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Fear The Fin Aug 2, 2016

Top 25 Sharks Under 25: No. 13 Noah Rod

A less-heralded, but still solid Swiss prospect. Noah Rod probably tops out at a fourth-line agitator, but given his universally lauded work ethic I wouldn’t be surprised to see him surpass that ceiling. He’s a ferocious back-checker, gets under his opponents’ skin and possesses a bit of offensive upside. Think of Rod as a Tommy Wingels type player — someone who will score now and again but may show his true value in tricking his opponents into the penalty box. Rod vastly improved his scoring last season, notching 16 points in 44 games after scoring only four in the previous...
Fear The Fin Jul 31, 2016

The Daily Chum: What should the Sharks expect in a Tommy Wingels trade?

Not a whole lot. I’m starting to feel bad for Tommy Wingels. He’s not in a great spot right now as young players and free agent signings pushed the forward down the depth chart. If all these dominos fall the way I think they will, Wingels won’t be a member of the Sharks on October 12 when the Kings come to SAP Center. His $2,475,000 cap hit will make this a tough move based on his play over the past year or so. The time to sell on Wingels was last off-season, but that didn’t seem like a great option for the Sharks at the time. He played in 68 games last season and scored just 18...