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SJHN Daily: Michael Fisher Surprise Star of Sharks’ 13th-Ranked Prospects Pool



Byron Bader has released his latest ranking of projected NHL potential of San Jose Sharks prospects and Michael Fisher sits in one of the top spots.

Fisher was drafted in the third round of the 2022 NHL Draft, 76th overall. Bader’s model has him projected behind only Ryan Merkley and William Eklund in terms of star potential at the NHL level. Bader has the Sharks as his 13th-ranked NHL prospects pool.

For a more detailed explanation of Bader’s model, San Jose Hockey Now spoke with Bader last off-season:

Bader Explains Why Sharks Have Top-5 Prospects Pool


Free Agency Rumblings: What’s Latest on Ferraro, Kane? Did Sharks Go Hard After Strome? (+)

What’s Sharks’ Cap Situation After Re-Signing Kunin, Kahkonen?

Who Have New Barracuda Coaches Mass, Hagel Helped Develop?

Why Are Sharks Interested in Fitzgerald, Sacco?

Kunin Ready to Set Pace for Sharks


Mike Grier makes history with the San Jose Sharks organization. (The African American Athlete)

Sharks pay tribute to Bryan Marchment, Ryan Merkley and Mitchell Russell speak on his impact. (Mercury News)

San Jose Sharks development camp was a success all around. (NHL)


Hockey Canada used registration funds to settle sexual assault claims. (The Globe and Mail)

How the Seattle Kraken’s cap space could help the Montreal Canadiens. (The Hockey Writers)

Conor Geekie signed his ELC with the Arizona Coyotes. (NHL)

There’s a new San Jose Sharks player on this list of 10 European free agents just signed to teams who are looking to make an immediate impact. (The Hockey News)

Eddie Olczyk leaves Chicago Blackhawks broadcast team, set to join the Seattle Kraken. (Chicago Sun-Times)

How the Columbus Blue Jackets are becoming the team to model an organization after. (The Hockey Writers)

Goalie depth woes no more for the Pittsburgh Penguins:

Penguins’ Goalie Depth Suddenly Great — Prospects Ready Soon

The Calgary Flames elect for salary arbitration with Matthew Tkachuk:

Flames Taking Tkachuk to Arbitration

Nick Cousins signs with the Florida Panthers, finds some much-needed stability moving forward:

Nick Cousins finds stability in new deal with Florida Panthers

Boston Bruins forward Pavel Zacha files for salary arbitration:

Boston Bruins Forward Zacha Files For Salary Arbitration

New York Islanders defenseman Alexander Romanov confirmed to be out of Russia:

PROOF: Alexander Romanov No Longer in Russia

Is the Nazem Kadri free agent situation becoming a drain for the Colorado Avalanche?

Nazem Kadri Situation Starting To Become A Drag

The Vegas Golden Knights continue to add depth pieces:

Silver Knights Add Depth With Byron Froese, Michael Hutchinson, Spencer Woo

What the road ahead looks like for Washington Captials prospect Ivan Miroshnichenko:

What Road Ahead, Upcoming Year Look Like For Capitals’ Ivan Miroshnichenko

John Tortorella’s message to frustrated Philadelphia Flyers fans:

John Tortorella Unplugged: His Message to Frustrated Flyers Fans

Detroit Red Wings prospects know how it feels to win:

Several Red Wings Prospects Have Championship Feeling

What are the Vancouver Canucks planning for Michael DiPietro?

Canucks Goalie DiPietro a Prospect or a Trade Chip? Or Both?

The Montreal Canadiens sign goaltender Samuel Montembeault to extension:

Canadiens Sign Montembeault To Two-Year, One-Way Extension

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