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What Joe Thornton Means to a Born & Bred Sharks Fan

He is the guy. He is the first "the guy" the Sharks franchise has ever had.  Don't get me wrong, as a kid growing up in the 1990s, Owen Nolan was an inspiration, and in the early 90s, guys like Igor Lario...

NHL Releases 2019-20 Preseason Schedule

The National Hockey League released its 2019-20 preseason schedule that features 107 games played across 43 NHL and neutral-site venues in North America and Europe from Sept. 15-30. As ...

The Time Is Now For Anders Bjork

If there was no such thing as bad luck, then Anders Bjork would have no luck at all. That has truly been the story for the 23-year-old forward, as his two-year professional hockey career has fallen short of ...

Retro Rangers: Remembering Arnie Brown

Defenseman Arnie Brown came to the Rangers along with Bob Nevin, Dick Duff, Rod Seiling and Billy Collins in the blockbuster February 22, 1964 deal that sent Blueshirt captain Andy Bathgate and Don McKenney to ...

Ron Francis Named Seattle GM

NHL Seattle CEO,Tod Leiweke, today named Ron Francis as the team's general manager. Francis will oversee the club's hockey operations. This includes player personnel, coaching staff, amateur and pro scouting...

Sleeping on the Sharks Without Pavelski Is a Bad Idea

Sharks territory will look quite different in 2019-20. Gone from the 2018-19 roster this offseason are Joe Pavelski, Justin Braun, Joonas Donskoi, Gustav Nyquist and Joakim Ryan. Despite General Manager Doug Wi...

With Heinen Signed, What Comes Next For Boston?

The Boston Bruins have re-signed one of their own, but it is not one of the marquee players that the fans were hoping for. The Bruins have inked forward Danton Heinen to a two-year contract extension worth $2....

Johansson Should Stay, Krejci Should Go

We all have our sports fantasies that we would salivate at the thought of them existing in a perfect world. If we take all of the realistic elements out of these decisions (contract length, salary cap hit, chem...

Leafs Trade-Busy on Free Agent Frenzy

No, it wasn't Mitch Marner. But the Toronto Maple Leafs and GM, Kyle Dubas still managed to be noise-makers on a busy July 1 making a pair of trades. The day started with an all-Ontario deal between the Leaf...

Offer Sheeted: Sebastian Aho

For the first time since 2013, the RFA offer sheet route has been used. Hurricanes center, Sebastian Aho was issued one via the Canadiens on Monday--a curveball to the usual July 1 frenzy. Aho, 21--going on-...