COLUMBUS, OH - JUNE 22: Ninth overall pick Logan Couture of the San Jose Sharks poses for a portrait during the first round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft at Nationwide Arena on June 22, 2007 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
We are just one month away from the start of NHL preseason, so whether you’re scouting your fantasy team or just excited for the return of the world’s best sport, we’ve got you covered on some big names to watch out for this upcoming season.
Couture has already proven himself with incredible consistency in his first three NHL seasons, but with cornerstone Sharks like Dan Boyle, Patrick Marleau, and Jumbo Joe Thornton becoming UFA’s next year, Couture will be pushed into an even more prominent role on the team. He could hit near the 40-goal mark this season and potentially fill a spot on the Team Canada roster at the Sochi Olympics.
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