Desjardins, Stalock sign one-year deals with Sharks


Desjardins, Stalock sign one-year deals with Sharks

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The Sharks agreed to one-year contracts with forward Andrew Desjardins and goaltender Alex Stalock, general manager Doug Wilson announced Monday.Desjardins made his NHL debut on Jan. 3 against Vancouver, later appearing in 16 more games with the Sharks. He scored one goal and had two assists during the regular season, then added a single goal in the playoffs. In 58 games with Worcester, Desjardins had 12 goals and 17 assists for 29 points.RELATED: Sharks roster
Stalock also came to the Sharks from Worcester, where he went 19-17-4 with a .907 save percentage. In his first NHL game on Feb. 1, Stalock earned the win by saving nine of nine shots on goal as the Sharks erased a three-goal deficit to beat the Coyotes.Besides signing contracts with Desjardins and Stalock, the Sharks also announced qualifying offers issued to four players. Benn Ferriero, John McCarthy, Jamie McGinn and Frazer McLaren were all given qualifying offers, while Patrick Davis, Kevin Henderson, Carter Hutton, Joe Loprieno, Nick Schaus and Mike Swift were not, making them unrestricted free agents on July 1.

Draymond originally concerned his knee injury was more serious


Draymond originally concerned his knee injury was more serious

Programming note: Warriors-Pelicans coverage starts tonight at 6:30pm with Warriors Pregame Live on NBC Sports Bay Area.

On Friday morning, the Warriors announced that Draymond Green is going to play on Friday night against the Pelicans.

After shootaround, Draymond talked about the left knee strain he sustained on Tuesday.

"It didn't lock up. I tweaked it. I was concerned. I honestly thought it was my meniscus. It was a big relief," Draymond told reporters in New Orleans. "The next day when I woke up, the pain was a little better.

"As that day went on -- once I got the MRI, I got it early - -and then I went and got treatment and it felt a lot better.

"I hadn't even got the results but I was pretty confident at that point."

Draymond sustained the injury late in the third quarter against Houston and did not play in the fourth quarter.

He registered nine points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists before exiting.

Dusty Baker out as Nationals manager


Dusty Baker out as Nationals manager

WASHINGTON -- The Washington Nationals say manager Dusty Baker won’t be back next season.

The team announced the move Friday.

Baker led the Nationals to the NL East title in each of his two years with the club. But Washington lost its NL Division Series both times.

His contract expired at the end of this season.