Sharks make a blockbuster deal for Brent Burns

I said in a post earlier today to not be surprised if the Sharks made a move for a defenseman. Well, they did. The Sharks traded Devin Setoguchi, Charlie Coyle and their first round pick to Minnesota for Brent Burns […]

Logan Couture finishes as the runner-up for the Calder

Logan Couture finished second in the Calder Trophy voting as the NHL Rookie of the Year. Predictably, Jeff Skinner won. I stated Couture’s case for the Calder back in April. Couture had a lot of things going against him as […]

Sharks 2011 draft picks

The 2011 NHL Draft is tonight, and while I know next to nothing about the draft, I can tell you what picks the Sharks have. 1st round: 28th overall 2nd round: 59th overall (29th pick of the round because Montreal […]

Sharks re-sign restricted free agent Devin Setoguchi

The Sharks have re-signed right wing Devin Setoguchi to a three year contract. Setoguchi was a restricted free agent. The deal is for $9M ($3M cap hit). Setoguchi has frustrated the front office, the coaching staff and fans with his […]

Assistant coach Trent Yawney will not return to the Sharks

Sharks assistant coach Trent Yawney will not return to the bench after three years with the organization. Yanwey said that he would like to pursue a head coaching opportunity. He wants to be a head coach in the NHL again, […]

Scott Nichol and Jamal Mayers will not be re-signed

Veterans Scott Nichol and Jamal Mayers will not be re-signed by the Sharks. General Manager Doug Wilson said on Monday that they are not part of the future plans of the team. Both players were unrestricted free agents on July […]

Niclas Wallin signs with Luleå (Sweden)

After ten seasons in the NHL, Niclas Wallin is returning home to Sweden to play for Luleå, according to this report. He played for them during the lockout in 2004-05. Wallin was acquired by the Sharks (along with a fifth round […]

2011 Offseason: Important players signed for 2011-12

The Sharks have 14 players that can realistically make the opening day roster signed for this upcoming season. They are: Dany Heatley ($7.5M) Joe Thornton ($7M) Patrick Marleau ($6.9M) Dan Boyle ($6.666667M) Joe Pavelski ($4M) Antti Niemi ($3.8M) Marc-Edouard Vlasic […]

Charlie Coyle invited to U.S. Junior Camp

Charlie Coyle was invited to the National Junior Evaluation Camp by USA Hockey. The camp will take place this August in Lake Placid, NY and will help determine who will play for the U.S. in the IIHF World U20 Championship […]

2011 Offseason: Sharks’ Free Agents

Here is a list of Sharks players that do not have a contract for next season (this past year’s salary in parenthesis) *Played in the NHL last season +Had a two-way contract -Was on an entry level deal Ian White, […]

Sharks retain Abeltshauser, let go of two players

The Sharks issued a bonafide contract offer to German defenseman Konrad Abeltshauser. He was taken in the sixth round last season. He’s spent the last two seasons with the Halifax Mooseheads of the QMJHL (Quebec Major Junior Hockey League) and […]

What the Thrashers’ move to Winnipeg means for the Sharks

The Atlanta Thrashers franchise is moving to Winnipeg. The not yet named team will start playing this upcoming season. For now, they will stay in the Southeast Division. But for the 2012-13 season, we will probably see some sort of […]