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San Jose Sharks: 2015 First-Quarter Report

21 games through the season the San Jose Sharks are 10-9-2 with 22 points which is good enough for eighth in the Western Conference. Unfortunately, San Jose has played the […]

by · November 21, 2014 · 2 comments · San Jose Sharks
Doug Wilson, Nikolay Goldobin, Todd McLellan (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

How Does Doug Wilson Really Feel? Deadline Will Tell Us

To Rebuild Or Not To Rebuild “The rebuild is committed to.” “We’re a tomorrow team.” “One step back to go two steps forward.” “Status quo is not an option.” These […]

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Todd McLellan Has Had His Chance

Patience Running Thin Rather frequently throughout the first five, six weeks of this NHL season, yours truly has preached patience. Sharks fans shouldn’t come down hard on a team for […]

by · November 12, 2014 · 50 comments · News/Commentary, 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 […]

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
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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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Jumbled Sharks Still Searching for Identity

On the NHL’s first night of the season, the San Jose Sharks took center stage. They were a main story all offseason as their leadership was questioned and trades rumors […]

by · October 26, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Matt Irwin could see more ice time as a Shark this season, and fantasy managers would certainly be amongst the beneficiaries. (Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports)

Sharks Mishandling Mueller, Irwin

Teenagers Must Play Somewhere Whether in the NHL, AHL, major junior, or overseas, 19-year-old top prospects need to be on the ice. Thursday’s rare home tilt for the San Jose […]

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 More Ovechkin than Doughty

If you look at the standard scoring statistics, defenseman Brent Burns is tied for the Sharks team lead with seven points. If you watch the games, you’ll also notice Burns […]

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Scary Sighting in Pacific: Sharks’ Power-Play Showing Teeth

Recent Struggles From 2010-11 through 2012-13, the San Jose Sharks power-play finished second, second, and seventh overall. If you want to go back even further, they ranked third in 2008-09, and […]

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 […]