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5 Bold NHL Trade Deadline Predictions

March 2nd is the day hockey fans have been longing for: the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline. On this day, almost anything can happen, as has been proven throughout NHL history. […]

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Sharks Should Dangle Thornton, Marleau at Deadline

Joe Thornton has been the face of the San Jose Sharks for a decade — literally 10 seasons — but with the team struggling and at risk of missing the […]

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Sharks’ Management to Blame, Not Joe Thornton

Writing on the Wall If losing the Stadium Series in your home football stadium against your biggest rival wasn’t the nail in the Sharks proverbial coffin, well, pull out whatever […]

by · February 27, 2015 · 13 comments · San Jose Sharks
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3 Players Who Deserve to Win the Cup

Winning a Stanley Cup is not an easy task. It takes a considerable amount of skills, collective team effort, and luck. Even Wayne Gretzky, the best player in the history […]

by · February 25, 2015 · 11 comments · Player Profiles
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Tuesday Trade Review: Thornton to San Jose

The Background In the 1997 NHL Entry Draft, a young Canadian by the name of Joe Thornton was selected first overall by the Boston Bruins. Many years later he would become a […]

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Stadium Series: Kings/Sharks Rivalry One of NHL’s Best

Tonight’s Stadium Series matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks doesn’t hold the Original Six allure of Boston/Montreal, nor does it carry the heft of Chicago/Detroit. Even […]

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Stadium Series Shaping up as Must Win for Sharks

Two Teams, Two Directions The NHL couldn’t ask for better story lines heading into a February outdoor game. The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings are making a charge up […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 2 comments · San Jose Sharks
Patrick Marleau, Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle and Joe Pavelski have shown they can put up numbers at the time of year Dany Heatley fails to produce.  (Icon SMI)

Top Heavy Lineup Will Doom San Jose Again

Don’t Blame the Big Boys For over a decade now the San Jose Sharks have made the playoffs every single season only to disappoint. And every year their top stars […]

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Time to Cease the “Trade Chara” Chatter

Cue the Zdeno Chara trade rumors. The Boston Bruins have lost four of their last five after a 5-2 defeat in Vancouver against the Canucks Friday night. A lackluster effort has Bruins fans feeling pessimistic […]

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Sharks Allow 40 Shots to Oilers, Face Crucial Back-to-Back

Will the Real Sharks Please Stand Up? In recent weeks yours truly has used the Jekyll and Hyde reference to describe the San Jose Sharks this season. They could also […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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Top 5 Sharks This Season

It has been an up and down, Jekyll and Hyde season for the San Jose Sharks in 2014-15. A number of players have impressed and a number have disappointed. The […]

by · February 3, 2015 · 3 comments · San Jose Sharks, Top 10 Lists
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Couture’s Career Year Could Fetch Him Sharks’ Captaincy

Lost in the midst of Joe Pavelski’s All-Star snub and an infamously unlucky season from Patrick Marleau has been Logan Couture. The fifth year center is quietly having his best […]

by · January 31, 2015 · 2 comments · San Jose Sharks