Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, a player agent talked about the UFA gridlock going on right now — also Dylan Gambrell and Joel Kellman shared their thoughts about Joe Thornton leaving the San Jose Sharks for Toronto.
Also, the Locked on Sharks guys introduced us to Tristen Robins:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Nick Nollenberger caught up with returning Barracuda head coach Roy Sommer, who revealed a couple key tweaks: Mike Chiasson will run the Barracuda power play, while Jimmy Bonneau will take over the penalty kill, in a reversal of past roles. (San Jose Barracuda)
The San Jose Sharks have loaned Joachim Blichfeld to Metal Ligaen — the Metal League is the premier ice hockey league in Denmark and unquestionably the coolest league name in the world. (Frederikshavn White Hawks)
Around the NHL…
Willie O’Ree talked about the wide-ranging impact of Foster Hewitt and Hockey Night in Canada in his new book. (Sportsnet)
By the way, I interviewed O’Ree in February:
For Willie O’Ree, California has been a haven — it took just one awful season away from the Golden State to prove it https://t.co/hoWnctfGhJ
— Sheng Peng (@Sheng_Peng) February 28, 2020
More has come out on Isaiah Meyer-Crothers’s victimization at the hands of Arizona Coyotes draft pick Mitchell Miller — and it’s getting uglier. (The Athletic)
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