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Western Conference Preview: San Jose Sharks

As we take a tour around the Western Conference, we’ve already discussed the Flames, Oilers, Canucks and Coyotes. Now, let’s look at the tumultuous San Jose Sharks. Additions: Scott Hannan, Mike Brown, John Scott Subtractions: Dan Boyle, Marty Havlat Prospects To … Continue reading → The post Western Conference Preview: San Jose Sharks appeared first on Committed Indians.
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22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks Outlook: Burns going back to blue line

Less than a month after the Sharks’ season ended, general manager Doug Wilson surprisingly announced that Burns would return to the blue line for the start of 2014-15. Wilson cited the Sharks’ need for a Drew Doughty/P.K. Subban type, and the hope is that Burns develops into that kind of dynamic player on the back end that is so hard to find. That may be a lofty goal in that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Questions Facing The San Jose Sharks

from Eric Gilmore at NHL.com, How will the Sharks respond after their stunning first-round loss? -- The Sharks were humiliated after losing four straight games to the Kings. Most likely, they'll use that meltdown as motivation. "The way we ended was disappointing to say the least, but it's something that we're going to have to look into the mirror, each...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Changes It Up

Following another disappointing post-season run, it was known that the San Jose Sharks would aim to stir the pot before the 2014-15 NHL season. After failing to make any significant changes in the free-agency frenzy, San Jose turned many heads on Wednesday when they annouced they would be taking the ‘C’ from Joe Thornton. The offseason has been busy with rumors about Thornton’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy

When the Sharks open training camp next month, Joe Thornton won't have the C on his jersey. Sharks coach Todd McLellan said Wednesday that the team will begin without a captain or assistants, part of the franchise's intent to change the locker room hierarchy following San Jose's epic playoff loss to the Los Angeles Kings after winning the first three games. That was...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

What Will The Sharks Dressing Room Be Like?

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea, From the outside, particularly from some media that aren’t regularly in the dressing room or coach’s office, the team has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism. Some of it is certainly warranted. The Sharks were unable to trade either Thornton or Marleau, and signing the pair to three-year contract extensions with no trade...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornton on losing captaincy: 'It's a big responsibility so it's a little strange when they take it away from you'

The San Jose Sharks announced on Wednesday that captain Joe Thornton and alternate captain Patrick Marleau (who was stripped of the captaincy in 2009) will come into training camp without letters on their jersey.  "We are going to have a fresh slate at training camp as far as leadership goes," Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News...
Via Hockey Fan Land
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Raffi Torres could miss half the season

Sharks left wing Raffi Torres must undergo a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular-season games last season, the team announced. That could cause him to miss half the season. The problem developed after an infection from the ACL repair that Torres underwent last fall after a preseason collision with Anaheim Ducks forward Emerson Etem...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can San Jose Live Up To Lofty Expectations In 2014-2015?

s/t to Guest Writer Mitchell Sansader. For the last few seasons, the San Jose Sharks have been one of the most successful teams in the Western Conference in the NHL. They have a lot of talent on offense and defense, but they have been unable to break through and actually win a Stanley Cup up to this point. While there are many people expecting them to have success this upcoming year...
Via Goon's World
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornton on losing captaincy: 'It's a big responsibility so it's a little strange when they take it away from you'

The San Jose Sharks announced on Wednesday that captain Joe Thornton and alternate captain Patrick Marleau (who was stripped of the captaincy in 2009) will come into training camp without letters on their jersey. "We are going to have a fresh slate at training camp as far as leadership goes," Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks strip Joe Thornton of captaincy, may not have told him about it

The San Jose Sharks have stripped Joe Thornton of his captaincy. While they were at it, they also stripped Patrick Marleau of the “A” on his uniform. The change is reportedly due to the fact the Sharks want to enter training camp with a clean slate. The club has tried to make it clear they are not stripping the players of their letter, but rather trying to start on a fresh page...
Via Bloguin Best
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks strip Joe Thornton of captaincy, may not have told him about it

The San Jose Sharks have stripped Joe Thornton of his captaincy. While they were at it, they also stripped Patrick Marleau of the “A” on his uniform. The change is reportedly due to the fact the Sharks want to enter training camp with a clean slate. The club has tried to make it clear they are not stripping the players of their letter, but rather trying to start on a fresh page...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Torres has surgery on right knee

