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
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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
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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
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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
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Logan Couture on Track for Career Year

Creative Couture With seven goals and nine assists for 16 points in his first 16 games of the season, it would be wrong to say Logan Couture is set to […]

by · November 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
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Bryce Salvador: No Blues After Leaving St. Louis

There’s always a moment in every successful playoff run that stands out. The play that catapulted the championship team from the middle of the pack to the team that couldn’t […]

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Brent Burns Continues to Struggle Defensively

Seven Straight Goals Over the past four games, the San Jose Sharks have allowed seven goals. Forward turned defenseman Brent Burns has been on the ice for all seven of […]

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False Narratives: Patrick Marleau Is a Playoff Dud

False Narrative There is a popular narrative amongst non Sharks followers that 35-year-old Patrick Marleau doesn’t get it done come the postseason. There is however, no factual evidence to this […]

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What Ever Happened To: Wojtek Wolski?

What ever happened to Wojtek Wolski? Budding Star Wolski was born in Zabrze, Poland in 1986 and is now 28 years old. Wojtek began his career in the Ontario Hockey League […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 4 comments · KHL, Player Profiles
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Appreciating Andrei Markov

He has never won the Norris Trophy as the NHL’s top defenceman.  He isn’t the most intimidating guy on the ice. And he certainly isn’t the most sought after interview […]

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Welcome to the Victor Hedman Show

Victor Hedman has arrived and is not going anywhere anytime soon. Bolts fans are going to be treated to not only the Steven Stamkos show this hockey season, but the […]

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Move Over Milan: NHL Has a New Best Power Forward

If you asked an NHL fan today to describe a player that is the prototypical power forward in today’s game, the first name out of their mouth would likely be […]

by · October 16, 2014 · 3 comments · Player Profiles