San Jose Sharks supervisor of European scouting Shin Larsson has enjoyed a fascinating career path: He’s an Olympic hero, he’s probably the first NHL scout of Asian heritage, and he has a good story about the time Jaromir Jagr ate all his sushi.
Learn more about Larsson here:
In Part 2 of a fun interview, get to know Tristen Robins off the ice — including his hobbies, favorite shows, and how he spent every Tuesday pre-pandemic:
Around the NHL…
John Shannon tweeted this…
Source confirms that the NHL is planning the private purchase of a COVID vaccine for all constituents involved in the potential upcoming season.
— John Shannon (@JShannonhl) December 10, 2020
Then he walked it back:
The NHL is interested in securing vaccine when and if it’s available for private purchase.
Is it at this point? — no.
The league also is adamant they would not jump the line to do so.
— John Shannon (@JShannonhl) December 11, 2020
But is there an argument for some athletes to be put in front of the vaccine line to serve as spokespeople for taking the vaccine? (TSN)
San Jose Sharks color commentator Bret Hedican is one of many friends to help stop former All-Star Mark Parrish’s downward spiral. (The Athletic)
Remember Pro Beach Hockey? A fun look back from Chris Peters. (ESPN)
The NHL is thinking about selling ads on players’ helmets. (Sportsnet)
So maybe the St. Louis Blues aren’t joining the San Jose Sharks and the “Pacific” Division? (The Athletic)
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