Ivan Chekhovich was just named a KHL Player of the Month. After a tough season last year, it’s just what the San Jose Sharks prospect needed to show that he’s back on track.
I spoke with a couple of sources about Chekhovich’s play and mused if the Sharks should consider bringing him back, should the NHL start up:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
The San Jose Sharks are 20th on Elite Prospects’ Prospects Pool Rankings:
We're back with the No. 20-ranked San Jose Sharks!
They cleaned up at the 2020 Draft, but a lack of draft capital keeps them low on the @EPRinkside Prospect Pool Rankings.
Analysis, tools grades, and more on their 15 best prospects. https://t.co/wif6XznewM
— Mitch Brown (@MitchLBrown) November 29, 2020
Around the NHL…
The NHLPA is weighing options if the NHL cancels the season. (TSN)
Defensemen have changed the NHL’s offensive landscape — this seems related to how the San Jose Sharks will deploy Brent Burns and Erik Karlsson next year. (TSN)
Jack Hughes, Alexis Lafreniere won’t play at the 2021 World Junior Championship — this suggests their teams expect an NHL season. (NHL)
A 2021 free agency preview — I know, I know, we’re not even done with 2020 free agency. (The Athletic)
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