Don’t Stop Believing! Why 2010 Is Far From Over for the San Jose Sharks

March 20th, 2010 by Patrick Goulding II Leave a reply »

The Sharks’ recent swoon has brought about harsh criticism and more than a little speculation across various sports media outlets that this is simply 2010’s beginning of the end of another strong regular season bid destined to result in an early playoff exit.

However, there are some indications that things in the South Bay may not be as dismal as some prognosticators of doom (and that is meant toward nobody in particular) would have you believe.

The Sharks' story is not unique: “a highly-touted, supremely talented, and heavily favored hockey team struggles mightily approaching elimination play in a major championship tournament.”

Where have I heard this before? The last several years in San Jose, yes; but more positively, this sounds an awful lot like the story of Team Canada in 2010.

OK, take a deep breath. I am not suggesting the 82-game NHL season can be directly compared to the Olympic Tournament, which spans fewer than 10 games.

Nor am I saying that the differences betwe ...

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