Sharks Extend Skid: Five Reasons the Teal Faithful Should Remain Calm

March 23rd, 2010 by Jason Figueiredo-Dumpit Leave a reply »

In times of uncertainty, it is not uncommon for people to panic and lose focus of the situation at hand.

The San Jose Sharks’ recent sky dive down the Western Conference standings has many worried that their eerily predictable downfall is starting a little early this season.

Since the return from the Olympic break, Todd McLellan’s squad has looked out of sync, worn-out, and lacked that certain “We are the better team” feel.

Losers in seven of their last 10 and currently riding their worst losing streak since the 2005-'06 season, the Sharks have squandered a 12-point lead in their division and have looked atrocious in the process.  While many expected San Jose to struggle returning from Vancouver after sending a league-high eight players to the festivals, this slide has most of the Bay Area concerned on how this will affect the Sharks heading into the playoffs.

With a playoff berth all but locked in for the boys in Teal and the fact that they should not drop any further than fourth in the Western standi ...

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