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Overlooked NHL storylines of the 2016-2017 season

Sidney Crosby got a lot of points, Alex Ovechkin scored a lot of goals and, yes, the regular season is really long. These have been the storylines at the end of every NHL season for the past 10 years, and this year was no different. Thankfully, some new blood came along this year to inject a little more variety into the NHL, but even then those stories got overplayed. We get it,...
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April 11, 2017  |  Discuss

How the NHL hands down suspensions to curb dirty hits

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety made a decision on Wednesday to hand St. Louis Blues winger Ryan Reaves a three-game suspension for boarding Matt Tennyson of the San Jose Sharks.The hit was one of the scariest  of the season. Reaves checked Tennyson from behind hard into the boards, sending the San Jose defenseman falling straight backward in a knocked-out heap. \ After...
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February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

What the Sharks-Maple Leafs deal says about both teams

The most recent NHL deal took place while some of you were still sleeping, and it was another of the many moves made by the Toronto Leafs.Toronto dealt defenseman Roman Polak and forward Nick Spaling to the San Jose Sharks in the wee hours Monday morning in exchange for Raffi Torres and second-round picks in both the 2017 and 2018 NHL Drafts.Here’s what the moves mean for some...
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February 22, 2016  |  Discuss

The long road back to the NHL continues for Raffi Torres

Raffi Torres stood tall with his hands clasped behind his back, addressing the local media following a preseason game between the San Jose Sharks and the Arizona Coyotes back in September. The winger had just made his return to NHL ice and talked about how good it felt to get back out there after missing a significant part of two consecutive seasons with a right knee injury that...
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January 29, 2016  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks’ Raffi Torres “Disappointed” After Suspension

(Scot Tucker/SFBay) Raffi Torres is no stranger to controversy when it comes to illegal hits, but the league finally had enough after Torres’ blow to the head of Anaheim’s Jakob Silfverberg in San Jose’s preseason game last month. Handed a 41-game suspension for repeated disciplinary action surrounding his hits, Torres will sit out half of the Sharks regular season. Torres...
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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