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Fear The Fin Jul 13, 2016

2015-16 Sharks Season in Review: Tommy Wingels

It’s possible that Wingels could be done in San Jose. It appears that Tommy Wingels has no roster spot on the 2016-17 Sharks. After the acquisition of Mikkel Boedker and the likeliness that prospect Timo Meier makes the team out of camp in the fall, Wingels’ tenure as a Shark - one that began in 2008 when he was selected as the 177th overall pick in the NHL Draft out of Miami University - looks to be coming to an end. While he still looks like a kid, it’s easy to forget that Wingels is a 28-year old third/fourth line forward who took a major step back this season. After putting up 38...
Fear The Fin Jul 2, 2016

Tommy Wingels likely to be the odd Shark out

The signing of Mikkel Boedker brought the Sharks within $2.3 million of the cap, according to General Fanager. And that’s before coming to terms with Matt Nieto and Dylan DeMelo, whose combined salary will likely get very close to or surpass that number. Oh, and then there’s the matter of Timo Meier’s contract, which will be just under a million dollars. So something’s gotta give — and it’s probably going to be Tommy Wingels. Assuming the Sharks reach a deal with Nieto, here’s how they’ll probably line up: Timo Meier — Joe Thornton — Joe Pavelski Joonas Donskoi —...

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