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SJHN Daily: Demers Thanks Sharks, Barracuda Eliminated

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The San Jose Barracuda were eliminated from AHL playoff contention Saturday night.

With a 4-0 loss at the hands of the Colorado Eagles Saturday, the Cuda needed a Tucson Roadrunners regulation loss to stay in contention. The Roadrunners lost 5-4 in overtime to the Texas Stars, but hold the tiebreaker of regulation wins over San Jose.

The San Jose Barracuda are set to face the Roadrunners for the final two games of the regular season.

AT SAN JOSE HOCKEY NOW…

The San Jose Sharks have recalled forward Tristen Robins.

The worst home season in franchise history for the San Jose Sharks finally ended with a 6-1 loss to the Edmonton Oilers.

Nikolai Knyzhov is still an important piece for Team Teal.

Logan Couture, Tomas Hertl, and David Quinn speak after the final home game of the San Jose Sharks season.

OTHER SHARKS NEWS…

The Edmonton Oilers called up former Shark Jason Demers for his 700th NHL game. The Sharks made it a day to remember, recognizing the event on the scoreboard, which drew a warm round of applause from the home crowd.

Demers, by the way, is referring to this “pizza delivery” for Tomas Hertl:

Select fans received a jersey off the back of a player following Fan Appreciation Night.

William Eklund was named Sharks Rookie of the Year.

Could Saturday’s game be the last home game for EK65?

AROUND THE NHL…

The Boston Bruins have tied the all-time single-season wins record with 62.

Gabriel Landeskog won’t return for the Colorado Avalanche before the end of the Regular season.

The Eastern Conference wild card race remains crazy, but the Florida Panthers hold the top spot.

The Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Zach Whitecloud left the game early due to an injury on Saturday.

With a sixth straight loss, the Philadelphia Flyers find themselves deep in the NHL Draft Lottery speculation.

Goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic remains in Detroit despite his emergency recall ending.

Connor McDavid reached the 150-point milestone on Saturday.

With a 2-0 win over Nashville, the Winnipeg Jets took over the second wild card spot in the Western Conference.

Jett Alexander had a dream come true when he played for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Quinnipiac won its first NCAA Ice Hockey National Championship with a 3-2 overtime win against the University of Minnesota on Saturday.

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