – San Jose Barracuda vs. Stockton Heat – SAP Center at San Jose (11:00 a.m.)
  • Sat., Dec. 1  – San Jose Barracuda at Stockton Heat – Stockton Arena (6:00 p.m.)

Recent Transactions

  • Rourke Chariter reassigned to the Barracuda from the Sharks
  • Dylan Gambrell reassigned to the Barracuda from the Sharks
  • Lukas Radil recalled to the Sharks from the Barracuda
  • Ivan Kosorenkov recalled to the Barracuda from the Worcester Railers (ECHL)

Team Leaders

  • Goals: Francis Perron - 9
  • Assists: Kyle Wood - 9
  • Points: Francis Perron - 15
  • PIMs: Jeffrey Viel - 40
  • Wins: Josef Korenar - 6
  • GAA: Antoine Bibeau – 1.96
  • SV%: Antoine Bibeau – .933

Team Stats

  • Total Goals Scored: 54 | Total Goals Allowed: 35
  • Total Goals Scored, Week: 6 | Totals Goals Allowed, Week: 7
  • Power Play: 11-74 (14.9%), 23rd in the AHL
  • Penalty Kill: 50-59 (84.7%), 6th in the AHL

Pacific Division - Totals vs. Pacific: (7-3-1-2)

  • Colorado (Colorado Avalanche) (1-0-1-1)
  • Bakersfield (Edmonton Oilers) (1-0-0-1)
  • Ontario (LA Kings) (1-0-0-0)
  • San Diego (Anaheim Ducks) (0-0-0-0)
  • Stockton (Calgary Flames) (3-1-0-0)
  • Tucson (Arizona Coyotes) (1-2-0-0)

Central Division - Totals vs. Central: (3-0-0-0)

  • Grand Rapids (Detroit Red Wings) (0-0-0-0)
  • Iowa (Minnesota Wild) (0-0-0-0)
  • San Antonio (St. Louis Blues) (2-0-0-0)
  • Texas (Dallas Stars) (1-0-0-0)

San Jose Sharks (NHL)

  • Record Last Week: 1-1-1-0, 3 points
  • Record Overall: 12-8-4, 2nd in the Pacific Division

This Week’s Schedule:

  • Tues., Nov. 27 – San Jose Sharks at Buffalo Sabres (4:00 p.m.)
  • Wed., Nov. 28 – San Jose Sharks at Toronto Maple Leafs (4:30 p.m.)
  • Sat., Dec. 1 – San Jose Sharks at Ottawa Senators (10:00 a.m.)
  • Sun., Dec. 2 – San Jose Sharks at Montreal Canadiens (4:00 p.m.)

Recent/News Milestones

  • Zach Frye scored his first AHL goal on Nov. 24 at Colorado
  • Jake Middleton is five points shy of 50 for his AHL career
  • Rourke Chartier is two games shy of 100 for his AHL career
  • Jon Martin is five games shy of 100 for his AHL career


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