Every year you hear it. This is the year the San Jose Sharks will win the Stanley Cup.
Do not feel bad, though. Die-hard fans not only say it, but so do actual NHL experts, and they're paid to make those knowledgeable predictions.
Alas, the Sharks have zero Stanley Cup victories and zero Stanley Cup appearances.
But THIS is the year, right?
They got rid of the superstar attitude of Dany Heatley, bolstered their defensive core and acquired speed.
On paper, it seems that way.