Monthly Archives: February 2013

Friday Five (on a Monday): Brouwer and Semin not sitting in a tree, Ryane Clowe sitting in the press box

1. Troy Brouwer on Alexander Semin, who makes his return to Washington as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday: “Some nights you didn’t even know if he was gonna come to the rink,” Brouwer said. “It’s tough to … Continue reading

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Joe Thornton on the block? Probably not, but expect changes from the San Jose Sharks

According to TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger, the San Jose Sharks are willing and ready to make a deal. Like everyone else in the world, they would like that deal to be for a top-nine forward – and with the … Continue reading

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Todd McLellan’s incessant line juggling makes me want to punt Baxter

First off, a little background. For, I don’t know, the past decade, give or take a year, the San Jose Sharks have lacked a legitimately serviceable third line. Based on the third lines iced by teams that have won the … Continue reading

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What a bad year in lockout-shortened season might mean for impending free agents

The contract year. Such a magical mystery. Do players really turn it on to a new level the season before they’re up for a new deal? Could a player that is so motivated by money really just flip a switch … Continue reading

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Raffi Torres is still a giant dick hole; Sharks cursed?

It’s Thursday, and you know what that means! Time for your Friday Five. Why? Because it’s ironic, like hipsters, or that Alanis Morissette song that’s ironically not really about irony. 

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NHL officials are apparently terrible at calling head shots, what’s the solution?

Last night, San Jose Sharks forward Andrew Desjardins delivered a beautiful and entirely legal hit on Chicago’s Jamal Mayers (VIDEO). The Blackhawks winger was clearly dazed by the hit, but popped up pretty quickly, no worse for the wear. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

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15 NHL players who have sucked a surprising amount of ass to start the season

Board the struggle bus with these disappointing slow starters!

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