So, will Max Domi be back? NHL Watcher: According to Pierre McGuire, that answer is no. During a radio hit on TSN 690 our of Montreal, McGuire mentioned it is rather apparent that the forward will not be back. This surprises few people but the next question is where does he wind up? Possible destinations
Just before the trade deadline, the San Jose Sharks traded penalty-kill specialist Barclay Goodrow to the Tampa Bay Lighting. In exchange for Goodrow and a third-round draft pick, the Sharks received a first-round pick in the upcoming draft and Anthony Greco, a career AHLer. Now, the Sharks need to replace the effective penalty-killing skills that
The San Jose Sharks’ blue line is stacked with household hockey names, like Brent Burns, Erik Karlsson, and Marc-Édouard Vlasic. As these stars age, younger players will be asked to step up. While most attention has been focused on Ryan Merkley, San Jose’s undisputed top prospect, rookie Mario Ferraro was the most impressive young Shark
After a dismal 2019-20 regular season, the San Jose Sharks didn’t qualify for the expanded 24-team playoffs. There are however several former Sharks’ who have moved on to other teams and are helping in the postseason. Let’s take a look at where the former Sharks are and much they are contributing to their team’s success.
Joe Thornton is an unrestricted free agent this offseason and he has a chance to pick his next move. Should the Sharks make an offer to keep him around or thank him for his service and move on? The San Jose Sharks are not happy right now, and rightfully so. Usually a staple in the
When the NHL free agency period begins on Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. PST, San Jose Sharks’ general manager Doug Wilson will have around $14 million in cap room to spend in free agency, looking to turn the Sharks around from one of their worst seasons in team history. To Wilson’s credit, he’s already done
Could Joe Thornton end up playing in Switzerland for a bit? Sportsnet: (NHLrumors.com transcription) Elliotte Friendman on Headlines on Joe Thornton playing some games in Switzerland. “Joe Thornton, every August he goes to Switzerland. Now, we know the Sharks won’t be playing until December, and the NHL and NHLPA have allowed players to sign overseas
Some realistic and blockbuster trade targets for the Buffalo Sabres John Vogl of The Athletic: The Buffalo Sabres have just 10 players under contract for next season. New GM Kevyn Adams has eight restricted free agents to deal with, but he’ll have some cap space to possibly get creative with. There are many teams this
Trading Cirelli or Sergachev is a last resort for Lightning Joe Smith of The Athletic: (mailbag) Teams like the Minnesota Wild and Buffalo Sabres would be interested in restricted free agent center Anthony Cirelli IF the Tampa Bay Lightning had to trade one of their RFAs. Mikhail Sergachev would also get a lot of interest.
With no NHL regular-season games to be played until at least December 2020, there isn’t much news regarding the San Jose Sharks these days. The only news seems to relate to the draft, and since they traded their pick to the Ottawa Senators, the fanfare for their poor season is subdued. It was exciting to
No update on Boughner’s coaching status Kevin Kurz: San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson on Bob Boughner‘s status: “The process continues and there is nothing to update on Boogie’s situation.” Ducks mailbag Eric Stephens of The Athletic: (mailbag) The Anaheim Ducks have already re-signed restricted free agents Christian Djoos, Brendan Guhle, and now Troy Terry.
Who the Sharks may protect for the Seattle expansion draft Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: For the Vegas expansion draft, the San Jose Sharks got a little lucky as they lost David Schlemko and not Brenden Dillon or Barclay Goodrow. This go around with the Seattle expansion draft, the Sharks may be hoping that they
The Red Wings could have the cap space to go after a home state defenseman Matt Larkin of The Hockey News: The Detroit Red Wings didn’t have good enough assets at the trade deadline to get them an extra first-round pick, but they were able to land a couple of seconds. $11 million comes off
Sharks who could be back and who are likely gone Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: Looking at some San Jose Sharks who have played their last game with the team and who should be back. Melker Karlsson – An injury before the trade deadline likely prevented him from being traded. There is a mutual interest
Some offseason questions for each of the team that didn’t make the playoffs Josh Beneteau of Sportsnet: Questions for each of the seven teams that didn’t qualify for the 24-team playoff format. Detroit Red Wings – How many of their pending free agents will be back next season? None of their UFAs including Jimmy Howard
Kevin Kurz of The Athletic: San Jose Sharks GM Doug Wilson said they’ve already started their season review process. They were expecting to compete for the Stanley Cup this season, but things didn’t go as planned. Many of the Sharks core players are locked up on big, long-term deals, so they’ll have to re-tool on
In today’s NHL rumor rundown, the NHL has officially honored a few stars with awards, putting any debate to rest about where the play-in points might go. In Montreal, the Montreal Canadiens got good news and potentially bad news. The Toronto Maple Leafs are adding a prospect to their playoff roster, and the San Jose
Canucks blue line could have a different look next season Iain MacIntyre of Sportsnet: (mailbag) The Vancouver Canucks blue line next season could have a different look. Alex Edler, Tyler Myers and Quinn Hughes will be back but Chris Tanev and Troy Stecher could be cap casualties. Tanev is a UFA and Stecher is a