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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Tallies in overtime loss

Bonino scored a goal and added two hits in Thursday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Oilers. Bonino put the Sharks ahead 4-3 in the third period, but the lead lasted only 1:05 before Philip Broberg tied the game again. With four goals in his last four outings, Bonino has been successful in a top-six role alongside Logan Couture. Bonino has 16 goals, 26 points, 137 shots on net, 101 blocked shots and a minus-24 rating in 79 appearances this season.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Collects pair of points

Bonino scored a shorthanded goal on three shots, added an assist and went plus-2 in Sunday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Wild. Bonino set up a Matt Nieto goal in the second period before scoring one of his own in the third. The goal was Bonino's first shorthanded point since the 2018-19 campaign, though he's often involved in penalty killing. The 33-year-old forward has 12 goals, 10 assists, 125 shots on net, 96 blocked shots and a minus-24 rating in 73 appearances this season. He's notched four goals and a helper in eight games in April.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Tips in goal

Bonino scored a goal on four shots, blocked two shots and went minus-2 in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Canucks. Bonino has scored three times in the last four games. He redirected a Brent Burns shot past Thatcher Demko late in the second period Saturday. Bonino's tally got him to the 20-point mark in 69 appearances this season. The 33-year-old has added 116 shots on net, 91 blocked shots and a minus-26 rating as a defensive forward on the Sharks' third line.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Nets 10th goal

Bonino scored a goal on two shots, blocked three shots and added two PIM in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Flames. Bonino has scored twice in the last three games, though both goals came in losses as the Sharks have dropped five in a row. The 33-year-old has been solid in a third-line role this season with 10 goals, nine assists, 112 shots on net, 89 blocked shots and a minus-24 rating through 68 appearances.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Early goal in loss

Bonino scored a goal in Saturday's 5-4 loss to the Stars. Bonino tallied 1:25 into the first period, but the Stars would take a 4-1 lead into the first intermission. The goal ended Bonino's five-game point drought. The third-line center has been limited to only occasional contributions on offense this season. He's up to nine goals, 18 points, 107 shots on net, 85 blocked shots and a minus-24 rating through 66 contests.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Strikes early Sunday

Bonino scored a goal in Sunday's 4-2 win over the Coyotes. Bonino tallied just 20 seconds into the game, though the two teams were mostly quiet after that until late in the third period. The center has enjoyed a moderately productive March with two goals and three helpers in nine games. He's still locked in as the third-line center, a role which has earned him 17 points, 97 shots on net, 78 blocked shots and a minus-20 rating through 60 contests.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Supplies pair of helpers

Bonino notched two assists, including one on the power play, and three shots on goal in Saturday's 5-0 win over the Kings. Bonino helped out on the Sharks' first two goals in the contest. The 33-year-old has found a groove in March with one goal and three helpers in his last five games, though he remains limited to a third-line role that hasn't yielded much offense this season. The center has 16 points, 90 shots, 72 blocked shots and a minus-20 rating through 56 appearances overall.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Lights lamp on power play

Bonino scored a power-play goal in Thursday's 4-3 overtime win over the Kings. Bonino sparked the comeback effort, pouncing on a loose puck for the Sharks' second goal. The 33-year-old center has provided only occasional offense from his third-line role. He has two goals and one assist in his last nine outings. Bonino's up to 14 points (five on the power play) with 87 shots on net, 71 blocked shots and a minus-21 rating in 55 contests. He's a defensive forward and shouldn't be counted on for much scoring.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Produces helper Tuesday

Bonino logged an assist and blocked three shots in Tuesday's 3-1 loss to the Golden Knights. Bonino set up Noah Gregor's second-period marker. the assist was just the second point in the last 10 games for Bonino. The veteran center is up to 13 points, 83 shots on net, 68 blocked shots and a minus-19 rating in 52 contests. Playing in a third-line role, he can be expected to see most of his playing time in defensive situations.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Nets lone goal in loss

Bonino scored a goal on three shots in Sunday's 4-1 loss to the Golden Knights. Andrew Cogliano's strong forecheck allowed Bonino to step up for the Sharks' lone goal at 10:17 of the third period. The 33-year-old Bonino had gone four games without a point and 11 contests without a goal entering Sunday. He's up to six tallies, 12 points, 73 shots on net, 60 blocked shots and a minus-13 rating in 47 outings overall. He's regularly served as the Sharks' third-line center.
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Sharks Need to Better Utilize Nick Bonino

“Bonino! Bonino! Bonino! Bonino! Bonino!!! NICK BONINO!!!!!!”. We’ve all seen the viral clip from the Punjabi broadcasting team from Hockey Night in Canada that perfectly captured the game-winning goal for Pittsburgh Penguins center in Game One of the 2016 Stanley Cup Final. He won back-to-back Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh before joining the Nashville Predators.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Picks three apples in overtime loss

Bonino set up three goals in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Panthers on Saturday. He doubled his assist total in a single game. Nice night for Bonino, but he's just a depth play at this point in his career. He has five goals and six assists in 42 games on the year. Four of the points (all assists) have come in his last two games.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Slated to return

According to coach Bob Boughner, Bonino (COVID-19 protocols) is on track to play Thursday against the Rangers, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports. Bonino should return to a middle-six role following his two-game absence. The 33-year-old pivot has tallied just seven points through 35 contests this campaign.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Lands in protocols

Bonino was placed on the COVID-19 list and will not play against the Flyers on Saturday. Bonino has three points over his last five games, giving him seven through 35 appearances this season. The veteran forward could have time to clear protocols before Tuesday's tilt with Detroit.
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Timo Meier, Nick Bonino share the spotlight in Sharks’ win over Senators

SAN JOSE – Timo Meier scored the go-ahead goal with 8:42 left in regulation time to help lift the Sharks to a 6-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday at SAP Center. Meier took a pass from Rudolfs Balcers, made a move to avoid a check near the top of the circles, and fired a wrist shot past Senators goalie Matt Murray for his seventh goal of the season and a 4-3 Sharks lead.
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Sharks' Nick Bonino: Goals in consecutive games

Bonino scored a goal on four shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to the Maple Leafs. Bonino endured a long scoring drought to begin the season, but now he's scored in consecutive games. It might be a bit too much to say the floodgates have opened, but the water's at least flowing freely now. The 33-year-old is up to 33 shots on net, 22 blocked shots, 12 PIM and a minus-4 rating in 20 contests overall.
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