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Shark Sighting: Tyler Kennedy Bound to Bounce Back

Inexplicably Scratched Tyler Kennedy is an incredibly talented hockey player. Yet the San Jose Sharks and their head coach Todd McLellan inexplicably scratched him for the entire playoffs last year […]

Dan Boyle joins a slew of defenseman who can score (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

False Narratives: Sharks Lack a Killer Instinct

Stupid Narratives In the hockey world, there are a lot of false narratives that people just assume to be true after hearing it so many times. Earlier this month we […]

Alex Stalock might just be the heir apparent to the San Jose goaltending throne, but for now he and Antti Niemi combine to form a very solid duo. (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

Antti Niemi vs Alex Stalock: Fair Treatment?

Before the season even started Doug Wilson turned heads with his statements during the summer. Other than his words of being a “tomorrow team,” he outlined that younger players would […]

by · November 6, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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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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Tomas Hertl May Need Wing(el)s to Fly Again

What Happened to Hertl? Through his first 12 games, last year’s rookie sensation Tomas Hertl had just two goals and one assist. In other words he was on pace for […]

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

Brent Burns is a Defenseman, Period

A month into the season, Brent Burns currently leads all NHL defensemen as well as the San Jose Sharks in points. Undeterred by this, critics still want Burns back alongside […]

by · November 2, 2014 · 4 comments · San Jose Sharks
Sharks are coming to Hockeytown; can the  Red Wings make it 23? (Icon SMI)

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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Sharks’ Forecheck No Longer Fast, No Longer Furious

Vancouver Sweep Over the past three plus seasons, there is absolutely no question when the San Jose Sharks were at their most potent. The 2013 Western Conference quarterfinals versus the […]

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Best of Bad Blood: History of Sharks-Ducks

For those of us who follow the Californian teams closely, Anaheim and San Jose’s 165 penalty minute gongshow on Sunday was far from surprising. These two teams have a rather […]

by · October 29, 2014 · 1 comment · Hockey History, San Jose Sharks
Brian Boyle leads the team with 14 missed shots, one of the few players who's missed more than he's made(Brace Hemmelgarn-US PRESSWIRE)

Feared Fourth Lines Do More than Fight

  “With all due respect to James Sheppard and Matty Irwin, they can’t be your only goal scorers the last three games.” That was San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson’s […]

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Feed The San Jose Sharks: A PSA Q&A

Hello everyone! We are here again as the California portion of the Q&A’s commences. Today, Andrew Bensch steps into the hottest seat on the internet. Yes he is a fellow THW writer so […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 2 comments · San Jose Sharks
Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Thornton Silences Doubters, Leads Sharks Past Ducks

Bad Leader? Think Again Apparently some people in the hockey world, including some on his own team, aren’t fans of Joe Thornton’s brand of humor. That’s totally fine, if you […]