Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation

As almost everyone knows, Joe Thornton has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs announced their new hire Friday. Thornton signed a one-year contract for the league minimum salary of $700,000. There are no bonuses involved in the contract, so what you see is what you get. The 41-year-old is currently skating with HCContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation”

Sharks: Coronavirus Threatens Remaining Home Games at SAP Center

Count the San Jose Sharks as the first NHL team to make a serious move to adhere to regulations regarding the coronavirus outbreak. The County of Santa Clara Public Health Department announced Monday that there was a ban on public and private gatherings of 1,000 people or more. The ban goes into effect Thursday. TheContinue reading “Sharks: Coronavirus Threatens Remaining Home Games at SAP Center”

Sharks: With Hertl Out for Season, Is Finally Time to Rebuild?

The San Jose Sharks will be without forward Tomas Hertl for the remainder of the season, the team announced Thursday. Hertl has a torn ACL and MCL in his left knee. The 26-year-old was forced to leave his club’s game against the Vancouver Canucks Wednesday after just about 1:10 in ice time. He appeared toContinue reading “Sharks: With Hertl Out for Season, Is Finally Time to Rebuild?”

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”