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SHARKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

What Will The Sharks Dressing Room Be Like?

from Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea, From the outside, particularly from some media that aren’t regularly in the dressing room or coach’s office, the team has been on the receiving end of some pretty harsh criticism. Some of it is certainly warranted. The Sharks were unable to trade either Thornton or Marleau, and signing the pair to three-year contract extensions with no trade...
Via Kukla's Korner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thornton on losing captaincy: 'It's a big responsibility so it's a little strange when they take it away from you'

The San Jose Sharks announced on Wednesday that captain Joe Thornton and alternate captain Patrick Marleau (who was stripped of the captaincy in 2009) will come into training camp without letters on their jersey.  "We are going to have a fresh slate at training camp as far as leadership goes," Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told David Pollak of the San Jose Mercury News...
Via Hockey Fan Land
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Raffi Torres could miss half the season

Sharks left wing Raffi Torres must undergo a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular-season games last season, the team announced. That could cause him to miss half the season. The problem developed after an infection from the ACL repair that Torres underwent last fall after a preseason collision with Anaheim Ducks forward Emerson Etem...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can San Jose Live Up To Lofty Expectations In 2014-2015?

s/t to Guest Writer Mitchell Sansader. For the last few seasons, the San Jose Sharks have been one of the most successful teams in the Western Conference in the NHL. They have a lot of talent on offense and defense, but they have been unable to break through and actually win a Stanley Cup up to this point. While there are many people expecting them to have success this upcoming year...
Via Goon's World
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sharks strip Joe Thornton of captaincy, may not have told him about it

The San Jose Sharks have stripped Joe Thornton of his captaincy. While they were at it, they also stripped Patrick Marleau of the “A” on his uniform. The change is reportedly due to the fact the Sharks want to enter training camp with a clean slate. The club has tried to make it clear they are not stripping the players of their letter, but rather trying to start on a fresh page...
Via Puck Drunk Love
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks' Torres has surgery on right knee

  San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee. General manager Doug Wilson announced the news Wednesday, about one month before the start of training camp. Torres initially got hurt last preseason and underwent surgery for a torn ACL. He returned in late...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks F Torres undergoes surgery on right knee

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will miss the start of the upcoming season after undergoing surgery for an infection in his previously surgically repaired right knee. General manager Doug Wilson announced the news Wednesday, about one month before the start of training camp. Torres initially got hurt last preseason and underwent surgery for a torn ACL...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Thornton No Longer Sharks Captain, San Jose To Enter Training Camp With No Captains

Joe Thornton is no longer the captain of the San Jose Sharks. Sharks general manager Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan announced Wednesday that the team will not have a captain to begin training camp in September, along with zero alternate captains. And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts.— David Pollak (@PollakOnSharks...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Raffi Torres Will Miss More Time And The Sharks’ Captaincy Up For Grabs

via tweets from David Pollak, SJSharks says Raffi Torres will miss first few months of season after repeat surgery on right knee  because of infection. And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts. McLellan doesn't call it a "stripping" of the captaincy, says competition will be open and Thornton, like anyone...
Via Kukla's Korner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan talks about the Sharks’ ‘rebuild’

NHL.com's Dan Rosen asked San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan 5 questions, and the first one got right to the heart of the "rebuilding" matter: People are curious about what's going on in San Jose when Doug Wilson brings up the term rebuild. Can you explain the philosophy regarding what this offseason is about for the Sharks? "We want to reset the...
Via Kukla's Korner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks, Kings to play outdoor game at 49ers’ new stadium

The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that the San Jose Sharks will be the home team against the Los Angeles Kings at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara on Feb. 21, 2015 as part of the 2015 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series. “The growing excitement around NHL hockey in California hockey, the intensity of last season’s playoff series between these teams and the state-of-the...
Via Sports-Glory
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Same Old San Jose Sharks

#488462015 / gettyimages.com The San Jose Sharks ranked fifth with the best record during the regular season, proving themselves capable of matching their tough competition. However, the Sharks did not fare too well in their last play-off game against the Kings. General Manager Doug Wilson decided to make some changes to the team after the disappointing loss, and described undergoing...
Via Beyond The Benches
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Sharks News: Justin Braun's Extension Forthcoming

With San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun on the last year of his contract, discussions have started about a contract extension.#488461673 / gettyimages.com“Nothing yet. We will be talking more later in the month after Justin’s wedding,” Braun's agent, Neil Sheehy told CSNBayArea.This 27-year-old is currently on the last year of a three-year $3.75 million contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

What’s The Solution For The San Jose Sharks?

#488462015 / gettyimages.com Looking back at the 2013-2014 NHL season, San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson must be scratching his head. What went wrong? The Shark’s management team had put together a roster that was able to finish fifth in the NHL while scoring the sixth most goals and allowing the fifth fewest goals against. The Sharks were first in Corsi for and also...
Via Beyond The Benches
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mikhail Grabovski strikes back at Jeremy Roenick

Jeremy Roenick dishes it. But will he be able to take it? Grabovski Instagrammed a response to Roenick’s harsh criticism of his new contract with the Islanders. Here is the screen grab, via i.imgur: Roenick is no stranger to feuds, but very rarely do we see someone strike back at him. Grabovski’s poke at Roenick wasn’t as good as Patrick Roy, who once destroyed Roenick, but...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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