So many questions, so few answers.
What’s the latest on where the San Jose Sharks will hold training camp? Who’s going? Will they have to play the entire 30th anniversary season outside of SAP Center? And who’s in San Jose’s division?
Fun chat with San Jose Sharks fan favorite Torrey Mitchell, including when Ron Wilson pranked Mitchell and Devin Setoguchi, how Todd McLellan was ahead of the analytics curve, Torrey’s side of Jeremy Roenick’s infamous “Scare Tactics” prank, and how Ryane Clowe is doing these days:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Randy Hahn and Bret Hedican will call all the San Jose Sharks games on NBC Sports California next year. (The Athletic)
Around the NHL…
The NHL and NHLPA reach a tentative deal on a new season, but a big hurdle remains. (TSN)
An infectious disease expert discusses the challenges of an all-Canadian division. (Sportsnet)
One asymptomatic person attended an indoor hockey team practice in Ottawa… leading to:
*89 new Covid cases.
*445 people needing to self-isolate.
*4 outbreaks at school and 10 sports teams impacted.
[How were people in Oct/Nov carpooling & not consistently wearing masks?] https://t.co/ydeRphsBVS
— Rick Westhead (@rwesthead) December 18, 2020
New Mets GM Jared Porter has been best friends with Brooks Orpik since prep school. (MLB)
A former Ohio State hockey player opens up about being sexually abused. (The Athletic)
Is Iginla for Nieuwendyk the greatest win-win trade in history? As for San Jose Sharks’ trades, Kiprusoff for the pick that became Vlasic is mentioned, but another classic win-win Sharks’ trade is missed. (The Athletic)
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