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Sharks acquire Kyle Wood from Coyotes

We’ve got Wood. In the first of potentially several off-season trades, the San Jose Sharks flipped forward Adam Helewka to the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for defenseman Kyle Wood. The 6-foot-7 Wood was acquired by the Coyotes in the Mikkel Boedker trade, having originally been selected in the third round of the 2014 NHL Draft by the Avalanche. Wood’s professional career got off to a stellar start with the AHL’s Tucson Roadrunners in 2016. An AHL All-Star in his rookie season, the right-handed defenseman put up 43 points in 68 games and won the hardest-shot competition. However, his...

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: San Jose Sharks select Ryan Merkley with No. 21 pick

With yet another late pick, thanks to the Sharks always being just good but never quite good enough, we initially approached this pick thinking it’d be a bit of a wash — so why not trade down? Let’s face it, Doug Wilson isn’t the best at his first round picks, and with plenty of good players still on the board, moving down a few picks in exchange for an extra pick later in the draft didn’t seem like a half-bad deal. Unfortunately, our friends in SB Nation asked for too much in a trade that involved us moving down in the draft and we ultimately stuck with the Sharks’ 21st overall...

Hockey Wilderness

2018 NHL Mock Draft: Sharks take Ryan McLeod with the 21st pick

Not Michael, but Ryan McLeod will use talents to shine in NHL Welcome to the 2018 edition of the Hockey Wilderness mock draft. A group of Hockey Wilderness writers are tasked with selecting a player everyday for the next 31 days, based off the final draft order - NO trades! - culminating with the 31st pick right on draft day. Remember the name McLeod? Well, if you do, kudos to you. If not, two years ago, the New Jersey Devils selected Michael McLeod with the 12th pick in the NHL Entry Draft. Now, this season, it’s Ryan McLeod’s turn to get his name called. With the 21st pick in the NHL...

The Hockey Writers

Labanc’s First Sloppy Seasons Hold Hope for Sharks

Kevin Labanc recently concluded his second professional season, and the Sharks have high expectations for the 22-year-old forward. He registered 40 points in 77 games this past year. Labanc didn’t start his career with high expectations, as most sixth round picks don’t. He was selected No. 171 overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, but […] The post Labanc’s First Sloppy Seasons Hold Hope for Sharks appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Sharks select Norris 19th overall

Josh Norris was selected 19th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2017 NHL Draft.