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Why Did Walman Cost Sharks So Little? It Might Be More Than Cap Dump Reasons (+)



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LAS VEGAS — There’s no doubt that Jake Walman helps the San Jose Sharks’ defense.

But why did he cost so little in trade?

San Jose Hockey Now reached out to three NHL sources, a scout and two coaches.

It might be more than just a cap dump situation, according to one of these sources.

They also compared how Walman stacks up against the Sharks’ current No. 1 defenseman, Mario Ferraro.

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