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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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Sharks face season’s toughest test against Blackhawks

The San Jose Sharks have delighted fans with a fast start, winning seven straight to open the season before dropping a skills competition shootout decision to Nashville and a 2-1 squeaker to Anaheim. But outside of a convincing 4-1 win … Continue reading

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Spezza out two months; Bruins watch Northeast Division opponents grow progressively shittier

Here’s your semi-bi-regular-weekly top five list of primarily random and unconnected observations from around the NHL. 1. Ottawa Senators forward Jason Spezza will miss up to two months after undergoing back surgery. In an ordinary NHL season, missing February and … Continue reading

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Patrick Marleau is pretty good at hockey

For a guy who so clearly would rather avoid attention, negative or positive, Patrick Marleau sure has managed to generate a lot of press. Some of it has to do with being the longest tenured member and former captain of … Continue reading

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