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Fear The Fin Jul 9, 2016

2015-16 Sharks Season in Review: Paul Martin

San Jose’s other big July acquisition proved to be just what the Sharks needed on the blueline. Like fellow July signing Joel Ward, Paul Martin came to San Jose just as advertised. Martin was a calming presence alongside Brent Burns, serving as Han Solo to the Sharks’ Chewbacca while the Wookiee played at a Norris-finalist level. He proved to be a steadying presence for the rest of the blueline as well. With Martin in tow, Brendan Dillon was able to slide into a more ideal role on the Sharks’ third pairing. Despite turning 35 towards the end of the regular season, Martin played in 78...

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