San Jose Sharks Facing a Lengthy Rebuild

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For the San Jose Sharks, heading into the concluding games of a second consecutive poor season, there is a single question that will pervade the organization. At this point, it is beyond clear this team needs to begin a rebuilding phase. This is not a ‘one player away’ scenario. Semantics, terms like resetting or reload, […] READ MORE


Doug Wilson Era With the San Jose Sharks: Part 3

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In our third and final part of the series on San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson, we examine the last few seasons and how the team and its executive leader have fared since its inflection point. In the first part, we covered his history, in the second part, how three critical decisions formed the […] READ MORE


Doug Wilson Era With the San Jose Sharks: Part 2

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In Part 1 of our series, we reviewed much of San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson and his history with the Sharks. In this part, we’ll look at the three decisions Wilson made which created the team’s core. Doug Wilson and Three Transformative Decisions Doug Wilson made three decisions early in his general manager […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Brent Burns Future is Unclear

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After four straight playoff appearances, the San Jose Sharks have sunk back into the depths of the league. What was once considered a Cup contender is now a rebuilder, with very little cap room and multiple large contracts, both in term and average annual value. As a result, the Sharks are in a precarious situation with […] READ MORE


Finding the Formula to make for an Intriguing San Jose Sharks Season

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The upcoming 2021 NHL season promises to be filled with surprises and challenges. For the San Jose Sharks, the expectations are low, the challenges substantial. A good season will be a surprise. And yet, there is a San Jose Sharks formula for hope. The Formula for a Good San Jose Sharks Season If the Sharks […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson Races Against Time

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Not many summers in the life of the San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson will be as momentous as this one. The clock finally ran out on the absurdity of Wilson’s absence from the Hockey Hall of Fame. To be blunt, Wilson was on too many lists where he was the only one to have accomplished […] READ MORE




2019-20 San Jose Sharks Season Review: The Defencemen

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The 2019-20 San Jose Sharks were designed to win from the blue line. The Sharks season featured three premium defencemen. Two had Norris Trophy wins, a third won an Olympic gold medal. In terms of salary cap hit among NHL defencemen, these players are first, tied for fifth and 14th. Previously: Season Overview Previously: The […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Team of the Decade

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Last Word On Hockey brings our Team of the Decade series. We will dive into the best player at each position this decade for every organization. The biggest and best at each position, with the most memorable moments in franchise history. Here is the San Jose Sharks decade lineup. San Jose Sharks Decade Team Left-Wing: Patrick […] READ MORE