Eric He

Eric is a freelance sports writer in the Bay Area. In addition to covering the Sharks for The Hockey Writers, he also contributes to the FanSided Network, Bay Area Sports Guy, The Hockey Writers, and Prep2Prep. He has previously written for Bleacher Report as an NHL and NBA featured columnist, and his work has been published in the San Jose Mercury News.

Recent Articles by Eric


Thornton, Marleau Form an Inseparable Duo

Joe Thornton already had a three-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks worked out, but there was just one problem: Patrick Marleau hadn’t yet agreed to his extension. That’s […]

by · January 27, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
(Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Still Coping Without “Tough Guys”

The San Jose Sharks are like a cat that has nine lives: you think their time is near and they will begin to fade, yet, year after year, they find […]

by · January 19, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
Alex Stalock will likely get a good number of starts for the rest of the '14-'15 NHL season, so fantasy managers should add the goalie as he has been dropped by some managers lately. (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

San Jose Sharks Have a Keeper in Alex Stalock

Alex Stalock has earned his stripes as backup goaltender of the San Jose Sharks, as proven by his arduous journey to the NHL.

by · January 6, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
Dustin Brown (Dinur/Flickr)

Dustin Brown Should Express Concern for Tomas Hertl

Perhaps just a little bitter over potentially losing young phenom Tomas Hertl for the season, San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson stirred the pot on Monday when he essentially […]

by · December 25, 2013 · 2 comments · Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks
Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Tomas Hertl Experiencing Reality for the First Time

After scoring four goals against the Rangers in just his third NHL game, San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl told the sellout crowd at the SAP Center, “This is dream. […]

by · December 21, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, San Jose Sharks
(Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

Martin Havlat’s Struggles Prove Sharks Have Not Found an Answer

In August of 2007, the San Jose Sharks signed a young, speedy winger by the name of Milan Michalek to a lucrative six-year, $26 million contract extension. The 23-year-old Michalek […]

by · December 2, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

San Jose Sharks Regain Composure on Road Trip

A bad loss in Winnipeg, a sweep of Western Canada, and a dud in Chicago. That’s the San Jose Sharks week-long, five-game road trip in a nutshell; a road trip […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks were undoubtedly happy to see Brent Burns back in the lineup, and so should fantasy managers. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

San Jose Sharks Missing Brent Burns

When San Jose Sharks forward Brent Burns took a stick to the mouth on Oct. 12 in a game against the Ottawa Senators, nobody thought much of it considering that […]

by · November 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
San Jose Sharks Far From Sharp in Fourth Straight Defeat

San Jose Sharks Far From Sharp in Fourth Straight Defeat

It’s almost as if the San Jose Sharks have forgotten how they got off to a 10-1-1 start to the season. After an overtime loss to the Kings last Wednesday, […]

by · November 8, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
Nov 2, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes left wing David Moss (18) and San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun (61) in front of San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi (31) during the third period at SAP Center at San Jose. Phoenix Coyotes won 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports

San Jose Sharks Suddenly in Midst of Battle for Division Lead

For the first time since the start of the regular season, the San Jose Sharks no longer hold sole possession of first place in the Pacific Division. In fact, the […]

by · November 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
A chance to see the Sharks play (Ed Szczepanski-USA TODAY Sports)

Blend of Veterans and Youngsters Form Talented Sharks’ Roster

When Joe Thornton played his first career NHL game in 1997, Tomas Hertl was just three years old, being raised about 4,000 miles away in the Czech Republic. Sixteen years […]

by · November 1, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks
Ryane Clowe of the San Jose Sharks (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Video: Ryane Clowe Facing Possible 10-Game Suspension

The NHL season has not gone the Sharks way. After starting a perfect 7-0-0, San Jose has gone 1-6-3 since then and have fallen to seventh in the Western Conference. […]

by · February 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks, Suspensions