Sharks Become Comfortably Numb, Rest Of The Pacific Take Aim

December 14th, 2009 by Jason Figueiredo-Dumpit Leave a reply »
“Hello, Is there anybody in there?” – Pink Floyd

Watching the San Jose Sharks the past few games, I can’t help but ask this same question. 

The Sharks are currently riding a five game losing streak and if anyone is comfortable with that they are undoubtedly numb in the head.

San Jose is off to their worst December start in the shootout era and haven’t experienced a four or more game losing streak since January of 2008. 

Thanks to the “extra point” that comes along with overtime/shootout losses, it is easy for some to become complacent and completely ignore what is undeniably occurring within the Pacific Division.

From the bottom up, this division out west is heading towards a much more competitive direction and the reigning division champs Sharks have a big ole target on their backs.

Three of their last five losses have come against the Kings, Stars, and Coyotes and for the first time in over a decade the Kings actually find themselves ...

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