1. 2012 NFL Season: Predicting the Road to Super Bowl XLVII

    Following the 2012 NFL predictions for each division, those eight teams that beat out their rivals are determined...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,271 reads 1 comments

  2. NFL 2012 Preseason Predictions by Division

    People like to say this is the time of year when every team can talk Super Bowl. History tells us otherwise. Even with the parity that revenue sharing brings, the 2012 NFL season can be forecast as accurately as the weather along the Great Lakes...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 3,776 reads 2 comments

  3. San Jose Sharks Mythbusters: Importance of Veteran Role-Players

    Under general manager Doug Wilson , the San Jose Sharks have always been a deep team. They have had forwards like Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture and a bevy of defensive combinations that were among the best third pairs in the NHL ...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 949 reads 8 comments

  4. 2011-12 San Jose Sharks Last Remaining Offseason Priority

    When asked to rank the remaining priorities of the San Jose Sharks , I was flummoxed. They need a scoring line forward. That is all. Sure, I detailed five defencemen the team should sign last month...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,524 reads 8 comments

  5. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks: Could Dominic Moore, Brad Winchester Return?

    Right now, the San Jose Sharks are looking to upgrade their roster. But is general manager Doug Wilson overlooking two players from last year's squad, Brad Winchester and Dominic Moore ? After he brought back a former No...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,253 reads 10 comments

  6. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks Remain a Long Shot Without More Depth

    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson values depth. Despite letting five more regular players go than he added, he will still have at least eight more players with NHL experience than can be dressed on a given night...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,013 reads 26 comments

  7. 2013 Stanley Cup Odds Show San Jose Sharks Better off Without Rick Nash

    Earlier this summer, the 2013 Stanley Cup odds were enough to give my colleague consternation. The San Jose Sharks were an 11th-best 22:1...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,749 reads 8 comments

  8. San Jose Sharks: 5 Youngsters Who Could Be Their Next Breakout Star

    One of the things most often discussed about the San Jose Sharks is their need for a scoring forward (here is a look at whether Andrei Kostitsyn is worth taking a risk on)...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,289 reads 36 comments

  9. Rick Nash Price Tag Was Too High for San Jose Sharks

    Last week, San Jose Sharks fans got relief: Rick Nash was traded to the New York Rangers , ending the rumors that dominated all the talk about the team. Based on the cost, San Jose should have had no interest in the trade...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 4,003 reads 78 comments

  10. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks: Predicting the Defensive Rotation

    With Alexander Semin signing with the Carolina Hurricanes and Rick Nash being traded to the New York Rangers , the San Jose Sharks are running out of options to upgrade their forwards...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,318 reads 8 comments

  11. NHL Free Agency: 5 Bargain Blue-Liners San Jose Sharks Should Have Signed

    Is it the summer of 2011 all over again? Or are we in a completely overrated, campy Bill Murray film? No, the San Jose Sharks just keep playing the same tune. They have upgraded their blue line in late June and early August, but lost forward depth...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,755 reads 10 comments

  12. 2012 NHL Free Agency: 6 Teams That Will Regret Their Moves

    The early days of the NHL 's "Free Agent Frenzy" marketing campaign have been replaced with the latter days of free-agent freeze. In the first 12-plus hours of free agency, dozens of players many fans are familiar with changed teams...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 5,530 reads 61 comments

  13. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks: 10 Songs from 'The Who' That Define Them

    I am guessing most San Jose Sharks fans reading blog posts are under 30. Thus, I need to give you a little background information: The Who is a rock band that put together some of the best albums ever...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,487 reads 30 comments

  14. San Jose Sharks: Predicting the 2012-13 Starting Roster

    For San Jose Sharks fans, the first week of NHL free agency had done nothing to redefine a team that was clearly headed in the wrong direction. Every move Doug Wilson made in the 12 prior months had either had no impact or backfired...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 3,913 reads 50 comments

  15. NHL Free Agency 2012: San Jose Sharks Sign TJ Galiardi, Is Shane Doan Next?

    According to a San Jose Mercury News report on Monday, July 9, 2012, the San Jose Sharks have re-signed restricted free agent TJ Galiardi to a one-year contract...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,999 reads 35 comments

  16. San Jose Sharks Hope Larry Robinson Can Turn Around PK Woes

    More players change teams in the first two weeks of July than the other 50 weeks combined. Yet the San Jose Sharks have lost and signed anew just one player to a one-way contract...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,772 reads 26 comments

  17. NHL Trade Speculation: Top 5 San Jose Sharks Off-Limits This Offseason

    The NHL free-agent frenzy, as the league began calling the initial signing period in 2012, is dying down. It is a basic scientific principle that a void will be filled...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,482 reads 59 comments

  18. NHL Free Agency 2012: Zach Parise, Ryan Suter Signings Impact San Jose Sharks

    According to an NHL .com report, the Minnesota Wild have landed both Zach Parise and Ryan Suter to 13-year, $98 million contracts...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 1,856 reads 38 comments

  19. NHL Free Agency 2012: San Jose Sharks Sign Several Free Agents

    The San Jose Sharks signed at least four more players on the second day of this summer's NHL free-agency period. But many NHL fans will not know their games by their names. Sharks fans are very familiar with one name...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 2 years ago 2,242 reads 2 comments

  20. 2012 NHL Free Agency: San Jose Sharks Swap Torrey Mitchell for Adam Burish

    For most teams, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm PDT July 1st is the busiest 12 hours of any year. This is when contract years expire, marking the first 12 hours outside teams can talk to unrestricted free agents...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 280 reads 12 comments

  21. 2012 NHL Free Agency: San Jose Sharks Must Be Selective

    At this time of the year, NHL management, scouting and coaching staffs do not get a lot of sleep. Everyone in the Eastern time zone is up until 3:00 AM so they can catch any Pacific Coast people still up...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 1,091 reads 2 comments

  22. San Jose Sharks: Doug Wilson's Worst Moves by Season

    The San Jose Sharks are the Susan Lucci of the NHL . She came up empty on her first 10 award nominations before finally winning on No. 11...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 276 reads 58 comments

  23. San Jose Sharks Re-Sign RFAs: What to Expect of Braun, Wingels and Desjardins

    The San Jose Sharks announced they have tendered qualifying offers to nine restricted free agents. This gives them the right to match any outside offers and possibly get draft picks as compensation for larger contracts...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 1,582 reads 2 comments

  24. NHL Trade Rumors: San Jose Sharks Must Find Alternative to Rick Nash

    You heard it here first: Rick Nash will not be coming to the San Jose Sharks . There is no doubt that last season's captain cannot return to the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 6,003 reads 8 comments

  25. NHL Draft 2012: Grading Each San Jose Sharks Pick

    The 2012 NHL draft was the most important for the San Jose Sharks since Doug Wilson's draft as general manager in 2003. For one, San Jose had its worst finish since the 2002-03 season...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 2 years ago 3,192 reads 17 comments