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Sheng’s Daily: An Analytical Argument for Brent Burns’s 2nd Half



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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:

EXCLUSIVE: City of San Jose Official Addresses Sharks’ Concerns with Development

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.

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:

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)

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Deal with Coliseum Lease Holder Allows Isles to Play There During Restrictions

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