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SHARKS RUMORS & GOSSIP

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 Pro Sports Daily
4 hours 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 Bloguin Best
4 hours 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
5 hours 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
6 hours 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
7 hours 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
7 hours 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
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Todd McLellan teases Sharks captain change, redefines ‘rebuild’

“The rebuild is committed to. The players that fit for now and the future, their growth is going to be the primary thing. … Remember where we’re trying to get to. It’s not about here, it’s about there.” – Sharks GM Doug Wilson, June 2014 “We’re a tomorrow team … This is a phase that this organization has never gone into in the past, and maybe should have many...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 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
14 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
18 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
20 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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

A Lot Of Toughness In San Jose

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, On Oct. 8, when San Jose opens the 2014-15 season against Los Angeles, it’s possible John Scott, Mike Brown, and Micheal Haley could be in uniform. The Sharks re-signed Brown, acquired from Edmonton last season, to a two-year extension. They locked up Scott and Haley on the free market. Scott is the most dangerous fighter in the...
Via Kukla's Korner
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Mirco Mueller Could Join San Jose Sharks Blueline

He is fluent in German, French, English and hockey, and this year Mirco Mueller is looking to secure a spot on the San Jose Sharks blueline. The six-foot-three defenseman impressed many at the 2013 NHL Combine when he lasted longer than any other prospect at the VO2 Max test with a time of 14:30. The test is used to determine an athlete’s cardiovascular fitness and aerobic endurance...
Via Beyond The Benches
25 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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