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Top 25 Sharks Under 25: Antoine Bibeau is a difference maker in Barracuda net

When the San Jose Barracuda made their unbelievable late season push to claim an AHL playoff spot, just about no player made a bigger contribution than Antoine Bibeau. After three years of service in the crowded Toronto Maple Leafs system, Bibeau came to San Jose on a one-year deal last season with a chance to start fresh in […]

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Without an ECHL affiliate, the Sharks’ options are far and few

On Saturday, the ECHL’s Allen Americans announced they had signed a new NHL affiliation agreement with the Minnesota Wild, ending a four-year run as the ECHL farm club for the Sharks and Barracuda. While an AHL team’s main role is developing the NHL’s best prospects, the ECHL is meant to provide ice time for fringe AHLers and help young players […]

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Barracuda sign Jeffrey Viel, Thomas Grégoire

The San Jose Barracuda made two long-awaited signings official today, announcing that the team had locked up winger Jeffrey Truchon-Viel and defenseman Thomas Grégoire to multi-year AHL deals. Both signings were reported back in May by TVA Sports (English translation here) and Grégoire’s own Instagram account (now set to private), though the Barracuda did not announce the signings until this […]

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Meet the 2018 Sharks Development Camp invitees

The Sharks’ Prospect Development camp will finish up tonight with the Prospects Scrimmage at the SAP Center, marking the unofficial end of the 2017-18 hockey calendar until the preseason gets underway in September. And while most fans’ focus at tonight’s game will be on high profile Sharks picks like Ryan Merkley and Rudolfs Balcers, there’s another group […]

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NHL Draft 2018: Sharks select John Leonard in sixth round

With the 182 selection of the NHL Entry Draft, the San Jose Sharks chose John Leonard, a 5-foot-11, 185-pound left winger from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The Sharks acquired the 182 pick in February when they traded Troy Grosenick and Brandon Bollig to the Nashville Predators. Continue reading this article at Fear the Fin!

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Puck Prose

Five Takeaways from NHL All-Star Weekend

In my newest Puck Prose article, I cover five great storylines from the NHL All-Star Weekend. Click here for the full article.

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Puck Prose: 2017 NHL All-Star Rosters announced

I wrote an article for Puck Prose about the rosters for the NHL All-Star Weekend in LA. Click here for the full article.

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San Jose Sharks Success Swimming Under the Radar

In my newest Puck Prose story, I talk about the quiet success that has been the 2016-17 San Jose Sharks season. Click here for the full article.

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Top 5 Standout NHL Goalie Surprises of 2016-17

For my first article at Puck Prose, I took a look at the five hottest goalies in the NHL so far this season. Click here for the full article.

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SRJC Oak Leaf

Shelter Dogs: A lifetime of happiness

The following was published in the December 2016 version of the SRJC Oak Leaf. “It’s better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all.” I’ve heard that saying many times in my life, and I’ve never really understood its meaning until now. Some people say that losing a pet isn’t the […]