Happy Labor Day!
Where might Adin Hill help the San Jose Sharks most? Nolan Schaefer and Clear Sight Analytics share proprietary data that shows why San Jose acquired Hill:
Rocky Thompson will not be returning to the San Jose Sharks bench because of a medical exemption that prevents him from taking the COVID-19 vaccine.
The Tomas Hertl iDNES interview translated:
We take a look at the burning questions surrounding the San Jose Sharks right now: Will Evander Kane be on the team? What to do about Hertl? Who’s a dark horse to make the big club out of camp?
In other San Jose Sharks news…
UFA Marcus Sorensen has signed a four-year contract with Djurgården. (Telgenytt)
Around the NHL…
— Stanley C. Panther (@StanleyCPanther) September 1, 2021
A $20 signing bonus? The Hurricanes are having a good time with their Jesperi Kotkaniemi acquisition. (The Athletic)
The Canadiens, however, moved on quickly, using the Kotakaniemi offer sheet bounty on Christian Dvorak. (Sportsnet)
By the way, Christian Dvorak just arrived in Arizona two days ago to close on a house. Tough business.
— Craig Morgan (@CraigSMorgan) September 4, 2021
Bringing the 🔥 on New Year's Day
— Minnesota Wild (@mnwild) September 4, 2021
Anders Nilsson on why he had to retire: “It took a year for me just to be able to walk into a grocery store again.” (Expressen)
The Ottawa Senators sign winger Drake Batherson to a six-year, $29.85 million deal. (National Post)
Who’s going to the Olympics? The Athletic projects rosters for every men’s ice hockey team. (The Athletic)
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