Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, we broke that the San Jose Sharks had relinquished the NHL rights to 2015 fifth-round pick Karlis Cukste.
Read more about Cukste and his options here.
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Corey Pronman shared his thoughts about Artemi Kniazev’s Sochi Open; the 2019 San Jose Sharks second-round pick was named the top defenseman of the tournament. (The Athletic)
Around the NHL…
Bruce Cassidy and Bruins players on Tuukka Rask’s decision to opt out. (Boston Hockey Now)
Dan Kingerski answers questions about Penguins trade rumors and big-name assistant coach hires. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Adrian Dater exhorts Gabriel Landeskog and Mikko Rantanen to step it up. (Colorado Hockey Now)
Anders Lee discusses Rask’s decision. (NYI Hockey Now)
The Canes clap back at Bruins announcer Jack Edwards’s awful, inaccurate Andrei Svechnikov tweet. (theScore)
Blues may go away from Jordan Binnington. (NHL)
Fishing village Twillingate wins Hockeyville Canada, will host an NHL pre-season game. (NHL)
John Klingberg rocks a Joe (Pavelski) Exotic t-shirt pic.twitter.com/6Bat3GbI9f
— Sheng Peng (@Sheng_Peng) August 14, 2020
A source told me “you have to know people to get one of those made.” I retorted that selling Joe “Pavelski” Exotic shirts would make a killing — shout out to Carole Baskin — for charity. Hopefully, one day!
Sheng’s Travel Fund
Help fund Sheng's travel! Every dollar goes to the cost of getting to and from Sharks road games.