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The Sharks completed their first Western Canada sweep in franchise history.  (Mandatory Credit: Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports)

Wave of Promising News Hits San Jose

Busy Days in San Jose This has been an eventful weekend for San Jose Sharks fans and the media, with small story lines emerging throughout the past 48 hours. And for […]

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5 Things the NHL Needs to Change in 2015

1. Goaltender Interference Here’s the official ruling on what can be reviewed, via, under Rule 38.4: “(viii) The video review process shall be permitted to assist the Referees in […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 32 comments · News
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Raffi Torres’ Absence Actually a Big Loss for Sharks

“True Grit” After acquiring “tough guy” Raffi Torres in a deadline deal in 2013, the San Jose Sharks have rarely had his services available. No, not because of suspension (although […]

by · January 13, 2015 · 25 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Why the NHL’s Flawed Discipline System is Not Working

Discipline? Or Slap on the Wrist? Hop into your time machine and travel back almost two years to the 2012 Western Conference Quarterfinals between the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red […]

by · December 3, 2014 · 1 comment · News
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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 […]

by · October 31, 2014 · 2 comments · News, San Jose Sharks
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Dilemma in San Jose

The San Jose Sharks have a problem that they will soon have to deal with. This impasse is the abundance of bottom six forwards the Sharks posses. At this moment […]

by · October 20, 2014 · 1 comment · San Jose Sharks
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Sharks Will Struggle to Replace Torres

Back to Square One As mentioned here yesterday, Raffi Torres is far from a goon, and the San Jose Sharks will sorely miss the 31-year-old’s physicality and scoring ability. The […]

by · August 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Previews and Predictions, San Jose Sharks
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Why Raffi Torres’ Injury Matters

Some might toss off yesterday’s announcement that San Jose Shark winger Raffi Torres will be undergoing a second surgery on his right knee as an insignificant event for the team’s […]

by · August 21, 2014 · 4 comments · San Jose Sharks
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Raffi Torres: Far From a Goon

**News alert, reports say Torres to miss first few months of 2014-15 with another knee procedure.** Double Jeopardy There is no question that Raffi Torres has deserved much of the […]

by · August 20, 2014 · 6 comments · NHL Rumors, Player Profiles
Antti Niemi certainly proved that he was worth the money during his solid 2012-2013 NHL season. (Gary A. Vasquez-US PRESSWIRE)

Burns, Niemi, & Torres: 3 Bold Sharks Predictions

Since NHL training camps won’t get started for another month, what better way to fill a hockey news void with some bold (but perhaps not as crazy as one might […]

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Touchdown San Jose! Sharks Fourth Line Mugs Kings

After twenty minutes, the Sharks “beat LA” chants dried up. The SAP Center was not rocking. There were very few that could even entertain the idea that Jonathan Quick was […]

by · April 21, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, San Jose Sharks
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The “R”-Factor: Evaluating the Return of Raffi Torres

It was a sentence many of us were unwilling to hear – Not with this team. Not with this core. And for Heaven’s sake, the window has not closed. So, when Sharks General Manager, Doug Wilson […]

by · March 23, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · San Jose Sharks