1. San Jose Sharks: Positives and Negatives to Take from Season So Far

    The San Jose Sharks have only just played their 12th game of the 2013 season. Putting too much weight behind any positives or negatives to the season so far would be premature. On the other hand, they have reached the quarter pole...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 1,063 reads 21 comments

  2. 2013 San Jose Sharks: 5 Ways Larry Robinson Has Helped

    The San Jose Sharks are the only consistent Stanley Cup contender that has never made it within five games of winning it...

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  3. 2013 Stanley Cup Road Map for NHL Western Conference

    In ordinary seasons, the first NHL Stanley Cup forecasts are put out before the first regular-season game. My original prediction to win the Western Conference was the St. Louis Blues, but too little was known to make my opinions worth sharing...

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  4. San Jose Sharks 5-Step Plan to Contend for 2013 Stanley Cup

    When the San Jose Sharks fought off the Anaheim Ducks Tuesday night to go to 6-0, they all but assured that failure to contend for the 2013 Stanley Cup would be seen as a choke...

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  5. 2012-13 NHL Pacific Division Regular Season Preview

    In a normal season, there would be a four-week training camp and several exhibition games by the time the season started to help with a Pacific Division preview. In 2013, there was one week and no games, respectively...

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  6. San Jose Sharks Defensive Depth Chart for 2013 NHL Season

    In June 2011, the San Jose Sharks traded away a scoring-line forward and a top prospect for a first-pair defenceman ...

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  7. San Jose Sharks Forward Depth Chart for 2013 NHL Season

    In the summer of 2011, the San Jose Sharks retreated in every sense of the word. Strategically, general manager Doug Wilson decided to yield assets up front to bolster the back end...

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  8. San Jose Sharks: Top 5 Things to Focus on for 2013

    In the week leading up to the January 11 deadline to end the NHL lockout, the San Jose Sharks were looking at losing a season with an aging core facing expiring contracts...

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  9. San Jose Sharks: 5 Signs Sean Kuraly Will Be Next Superstar

    In light of the news of a new collective bargaining agreement being reached in principle, San Jose Sharks fans can start to look at the present instead of the future. For veteran teams built to win, the NHL lockout was all the more frustrating...

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  10. San Jose Sharks: 5 Young Players to Lead Franchise into Future

    Three times over the last eight weeks there has been optimism surrounding a new collective bargaining agreement (CBA) in the NHL . Every time, it has been met with realities that the two sides remain far apart...

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  11. San Jose Sharks: 5 Best Prospects to Crack 2013-14 Roster

    With the potential of a lost season from the NHL lockout looming, teams like the San Jose Sharks must ask themselves tough questions about their future...

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  12. San Jose Sharks: 10 Players That Need to Pick It Up in 2013

    At 9:00 p.m. PST Saturday, Dec. 15, the lockout will reach exactly three months or 13 weeks, whichever you prefer. In all likelihood, you prefer neither. The NHL lockout has forced cancellation of all games through Dec...

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  13. Alex Smith vs. Colin Kaepernick: Top 5 Reasons Jim Harbaugh Made Wrong Choice

    I love Colin Kaepernick . He has tremendous athleticism, a strong arm and confidence. As a Green Bay Packers fan, he reminds me quite a bit of Aaron Rodgers , the quarterback ...

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  14. Green Bay Packers Top 10 Reasons for Giving Thanks in 2012

    Vince Lombardi told his players to prioritize the three F's of their life in the order of faith, family and football. Those lines tend to blur in Wisconsin, where the Green Bay Packers are fan owned...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 2,019 reads 14 comments

  15. NHL Lockout: Top 10 Reasons San Jose Sharks Fans Should Blame Gary Bettman

    Almost two months after the old collective bargaining agreement (CBA) expired, the NHL lockout drags on...

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  16. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks: Predicting the Opening Night Lines

    On Monday, Mike Keenan warned 590 AM The Fan in Toronto of a possible 2012-13 season lost to the NHL lockout. With reports that the Winter Classic is on the verge of cancellation, the possibility of a lost season becomes increasingly likely...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about over 1 year ago 1,798 reads 16 comments

  17. San Jose Sharks: 5 Reasons 2012-13 Is Antti Niemi's Last Chance

    With most of the talent aging, the San Jose Sharks will still lack many players that will bring return value by this season's end...

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  18. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks: Why This Must Be Their Year

    This may seem like a familiar topic for San Jose Sharks fans. I even covered it in a three-part series as last season was about to get underway. (The link is to Part 3, but it contains links to the others...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about almost 2 years ago 678 reads 2 comments

  19. San Jose Sharks Need to Rebuild Around Logan Couture

    Before the draft or free agency, I surprised a lot of people. I said the San Jose Sharks should keep their core intact. Since the first days as team community leader in 2008, I have been the pessimist...

    MJ Kasprzak Written by MJ Kasprzak about almost 2 years ago 1,566 reads 31 comments

  20. Green Bay Packers' Week 5 Offensive Grades vs. Indianapolis Colts

    The rebuilding Indianapolis Colts led by a rookie quarterback were down 21-3 at halftime. They were facing the mighty Green Bay Packers , the 2010 Super Bowl champion that had a 15-1 record during the 2011 regular season...

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  21. San Jose Sharks Fans' Top 5 Fears During NHL Lockout

    Day 20 of the NHL lockout has come and gone. The regular season was scheduled to start in five days. Still, there are issues the two sides are not even talking about...

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  22. Green Bay Packers Week 4 Position Grades vs. New Orleans Saints

    If the referee lockout ends and the regular officials return, the Green Bay Packers should have no problem winning in the NFL ...

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  23. 2012-13 San Jose Sharks Go to Plan B as Shane Doan Stays with Phoenix Coyotes

    Before the lockout, the free agency market was waiting for Shane Doan to pull the trigger on a move he was obviously reluctant to make. Now it appears he is staying put in the event a new collective bargaining agreement is reached...

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  24. Green Bay Packers Week 2 Unit Grades vs. Chicago Bears

    Being the only sport with total revenue sharing and nearly equal payrolls, the margin for error is very narrow in the NFL . It leaves too much parity to have performance drop in even small areas...

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  25. Green Bay Packers Week 1 Unit Grades vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Chicago native and ESPN personality Michael Wilbon called the Week 1 matchup between the Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers "the big-boy game." The teams finished with the top two NFC seeds in last season's playoffs...

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