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4 hrs ago | Examiner.com
The San Jose Sharks may not have pulled off much of a rebuild with 18 players to take part in the 2014 Stanley Cup playoff collapse returning, but there sure are plenty of opportunities for new talent to step up. You can add another forward spot resulting from health issues-first Raffi Torres and now James Sheppard according to David Pollak Monday, Sept.
9 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
Like so many people throughout the Bay Area, Logan Couture has closely followed the heartbreaking saga of Sierra LaMar, the teenager who 30 months ago disappeared on her way to a school bus stop. Couture, the San Jose Sharks standout, organized a group of his teammates for an autograph-signing fundraiser Wednesday night to raise money and awareness for the ongoing search effort.
In the words of assistant coach Larry Robinson , the San Jose Sharks are "waiting for somebody to step forward and take charge of this team" following last month's announcement that Joe Thornton has been removed as captain. This is just the latest move in what has been a decidedly bizarre offseason for Team Teal.
Sharks forward James Sheppard is expected to be on the sidelines for the start of training camp this week after undergoing an offseason procedure on his already rebuilt left knee. Details of the latest surgery or how the injury occurred were not available.
For a long time we've been limited to using phrases such as "one of the better players in the league at driving play" to discuss a player's Corsi value to his team. We know that having good players who drive possession will result in high goal differentials in the long run , that's been well studied, but finally this summer we're beginning to quantify that effect .
Pacific Division rivals the San Jose Sharks and Anaheim Ducks played two Futures Games Saturday and Sunday night, Sept. 13 and 14. After the games are examined, it is important to note why the results mattered more than usual.
OK, so we've analyzed and armchair GM'd the living hell out of what the Canucks ' roster will look like at the beginning of the regular season and it should look something like this: Vancouver finished with a 36-35-11 record and ended up 12th in the West, 1 point behind Winterpeg and 9 points out of a playoff spot. Let's quickly look at what the other teams in the Pacific and Central Divisions have done this offseason and draw a comparison of roster depth.
May 5, 2013; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Logan Couture celebrates after scoring a goal against the Vancouver Canucks during the third period in game three of the first round of the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs at HP Pavilion. The San Jose Sharks defeated the Vancouver Canucks 5-2.
One week from today, a drama-filled, if activity-sparse, offseason will finally conclude as the San Jose Sharks begin training camp at their Sharks Ice practice facility. Earlier this evening, the team announced its full camp roster and schedule which you can access in PDF format here .
Dec 27, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Buffalo Sabres left wing John Scott celebrates his goal with teammates against the Toronto Maple Leafs at Air Canada Centre. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports When Doug Wilson announced the John Scott signing in July, it seemed clear what his plan for this team was.
The Sharks opened camp Thursday for 44 rookies who are very much aware the team has publicly stated its intent to give its own prospects the chance to earn key roster spots for the coming NHL season. "It's definitely a different situation than you usually have on different teams," said Mirco Mueller, the 19-year-old defenseman who was the team's first-round pick in the 2013 draft.
Apr 1, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks goalie Antti Niemi prepares to block a shot during the first period against the Edmonton Oilers at SAP Center at San Jose. Mandatory Credit: Bob Stanton-USA TODAY Sports The 2014 Training Camp schedule has been announced .
Sep 16, 2013; Anaheim, CA, USA; Phoenix Coyotes goaltender Mark Visentin defends the goal against Anaheim Ducks right wing Emerson Etem in the second period at Honda Center. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports Apr 12, 2014; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes goalie Mark Visentin makes a save on San Jose Sharks center Tommy Wingels during the third period at Jobing.com Arena.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:17 pm
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