San Jose Sharks Offseason Needs: What the Team Will Address

May 23rd, 2010 by Steven Resnick Leave a reply »
The San Jose Sharks have some major house cleaning to do in the offseason. After what will be another disappointing exit in the playoffs. Is it time for the Sharks to rebuild after finishing the past two seasons with the best record in the Western Conference? 

At this point the answer to that question is a no, but there are players that the Sharks need to get rid of and there are some players the Sharks need to keep. Against Chicago the Sharks showed exactly what there issues are lack of scoring depth, lack of defense, lack of aggressiveness, and bad mistakes. 

Addressing the lack of scoring first. In the series Patrick Marleau has scored five goals against Chicago out of the total of seven the Sharks have scored. That's 71 percent of the goals scored for the Sharks.

Jason Demers and Logan Couture are the only other Sharks to score a goal in the series. 

That means this offseason the team must address. Adding Dany Heatley in the offseason didn't help in the playoffs. Joe Thornton is his usual self. Joe Palveski after his torrid start of the playoffs has disappeared, Ryane Clowe is nowhere to be found, and Dan Boyle hasn ...

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