What makes the San Jose Sharks penalty kill tick?
Yesterday at San Jose Hockey Now, we started a two-part series that broke down the secrets to their success. Featuring proprietary data from SPORTLOGiQ and revealing video clips, you may never get closer to the league-leading Sharks PK.
Part 2 of this series, which will be subscribers-only, comes out today.
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We also discussed the possibility of Joe Thornton going over to Switzerland this fall to play hockey.
Around the NHL…
Matt Dumba takes a knee. (NHL)
The transcript of Dumba’s speech. (Twitter)
Get to know Matt Dumba — I interviewed him two months ago about growing up Asian in a white sport. (NBC News)
How did New York shut down Aleksander Barkov in Game One? (NYI Hockey Now)
Despite Game One loss, Sidney Crosby carried the Penguins. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Check out Drew Litton’s awesome Colorado Hockey Now cartoon. (Colorado Hockey Now)
George Richards’s Game One takeaways. (Florida Hockey Now)
Brad Marchand is back, but Tuukka Rask is questionable for opening round-robin game. (Boston Hockey Now)
Get Hockey Diversity Alliance apparel, all proceeds go to HDA youth programs. (HDA)
Paul Maurice tells us what he thinks of Matt Tkachuk’s skate riding up on Mark Scheifele’s leg. (Sportsnet)
Patrik Laine left the game too. (Sportsnet)
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