Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, we confirmed that there’s mutual interest between pending UFA Stefan Noesen and the San Jose Sharks on a new contract. We also learned that Lean Bergmann is working out with his old DEL team.
Also, Elliotte Friedman has stirred the “Joe Thornton to Toronto” pot again, but this time, it probably makes more sense than ever.
Read all about it here.
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Josh Leivo to the Sharks? (Locked On Sharks)
Kevin Kurz reviews the San Jose Sharks’ depth chart. (The Athletic)
Around the NHL…
Dan Kingerski gives us an insider look at why Mark Recchi, Jacques Martin, and Sergei Gonchar were ousted. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Nazem Kadri’s “chip on my shoulder” exactly what Avs needed. (Colorado Hockey Now)
Todd Reirden called Anders Lee’s hit on Nicklas Backstrom “predatory.” (NYI Hockey Now)
Breaking down Boston’s gorgeous OT winner. (Boston Hockey Now)
Rod Brind’Amour goes off on the NHL and its officiating — and gets slapped with a fine just three hours later. (The News & Observer)
Marty Turco, J.S. Giguere, Jeff Halpern, Markus Naslund, and Brian Boucher take us behind the scenes of the NHL’s longest games. (The Athletic)
John Davidson talks about Henrik Lundqvist’s future. (The Athletic)
Playoff goals scored since the Florida Panthers traded Reilly Smith to the Golden Knights in 2017:
Reilly Smith: 8
Florida Panthers: 7
— Tyler Bischoff (@Bischoff_Tyler) August 12, 2020
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