Why does analytics whiz Patrick Bacon think William Eklund is almost four times more likely to be an NHL star than Owen Power? Why was he so impressed with San Jose Sharks prospects Jonathan Dahlen & Ivan Chekhovich’s campaigns?
What defensemen should the San Jose Sharks target in the middle rounds? EP Rinkside’s Mitch Brown tells us:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Matt Nieto is back on Instagram:
Barclay Goodrow was on the ice in the last minute of a Stanley Cup-clinching victory — just like he was last year:
This time, he came up with a big block on a Jeff Petry bid in the closing seconds.
— Worcester Railers HC (@RailersHC) July 8, 2021
Congratulations to @TBLightning for winning their second straight #StanleyCup. Special shout-out to the former #SJSharks organization members who won: @bgoodrow23 and Yanni Gourde on the ice, and especially to original Shark @robzettler on the coaching staff. pic.twitter.com/GOgagAaGQj
— Dan Rusanowsky (@DanRusanowsky) July 8, 2021
It looks like the Marleaus had a fantastic time at Disneyland:
Around the NHL…
Andrei Vasilevskiy joins some good company:
As does Nikita Kucherov:
Speaking of, Kucherov gave an epic press conference after the Lightning’s Cup victory. (USA Today)
Nikita Kucherov not holding back in his post-game. Legendary press conference. pic.twitter.com/6hA9KvpgPE
— Brady Trettenero (@BradyTrett) July 8, 2021
Columbus speaks: The death of Matiss Kivlenieks is a “devastating loss…that will always be with us.” (ESPN)
— NHL (@NHL) July 7, 2021
Vladimir Tarasenko wants a trade. (The Athletic)
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