SAN JOSE SHARKS NEWS

Sharks News: Burns To Return To Blueline

It sounds like the Brent Burns experiment is coming to an end--but he's not leaving the San Jose Sharks just quite yet.#487321807 / gettyimages.comSharks GM Doug Wilson, via the team's website, explains that Burns, who has played at forward for San Jose since the middle of the 2012-'13 season, will be shifting back to the blue line. Wilson said that San Jose acquired...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain decision to move Brent Burns back to defense

Brent Burns is a defenseman once again. After being used as a forward for the last year and a half, Burns is sliding back to his original role on defense heading into the 2014-15 season. The Sharks recently explained the move, stating that Burns was originally brought in as a defenseman and he’ll be a tremendous asset for the team when he’s patrolling the blue line. San Jose...
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19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain decision to move Brent Burns back to defense

Brent Burns is a defenseman once again. After being used as a forward for the last year and a half, Burns is sliding back to his original role on defense heading into the 2014-15 season. The Sharks recently explained the move, stating that Burns was originally brought in as a defenseman and he’ll be a tremendous asset for the team when he’s patrolling the blue line. San Jose...
Via Bloguin Best
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sharks explain moving Burns back to the blueline

The San Jose Sharks made a lot of debatable statements this offseason, but they didn’t really blow things up like some feared (and others requested). One significant move involved a tweak from within, as the organization decided to move Brent Burns back to defense. GM Doug Wilson explained the logic to the Sharks website on Friday. We acquired him in a trade to be a stud defenseman...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

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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2 days 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
2 days 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
3 days 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...
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5 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
10 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...
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10 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
11 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...
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11 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
11 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
11 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...
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11 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...
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11 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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11 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
11 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
11 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
12 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
19 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
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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