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Bust or Boom? Analyzing the Possible Teemu Selanne—Paul Kariya Reunion

August 9th, 2010
  ESPN reported earlier this week that the Finnish Flash, Teemu Selanne would return for his 12th season with the Anaheim Ducks. Much speculation had been made around Selanne, and the status of his return seemed to hinge on the organization's direction for the new season."I informed them that if they ...

San Jose Sharks Goaltending: Getting Down to the Nitty Gritty

August 7th, 2010
With the departure of goalie Evgeni Nabokov, Shark fans look toward the 2010-2011 season with a measure of trepidation and uncertainty as well as excitement. For those fans who have a sense of doom or fear about the upcoming season, you aren't jumping to conclusions. It's not every day your ...

Five UFA Blueliners the Sharks Should Look At

June 2nd, 2010
A myriad of offseason questions circle the waters at 525 West Santa Clara, and has fans up in arms in nervous anticipation. Will Nabokov be resigned? Will the Sharks be able to retain Marleau? Who will go? who will stay? Many articles will be written from here till then, but ...

All Time Wrong Time Sharks

May 26th, 2010
If you were looking for a "Top Ten Best Sharks" of all time type of list, you have come to the wrong place. No, there are plenty of great write ups on that particular topic on Bleacher Report. This list is instead a list of some of the best players ...

Three Reasons Why LeBron James Goes To the New York Knicks

May 21st, 2010
We all know who has tickets to the biggest sweepstakes of this year's NBA free agency. And for those fans whose teams are involved in the perpetual speculation and projection, this promises to be a nerve racking time. Many NBA fans have their own propositions and proclamations as to why ...

Chicago Blackhawks Stun San Jose Sharks, Go Up 2-0 in Western Conference Finals

May 18th, 2010
Professional athletes are an elite group who perform, train and sacrifice on a level many of us will never realize. Despite personal achievements or ability however, in hockey you simply cannot win or lose the game by yourself.  Just ask Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby. Unless of course you ...

San Jose Sharks Re-Buff-Ed in Game One

May 17th, 2010
In an outcome that is well known to Sharks fans by now: The San Jose Sharks dropped another Game One on home ice. And while the Sharks did not play poorly, or show excessive rust, in the end they still failed to capitalize on home ice advantage. ...

San Jose Sharks vs Chicago Blackhawks Preview

May 13th, 2010
There's a hockey buzz in Northern California unlike anything the Bay Area has felt in quite a while. After years of playoff exits, potential unfulfilled, and continual postseason failure the Sharks have reached the Western Conference Finals for just the second time in team history. Before we preview ...

Franzen Super as Red Wings Stave Off Elimination

May 7th, 2010
Looking back at Game 4, however painful for Shark fans, this had to be like turning back time and traveling into playoffs past. For years the Sharks have talked about needing to turn up the intensity, about closing the deal, about showing up to play, and for many of those ...

San Jose Sharks Smell Blood, Push Detroit Red Wings to Brink

May 4th, 2010
I had written before that the Red Wings were the Sharks proverbial dragon that had to be slayed on the journey to Lord Stanley's Cup. And heading into Game Three, Joe Louis Arena might as well be named Camelot. The Sharks knew that this would have been the ...