So much good stuff in this interview with former San Jose Sharks goalie Nolan Schaefer. Here’s but a taste: Schaefer, who’s now VP at Clear Sight Analytics, shares some proprietary stats on what the Sharks did much better defensively in 2018-19 as opposed to 2019-20. He also tells a hilarious story on how Evgeni Nabokov changed his life and a more heart-warming one on how his San Jose teammates helped him propose:
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In other San Jose Sharks news…
Not just training camp — the San Jose Sharks will reportedly begin the regular season in Arizona. The Sharks, however, wouldn’t confirm this. (AP)
Around the NHL…
League source says at this point the BC government remains unwilling to allow NHL teams to travel into the province for games. That may change as discussions continue, but remains their position as of now, even with the added safety protocols outlined today by @frank_seravalli
— Ryan Rishaug (@TSNRyanRishaug) December 20, 2020
Fun date for hockey fans to circle: Free Agent Frenzy set for July 28 as per NHL-NHLPA agreement
— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) December 20, 2020
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