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Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Sharks Feeding Frenzy: Top 10 Most Crunch Worthy Matchups

10. Jason Demers vs the Chicago Blackhawks While Demers’ minus-5 rating in 14 games doesn’t sound all that great, his eight points in those games are his highest total vs […]

by · October 11, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
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Vlasic’s Norris Candidacy Lies in McLellan’s Hands

Way back in the day, this wee lad projected Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic to win a Norris trophy for most outstanding defenseman (written as a teenager, please excuse the excessive […]

Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Niemi Earns Second Straight Start After Shutout

Last season a number of followers assumed I was “anti-Niemi” but that couldn’t be further from the truth. I’m a big fan of both Niemi and backup goaltender Alex Stalock. […]

Mirco Mueller, a fluid skater who can move the puck, is attracting a lot of scouts' attention leading up to the NHL 2013 entry draft in Newark, New Jersey in June. (Photo: Christopher Mast)

Mueller and Tierney Shine in Sharks Opener

Hockey is back. For the San Jose Sharks, it started with a brutal reminder. Wednesday night forced Sharks fans to watch a 40 minute ceremony of the Kings Stanley Cup […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks
Mar 22, 2012; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan stands behind the bench during the second period against the Boston Bruins at HP Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: Jason O. Watson-USA TODAY Sports

Back to the Future! Sharks Stuck in 1988

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde There is no denying that San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan are some of the best in the business in […]

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

Thornton and Hertl Will Miss Brent Burns on First Line

Hockey is so close you can almost taste it. Mere hours until puck drop, San Jose looks to put their past behind them for good. A nightmarish playoff series that […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Everett's Mirco Mueller is rising up some draft boards (Photo by Christopher Mast)

Could Mueller Be Sharks’ Final Puzzle Piece?

Left Handed Defense When the San Jose Sharks were struggling last regular season and in the playoffs, their weakest area on paper was obvious. They had extremely limited left-handed defense […]

The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Diagnosis Episode I

With the regular season on the horizon, what will the Sharks decide when it comes to the captaincy? What will their lineup look like on opening night? Considering their injuries […]

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Former Oiler Fedun Swimming Strong at Sharks Camp

When the San Jose Sharks signed Taylor Fedun on the second day of free agency this past July, yours truly was unimpressed. After all, how good could a defenseman be […]

Doug Wilson, Nikolay Goldobin, Todd McLellan (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Will Sharks Open With All Rookie Line?

Raw Rookies The San Jose Sharks have played the majority of their preseason featuring an all rookie line. Neither 2014 first round draft pick Nikolay Goldobin, 2012 second round draft […]

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3 NHL Home Openers That Will Rock

Anticipation fills the air. With the meaningless tune up games drawing to a close, the regular season is almost upon us. Fans will pack arenas, desperate to will their favorite […]

Doug Wilson, Nikolay Goldobin, Todd McLellan (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Can Goldobin Replace Burns on Thornton Line?

Full disclosure I have yet to watch Nikolay Goldobin play a single game. And before you start calling me crazy, let me just say no, I’m not crazy, my mother […]