Last training camp, there were hopes that San Jose Sharks prospect Ivan Chekhovich could help the big club. It didn’t work out — and now Chekhovich won’t even appear at the next Sharks training camp, whenever that is.
The Locked On Sharks boys continue reminiscing about Joe Thornton:
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Per Pierre LeBrun, the San Jose Sharks and the other teams that missed the 24-yeam playoff will get a longer training camp to prepare for the 2020-21 season. (The Athletic)
Around the NHL…
Mitch Marner reveals what Patrick Marleau texted he and Auston Matthews about Joe Thornton. (CBC)
Chicago admits they’re re-building — and GM Stan Bowman is shockingly transparent about every move they’ve made recently in a terrific interview with Mark Lazerus and Scott Powers. (The Athletic)
Brian Burke on Lou Lamoriello’s rules in an excerpt from his new book. (Sportsnet)