“We have to score goals,” MacLean laughed.
But seriously? Well — the San Jose Sharks power play was seriously bad last year. San Jose was 29th in the NHL last year, and after Jan. 19, they scored at just an 11.7 percent clip.
They weren’t that much better in 2019-20, when they finished 23rd in the league.
So how are the Sharks going to turn things around? They’ve lost leading goalscorer Evander Kane, for now, to a sexual assault and domestic violence investigation. They didn’t any obvious high-end NHL skill over the summer.
But Boughner believes a different philosophy from MacLean could help.
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