Kevin Labanc recently concluded his second professional season, and the Sharks have high expectations for the 22-year-old forward. He registered 40 points in 77 games this past year. Labanc didn’t start his career with high expectations, as most sixth round picks don’t. He was selected No. 171 overall in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, but
Stories of overcoming long odds are always the best. San Jose’s Kevin Labanc has a story of his own that’s just starting to take shape. The former Barrie Colt great finds himself these days on the Sharks’ top line playing to the right of Logan Couture. That’s not bad for someone who originally came into
In a recent article, we posed this question about Peter DeBoer: Is he the right coach for the Sharks? In the article, we noted he favored continuity. One game is hardly a trend, but it is worth noting that San Jose used about as much continuity as they possibly could muster for their opening game.
The San Jose Sharks enter 2017-18 in a precarious position. After failing to come to terms with unrestricted free agent and franchise legend Patrick Marleau, the Sharks are poised to take a step back, at least offensively, without significant progress from the “five or six” rookies that general manager Doug Wilson expects to play on