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Thornton Delivers Jumbo Performance as Sharks Beat Blues

Still San Jose’s MVP It is quite nice when the player you write about in connection with the Hart Trophy for league MVP carries his team to victory that night. […]

by · December 21, 2014 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Joe Thornton Making a Case for His Second Hart

Hart = Most Valuable Unless one has a negative bias towards one of the following players based off ridiculous stereotypes, the following are the best centers in the National Hockey […]

by · December 20, 2014 · 2 comments · Advanced Stats, San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Survive Kryptonite & the Kids Are Alright

Kryptonite Over the last couple of seasons the San Jose Sharks have made it a frustrating habit of losing to some of the worst teams in hockey. Typically it has […]

by · December 19, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Must Find a Scoring Right Wing

Scoring Still a Concern The San Jose Sharks are currently on quite a roll. After hovering around .500 during an extremely rough road schedule the first two months of the […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 8 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
10 Most Memorable Goals in Sharks History

10 Most Memorable Goals in Sharks History

While the San Jose Sharks have yet to deliver their fans the greatest memory of all, that isn’t to say there haven’t been a ton of great moments. There have […]

by · December 17, 2014 · 6 comments · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Chemistry Behind Sharks’ Surge up the Standings

Road Schedule From Hell For the majority of their arduous (and that’s putting it lightly) road stretch to start the season (16 of their first 21 games were away from […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 11 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Maybe Mike Brown and John Scott Aren’t So Bad After All

I have to admit it. I was critical of these two. Very critical. But, it turns out, the two most goon-like players in San Jose are their biggest good luck charms. […]

by · December 16, 2014 · 5 comments · Advanced Stats, San Jose Sharks
Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Antti Niemi: To Trade or Not To Trade? Perhaps Minnesota?

The Perplexing Niemi Antti Niemi is arguably the most perplexing goaltender in the entire NHL. The old school analysts love to point out his Stanley Cup ring as the main […]

by · December 15, 2014 · 21 comments · NHL Rumors, San Jose Sharks
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Joe Thornton Is as Dominant as Ever

Still Jumbo It was suggested here by my colleague a couple of days ago that Thornton was declining because he was “only” on pace for 65 points. Over the last […]

by · December 14, 2014 · 8 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
Sharks are coming to Hockeytown; can the  Red Wings make it 23? (Icon SMI)

False Narratives: Sharks “Choke” in the Playoffs

The San Jose Sharks have qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the past 10 straight seasons. Having never reached a Stanley Cup final while boasting some of the league’s […]

by · December 13, 2014 · 10 comments · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Minus Vlasic, Sharks Play Their Best Game of the Season

A Wild Night On Thursday night in San Jose there was a wild storm, the Minnesota Wild, and some wild turnovers, but for 60 minutes there was no doubt who […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Thornton Declining? Say it Ain’t So Joe

No Longer Jumbo? It happens to everyone at some point in their career. Typically around age 30 NHL players begin to decline offensively according to statistics. Joe Thornton is currently […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 6 comments · San Jose Sharks