Happy July 4th!
The San Jose Sharks can take advantage of the expansion draft by trading for one of these seven possibly available centers:
It’s always productive to scrutinize the legitimacy of clichés: Is it really easier to find star goalies later in the Draft? Is that a reason for the Sharks to avoid picking Jesper Wallstedt at No. 7?
Could Matthew Coronato provide a safe floor for the San Jose Sharks? Dylan Krill of FCHockey discusses the forward whose stock is rising:
Will Brent Burns finish his current contract in San Jose? The Locked On Sharks guys discuss that big question here:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
The Marleaus are enjoying Disneyland:
Logan Couture is golfing with a familiar face!
Around the NHL…
— NHL on NBC Sports (@NHLonNBCSports) July 3, 2021
Interesting Draft projections and NHL Equivalencies from Patrick Bacon — he likes William Eklund and Jonathan Dahlen a lot:
*** NEW TABLEAU UPDATE ***
Outputs of my NHL Equivalency and Prospect Projection Models are now available!https://t.co/vicoYKNpLL
— Patrick Bacon (@TopDownHockey) July 3, 2021
San Jose Sharks fan favorite Todd Harvey is now the Canucks director of amateur scouting. (The Province)
Henrik and Daniel Sedin? Henrik Zetterberg? Rick Nash? Roberto Luongo? Who’s next for the Hockey Hall of Fame? (The Athletic)
RFA center Joel Eriksson Ek has signed an eight-year, $42 million contract with the Wild. (Star Tribune)
Not sure why this was even a question: Carey Price is going to start Game Four on Monday. (Montreal Gazette)
Five fun facts about new Coyotes head coach André Tourigny. (Arizona Coyotes)
The Kings are aiming for the crown once again: They acquired Viktor Arvidsson for a couple picks. (All The Kings Men)
NYI Hockey Now: Our boys in New York took a swing at helping Lou Lamoriello. Here’s how Lou can keep the Islanders core intact for next season.
Washington Hockey Now: What will Alex Ovechkin’s deal with the Washington Capitals look like? What about Kuznetsov’s future? Sammi Silber takes a swing at both pressing Capitals issues.
In honor of the Canada Day celebrations, Sammi Silber laid out the Capitals All-Time Canadians team.
Detroit Hockey Now: Weird Red Wings history — Bob Duff knows more Red Wings history than most, maybe anyone. He dug up the final photo of the 1931 Detroit Falcons, at a train station in Montreal — the final photo before the boys became the Red Wings.
The rumor that won’t go away – Alec Martinez to Detroit.
Vegas Hockey Now: Golden Knights owner, and a bit of a wild card, William Foley has formed “Foley Entertainment Group LLC.”
Golden Knights NHL trade block projections, including some interesting names at forward and, of course, the Vegas goalies situation.
Philly Hockey Now: Ryan Gilbert opines – no, not Seth Jones. Dougie Hamilton should be the Flyers trade target.
Boston Hockey Now: The Bruins are losing assistant coach Jay Pandolfo to the college ranks – Pandolfo is headed to Mike Sullivan’s favored stomping grounds: Boston University.
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