September 28th, 2016 In Advanced Stats, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

Speedy winger Matt Nieto was selected by the Sharks in the second round of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft  (47th overall), with many hoping that he would one day become a top-six scoring winger. Three years into his NHL career and the 23-year-old Nieto had what some could define as an up and down season in 2015-16. In October, Coach Pete DeBoer...

September 28th, 2016 In San Jose Sharks 0 comments

The World Cup of Hockey has given NHL prospects and minor leaguers a new opportunity at training camps over the last week. It is not yet known what kind of ripple effect this will have on the 2016-17 season, but some of these newly opened doors may very well remain open throughout the preseason, and possibly into the regular season. The San...

September 28th, 2016 In Chicago Blackhawks, News, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

As the 2016-17 season gets underway, many teams are starting to address their biggest names that are set to hit unrestricted free agency in the summer of 2017. Teams will not want players like Brent Burns to make it to the summer without a new contract in place. Talking on TSN's Insider Trading, ESPN's Pierre LeBrun says that Burns and the San...

September 19th, 2016 In San Jose Sharks, Sharks Prospects 0 comments

Thursday, September 15, 2016, brought an end to the summer for San Jose Sharks rookies and prospects with the start of Sharks Rookie Camp. The camp runs from September 15 through September 21. All of the players converged at Sharks Ice in San Jose, before separating into two groups: The first group is the "Sharks 2016 Rookie Roster" that...

September 18th, 2016 In Long Read, Previews and Predictions, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

Last season, the San Jose Sharks put together their best season ever. While the regular season was nothing special, the Sharks' impressive postseason run to the Stanley Cup Final was the first such run in team history. Though there was much to cheer about, the Sharks were exposed in the Stanley Cup Final by an impressive and fast Pittsburgh...

September 5th, 2016 In Penguins Goaltending, Sharks Goaltending, Top Stories 0 comments

Goalie, the backbone of a hockey team. The last line of defense between the puck and the net. It's a position not for the faint of heart, nor for the average player. It's a spot where anything can happen, including receiving all of the praise and even more of the blame for a game's outcome. To play goalie is to invite scrutiny beyond that of a...

August 23rd, 2016 In Fantasy, Keeper Leagues, Long Read, San Jose Sharks, Top Stories 0 comments

The San Jose Sharks enter this season as the defending Western Conference champions and, with that success fresh in the minds of fantasy players, expect their top talents to be taken earlier than usual. If you’re high on the Sharks again, you’ll want to bump them up your draft lists because they will likely be off the board sooner than...

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