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Doug Wilson, Nikolay Goldobin, Todd McLellan (Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports)

Inside the Mind of Doug Wilson, Examining the “Rebuild”

Rebuild, (verb) to repair, especially to dismantle and reassemble with new parts: “the Sharks are entering a rebuild phase.“ Apparently, Doug Wilson doesn’t own a dictionary. Because what he has done this offseason […]

by · July 18, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
Doug Wilson has been quiet this offseason (Jason O. Watson-US PRESSWIRE)

San Jose Sharks Approaching Rough Waters (Part 3 of 3)

For the first month of the Sharks’ offseason, the leadership among the forwards in San Jose has been micro analyzed and thrown on and off the trade block, only to […]

by · June 27, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Teuvo Teravainen is expected to join the Blackhawks before the playoffs. (Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Chicago Blackhawks Should Not Trade for Ryan Kesler or Joe Thornton

Chicago Blackhawks trade rumors are all over the place these days, particularly when it comes to discussing potential second-line center candidates. Ryan Kesler and Joe Thornton’s names have been linked […]

by · June 23, 2014 · 2 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
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Pondering Possible Draft Day Trades: Spezza, Thornton and Kesler

Some call draft weekend the most exciting time in the NHL for all 30 teams. Not only is it the time to think about your franchise’s long-term success, it’s pretty […]

Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

The 5 Biggest Choke Jobs of the NHL Playoffs

With last night’s Game 5 victory over the New York Rangers, the LA Kings were crowned champions of the 2013-14 NHL playoffs. After their most recent triumph, the Kings have […]

by · June 16, 2014 · 4 comments · News/Commentary
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Hockey News: Rangers Stay Alive; Spezza Wants a Trade

The New York Rangers really didn’t want to see the Cup awarded to another team on their turf. [New York Post] Or the Kings just really wanted to win at […]


An Off-Season of Shame: Why the Sharks Shouldn’t Trade Marleau, Thornton

Drastic changes were expected in the wake of San Jose’s most recent epic collapse, this time to the Los Angeles Kings in the first round, as they watched a 3-0 […]

Thornton is still a top-tier forward (Dustin Bradford/Icon SMI)

Why Trading Joe Thornton Makes Sense

The State of the San Jose Sharks With Dan Boyle officially no longer a San Jose Shark, the off-season changes have begun in the Bay Area. Doug Wilson has been […]

A Kadri for Kesler deal would make sense on the Leafs' part, but unfortunately for them it will cost a whole lot more  (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Rumours: All Stupid – or – Why the Leafs Should Never Trade Kadri

  I am hoping there is not much to the Leafs rumours I have been hearing this week. I have heard three rumours, all of which I would consider to […]

The Blues are a team that can expect scoring from all four lines (Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports)

What That “One Guy” Can Do for the Blues

We could continue to harp on the St. Louis Blues’ shortcomings in their first-round series loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. The offense amassed just six goals in the final four […]

by · May 6, 2014 · 0 comments · St Louis Blues
How Joe looks after day 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Sharks Collapse Again in Playoffs

Season after season, the San Jose Sharks do outstanding in the regular season, and collapse in the playoffs. The Sharks finished the regular season in second place in the Pacific […]

by · May 3, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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Kings Fall, Can’t Get Up; Sharks Take Game One

In 1989, a ridiculous series of medical alert television commercials was launched, introducing the now-infamous line “I’ve fallen and I can’t get up” as a helpless senior struggled to right […]