(Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports)

Vlasic on Nieto: “One of our most consistent players”

Vlasic Praises Nieto For the second game in a row, for the second win in a row, 21-year-old Sharks forward Matt Nieto found the back of an empty cage. This […]

(Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports)

Is Tomas Hertl Heating Up?

Need for Speed As mentioned recently, Tomas Hertl still looks to be overcoming the knee injury he suffered last season. He doesn’t seem to have the same jump in his […]

(Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

Sharks Shouldn’t Put Pickles on Their Power-Play

Pickles on the Power-Play? The other day, San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan joked that yours truly gets to sit at home on the computer and become an expert […]

Todd McLellan is about to enter his first playoff series as a head coach

Todd McLellan Chuckles at My Corsi Question

You Like that, Eh Andrew? My post game article tonight was supposed to focus on Matt Nieto being the most deserving San Jose Sharks player to score an empty net […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 4 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Joe Thornton is three points shy of 1000 and has a chance to shoot for the milestone tonight vs the Kings.

Joe Thornton Shooting Like It’s 1999? Well, Kinda

Big Joe, Super Joe, Jumbo Joe, Thorty One of the few bright spots for the Sharks over the entirety of this first quarter of the season has been none other […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 6 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Justin Bailey [photo: David Chan]

Q & A With Buffalo Sabres Prospect Justin Bailey

Sometimes when a NHL teams decided to rebuild, the on-ice product isn’t always the best to watch.  I don’t want to use the term “force”, but fans are turned to […]

(Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE)

McLellan Severely Underutilizing Vlasic

Vlasic Rocks If the Norris Trophy were awarded to the most talented defensive defenseman, San Jose Sharks’ Marc-Edouard Vlasic would be a finalist every year. Unfortunately it is an offensively […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 5 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
(Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Nino Niederreiter: 40 Goal Scorer?

The 5th overall pick from 2010 has faced a ton of scrutiny ever since the New York Islanders made him the highest drafted Swiss player in NHL history. Niederreiter never […]

by · November 27, 2014 · 3 comments · Minnesota Wild, Player Profiles
Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

A Theory Behind Tomas Hertl’s Struggles

What’s Happened to the Ninja Hertl? Unlike Matt Nieto, there is no question that Sharks forward Tomas Hertl doesn’t look nearly the same thus far this season. Hertl has just […]

by · November 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Cole has the second best plus/minus among Blues defensemen (Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Ian Cole Solidifies Roster Spot After Blues Trade

Heading into the 2010-11 season, there was one spot on the St. Louis Blues’ blue line with two young players vying for it. The Blues’ fourth overall pick in 2008, […]

by · November 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
(Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports)

Jori Lehtera: The Man Behind the TarasenkShow

After every St. Louis Blues home game, the cameras and the press head to one person immediately. He’s the guy who scored eight goals in six games, including a hat […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, St Louis Blues
Tarasenko's line has led the Blues' offense all season (Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports)

Vladimir Tarasenko Doesn’t Play for the Ottawa Senators, Kyle Turris Does and That’s OK

Vladimir Tarasenko has owned NHL headlines over the past week, just narrowly beating out Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Michael Del Zotto. Since being re-united with his former Novosibirsk Sibir teammate – Jori Lehtera – […]

by · November 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Ottawa Senators, Player Profiles