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Marty Turco Turns Down Philadelphia Flyers, What This Means for San Jose Sharks

June 29th, 2010
Over the better part of the last decade, there have only been a few constants in the world of Sharks hockey. One, San Jose making the playoffs. Two, Patrick Marleau. Three, Evgeni Nabokov. It has become commonplace to hear Nabokov's name echo throughout the Shark Tank when San Jose's starting lineup is ...

San Jose Sharks: Why Resigning Patrick Marleau Is a Must

May 28th, 2010
Here we are again. The San Jose Sharks' season has ended and the rumor mills have begun to oscillate. It went by fast, didn't it? It seems like just yesterday that we were hearing the words "trade" and "overhaul" in regards to San Jose's roster. Well, that time of year is upon us ...

Joe Pavelski Shows Why He Is a Future NHL Captain in Sharks’ Comeback Victory

March 12th, 2010
We saw leadership epitomized in the San Jose Sharks' comeback victory last night against the playoff-hungry Nashville Predators. Among all the leaders in the Sharks clubhouse, including the likes of future Hall of Famer Rob Blake and Olympic gold medalists Dan Boyle, Patrick Marleau, Dany Heatley, and Joe Thornton, it was Joe ...

Dear San Jose Sharks: Treat Jamie McGinn Like Part Of The Team

January 7th, 2010
Through the jungle of big-name players and a glistening 28-9-7 record, many of you might be unfamiliar with the name Jamie McGinn. But the Sharks, their fans, and McGinn's travel agent have gotten to know him well this season. Last season and earlier this season, San Jose gave the 21-year-old McGinn a chance to ...

San Jose Sharks: Five Keys to Success in the Second Half of the Season

January 1st, 2010
With the announcements of the Olympic hockey rosters upon us and the league rapidly approaching the half-way point of the season, I thought it would be a good time to talk about the San Jose Sharks and their wish list for the second half of the season. So far the Sharks ...

San Jose Sharks Will Use Chicago Blackhawks as a Measuring Stick

December 21st, 2009
For years we have heard about the San Jose Sharks being one of the NHL's model franchises. As the team with the best record last season, every team in the league talked about San Jose as a "measuring stick." Meaning, after playing against the Sharks, the outcome would give the opponent ...

Cranking It Up: Douglas Murray Playing Solid for San Jose Sharks

December 14th, 2009
I would hate to find out what it's like to get hit by 6'3", 240 pounds of beef. Many players in the NHL have lived to tell such a tale. Chances are these players can't talk about it without grimacing. This style of play has earned San Jose Sharks' defenseman Douglas Murray ...

It’s Clowe Time: San Jose Sharks Forward Is Hitting His Stride

December 6th, 2009
It's easy to lose track of Ryane Clowe when he has the likes of Joe Thornton, Dany Heatley, and Patrick Marleau on the same roster. Especially since Clowe got off to such a slow start this season. In 2008-09, Clowe scored a career-high 22 goals and 30 assists on the Sharks' ...

The San Jose Sharks Need to Move on After Loss to the St. Louis Blues

December 5th, 2009
Every team has its bumps in the road during the course of a season. It's inevitable, and it even happens to the best of them. That includes the San Jose Sharks, who currently sit on top of the NHL with 43 points. But what would you think if I said San Jose's 3-2 ...

Patrick Marleau Swimming Toward Career Year for San Jose Sharks

December 2nd, 2009
Did anyone expect Patrick Marleau to be ranked second in goals after 29 games? If so, stand on your head so I can easily identify you. I'd like to find you and ask for the winning lottery numbers. Almost 30 games into the 2009-10 season, Patrick Marleau leads the San Jose Sharks ...