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Purdy: My gut feeling? Thornton and Marleau are both gone

Purdy: My gut feeling? Thornton and Marleau are both gone

The way this NHL free agent period is developing, the Sharks' two veterans are going to get better offers from other teams -- and it will be difficult for them to say "no."
CSN Bay Area 20 hours ago

Report: Kings interested in Sharks' Thornton

The mere thought of Joe Thornton wearing a Kings sweater may be enough to cause some Sharks fans to lose their lunch.But it might be a possibility.

Antti Niemi’s days in Dallas appear to be over

A person with direct knowledge of the decision has confirmed to the Associated Press that the Dallas Stars have placed goalie Antti Niemi on waivers with the intention to buy out the final year of his contract. Niemi, who won a Stanley Cup with Chicago in 2010, is coming off a disappointing season in which he went 12-12-4 and had a 3.30 goals-against average in 37 games. The Sharks also announced that they did not issue qualifying offers to forward Nikita Jevpalovs, defenseman Patrick McNally and goalie Mantas Armalis. The Blues did not extend a qualifying offer to forward Nail Yakupov,...

Teemu Selanne, Paul Kariya among Hockey Hall of Fame selections

Canadian star Danielle Goyette became the fifth women’s player elected, and Boston Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs got in as part of the builder category. Selanne, who played for the Sharks from 2001 to ’03, was the only player elected in the class in his first year of eligibility after putting up 1,457 points in 1,451 games over 21 NHL seasons. The “Finnish Flash” was a 10-time All-Star, had 76 goals as a rookie with Winnipeg in 1992-93, which still stands as one of his 18 NHL records, and won the Stanley Cup with Anaheim in 2007. “I didn’t retire willingly,” said Kariya, who won...
CSN Bay Area Jun 26, 2017

Tierney, Sorensen among players qualified by Sharks

The Sharks have qualified restricted free agent forwards Chris Tierney, Marcus Sorensen and Barclay Goodrow, while cutting ties with three players in the system.Tierney, 22, posted 11 goals and 12 assists for 23 points in 80 games last season, serving primarily as the fourth line center. He has 64 points (24g, 40a) in 202 career games over three NHL seasons, all with the Sharks.
CSN Bay Area Jun 26, 2017

Thornton, Marleau now permitted to speak with other teams

Their futures with the Sharks more uncertain than ever, pending unrestricted free agents Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau are now free to take calls from other teams to gauge their potential interest.Nothing can be signed with a new team before July 1, and there is a ban on discussing terms of any potential deal. Teams have already reached out to Marleau, per TSNs Pierre LeBrun, while Thornton is also reportedlyreceiving interest around the league.

Sharks star embraces being mistaken for pirate at Disney World, signs a few autographs

To a child, the tall, bearded, gap-toothed man walking around Disney World might indeed appear to be a pirate.
The Hockey Writers Jun 26, 2017

A Big, Small Week for the Sharks

In a week where so many NHL things happened, the San Jose Sharks made relatively few and quite modest moves. The week that was had awards, two different drafts and over two-thirds of the league’s team involved in trades. But for the Sharks, there were few headlines. We Have a Winner The highlight, without question, was the […]
San Jose Mercury News Jun 26, 2017
Sharks’ Brent Burns, Joe Thornton like you’ve never seen them

Sharks’ Brent Burns, Joe Thornton like you’ve never seen them

San Jose Sharks stars Joe Thornton and Brent Burns are among the athletes posing nude in the latest ESPN The Magazine Body Issue.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 24, 2017
Sharks’ Thornton, Marleau appear to be entering uncharted waters

Sharks’ Thornton, Marleau appear to be entering uncharted waters

Pending-unrestricted free agents Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau will be able to interview with other teams starting on Sunday.
CSN Bay Area Jun 24, 2017

Sharks conclude NHL draft with five more forwards in the system

CHICAGO After nabbing a center in the first round on Friday, the Sharks added four more forwards and one defenseman to conclude the second day of the annual NHL Entry Draft on Saturday, held this year at United Center.The Sharks werent explicitly trying to restock their forward cabinet, according to general manager Doug Wilson and scouting director Tim Burke, although the club did make two separate moves in surrendering some later round picks to move up in the fourth round (to take center Scott Reedy) and sixth round (to take left wing Sasha Chmelevski).
CSN Bay Area Jun 24, 2017

Sharks coach DeBoer had 'good relationship' with Kovalchuk

CHICAGO Ilya Kovalchuk is still reportedly mulling over a return to the NHL, four years after he surprisingly walked away from a monstrous contract withthe New Jersey Devils to play in the KHL.The Sharks have been linked to Kovalchuk, in large part because of Pete DeBoer, who was Kovalchuks most recent head coach. In 2011-12, Kovalchuk was a dangerous scoring winger under DeBoer, helping the Devils reach the Stanley Cup Final.
CSN Bay Area Jun 24, 2017

Sharks begin second day of draft by selecting a defenseman

CHICAGO The Sharks used their first pick on the second day of the draft to select defenseman Mario Ferraro at 49th overall.The Sharks acquired the second round pick from New Jersey earlier in the week as part of the trade for Mirco Mueller.Ferraro, a five-foot-11, 185-pound Toronto native, will attend the University of Massachusetts (Amherst) in the fall. The 18-year-old posted 41 points (8g, 33a) in 60 games for Des Moines of the USHL last season.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 24, 2017
Sharks replace Mueller with another defenseman

Sharks replace Mueller with another defenseman

The Sharks selected defenseman Mario Ferraro with the 49th pick in the 2017 NHL Draft.
San Jose Mercury News Jun 23, 2017
Listen: Why Toronto could be a destination for Sharks’ Marleau

Listen: Why Toronto could be a destination for Sharks’ Marleau

Patrick Marleau has a longstanding relationship with Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock.

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