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What Long-Term Defensive Lessons Must Eklund, Sharks Learn? (+)

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NEW YORK — The San Jose Sharks are playing better, but no doubt, they still have a lot to work on.

Head coach David Quinn was very specific about some of the defensive breakdowns that he saw in their 6-5 loss to the New York Rangers on Sunday night.

“We turned it over. Just the turnovers, just frustrating. You got a puck on your stick in critical areas, and we just made poor decisions. That really was the story,” he said. “The other piece of it is, we’ve got to finish our tracking and our backchecks.”

There were a couple breakdowns where the blame might not be so obvious – and one where, just for example, William Eklund can be better.

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