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Sharks' Nico Sturm: Picks up two helpers
Sturm recorded two assists in a 7-2 victory over Arizona on Saturday.
Sturm had his first multi-point game since Feb. 25. Sturm's not a major offensive force, but he has set new career highs with 14 goals and 26 points in 68 appearances in 2022-23. It helps that he entered Saturday's contest averaging 14:45 of ice time, which is up from 11:54 in 2021-22.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Lends helper in win
Sturm notched an assist and two hits in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Jets.
Sturm set up a Kevin Labanc goal early in the third period. Over his last five games, Sturm has a goal, two assists, 11 shots on net and seven hits. The 27-year-old continues to center the Sharks' third line, and he's up to a career-high 24 points with 112 shots on net, 91 hits and a minus-11 rating through 66 outings this season.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Manages assist Saturday
Sturm logged an assist and four shots on goal in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Islanders.
The Sharks didn't have many bright spots, but Sturm dominated at the faceoff dot, winning 16 of 22 draws. The 27-year-old also ended a six-game point drought when he assisted on a Kevin Labanc goal shortly after the Sharks killed a penalty. Sturm is up to a career-high 22 points with 105 shots on net, 84 hits, 21 PIM and a minus-10 rating through 62 contests this season.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Records two helpers
Sturm posted two assists and two hits in Saturday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Blackhawks.
Sturm recently endured an eight-game point drought, but he's picked up a goal and two assists over his last two outings. The third-liner has matched his career high in points with 20 (12 goals, eight helpers) through 52 contests this season -- he needed 74 games for the same production last year. He's also produced 88 shots on goal, 74 hits and a minus-3 rating in his first campaign with the Sharks.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Sets career high in goals
Sturm scored a shorthanded goal on three shots in Thursday's 6-2 loss to the Predators.
Sturm's second-period tally got the Sharks on the board. It was also his 12th goal of the season, a new career high for the 27-year-old center. He snapped an eight-game point drought, and he's now at 18 points, 87 shots on net, 72 hits, 34 blocked shots, 21 PIM and a minus-4 rating through 51 appearances.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Gets back in game
Sturm (upper body) returned to Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
It's rare for players to be deemed questionable to return to a game and end up making it back, but Sturm did just that. Assuming he doesn't feel the aftereffects of a Nicolas Hague shot in the coming days, Sturm can be considered healthy. He should continue to play in a bottom-six role.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Leaves Thursday's contest
Sturm is questionable to return to Thursday's game versus the Golden Knights after sustaining an upper-body injury in the first period, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Sturm took a Nicolas Hague shot up high and left the ice after the Sharks got a clearance. If Sturm can't return to Thursday's game, his next chance to play is Saturday at home versus the Sabres.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Good to go
Sturm (undisclosed) is expected to play Tuesday against Tampa Bay, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Sturm was injured on a high hit from Pittsburgh's Jason Zucker on Jan. 28. Coach David Quinn said the Sharks forward would be ready to go following Monday's practice. Sturm has generated 11 goals, 17 points 72 shots on net and 59 hits in 43 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Hurt in third period
Sturm (undisclosed) was injured in the third period of Saturday's game versus the Penguins, and head coach David Quinn did not have an update on the forward's status after the game, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Sturm was crushed on a big hit from Jason Zucker, and the Sharks' forward immediately went to the locker room. While injuries are never good, Sturm will have some extra time to heal up if it's not a significant one -- the Sharks don't play again until Feb. 7 versus the Lightning.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Two-point night in loss
Sturm had a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-3 loss to Columbus.
Sturm has a modest two-game, three-point (one goal, two assists) streak on the go, but his fantasy contributions are limited. He had just two points (one goal, one assist) in his previous 11 games.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Registers helper in win
Sturm posted an assist and three shots on goal in Wednesday's 5-3 win over the Stars.
Sturm helped out on Erik Karlsson's go-ahead goal in the third period, which turned out to be the game-winner. With three points over his last nine contests, Sturm isn't making many waves on offense. The 27-year-old forward has 14 points, 67 shots, 52 hits, 27 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating through 38 appearances, mostly while filling a third-line role.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Reaches 10-goal mark
Sturm scored a goal on three shots in Tuesday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes.
Sturm had been limited to one assist over six games since the holiday break before tallying the game-tying goal Tuesday. The 27-year-old is up to the 10-goal mark for the second time in his five-year career. He's been a solid middle-six option for the Sharks, racking up 13 points, 60 shots on net, 48 hits, 13 PIM and a minus-4 rating through 34 contests.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Goal and fight Tuesday
Sturm scored a goal and added a fighting major in Tuesday's 7-3 loss to the Flames.
Both moments came in relatively quick succession. He scored with 5:02 left in the first period and then dropped the mitts with Brett Ritchie just 15 seconds later. Sturm has three goals in his last six games, making the most of his third-line role in the process. The 27-year-old has racked up nine tallies, two assists, 41 shots on net, 40 hits, 11 PIM and a minus-2 rating through 26 contests overall.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Goals in back-to-back outings
Sturm scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Coyotes.
Sturm's second-period tally held up as the game-winner. It was his second goal in as many contests and his eighth marker of the year. The 27-year-old German has added a pair of assists, 37 shots on net, 33 hits and a minus-1 rating through 23 contests. He'll chip in some supporting offense and a little physicality from his usual third-line role, but it's unlikely he's considered to move into the top six.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Tallies in Friday's win
Sturm scored a goal on two shots and went plus-2 in Friday's 6-1 win over the Ducks.
Sturm capped off a run of three Sharks goals in 1:42 during the second period. This was his second game back from an upper-body injury that cost him eight contests. The 27-year-old is back to centering the third line, and he's produced seven goals, two assists, 36 shots on net, 32 hits, 15 blocked shots and a minus-2 rating in 22 outings.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Will return Wednesday
Sturm (upper body) will rejoin the Sharks for Wednesday's game against Vancouver, per Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now.
Sturm last played on Nov. 19 because of the injury. He has six goals and eight points in 20 contests in 2022-23. The 27-year-old is projected to serve on the third line with Luke Kunin and Oskar Lindblom.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Won't play Tuesday
Sturm (upper body) won't play Tuesday against Montreal, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Sturm isn't quite ready to return yet despite making progress. It is unclear at this time if he will be ready to play Wednesday versus Toronto.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Joining road trip
Sturm (upper body) will travel with the team during its upcoming four-game road trip, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Sturm has missed the last four games so he'll be eligible to return once healthy. There's no guarantee that he'll play during the road trip but the fact that he's making the trip is a good sign. The 27-year-old has eight points in 20 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Placed on injured reserve
Sturm (upper body) has been placed on injured reserve.
Sturm sat out Monday versus Ottawa and will not be eligible to return until Sunday against Vancouver at the earliest. Sturm has six goals and eight points in 20 games with 33 shots on goal this season.... See More ... See Less
Sharks' Nico Sturm: Won't play Wednesday
Sturm (upper body) won't play Wednesday versus Seattle, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
Sturm was a late scratch for Monday's game against Ottawa. He won't travel with the Sharks to Seattle for Wednesday's contest. Sturm is listed as day-to-day.... See More ... See Less
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