Author: JD Young

Host of Locked on Sharks, saved the franchise once.

Three Things To Watch As Sharks Host Canes

The San Jose Sharks continue their season-opening homestand as the Carolina Hurricanes come to town for their one visit to the Tank this season. The Sharks are coming off a 2-1 shootout loss to the Colorado Avalanche that saw Mackenzie Blackwood go full Super Saiyan as he stopped 51 of 52 shots and only gave […]

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Three Things To Watch As Sharks Host Avalanche

The San Jose Sharks continue their homestand when the Colorado Avalanche visit on Saturday night. The Sharks are coming off a 4-1 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights, and the Avs took care of the LA Kings on Wednesday night. The Sharks played well against the Golden Knights for about 35 minutes before the wheels […]

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Three Observations From San Jose Sharks 4-1 Loss To Vegas Golden Knights

The San Jose Sharks opened their season with a familiar scene from last year. A loss. While the new-look Sharks did compete for about half the game, Vegas did show why they are the defending Stanley Cup Champions and dispatched the rebuilding team late in the second. Here are three observations from the game. Filip […]

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Tomas Hertl tries to score on Adin Hill

Three Things To Watch For As The Sharks Host The Golden Knights

The San Jose Sharks open their season against the defending champs, the Vegas Golden Knights. While both franchises are in different tiers when it comes to the NHL’s haves and have-nots. A new season brings new hope, even if that hope is a lottery ball in May. There are always things to learn about a […]

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San Jose Sharks Ink Jake Furlong To Entry-Level Contract

The San Jose Sharks announced that they have signed defenseman Jake Furlong to a three-year entry-level contract. Jake Furlong was selected in the fifth round of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft from the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL. Furlong scored four goals and 38 points in 67 games in his draft year. He also tallied […]

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Kaapo Kahkonen Season Preview

Twelve months ago, there was so much optimism around Kahkonen. It felt like the Sharks might have found an answer in the crease. The Sharks traded Adin Hill to the Vegas Golden Knights, hoping that Kahkonen would take the next step with James Reimer as the backup. Fast forward a year, and Hill has his […]

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Quentin Musty

Quentin Musty Signs Entry-Level Contract With The Sharks

The San Jose Sharks have signed first-round pick Quentin Musty to a standard entry-level contract. Musty was the 26th pick in the 2023 NHL Draft from the Sudbury Wolves in the Ontario Hockey League. A former first-overall pick in the OHL draft, Musty scored 26 goals and 78 points in 53 games last season. Despite […]

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Mackenzie Blackwood Season Preview

Can Mackenzie Blackwood turn back the clock? Pre-pandemic, Blackwood was seen as the goalie of the future for the New Jersey Devils. After several injury-plagued and, at times, bad seasons for the Devils, they were ready to turn the page. The San Jose Sharks acquired Blackwood’s signing rights days before the NHL draft for a […]

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Three Big Questions Surrounding the Sharks’ Defense

The San Jose Sharks enter a new era on the blue line. Gone are Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson, and for the first time in over 15 years, the Sharks do not have a clear puck-moving defenseman. This group is full of defense-first defensemen, and while this might have been a recipe for success in […]

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San Jose Barracuda Announce Del Mar Tigres Jerseys

The San Jose Barracuda announced a new specialty jersey they will debut this upcoming season. Barracuda employee Steven Quintero designed the Del Mar Tigres or their Cultura jerseys. The design draws from several Hispanic and Latinx cultures and will be worn three times this season by the Barracuda. The first time is on Saturday, October […]

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