April 14th, 2016 In Prospects, San Jose Sharks, Sharks Prospects 0 comments

San Jose Sharks prospect Nikolay Goldobin is having a good first complete season as a pro in North America. He mainly played for the Sharks' affiliate in the AHL, the San Jose Barracuda, but he also played his first games in the NHL, getting his first goal on Oct. 17 against the New York Islanders. In this translated interview, originally...

April 14th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Long Read, Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks 0 comments

When the Anaheim Ducks defeated the junior varsity Washington Capitals in the final game of the 2015-16 NHL season, the playoff picture was officially set. The win gave Anaheim their fourth straight division title, and placed the Los Angeles Kings immediately in the cross-hairs of a familiar foe. Fill it up again, because it’s Sharks vs. Kings....

April 11th, 2016 In San Jose Sharks 0 comments

It is bound to come up in the days ahead as the San Jose Sharks enter the Stanley Cup playoffs for the 11th time in 12 seasons. How many more seasons can the San Jose Sharks seriously compete for a Stanley Cup? How long does their ‘window of opportunity’ remain open? The Sharks feature five players 35 or older heading into the postseason....

April 9th, 2016 In San Jose Sharks, Sharks Goaltending, Top Stories 0 comments

When it comes to the San Jose Sharks goaltending situation, a lot of the discussions about who should start come playoffs between Martin Jones and James Reimer have been missing one important concept, logic. Goaltenders =/= Quarterbacks First of all, goaltending in hockey is nothing at all like playing quarterback in the NFL. These two...

April 8th, 2016 In San Jose Sharks 0 comments

Coaches and players often use terms like urgency, intensity and desperation. Last Thursday, the Vancouver Canucks came into San Jose riding a nine game losing streak. The Sharks suffered a 4-2 home loss. Urgency, desperation and intensity were not part of the Sharks' game that evening. The absence of these qualities was addressed by Sharks head...

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