1. Top 5 Reasons NHL Fans Should Root Against Boston Bruins

    Some NHL fans just want to see good competition once their teams are eliminated. But most are picking sides in the 2013 Stanley Cup finals. Obviously, fans of the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins will root for their own teams...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 5,350 reads 76 comments

  2. 3 Unsung San Jose Sharks in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    Tuesday, May 28 was the latest ending for a season in the history of the San Jose Sharks . This was partially because of the late start forced by the NHL lockout...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,145 reads 1 comments

  3. San Jose Sharks Earning Conn Smythe Consideration in 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The San Jose Sharks have two wins in the Western Conference semifinals. Like every team that wins games after the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, there are certain players emerging as leaders...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,395 reads 1 comments

  4. San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings: Game-by-Game Predictions

    The San Jose Sharks opened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Pacific Division rival Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday. They now face a 1-0 deficit after Game 1 was stolen from them...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,479 reads 9 comments

  5. 5 Reasons San Jose Sharks Should Be Confident About 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The San Jose Sharks went into the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs as just the sixth seed in the Western Conference. No postseason team had fewer regulation and overtime wins, and there is no shootout in May...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 2,194 reads 28 comments

  6. San Jose Sharks' 5 Most Important Players in Series vs. Vancouver Canucks

    The San Jose Sharks are getting a rematch of the 2011 Western Conference finals. This time they are not coming in more banged up, less rested or just short on talent compared to the Vancouver Canucks ...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,663 reads 2 comments

  7. NHL Western Conference Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

    The 2013 NHL season may have been short, but the grind was great and practices few because of its condensed nature. Now that is has come to an end, the real season begins...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,849 reads 30 comments

  8. 5 Most Telling Statistics for San Jose Sharks in 2013

    The San Jose Sharks are a strong team statistically. However, statistics can be misleading or almost insignificant altogether when taken out of context...

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  9. Breaking Down Potential First-Round Foes for San Jose Sharks

    There are only five games left in the 2013 NHL season for the San Jose Sharks. Some of their competitors have six, but all are close enough to get a fairly clear image of the Stanley Cup playoff picture in the Western Conference...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about 1 year ago 1,178 reads 9 comments

  10. 3 San Jose Sharks That Need to Get Hot Down the Home Stretch

    In years past, the San Jose Sharks have looked like contenders at the NHL trade deadline and general manager Doug Wilson would add a player to take his team over the top...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 1,317 reads 12 comments

  11. San Jose Sharks: Assessing Their 2013 Outlook Post-NHL Trade Deadline

    The San Jose Sharks stumbled to the end of March. They were out of the Western Conference playoff picture, so when GM Doug Wilson was offered what is likely to be two second-round picks for blue-line mainstay Douglas Murray , he took it...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 2,262 reads 28 comments

  12. 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Western Conference Predictions

    The NHL trade deadline has passed and the season is heading into its last quarter. Because rosters are set and there are only about a dozen games left for most teams, the picture for the 2013 Stanley Cup playoffs is coming more into focus...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 5,461 reads 52 comments

  13. San Jose Sharks' Under-the-Radar Weapon for 2013 Stanley Cup Playoff Run

    Assuming the San Jose Sharks are the same team after the April 3 NHL trade deadline has passed, they do not have the look of a 2013 Stanley Cup champion. They followed five regulation wins to start the season with just three in their next 24 games..

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 2,550 reads 9 comments

  14. NHL Trade Rumors: Which Sharks Will Follow Douglas Murray Out of San Jose?

    On Monday morning local time, the San Jose Sharks traded away a mainstay of their defense since 2007-08. Douglas Murray was sent to the Pittsburgh Penguins for draft picks...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 6,706 reads 26 comments

  15. San Jose Sharks: 5 Reasons They Cannot Win 2013 Stanley Cup

    It should be clear to most observers that the San Jose Sharks cannot win the 2013 Stanley Cup as currently constructed. It is probably clear to general manager Doug Wilson , who has not been afraid to make trades in the past...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 2,514 reads 13 comments

  16. San Jose Sharks: Power Ranking Player Importance to Stanley Cup Playoff Run

    There are different ways the San Jose Sharks —coaches and management—each judge the importance of a player. Fans all have completely different measuring sticks, so any power ranking must come with narrow parameters...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 1,005 reads 5 comments

  17. San Jose Sharks: 5 Questions for 2nd Half of 2013 NHL Season

    The San Jose Sharks came out in January with all the answers, earning a perfect point percentage. Going into the second half of the 2013 NHL season, they have mostly questions...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 864 reads 1 comments

  18. San Jose Sharks Unit Grades for First Half of 2013 NHL Season

    Half of the condensed 2013 NHL season is over for the San Jose Sharks. It is time for the mid-term grades. Obviously the Sharks are not where they would like to be...

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  19. NHL Trade Rumors: 2013-14 Salary Cap Makes San Jose Sharks Deadline Buyers

    The NHL trade deadline is under four weeks away and the San Jose Sharks offense has failed to score three goals without a shootout in 16 of the last 17 games...

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  20. Top 5 Reasons San Jose Sharks Are Headed in Wrong Direction

    Even after grinding out a win Tuesday over the Vancouver Canucks , the San Jose Sharks are headed in the wrong direction. Fans, players, coaches and management are not convinced, but that does not make it any less true...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 2,320 reads 10 comments

  21. 2013 San Jose Sharks' Early Season Report Card

    Everyone has different criteria for report card grades and brings different priorities to the debate. Thus, before evaluating the San Jose Sharks in the early third-plus of the 2013 season, it is important to define the report card parameters...

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  22. Top 5 San Jose Sharks with Something to Prove in 2013

    Players nearing the end of their contracts or coming back from injury, especially when unproven or aging, always have the most to prove. The 2013 San Jose Sharks have 16 active players less than two years away from their contracts expiring...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 1,130 reads 11 comments

  23. San Jose Sharks: 5 Reasons They Cannot Beat Chicago Blackhawks

    The San Jose Sharks were absolutely capable of beating the Chicago Blackhawks in one game. As the preview I did for Examiner...

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  24. Predicting 2013 Season Statistics for Top-10 San Jose Sharks

    With 70 percent of their regular season to go, predicting the final statistics for the 2013 San Jose Sharks is pure speculation. That can make it fun but also leave one looking foolish...

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  25. San Jose Sharks Award Candidates for 2013 NHL Season

    Every year, the NHL has an awards show in Las Vegas to celebrate individual achievements during the season...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 407 reads 1 comments