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Brent Burns to blue line keys success of 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

How well Brent Burns plays after returning to the blue line may determine the success for the San Jose Sharks CSN Bay Area Insider Kevin Kurz continued his player outlook series with Brent Burns Thursday, Aug. 28. The former defenseman-turned forward must play well in his return to the blue line for the San Jose Sharks to succeed in the 2014-15 NHL ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Brent Burns, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, Tommy Wingels, Tomas Hertl

Thu Aug 28, 2014

BleacherReport

Predicting the Statistical Leaders for the San Jose Sharks in 2014-15

The San Jose Sharks will try to rebound from last season's historic playoff collapse against the Los Angeles Kings and return to the ranks of NHL contenders in 2014-15.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Pavelski, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, John Scott, Andrew Desjardins

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Justin Braun remains key to back end for San Jose Sharks

CSN Bay Area Insider Kevin Kurz started a series on each of the San Jose Sharks with Justin Braun Monday, Aug. 25. The photo list summary of last season and the outlook for next showing the 27-year old to be key to the team's transition on the back end-not only for what he already provides but what he could-should be examined further.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Justin Braun, NHL Players, Jason Demers, Mirco Mueller, Brent Burns

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Blades of Teal

Stripping Joe Thornton of the "C" is a Good Thing

While in San Jose Joe Thornton averaged over a point per game each season until 2011.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, Rob Blake, NHL Pacific Division

The Canuck Way

Calgary Flames add veteran winger Devin Setoguchi

Mar 8, 2014; Winnipeg, Manitoba, CAN; Winnipeg Jets forward Devin Setoguchi wears the camouflage jersey in support of the Canadian military prior to the game against the Ottawa Senators at MTS Centre.

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Related Topix: Sports, Devin Setoguchi, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Gone Puck Wild

Lemaire You Know: Moment by Moment

Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund scores the game-winning during overtime against the Colorado Avalanche in game three of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Xcel Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, Minnesota Wild, NHL Hockey, NHL Northwest Division, San Jose Sharks, John Scott, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, Raffi Torres

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Too Many Men On The Site

San Jose Sharks Circling The Drain

Apr 26, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture and right wing Brent Burns skate onto the ice before the start of the game against the Los Angeles Kings in game five of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center at San Jose.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Brent Burns, Logan Couture, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Flame For Thought

Calgary Flames Sign Devin Setoguchi

Another Alberta boy has come home as Devin Setoguchi was signed by the Calgary Flames to a one year deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, Devin Setoguchi, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Calgary Flames, NHL Northwest Division, San Jose Sharks, Patrick Marleau, NHL Pacific Division

Five For Howling

Saturday's Coyotes Tracks - wearing the "C"

The San Jose Sharks defend their decision to strip Joe Thornton of the "C", and Sam Gagner finds a new place to live in Arizona in today's edition of the Tracks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Pacific Division, Phoenix Coyotes

Fear The Fin

Larry Robinson explains decision to strip Thornton of captaincy

Sharks coach cites everything from lack of playoff production to a cutting sense of humor as reasons Thornton no longer wears the 'C.'

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Joe Pavelski, Marc-Edouard Vlasic, Logan Couture, NHL Players

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Examiner.com

Doug Wilson accomplishing rebuild light with 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks are a team in transition. Announcing that Joe Thornton was no longer captain was the evening prelude to CSN Bay Area Insider Kevin Kurz reviewing the transition in the dressing room Thursday, Aug. 21. That is the final of the pictured changes the Sharks have made to rebound from their 2014 Stanley Cup playoff choke.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, NHL Players, John Scott, Mike Brown, Scott Hannan, Patrick Marleau

Mile High Sticking

Pacific Division Notes: Justin Schultz, Connor McDavid, Sharks Captain

Mar 28, 2014; Edmonton, Alberta, CAN; Edmonton Oilers defensemen Justin Schultz watches the play against the Anaheim Ducks at Rexall Place.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Edmonton Oilers, Justin Schultz, NHL Northwest Division, NHL Players, Anaheim Ducks, John Gibson

Second City Hockey

Morning Bag Skate: Quenneville's player usage and weirdness in San Jose

The weekend is nearly here, but the ongoing "The Simpsons" marathon should be able to keep you entertained.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Chicago Blackhawks

Habs Eyes On The Prize

Friday Habs Links: Is this the year for the Canadiens?

Here are your daily links, including the NHL's in depth look at the Montreal Canadiens, the top-10 Habs prospects according to the NHL, and more!! The Maple Leafs are going to be searching for their next President of MLSE .

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Patrick Marleau, Raffi Torres, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Stanley Cup of Chowder

Fresh Links: Ch-ch-changes Edition

Here's an interesting Globe report on how NHL teams are leveraging their practice facilities to make more money from corporate sponsors.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, San Jose Sharks, Raffi Torres, NHL Players, Boston Bruins

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Boston.com

Joe Thorntona s Sharks Captainship Revokeda For NowSports

Jeff Pini has been a sports correspondent for Boston.com since 2013. A graduate of Roger Williams University, Jeff covers everything from the Red Sox and Bruins to B.A.A. running events and high school sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Patrick Marleau, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, New York Rangers, Dan Boyle

Blades of Teal

No Sharks Captain And Alternates Heading Into Training Camp

Jan 25, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks players from left including center Bracken Kearns , center Joe Pavelski , center Joe Thornton , center Patrick Marleau on the bench during the third period against the Minnesota Wild at SAP Center at San Jose.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Patrick Marleau, NHL Players, Bracken Kearns, Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture

Marin Independent Journal

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without Joe Thornton as team captain, and that left wing Raffi Torres will need a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular season games last season, The decision on Thornton is a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Raffi Torres, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

Inside Bay Area

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy; Raffi Torres out indefinitely

The Sharks announced Wednesday that they will open training camp without any captain or assistants, a reflection on the team's previously announced plans to change the hierarchy in the locker room.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Raffi Torres, NHL Players, Patrick Marleau, NHL Pacific Division, Emerson Etem

TSN.ca

Sharks strip Thornton of captaincy, Marleau of "A"

Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Sharks coach Todd McLellan said he didn't consider the move to be stripping former captain Joe Thornton of the "C" because the veteran would have an opportunity to earn the designation back.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Jose Sharks, NHL Hockey, Raffi Torres, Rob Blake, NHL Players

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