1. Can the San Jose Sharks Can Stay Afloat Without Logan Couture?

    If the San Jose Sharks were looking to regain their early-season success without Tomas Hertl, they will now have to do the same without their definitive leader Logan Couture ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 11 months ago 5,195 reads 4 comments

  2. Should the San Jose Sharks Trade Martin Havlat?

    The writing was on the wall during the offseason. Martin Havlat was on the outs in San Jose, and among the team’s management , after a longer-than-expected return to the ice from offseason pelvic surgery...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 7,347 reads 22 comments

  3. Buy, Sell the San Jose Sharks' Hot Start to 2013-14 Season

    For the second straight season, the San Jose Sharks started the NHL season without a loss in regulation through eight games...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 3,774 reads 6 comments

  4. Takeaways from San Jose Sharks' Final Roster Cuts Ahead of 2013-14 Season

    The San Jose Sharks announced their roster for the opener Thursday night against the Vancouver Canucks , but the suspense of a so-called competition for the final roster spot became a tad bit anticlimactic on Monday...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 2,752 reads 5 comments

  5. San Jose Sharks' Best Options to Replace Raffi Torres

    The San Jose Sharks have only had a peek at just what Raffi Torres can bring to their franchise, and they will have to wait a little longer now...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 2,953 reads 3 comments

  6. Is San Jose Sharks Prospect Tomas Hertl Ready for the NHL?

    It did not take long for the San Jose Sharks to show off their new up-and-coming forward — a player they hope will contribute during the 2013-14 season and long into the future...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 4,178 reads 10 comments

  7. San Jose Sharks: Breaking Down the Futures of Thornton, Marleau, Boyle

    A time that once seemed so far off, the San Jose Sharks are set to embark on the 2013-14 season—the last before the impending free agencies of the franchise’s core group of players...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 2,603 reads 5 comments

  8. Predicting the ETAs for the San Jose Sharks' Top Prospects

    Once a team built on immense talent in the prime of their careers, the San Jose Sharks now have a seemingly aging roster—with Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle, Patrick Marleau and Brad Stuart all in their mid-to-late 30s...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 2,350 reads 2 comments

  9. San Jose Sharks: 5 Players Set for Big Seasons in 2013-14

    The San Jose Sharks , at the moment, are a mystery in terms of the upcoming 2013-14 NHL season. After a rather surprising 2013 lockout-shortened season, the Sharks now face lofty expectations under a new, quick and more physical system on the ice...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about 1 year ago 2,636 reads 3 comments

  10. San Jose Sharks: Comparing Contract Extensions of Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture

    The San Jose Sharks are at a defining point as a franchise. The team has a mix of veterans with two to three years left of consistent productivity and young players with incredibly bright futures...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,653 reads 1 comments

  11. Why the Pressure Is on Sabean to Trade Lincecum, Pence at the Deadline

    The San Francisco Giants are mired in a 9-21 slump dating back to June 20 with no real sign of getting the season back on track...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 8,074 reads 57 comments

  12. San Jose Sharks: How Much Is Too Much for Joe Pavelski's Contract Extension?

    With Logan Couture’s massive contract extension out of the way, the spotlight now shines on the next piece in the future of the San Jose Sharks offense: Joe Pavelski ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,697 reads 4 comments

  13. San Jose Sharks: Top 3 Free Agents San Jose Should Have on Their Offseason Radar

    The San Jose Sharks had an entirely different look in the second half of last season. Coach Todd McLellan and general manager Doug Wilson managed to turn a team driven solely by ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 4,357 reads 3 comments

  14. San Francisco Giants Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Matt Garza vs. Ricky Nolasco

    The San Francisco Giants do not have as much leverage as they have had in past years. The defending World Series champions have battled injuries along with inconsistent pitching and hitting to find themselves one game under ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 6,526 reads 13 comments

  15. San Jose Sharks: Why Logan Couture's Contract Extension Was a Steal for San Jose

    Logan Couture is now the heart and soul of the San Jose Sharks , the new leader on the ice and in the locker room. It is a position unmanned ever since the loss of defenseman Rob Blake to retirement in 2010...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,505 reads 2 comments

  16. San Jose Sharks: How Todd McLellan Kept His Job in San Jose

    This time last year, it was not a foregone conclusion that general manager Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan would be back with the San Jose Sharks ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 3,156 reads 4 comments

  17. Rebuild or Refresh? San Jose Sharks' 2013 Offseason Outlook

    The San Jose Sharks went from a midseason team on the brink of rebuilding to just one game away from a trip to the Western Conference Finals in a span of just under two months...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,634 reads 4 comments

  18. San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings: Breaking Down Game 7

    There is no way around it—the San Jose Sharks have everything going against them leading up to Tuesday’s Game 7 against the Los Angeles Kings in the Staples Center...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 1,843 reads 1 comments

  19. Warriors' Playoff Success Opens Door for Dwight Howard Signing in Free Agency

    It was not too long ago that Dwight Howard turned down the thought of playing for the lowly Golden State Warriors ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 8,999 reads 41 comments

  20. San Jose Sharks: Reputation Alone Led to Raffi Torres Suspension

    The NHL was not going to have it again. Just over one year after Raffi Torres was suspended for a vicious hit on Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa, he was again suspended ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 92,716 reads 62 comments

  21. San Jose Sharks vs. Los Angeles Kings: 5 Keys for Sharks to Win Playoff Series

    The Detroit Red Wings defeated the Anaheim Ducks in Game 7 Sunday night on the road, which places the San Jose Sharks in a matchup with the Los Angeles Kings in the second round of the Western Conference playoffs...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 3,676 reads 4 comments

  22. San Francisco Giants: Is It Too Early to Re-Sign Hunter Pence?

    Hunter Pence is in the top-three of nearly every significant offensive statistical category for the San Francisco Giants this season, and it is not far fetched to start thinking about re-signing the 30-year-old...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 4,567 reads 14 comments

  23. Golden State Warriors Too Naïve, Too Good of Shooters to Fall to Spurs Again

    San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich said after the game (per @KyleBonagura ) that it was “polite” of the Golden State Warriors to have Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry switch off games in which they were on fire from the field...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,500 reads 42 comments

  24. Is This the San Jose Sharks' Best Chance of Winning a Stanley Cup?

    Forget the playoffs of the past. This San Jose Sharks team is different. The Sharks teams of the past have been built on offense, relying on players like Joe Thornton and Patrick ...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 2,501 reads 8 comments

  25. Couture, Stingy Defense Fueling San Jose Sharks' Domination of Canucks

    The San Jose Sharks are now one win away from sweeping the No. 3-seeded Vancouver Canucks , a feat the team from San Jose has never accomplished against any team in the playoffs...

    Scott Semmler Written by Scott Semmler about over 1 year ago 206 reads 9 comments