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Sheng’s Daily: Joachim Blichfeld Joins the Metal League



Joachim Blichfeld, San Jose Sharks
Credit: San Jose Barracuda

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.

Agent on UFA Gridlock, Gambrell & Kellman on Jumbo’s Departure

Also, the Locked on Sharks guys introduced us to Tristen Robins:

Meeting Mr. 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:

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)

What the Devon Toews contract means to Avs moving forward

It’s Time: Free Josh Ho-Sang or Move On

Murphy’s Hockey Law: Can Kings Spark NHL Trade, UFA Markets?

Analysis: Rutherford’s Hockey Ops Big Need & Names to Consider | PHN+

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