San Jose Sharks

We’re up to the San Jose Sharks coaching staff in our review of the 2017-18 season. The prior articles are here: When it comes to San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer, it’s never simple. By any objective measure, DeBoer has taken this team at least as far as it should have gone in each of
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The Sharks have officially entered the 2018 offseason after their Game 6 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights. Players and management will take a few days to digest the heartbreaking end to their season, but after that, it’s back to work. Doug Wilson has an important summer ahead of him and can alter the franchise’s
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For the second straight game, the San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights finished regulation tied at three. For the second straight game, the Sharks overcame a two goal deficit and tied the game. And, for the second straight game, the Sharks got their most effective offense from power forwards. More specifically, from power forwards
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The Anaheim Ducks finished the regular season with five consecutive victories and a 26-10-5 home record. Things were looking up for them as they got to open the postseason at home against the San Jose Sharks. Those positive feelings quickly disappeared. The Sharks dominated the Ducks en route to a convincing 3-0 victory in Game
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Not many people circled the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and San Jose Sharks on March 26 as a big game. For the Blackhawks, it was another game in a lost season. Key players, including captain Jonathan Toews and top goalie Corey Crawford, were missing. For the Sharks, however, it was perhaps as crucial a
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On Mar. 9, 2017, the San Jose Sharks played their 66th game of the season when they hosted the Washington Capitals. The Caps would go on to win the Presidents’ Trophy as the team with the best regular season record. But, on this night, the game was controlled by the Sharks. Eventual Norris Trophy winner
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Following the 5-3 loss to their division rival, the Vegas Golden Knights, San Jose Sharks head coach Peter DeBoer held a testy postgame press conference. Already (rightfully) upset over both the officiating and an injury to Joel Ward, he was asked about Brent Burns ‘two-way game’ and responded, “he’s our most dynamic guy, there’s no doubt.”
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Joe Thornton’s injury was a setback for this San Jose Sharks team, and in the first few games in his absence, the Sharks seemed to forget who they were. In the last two games, they remembered. For San Jose, winning comes from three main areas: defense, goaltending and special teams. Their formula is simple. Play
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I’ve been reading and listening to various concerns about the San Jose Sharks and one keeps popping up. It’s a concern about current and future salary cap space. I’m not buying it. I’ve looked over the Sharks’ salary cap situation previously and wasn’t concerned. But since concerns are out there, I thought it’s time to
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It is not hard to explain the success of the San Jose Sharks this season. They are stingy on defense and solid in goal. But even so, they are below average at even strength. Where the Sharks are above average is on special teams. On special teams, the Sharks have been very special. For the
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Starting last Thursday, the San Jose Sharks, combined with their alumni group, played four games on four consecutive evenings. While each provided something interesting, one game was especially important. Thursday: San Jose Sharks v Carolina Hurricanes The Sharks came to the rink at SAP Center to face Carolina, apparently not quite on time. Carolina jumped out
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The Background of the Marc-Edouard Vlasic Trade Marc-Edouard Vlasic (Ivanmakarov, www.creativecommons.org) Throughout most of his career in San Jose, Miikka Kiprusoff lurked in the shadow of Evgeni Nabokov in the Sharks’ crease. During his tenure, the Finnish netminder never started more than 22 games in teal in a single season and held inconsistent numbers over the
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