The team will be without Tomas Hertl against the Blues on Saturday. After postponing what would have been Thursday night’s game against the Vegas Golden Knights due to a positive COVID-19 test, the San Jose Sharks have reported no new positive tests.
The upcoming game between the Sharks and Golden Knights has been postponed. San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl has landed on the NHL’s COVID-19 protocols after testing positive for the coronavirus this morning.
San Jose sits seventh in the West standings and hasn't played since losing to the Minnesota Wild on Monday. The first-place Golden Knights also haven't competed since Monday when they defeated the Colorado Avalanche.
In the last three games, Captain Logan Couture has accounted for three goals and one assist. After a nail-biter against St. Louis that almost saw the Sharks blowing a 4-1 lead, Couture made all the difference in lifting the team over the top to victory.
The San Jose Sharks picked up three of four possible points in a wild series against the St. Louis Blues, technically giving them the series win. This two-game set saw the Sharks blow a multiple-goal lead and allow a tying goal in the last minute of a game they lost, yet the team should still feel proud of the efforts they had in both games.
Somehow, Evander Kane — who makes $7 million per season and has made no less than $5.25 million since 2012/13 — is claiming he’s broke, and a bankruptcy statement suggests gambling, dependents and houses, among other things are to blame.
Some say the best course of action for the San Jose Sharks is a full-blown rebuild. Others believe what GM Doug Wilson believes, which is that the Sharks can be competitive this season and a rebuild is not the right way to go.