  San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee. General manager Doug Wilson announced the news Wednesday, about one month before the start of training camp. Torres initially got hurt last preseason and underwent surgery for a torn ACL. He returned in late...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks F Torres undergoes surgery on right knee

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee. General manager Doug Wilson announced the news Wednesday, about one month before the start of training camp. Torres initially got hurt last preseason and underwent surgery for a torn ACL...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton No Longer Sharks Captain, San Jose To Enter Training Camp With No Captains

Joe Thornton is no longer the captain of the San Jose Sharks. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan announced Wednesday that the team will not have a captain to begin training camp in September, along with zero alternate captains. And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts.— David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton No Longer Sharks Captain

Joe Thornton has been stripped of the “C” in San Jose. San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan confirmed to local media this afternoon that the team not have a captain or assistant captains when their training camp begins in a … Continue reading →The post Joe Thornton No Longer Sharks Captain appeared first on Committed Indians.
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Thornton no longer Sharks captain

It's official - Joe Thornton is no longer the captain of the San Jose Sharks. On Tuesday, general manager Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan confirmed that the team would enter training camp with no captain and no alternates, meaning former captain Patrick Marleau will also be losing a letter. The announcement was not overly shocking in that McLellan hinted that could...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Will Miss More Time And The Sharks’ Captaincy Up For Grabs

via tweets from David Pollak, SJSharks says Raffi Torres will miss first few months of season after repeat surgery on right knee  because of infection. And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts. McLellan doesn't call it a "stripping" of the captaincy, says competition will be open and Thornton, like anyone...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick Talks Blackhawks and Long Term Deals

Former Chicago Blackhawks center and current NHL on NBC analysts Jeremy Roenick has never had issues finding the words to express how he feels no matter if it’s praise or criticism. In a recent interview with ESPN Roenick talked about how much he liked the fact that the Blackhawks have now locked up Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews until 2023… “When I signed my contract, the...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan talks about the Sharks’ ‘rebuild’

NHL.com's Dan Rosen asked San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan 5 questions, and the first one got right to the heart of the "rebuilding" matter: People are curious about what's going on in San Jose when Doug Wilson brings up the term rebuild. Can you explain the philosophy regarding what this offseason is about for the Sharks? "We want to reset the...
Via Kukla's Korner
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd McLellan teases Sharks captain change, redefines ‘rebuild’

“The rebuild is committed to. The players that fit for now and the future, their growth is going to be the primary thing. … Remember where we’re trying to get to. It’s not about here, it’s about there.” – Sharks GM Doug Wilson, June 2014 “We’re a tomorrow team … This is a phase that this organization has never gone into in the past, and maybe should have many...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings to retire No. 4 jersey of Rob Blake on Jan. 17

Another Kings jersey will join the Staples Center rafters on Jan. 17. Rob Blake, who's also joining the Hockey Hall of Fame in November, will have his No. 4 retired by the Kings ahead of a game vs. the Ducks at Staples Center. Blake, the Kings' vice president/assistant general manager, is the all-time leader in games played, goals, assists and points by an L.A. defenseman...
Via Fox Sports West
18 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks to Host First Stadium Series Game

#465117963 / gettyimages.com The San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings have played each other more than any other two teams in the league since the 2010-11 season. In those 41 games, fans have seen the battle of California through three defining seasons topped off with two seven-games series in the postseason. We can all recall the Kings’ rally from a 3-0 deficit to beat the Sharks...
Via Beyond The Benches
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks, Kings to play outdoor game at 49ers’ new stadium

The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that the San Jose Sharks will be the home team against the Los Angeles Kings at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Feb. 21, 2015 as part of the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. “The growing excitement around NHL hockey in California hockey, the intensity of last season’s playoff series between these teams and the state-of-the...
Via Sports-Glory
23 days ago  |  Discuss

L.A. Kings to meet San Jose Sharks in 49ers new stadium

The San Jose Sharks will host to the Los Angeles Kings in a regular-season outdoor game at Levi’s Stadium (that’s the new home of San Francisco 49ers NFL football) on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, at 7 p.m. the NHL just announced. It will be part of the Stadium Series, televised nationally in the U.S. on NBCSN and in Canada on Hockey Night In Canada and TVA Sports 2. Launched last...
Via The Sports Bank
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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