The Sharks have cut their training camp roster down to 46 — where does that leave the rest of the rookies? The San Jose Sharks’ training camp began with a roster full of prospects who had impressed the team during development camp and showed promise during the Rookie Faceoff Tournament.
San Jose Sharks forward Tomas Hertl has had his name discussed a ton by both fans and media over the past month. It all started when rumors came out suggesting the 27-year-old was unhappy with the Sharks organization and may be looking for a change of scenery.
The NHL said Tuesday it found no evidence Evander Kane bet on league games but also said it has opened a new investigation into the Sharks veteran for "unrelated allegations of potential wrongdoing that were brought to the league's attention."
San Jose Sharks prospects participated in the rookie faceoff tournament in Arizona. This is becoming a yearly tradition with Western Conference teams participating, and this year, that included the Colorado Avalanche, Arizona Coyotes, Anaheim Ducks, Vegas Golden Knights, and Los Angeles Kings.
The Sharks rookies and goaltender Benjamin Gaudreau secure a 5-2 win over Vegas. After a stunning 8-4 Game 1 defeat at the hands of the Anaheim Ducks’ rookies (led by Trevor Zegras and Jamie Drysdale), the San Jose Sharks rookies bounced back for a 5-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights prospects in Game 2.
The NHL media tour took place this past week as players make their way back in preparation for the 2021-22 season. There have been a great number of interviews conducted with excellent insights into some of the top storylines.
The Seattle Kraken have signed center Ryan Donato according to Rogers Sportsnet on Monday. The terms of the deal are for one year and $750,000. The Kraken will be the fourth National Hockey League franchise Donato will have played for.
The University of North Dakota will be losing another veteran player. Today, forward Jasper Weatherby, who would’ve been a senior, signed a professional contract with the San Jose Sharks organization. Weatherby becomes the 43rd NCAA player to sign a professional contract and the eighth UND player from last season’s team.