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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
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
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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 […]

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Should San Jose Sweep LA?

Per The Puck Report, about 18% of the NHL’s near 600 playoff best-of-seven series have ended in sweeps. On Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks moved to a 3-0 series lead over their […]

by · April 24, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks
Quick's solid play can only carry the Kings so far down the stretch (Photo by Mike Burns).

Los Angeles Kings On the Brink After 4-3 Overtime Loss to Sharks

They say baseball is a game of inches. In hockey, sometimes a fraction of an inch is all it takes to turn a big win into a crushing loss. Nobody […]

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Saskatchewan in the NHL Playoffs

I am from Saskatchewan. Yes, I’ve been hearing all the lame jokes about Saskatchewan ever since I’ve moved here. Like how flat the province is, that you can still see […]

by · April 18, 2014 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
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Thornton, Marleau Form an Inseparable Duo

Joe Thornton already had a three-year contract extension with the San Jose Sharks worked out, but there was just one problem: Patrick Marleau hadn’t yet agreed to his extension. That’s […]

by · January 27, 2014 · 0 comments · San Jose Sharks