We’ve heard plenty from the San Jose Sharks about their objections to the city of San Jose and Google’s re-development plans — in a San Jose Hockey Now exclusive, we get extensive insight from the city’s point of view, straight from the source. We talk to Nanci Klein, Director of Economic Development for the city of San Jose:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Thanks to reader Patrick Bacon, who brought this analytical argument for Brent Burns’s second half to my attention — though it should be noted, in practice, that Burns’s shot volume didn’t really drop, but his shot quality did improve.
I thought Brent Burns was significantly better once Bob Boughner took over and limited his shooting volume. Now we've got the numbers (and a sweet viz, thanks to @JFreshHockey) to hold that up to scrutiny.
— Patrick Bacon (@TopDownHockey) November 20, 2020
In something of a stunner, San Jose Sharks prospect Artemi Kniazev didn’t make Team Russia’s preliminary WJC roster. We’ll follow up on this:
— Russian Prospects (@RUSProspects) November 20, 2020
Nov. 21, 2015 – #SJSharks forward Patrick Marleau became the 83rd player in NHL history to score 1000 career points when he assisted on defenseman Brent Burns' first period goal in the Sharks' 3-1 victory at PIT.
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— San Jose Sharks History (@sjsharkshistory) November 22, 2020
Around the NHL…
HC Davos GM Raeto Raffainer thinks Joe Thornton still “will help this organization to win.” Of course, that organization isn’t the San Jose Sharks anymore — it’s the Maple Leafs. (Sportsnet)
Ken Schinkel, a member of the expansion Pittsburgh Penguins, has passed away at 87. (NHL)
Two coaches engage in an on-ice chess battle: Jack Han tries to beat Josh Mallory’s 1-3-1 offensive zone forecheck. (The Hockey Tactics Newsletter)
Justin Bourne on what the proposed 2020-21 season will look like. (Sportsnet)