A couple weeks ago, Trevor Letowski told us about incoming San Jose Sharks’ assistant coach Rocky Thompson’s time with the Windsor Spitfires. Yesterday, GM Wendell Young and assistant coach Bob Nardella filled us in on Thompson’s most recent coaching gig with the Chicago Wolves.
We also learned where Jonathan Quick and Martin Jones are now league leaders.
Today at San Jose Hockey Now, Nardella tells an amusing Jamie Baker anecdote.
In other San Jose Sharks news…
Tomas Hertl skates for the first time since his January ACL/MCL injuries. (Instagram)
The non-playoff GMs — including Doug Wilson — submit a plan for the non-playoff teams to begin training camp about two weeks earlier than the playoff teams. (The Athletic)
Doug Wilson Jr. shares details about Ryan Merkley’s development with the Elite Prospects podcast. (Spotify)
Should the San Jose Sharks pursue Jesper Fast? (Locked On Sharks)
It was a banner year for Sharks Care. (Twitter)
Around the NHL…
Dan Kingerski’s report card on Pittsburgh’s staggering 4-3 loss. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
Rob Simpson on Joel Quenneville’s successful Game Three juggling act. (Florida Hockey Now)
Josh Ho-Sang is reportedly going to KHL. (NYI Hockey Now)
Colorado is inching toward the one-seed. (Colorado Hockey Now)
The Bruins lose again. (Boston Hockey Now)
Robin Lehner explains that taking the knee had nothing to do with the military: “Everyone who’s taken a knee has made it clear this isn’t about the military.” (VGK Insiders)
Jaccob and Kylie Slavin are learning what it means to have a black daughter. (The Athletic)
The Capitals announced a series of initiatives that focus on diversity in hockey, racial equality, and the recognition of black achievements. (Washington Capitals)
Oskar Lindblom plans to join the Flyers in the Toronto bubble on Friday. (Sportsnet)
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