Fantasy Hockey: Sleepers Review

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The All-Star break has come and gone, and it’s the perfect time to look back at preseason fantasy hockey sleepers for the 2019-20 season. Below, you’ll find a link to all four sleeper articles (one per division) from this past summer, plus an evaluation of their first-half performances. Some picks were right on the money. […] READ MORE


Why San Jose Sharks Coach Peter DeBoer May Be On a Short Leash

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The San Jose Sharks season is off to a slow start, with a record of 4-7-1. In truth, the record could be worse. Arguably, the Sharks have yet to outskate their opponent in any game this season. Head Coach Peter DeBoer presides over a talented line-up and while a slow start isn’t a reason for […] READ MORE


2019-20 San Jose Sharks Need More From Their Young Players

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The 2019-20 San Jose Sharks captain Logan Couture made headlines Wednesday due to the comments he made following the Sharks 4-3 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres. In response to a bad line change that gave Jack Eichel the game-winning goal, Couture said “it’s an inexcusable change. Two guys stayed out too long looking for […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Swiss Army Knife Barclay Goodrow

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Most NHL teams like to have a player which fits the mould of a Swiss Army knife. The sort of player with a variety of tools deployable in a wide variety of situations. Whatever the team needs at a given point in time, this player can meet the need. For the San Jose Sharks, Barclay […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Plan B: Patrick Marleau Returns

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In our season previews, our writers at Last Word On Hockey highlighted specific challenges facing the 2019 San Jose Sharks. We began by acknowledging the lack of depth, dove into greater discussion of the areas of vulnerability and covered in detail what the Sharks needed from their first month of the season as well as […] READ MORE


Watching The San Jose Sharks In October

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The list of things that need to get done for the San Jose Sharks in October of the 2019-20 campaign is a lengthy one. Head coach Peter DeBoer has a full plate between injuries, new players and even a suspension. What do Sharks fans need to watch for in the team’s 14 games in October? […] READ MORE


The San Jose Sharks Weakness

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The San Jose Sharks weakness comes from an unusually high number of unknowns for this time of year. Compared to the rest of the league, the roster turnover is modest. But compared to recent Sharks seasons, this one is a substantially different. The changes are largely a result of two things, the Sharks pursuit of […] READ MORE


The 2018-19 San Jose Sharks Season Team Review

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The San Jose Sharks ended an ‘all-in’ season in the Western Conference Final, six wins short of the Stanley Cup. We begin our multi-part series by reviewing the 2018-19 Sharks season. Over the course of this series, we’ll look at the team, the players, the coach and management. This will set the stage for a […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey Sleepers: 2019-20 Pacific Division

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Last Word on Hockey is starting a brand new series of fantasy hockey coverage. We’re kicking things off with a breakdown of each team’s biggest fantasy hockey sleepers to target in the mid-to-late rounds of your draft. The series will cover each division in separate articles. Note: All fantasy rankings, position eligibilities, and statistical categories […] READ MORE


Kevin Labanc Re-Signed by San Jose Sharks

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The San Jose Sharks have announced a new contract for their restricted free agent, Kevin Labanc. Kevin Labanc re-signed in San Jose for one-year deal. Financial terms are yet to be disclosed. Labanc was coming off his entry-level deal with the Sharks. As a former late draft pick, Labanc proved to be a steal and […] READ MORE