Ivano M

  • joined Apr 21, 2009
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Based in San Jose, Ivan Makarov is a writer for Fear the Fin. He also covers San Jose Sharks and San Jose Earthquakes for Sports Radio Service (www.sportsradioservice.com).

He's also Russian.

To contact Ivan, send an email to ivanomak@gmail.com.

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A Time to Kill

San Jose Sharks @ Chicago Blackhawks Dec 30, 2010 5:30 PM PST---  Sharks vs Blackhawks coverage

Sharks Gameday: Losses, Damned Losses, and Statistics


After another ugly loss on the road, San Jose Sharks continue their strange journey this season as they travel to Dallas to face Dallas Stars. A preview of the upcoming game.

Unfair ending to a great game - Sharks lose 3-2 to Stars in shootout


Recap of Stars - Sharks NHL regular season game

Sharks Gameday: Let's Stick It to Comcast


A preview of the next Sharks contest against Philadelphia Flyers

Talk of a new Summit Series heats up-- should it happen?


Should the new hockey Summit Series between Canada and Russia happen in 2012? And would fans in US care?

Sharks Gameday: No Time To Cry


Can San Jose Sharks quickly forget what happened in Vancouver last night? Tune in tonight to find out.

Niemi, Murray and Sharks Defeat Blackhawks 5-2


Niemi, Murray and Sharks Defeat Blackhawks 5-2. A recap of the regular season NHL game between San Jose Sharks and Chicago Blackhawks


Game Thread - Chicago Blackhawks at San Jose Sharks

Not sure what is happening with our network or if I'm posting the game thread correctly. But the Sharks are up 1-0 and life is beautiful again.

Introducing Sochi and Hockey Arena That Will Host 2014 Winter Olympics


A look into the city that will host Winter Olympics of 2014 and its rink.

The Return of the Sharks - San Jose Defeats Tampa 5-2


Could the Sharks change its fortune after a disappointing road trip? Recap of Saturday's NHL game between San Jose Sharks and Tampa Bay Lighting.

10 Games Report Card - Random Musings About the State of the Sharks


10 Games Report Card - a look at how San Jose Sharks fared in the first 10 games of the NHL regular season.

Backstrom 1, Sharks 0


A recap of the today's NHL game between San Jose Sharks and Minnesota Wild.

Sharks Gameday: Schizophrenic Hockey


Preview of the upcoming San Jose Sharks and New Jersey Devils game. A look at an unusual looking NHL standings.

8 Ways NHL is Better than KHL for a Hockey Fan


Comparison of NHL live game experience versus KHL

The Return of The Big Pavelski


With Sharks Nation on the verge of a collective panic attack, San Jose Sharks returned to Denver to face the familiar foe. To the relief of many Fear the Fin readers, the long awaited win arrived,...

Sharks Drop Game 2, and Few Thoughts on European Openers and Referees


Recap of Game 2 of the regular season between San Jose Sharks and Columbus Blue Jackets, and a few thoughts on Europeans openers and referees

Back in Russia: Nabokov and His Defense Struggle in KHL Debut


How did Evgeni Nabokov do in his KHL debut? A look at his first game and how the summer went for him and his family.

Todd McLellan - One Year Older, One Year Wiser


Going into this next season, coaching is the least of our concerns in San Jose. A look at the lessons Todd McLellan learned in his second year as Sharks' head coach.

Reactions to Nabokov's Return to Russia: Surprising, but Huge


Few excerpts and reactions in the Russian media about Evgeni Nabokov's move to the KHL

Evgeni Nabokov to KHL is Confirmed


According to Russian newspaper Sovetsky Sport, Evgeni Nabokov's agent Sergey Isakov confirmed that Nabby signed a 4-year contract to play in the KHL. Nabokov will join SKA St. Petersburg and become a teammmate of such former NHL notables as Alexei Yashin, Sergei Zubov, Alexander Korolyuk, Andrei Zyuzin, Darius Kasparaitis, Oleg Saprykin and Sergey Brylin. The agent is quoted as saying that they've reached the agreement on the money a while ago, but had to sort out family questions. Nabokov and his family will move to Russia in August. Nabokov and the KHL is holding a press conference announcing the signing tomorrow. We'll post an update on Fear the Fin with his reaction and thoughts on making this move. Who knew that when we were watching Game 4 of the Western Conference finals between the Sharks and the Blackhawks, we were watching Nabby's last NHL game. До Встречи, Женя! Спасибо за годы воспоминаний.

Anton Volchenkov vs His UFA Peers


Could Anton Volchenkov become a Shark tomorrow? A look at the pending free agent and a former Ottawa Senator and why he may have an egde over similar UFAs in the market.

Saying Good Bye to Nabby


A look back at the hockey career of Evgeni Nabokov and a good bye from Fear the Fin

Q&A About the Upcoming Season at Red Light District Hockey Blog


Ryan P. at Red Light District Hockey blog is featuring the Sharks' season wrap up and a look into the future. He asked me to answer a few questions from the Sharks perspective, so make a jump to check it out.

What Kovalchuk Can Bring to San Jose


Few reasons why San Jose Sharks General Managers Doug Wilson may consider signing Ilya Kovalchuk


CBC's Playoffs NHL Wrap Up Video

120 days left till the journey begins again. 120 longest days of the year. 

On Kovalchuk, Nabokov and KHL


With Ilya Kovalchuk reportedly getting $40M+ offer to join KHL, could the next Russian with an offer sheet from a KHL club be our very own Evgeni Nabokov?

On the Edge of Death


With the chance to decrease Chicago Blackhawks lead in the series, San Jose Sharks engineered a great comeback to force the overtime, but instead fell in overtime, and will face an elimination in...

News from the Hockey World: New Heroes in Goal, New Future for Backstrom and World Championships


A look at what else is happening around the NHL and beyond.

Around the League: San Jose's Time?


FTF takes a look at what the media around the league is saying about the upcoming Western Conference finals between San Jose Sharks and Chicago Blackhawks.

Johan Franzen and Detroit Stall San Jose in 7-1 Victory


With a chance to advance into the next round of playoffs, San Jose Sharks took a step back in a blow out loss from Detroit Red Wings in Game 4.

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