Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom

Free agency opens October 9 and that means the Vancouver Canucks are watching their window to sign goalie Jacob Markstrom shrink by the day. There is still time to get something done and sign the 30-year-old to a new deal, but there are reasons to believe things aren’t going smoothly. Reports out of Vancouver suggestContinue reading “Canucks: Anticipating Life After Jacob Markstrom”

2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks were just two wins removed from making it to the Stanley Cup Final last season, so they didn’t see fit to make many changes over the course of the summer. That said, the club will have to make do without Joe Pavelski and forwards Joonas Donskoi and Gustav Nyquist. There wereContinue reading “2019-2020 Season Preview: San Jose Sharks”

What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks posted another quality regular season record in 2018-2019, finishing second in the Pacific Division and second in the Western Conference. They clinched their playoff spot in March and advanced to the Western Conference Final, eventually falling to the Blues in six games. The Sharks produced a 46-27-9 record, good for 101Continue reading “What Went Wrong: San Jose Sharks”

Playoff Preview: Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights already have a nice rivalry and that’ll be on display when they meet in the first round. Last season, the Golden Knights defeated the Sharks in the second round and outscored them 22-14 over six games. They went on to the Stanley Cup Final. This time around,Continue reading “Playoff Preview: Vegas Golden Knights vs. San Jose Sharks”