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Three Options For The Sharks

Kevin Kurz of CSNBayArea writes the San Jose Sharks have three options leading up to the trade deadline. Stay the course, make minor tweaks or...

Blow it up now – The party’s over. The Sharks’ window has closed, and although the Thornton-Marleau years were productive and exciting, they’ve proven that they simply can’t get over that final hump a hoist the Stanley Cup in front of the HP Pavilion faithful. No-trade clauses aside, It’s time to move on from the current captain and the franchise’s all-time scorer, both of whom would fetch an enormous price from a team that is trying to get that one final piece. How many teams would love to have Thornton as a second-line center and on the power play, without him being burdened by wearing the C; or Marleau providing that extra speed and scoring ability in a top-six role? Moving both Thornton and Marleau would also pave the way to make emerging star Couture the next captain, a role in which he would embrace and thrive....

more on each option...

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