San Jose Sharks: If the Season Started Tomorrow…

August 5th, 2010 by Andy Bensch Leave a reply »
In the world of sports, the phrase "dog days of summer" is usually used in reference to professional baseball. After all, baseball is the only major U.S. sport in mid-season during the summer months.

But more specifically, the use of "dog days" refers to (give or take) the final four-six weeks of summer, centering around the month of August.

And with August 2010 now under way, fans of playoff contending baseball teams around are hoping their teams can stay in contention through arguably the toughest month of the season.

Now while baseball is in midseason form, hockey fans have essentially the same right to complain about the month of August.

Or in their minds, they have a larger reason to complain about August since it is the least exciting month of the year for them.

Of all the offseason months, August is clearly the down time for hockey fans. Furthermore, the Bay Area hockey fans who follow the San Jose Sharks know just how long it sometimes takes for big hockey news to arrive during the offseason.

San Jose GM Doug Wilson has a penchant for taking his time when finalizing his biggest offseason moves and who ...

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