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The Stanley Cup and a Player’s Legacy

The Stanley Cup is one of hockey’s biggest prizes. Not everyone has the privilege of winning one. But should it define a player’s career?

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On the Powerplay – Sharks Meltdown, Red Hot Rangers and Playoff Rivals

This week we discuss Joe Thornton and Doug Wilson’s meltdown, the Red Hot Rangers, and potential first round matchups seeing Playoff Rivals meet again.


What Should The San Jose Sharks Do?

Considered one of the best teams in the NHL this past decade, the San Jose Sharks have reached a crossroads. For the first time in years, they are in a fight to make the playoffs as everything from management, the lack of a captain and goaltending have been under fire. The Sharks didn’t do much at the trade deadline so…

Vancouver Canucks v San Jose Sharks

Will Vancouver or San Jose Break Their Playoff Curses?

Currently the Vancouver Canucks are sitting comfortably above the playoff line with a 12-5-0 record, good for first place in the Western Conference, while the San Jose Sharks are in a precarious tie for 8th with the Winnipeg Jets (though the Jets have a game in hand). Within the last decade both clubs have come close to winning the Stanley…

Los Angeles Kings v San Jose Sharks - Game Seven

Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 San Jose Sharks

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and eventually…

Marleau Thornton

What Are “Chokers”: The San Jose Sharks Playoff Failures

In the first round of the 2013-14 NHL playoffs, the San Jose Sharks were eliminated by the Los Angeles Kings in seven games for the second straight year. But what made the Sharks’ defeat by the eventual Stanley Cup Champions such a monumental occurrence this time around was that they had jumped out to a 3-0 series lead to start the…

San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Three

Sharks to Start Season Without Captains

It was announced yesterday that the San Jose Sharks will start the 2014-15 NHL campaign without a captain, nor any alternates. While that likely won’t come as a surprise to many as the Sharks blew a 3-0 series lead to the eventual Stanley Cup champions (the LA Kings), what is odd is the fact that Thornton could potentially earn back his…

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