The San Jose Sharks have released their end-of-season superlatives, as voted on by the fans. However, there are some alternative options that need to be considered, and I argue on their behalf below.
Most Likely To…Bring a Speaker Everywhere
Lizz’s Pick: The argument for Ferraro being the selection in this one is extremely valid and completely understandable, especially with the team posting photo evidence. It’s hard to argue with that.
Most Likely To…Never Make It Out of an Escape Room
Lizz’s Pick: You all just voted for Gregor because he was voted by the team as the unluckiest guy on the roster, didn’t you? Or, is it because he wasn’t picking up goals quite as often as everybody wanted during the season? Either way, it’s time to give Noah Gregor a break.
Yeah, there’s no evidence to back this up, but Long Beach native Matt Nieto just seems like the kind of guy who would get tired of trying to get out 15 minutes in and just wait the time out rather than stress about trying to solve the puzzles. He’d still be actively looking at everything in the room, but I just don’t think he’d be trying to get out.
Most Likely To…Star in Their Own Reality Show
Lizz’s Pick: If you haven’t already seen Mario Ferraro and John Leonard on YouTube, you’re missing out. While Burns may have had his moment on “Vikings”, if you’re looking for fun, reality TV-style drama, roommates Ferraro and Leonard would be the best to watch and they’d probably have a great time filming it.
Lizz’s Pick: Ferraro was the obvious vote here based on the options (which left Erik Karlsson off of the ballot), but we all know which Sharks defenseman is the actual winner. Karlsson can make both the flow and the short hair work, the “Thor effect” as has been brought up in a few conversations. It doesn’t matter what stage his hair is in, Karlsson takes this category for sure.
Lizz’s Pick: Yeah, there’s not really any way to argue Timo Meier, but give it a year. Thomas Bordeleau will likely have more of a full wardrobe in San Jose next season and will give Meier a run for his money. Next year, we may have a new winner in this vote.
Most Likely To…Brighten Up Your Day
Lizz’s Pick: Alright, there’s no doubt that Tomas Hertl is a completely deserving winner of this title. However, there is another option.
Come on, you know James Reimer just could throw a smile your way or crack a joke about aging like fine wine (yeah, I haven’t let that go yet) and just make everything seem like it’s going to be alright. Honestly, either of these two could start laughing and just brighten your day, but for me? Always vote for your goalie.
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IN OTHER SHARKS NEWS…
— San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) May 28, 2022
Brandon Coe, Mitchell Russell, and the OHL’s North Bay Battalion have been eliminated from the OHL Playoffs, shut out in final game. (Battalion Hockey)
Where does Jayden Halbgewachs rank among the San Jose Sharks’ 25 players under age 25? (Fear the Fin)
San Jose Sharks’ news and rumors! (The Hockey Writers)
The San Jose Barracuda family is shocked and saddened at the sudden passing of organizational play-by-play voice Eric Lindquist. Eric served as the voice of the Sharks AHL affiliate for nine seasons; eight with Worcester (2007-2015) and the Barracuda's inaugural season in 2015-16 pic.twitter.com/h5NjFNzf4O
— San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda) May 24, 2022
AROUND THE NHL…
Just spoke with Cale Makar’s agent Brian Bartlett who confirmed that Makar was not involved in the alleged sexual assault involving the 2018 Canadian World Junior team and that he cooperated in the investigation.
— Ken Campbell (@Ken_Campbell27) May 28, 2022
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Connor McDavid scores OT winner to send the Edmonton Oilers to the Western Conference Final. Yup, ex-San Jose Sharks star Evander Kane is a round away from playing for the Cup. (CBS Sports)
How NHL trade deadline rentals are performing in the playoffs. (The Hockey News)
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