“Hockey players need to know that they can say no.”
Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, we talked about the greater significance of Tuukka Rask’s decision to opt out from the playoffs.
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Boston Bruins announcer Jack Edwards drew much criticism for his crass tweet about Andrei Svechnikov’s injury — even San Jose Sharks winger Evander Kane chimed in:
— Evander Kane (@evanderkane_9) August 16, 2020
Reminder that Edwards took a shot at Kane last February, insulting the winger’s intelligence along the way:
Yeah, “takes a lot of courage” to jump Chara from behind. Either that or Kane was wearing his IQ on his sweater (9). For those who have not been paying attention:
DON’T POKE THE BEAR.
— Jack Edwards (@RealJackEdwards) March 1, 2019
What is it with Jack and bears??
Around the NHL…
What’s Matt Murray’s trade value, could Penguins deal Jack Johnson? (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Rod Brind’Amour “highly doubts” that Svechnikov will be back this post-season. (Boston Hockey Now)
Adrian Dater presents his top 5 Russian Avs players of all time. (Colorado Hockey Now)
One win away from sweep, Islanders know fourth win is the hardest. (NYI Hockey Now)
How ex-San Jose Sharks center Manny Malhotra has become one of the league’s most promising coaches. (Sportsnet)
Keeping with the theme of former Sharks, Joe Pavelski douses Flames with three goals. (The Athletic)
On the flip side, Brenden Dillon’s Caps are down 3-0. (ESPN)
Quinn Hughes joins elite company. (theScore)
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