Post Tagged with: "Patrick Marleau"

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Why the Sharks Shouldn’t Name a Captain

During his team’s tumultuous offseason, San Jose Sharks head coach Todd McLellan has suggested numerous times that there would still be a leadership group with or without anointed captains. Furthermore, […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary, San Jose Sharks
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Catch Me If You Can! Patrick Marleau & Father Time

Like a Fine Wine For all the criticism that has come down on Patrick Marleau over the years (and yours truly is no saint in that regard), all the career […]

by · September 17, 2014 · 3 comments · Player Profiles, San Jose Sharks
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Ranking Team Teal’s Top 10 Fantasy Candidates

With different fantasy leagues and settings, knowing who is more valuable can be tricky. Generally speaking most leagues have similar categories but when it comes to ranking the value of […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Fantasy, Top 10 Lists
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Facing Fate: Why Sharks Will Stumble Again

Last week we previewed what the San Jose Sharks are going to look like on the blue-line and at forward come the regular season. But where will the 2014-15 Sharks […]

Tomas Hertl is experiencing reality for the first time in his young career (Anne-Marie Sorvin-USA TODAY Sports).

Pacing the Sharks: Predicting San Jose’s Leaders

The Sharks have had a tumultuous summer, making a multitude of head scratching decisions both on and off the ice. However, anyone picking them to miss the playoffs because of […]

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Sharks Captaincy: Much Ado About Nothing

Can’t Measure Leadership In the NHL there is a far too popular narrative that leadership is critical to success. Don’t get me wrong, as an athlete, it’s nice to have […]

by · August 22, 2014 · 0 comments · NHL Rumors, San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Stripping Thornton of Captaincy Disgraceful, Patronizing

  Yesterday the San Jose Sharks announced that they were stripping Captain Joe Thornton of his captaincy and Patrick Marleau of his alternate captaincy. They plan to enter training camp with […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 6 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Vegas Speaks: The 5 Most Overrated NHL Teams for 2014-15

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again — W.C. Fields It’s summertime, and the barbeque grill has firmly supplanted the frozen surfaces of NHL rinks in just about […]

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Backtracking on the Sharks Rebuild

Sharks coach Todd McLellan did an interview for NHL.com’s “Five Questions series on Tuesday and started an interesting new chapter in San Jose’s offseason drama. The responses conform to the […]

by · August 13, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
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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
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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
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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 […]