For the last two days, San Jose Hockey Now has brought you complete coverage of all nine San Jose Sharks draft picks:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
#SJSharks have qualified RFAs Kevin Labanc, Jonathan Dahlen, Tony Sund.
Antti Suomela signed to 1-year, 2-way contract, while Manny Wiederer signed to Barracuda contract.
They have declined to qualify RFAs Jeremy Roy, Andrew Shortridge.
— Sheng Peng (@Sheng_Peng) October 7, 2020
Erik Fowle gave the San Jose Sharks an A- grade:
Sharks draft grade: A-
-Drafted guys with upside, guys who create offense, often off the rush, who are playmakers, have vision, skill, are smart.
-Traded back/acquired additional picks in the 40-100 range
-Didn't lose value on trade up/knew it was a risk
— rooster trick (@FowleBall15) October 8, 2020
J.D. Burke of Elite Prospects gave San Jose a B+:
Analysis on nearly every player picked. About 5000 words worth. Please be nice and read it, thank you.
— J.D. Burke (@JDylanBurke) October 8, 2020
Corey Pronman gave the Sharks a B- at The Athletic.
Around the NHL…
Matt Murray is finally traded — Ottawa gets him:
Vegas re-signs Chandler Stephenson to a four-year deal:
Lucas Wallmark doesn’t get a qualifying offer:
Lias Andersson is traded to the Kings. (NY Post)
Jesse Puljujarvi is back in Edmonton. (The Hockey News)
Tony D’Angelo to Vegas?
— WillieGRamirez (@WillieGRamirez) October 7, 2020
Taylor Hall will be leaving Arizona:
Not that it's a surprise at this point, but Coyotes GM Bill Armstrong just said that the Coyotes are moving on from UFA F Taylor Hall. He has talked to agent Darren Ferris. They wish him well. They will not re-sign him.
— Craig Morgan (@CraigSMorgan) October 8, 2020
Anthony DuClair, Andreas Athanasiou, Dominik Kahun, Troy Stecher, and Nick Cousins among the key RFAs who didn’t receive qualifying offers. They’re now UFAs. (NHL)
The Hockey Diversity Alliance is not pleased with the league. (TSN)
A video analysis of Avs first-round pick Justin Barron:
Bruins add another Langenbrunner:
Islanders add an Ljungkrantz in the third round:
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