It’s been a turbulent year for the San Jose Sharks. At this time last year we were all talking about one thing that turned into many things, the blown 3-0 series lead against the Los Angeles Kings, Doug Wilson and Todd McLellan’s job status and trading away aging forwards Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau. 1,213 more words
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To be fair, it was time for Todd McLellan to go.
Despite over 300 wins, two Western Conference Finals appearances and a reputation as one of the NHL’s better coaches, the writing was on the wall last year — San Jose missed the playoffs for the first time in the McLellan era, and Sharks GM Doug Wilson all but admitted the dismissal, which was classified as a mutual parting of ways, had to be made. 452 more words
After a year in which playing without a captain proved to be a massive distraction, the San Jose Sharks are reversing course for 2015-16 — in fact, one of the first things new head coach Peter DeBoer confirmed upon getting hired is that… 340 more words
Throughout the month of August, PHT will be dedicating a day to all 30 NHL clubs. Today’s team? The San Jose Sharks.
After suffering a reverse sweep at the hands of the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the 2014 playoffs, Sharks GM Doug Wilson declared San Jose a… 369 more words
Season in Review
It was supposed to be a “rebuild on the fly” in San Jose, but things weren’t pretty. The Sharks finished the season at 40-33-9 (89 points), earning them fifth place in the Pacific Division and 10 points away from their 11th consecutive playoff birth. 755 more words