July 27th, 2017When the San Jose Sharks acquired Mikkel Boedker as an unrestricted free agent in 2016, it looked like they had addressed their need for secondary scoring on the power play. After a not particularly close Stanley Cup Final series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in which the Sharks managed only...
July 16th, 2017For the San Jose Sharks, this offseason is pivotal. They lost their all-time leading goal scorer to free agency. They’ve re-signed their all-time best player, despite being 38 years-old, coming off a down season and finishing it with two torn knee ligaments. He got 16% raise.
The Sharks have...
This is the first of three pieces on San Jose Sharks legend Patrick Marleau.
This part will cover some of the more descriptive moments of his career in San Jose along with the sorts of highlights which made it such a thrill to watch him play.
The second piece will cover his ups and downs,...July 10th, 2017
The Sharks signed forward Brandon Bollig to a two-way contract Tuesday morning, and who better to fill the void left by our dear-departed goals named Patrick Marleau? Bollig spent the 2016-17 season with the AHL’s Stockton Heat after clearing waivers from the Calgary Flames in October. One...July 6th, 2017
As I flipped my calendar to July, I saw the picture. It is a graceful albatross, flying above the coastline of the Falkland Islands. On July 1, 2017, the NHL began their new calendar season and, as always, a flurry of activity came with it. A bad deal is often called an albatross, and more of these...July 3rd, 2017
After so much speculation and tons of rumoured destinations, it seems as though big Joe Thornton will be returning to the San Jose Sharks on a one-year deal, according to TSN’s Bob McKenzie.
While terms of the deal haven’t been...July 1st, 2017
In the midst of the biggest free agent day of the year, the San Jose Sharks have also elected to lock up two of their own players for a while longer - signing both goaltender Martin Jones and defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic to contract...July 1st, 2017
Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau are the two best players in San Jose Sharks history. They’ve been joined at the hip since Thornton’s arrival in 2005. Almost any listing of franchise scoring records will find the two of them first and second. They are also among the most popular...July 1st, 2017