4-0-0? Pssh, that’s nothing.
The San Jose Sharks are off to a good start, but they have a chance to make it a great start this afternoon at Boston.
If San Jose wins tonight, they’ll be 5-0-0 for just the third time in franchise history: The 2012-13 San Jose Sharks started 7-0-0, and funny enough, the following year’s edition went 6-0-0 before their first losses.
So this year’s Sharks still have a long way to go before making history.
San Jose Sharks
Bob Boughner said this morning that Alexander Barabanov and Jonah Gadjovich are coming in for William Eklund and Lane Pederson.
Boughner didn't want to say that Eklund hit a wall, but he noted all the games that the teenager has played since Rookie Camp + 4 games in the last 7 nights: "It's just time to let him watch a game. I think that'll be good for him, to let him watch from up top."
— Sheng Peng (@Sheng_Peng) October 24, 2021
Boughner confirmed that Barabanov would be taking Eklund’s place on the Tomas Hertl line and on the power play. He also noted that Barabanov, who had just a so-so training camp (albeit he got hurt), has been healthy for about a week and is now “up to speed.”
He also confirmed that Hill draws another start.
These are my projected lines:
We know Ullmark will start this afternoon:
In the latest BHN Puck Links:
— BOSHockeyNow (@BOSHockeyNow) October 23, 2021
Where to Watch
Puck drop against Boston is 10:00 AM PT at TD Garden. Watch it live on NBC Sports Bay Area and ESPN+. Listen to it on the Sharks Audio Network.
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