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

January 7th, 2010 by Nick Burger Leave a reply »
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 get a taste of NHL action to see what he could do.

In 35 games last season, "Ginner" netted four goals and two assists. Through 38 games this season, McGinn has seven goals and one assist.

Whenever McGinn scores this season, the Sharks are undefeated. That stat probably doesn't mean very much, but it's a nice little nugget to have on his resume.

During San Jose's nine games that No. 64 didn't play in, he was spending his time with the Sharks' AHL affiliate in Worcester.

Over the past season and a half now, McGinn would often get recalled to the big leagues and cycle through the same process repeatedly: Get called up, play well for a few games, hit a lull, then get sent back down to the minors.

There is no doubt that San Jose's 6-0', 195-pound forward has great ability ...

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