It’s the conclusion of “30 Sharks”! If you haven’t yet, check out Ryan Cowley’s incredible series celebrating 30 years of San Jose Sharks history — from Arturs Irbe to Marco Sturm to Scott Hannan to Peter DeBoer, nobody has paid homage to the Sharks’ 30th anniversary like San Jose Hockey Now.
It’s only fitting that Ryan spoke with the man who’s been there since the beginning, Dan Rusanowsky, in the final installment of his 30-part series.
The San Jose Sharks’ first-round pick this year will go a long way toward making sure the Sharks’ next 30 seasons are fruitful: Who do the Locked On Sharks guys think they’ll pick?
In other San Jose Sharks news…
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) June 1, 2021
Kevin Labanc potted a couple at the World Championships yesterday:
— IIHF (@IIHFHockey) June 1, 2021
Around the NHL…
Let’s welcome Detroit Hockey Now to the family!
No big, San Jose Sharks fans, but the 2021 Draft lottery is today at 4 PM PT. The Sharks have the seventh-best odds to win the lottery. (NHL)
Marc-Andre Fleury, Philipp Grubauer, and Andrei Vasilevskiy are your Vezina Trophy finalists. (NHL)
Not only is Carolina down 2-0 on their series, Vincent Trocheck’s injury, suffered in Game Two, “doesn’t look good” according to Rod Brind’Amour. (Sportsnet)
An NHL exec says the Maple Leafs’ loss reminds him of the 2014 San Jose Sharks’ 3-0 series collapse. (The Athletic)
A lawsuit alleges that the Blackhawks gave a sexual abuser a positive reference letter. (TSN)
It’s time for the hockey world to recognize the brutal history of anti-Indigeneity. (TSN)
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