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In other San Jose Sharks news…
Any Darkwing Duck fans here? Brian Kesinger, lead character designer at Netflix Animation, shares his Gosalyn Mallard commission.
Evan Weinger will return to the Barracuda. (San Jose Barracuda)
Rudolfs Balcers balls out against Hungary:
Balcers dropped 3 goals and 3 assists in just the third period. Latvia and France will face off this weekend, a spot in the Olympics on the line https://t.co/jFOyjeHoe0
— Sheng Peng (@Sheng_Peng) August 27, 2021
William Eklund is mic’d up at San Jose Sharks development camp:
Here are some highlights of @Williameklund72 from our Prospects Scrimmage.
Oh, and he's mic'd up! 🎤 pic.twitter.com/MX0zOIDhlK
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) August 28, 2021
Around the NHL…
Carolina tenders a one-year, $6.1 million dollar offer sheet to Jesperi Kotkaniemi — if Montreal chooses not to match, the Hurricanes will send 2022 first-round and third-round picks to the Canadiens:
Context and a 🖕 to MTL. This is the SAME quote Bergevin issued when MTL signed Aho to an OS:
"Sebastian Aho accepted our offer. He wants to come to MTL. He sees our youngsters coming up in the org & he wants to be a part of that. We're proud, but there's still a waiting period." https://t.co/r1xhJCyIq3
— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) August 28, 2021
When’s the last time an offer sheet wasn’t matched? What’s the San Jose Sharks’ history with offer sheets? A look back at the history of NHL offer sheets. (Sportsnet)
Now-retired Henrik Lundqvist “was very close” to returning to the Capitals last season. (NHL)
John Tavares is “doing great” in his offseason recovery. (theScore)
Bobby Orr was drafted…by the Carolina Hurricanes in 2021? (Montreal Gazette)
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