San Jose Sharks

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Three Candidates for the San Jose Sharks’ 14th overall pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

Fans of the San Jose Sharks can finally anticipate a brighter future. Following a disheartening season where San Jose finished at the bottom of the league (19-54-9), the Sharks won the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery, allowing the team to draft projected first-overall pick Macklin Celebrini during next month’s NHL Draft in Las Vegas. Though Celebrini […]

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Cayden Lindstrom from the Medicine Hat Tigers

Three Candidates for the Blue Jackets’ Fourth Overall Pick in the 2024 NHL Draft

Earlier this week, the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery was held, and the Columbus Blue Jackets are getting the fourth overall pick in this year’s draft. The San Jose Sharks were drawn for the first pick, and the Chicago Blackhawks received the second pick. The other 14 teams were ordered inversely from where their 2023-24 season […]

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The Devils Should Bring Back Kähkönen In Tandem With Jake Allen

WHY KÄHKÖNEN IS THE SMARTEST MOVE FOR NJ 1. Stellar Performance and Shutout Record Kaapo Kähkönen has already made a significant impact in his short time with the Devils. In a late game in March against the New York Islanders, a game I was in attendance for, he secured a 4-0 victory and earned his first shutout […]

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NHL Draft Lottery balls

Quick Guide to the 2024 NHL Draft Lottery

The 2024 NHL Draft Lottery is set to take place on Tuesday, May 7, 2024, at the NHL Network’s studio in Secaucus, New Jersey. The 16 teams that find themselves in the draft lottery can move up in the draft, but only the top 11 can land a chance at drafting first overall later in […]

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Mike Grier

San Jose Sharks Fire Head Coach David Quinn

In a sudden change of events, the San Jose Sharks have fired head coach David Quinn. The 57-year-old coach posted a 41-98-25 record in 164 games with the Sharks on incredibly awful teams. This is a decision that shouldn’t have fallen on the coach or the players. The San Jose Sharks were intentionally terrible this […]

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NHL Game Recap: San Jose Sharks vs. Edmonton Oilers | 4/15/2024

The San Jose Sharks, who have been struggling, visited the Edmonton Oilers in their final regular-season home game on Monday night, where Edmonton’s captain Connor McDavid finally made a comeback. Edmonton’s coach, Kris Knoblauch, began the game with a slight shake-up in the lines, with Henrique-McDavid-Hyman on the top line and RNH-Draisaitl-Foegele on the second […]

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Blackhawks Improved From Being Down 4, 5-4 OT Victory vs. San Jose Sharks | 3/23/2024

It was a negative start for the Blackhawks as the San Jose Sharks had a 2-0 lead in the first, however, Chicago put a strong effort into the second and the third with a great comeback. Just 18 seconds into overtime, Seth Jones scored the game-winning goal for the 5-4 final on Saturday, March 23rd […]

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When Can Newly-Drafted Prospects Break Through Into The NHL?

When do or can prospects make the jump to the NHL/AHL level? Most NHL prospects take 3-5 years post-draft to reach the NHL, with less than a third of first-rounders making an NHL team. Factors like skill development and individual progression dictate the timeline. Additionally, a strict NHL-CHL agreement impacts where prospects can play, depending on age. Any player under the age of 20 is ineligible to play in the AHL. NHL Entry Draft intricacies, entry-level contracts, Russian political issues and AHL stints shape a prospect’s journey.

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Riding the Wave: How the Arizona Coyotes Can Keep Winning Streak Alive

It’s been awhile since the words “winning streak” and “Arizona Coyotes” have been able to be used in the same sentence. The Coyotes have struggled to string together more than two consecutive wins since their five game winning streak over the past five Stanley Cup Champions that spanned from November 25th (2-0 W @ Las […]

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New Columbus Blue Jacket Alexander Nylander

The Meteoric Rise of Alexander Nylander

During a season, many NHL records will be broken, and new ones will be set. Some are personal, franchise, or league-wide records. The Columbus Blue Jackets have broken several previous records this year, although the records have not been very positive. They currently lead the league in having the most games lost where they were […]

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