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Fear The Fin Jul 8, 2016

The Daily Chum: On the strangely uncertain future of Patrick Marleau

Or maybe it’s very certain. I don’t know. If you asked me three years ago if I thought Patrick Marleau would play his entire career as a member of the San Jose Sharks, my facial expression would give away my answer. Of course Marleau will retire a Shark, I would have said. I can’t imagine him in a color other than teal would come next. Today? July 7, 2016? I’m not so sure. Things have gotten a little weird around Marleau over the past couple of years and I’m not certain any of that is his fault. The usual, boring drivel arose after the reverse sweep, obviously, but things seemed...
San Jose Mercury News Jul 5, 2016

Patrick Marleau adopted ice cat Jo Pavelski

Black cat who ran across SAP Center ice has a new home with the Sharks' all-time leading scorer.
Fear The Fin Jul 2, 2016

2015-16 Sharks Season in Review: Patrick Marleau

Patrick Marleau had kind of a weird year. He showed more signs of decline, allegedly wanted to be traded and then bumped between the second and third lines throughout the Sharks playoff run. He did end up adopting a very cute cat, though. Marleau finished the year with 48 points, dropping from 57 last year and 70 the year before that. While he still had trademark speed, his finishing and playmaking just wasn’t what it used to be. Marleau now fits in more as a speedy winger who provides some scoring rather than a player who can actually carry play. As he enters the final year of his...
Fear The Fin Jun 30, 2016

Patrick Marleau’s family adopted Jo Pawvelski

Life is good. We’ve got some good news to share on the Jo Pawvelski front. In case you’d forgotten, a small black cat found its way onto the SAP Center ice prior to a playoff game against the Nashville Predators. The cat, eventually named Jo Pawvelski, provided a fairly long streak of good luck to the Sharks. While we knew Jo had been adopted, we didn’t know by whom. Until today. It appears that the Marleaus took in Jo Pawvelski — at least, according to this picture Christina Marleau posted on Twitter. Jo (Marleau) is doing so well. Adopt or donate to help animals in need!...
Fear The Fin Jun 26, 2016

What do the Sharks need this offseason?

We look at the holes in the current roster. With the draft behind us and free agency looming, we can finally take a comprehensive look at what the Sharks have to work with this offseason. I’m going to group all the 2015-16 Sharks into three categories: Signed, UFAs and RFAs. From there, we can see what holes need to be plugged. Signed These Sharks are under contract for the 2017-18 season. All salary information comes from GeneralFanager.com. Forwards (9, $34,453,332) Joe Thornton, $6,750,000 Patrick Marleau, $6,666,666 Joe Pavelski, $6,000,000 Logan Couture , $6,000,000 Joel Ward,...

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