Brent Burns began Day 1 of Sharks training camp as a defenseman, but there are rumblings the versatile skater reverts back to his old position.
Stripped of his captaincy, the spotlight is now on Joe Thornton, but the Sharks' former leader remains steadfast and confident in his team.
The Sharks opened training camp on Friday split into two squads and line combinations that will no doubt change over the next few weeks.
The Sharks open their 2014 training camp on Friday, Sept. 19. Insider Kevin Kurz provides the eight biggest questions facing the team.
The Sharks are set to open their 2014 training camp at Sharks Ice on Friday with a number of intriguing names vying for an NHL future.
Justin Braun established himself as one of the Sharks' best defensemen, and the team is showing just how much they believe in the 27-year-old.
Tommy Wingels is coming off his best career season and should be considered among the Sharks' young core. The team is seeking one thing.
From one of the most underrated NHL defensemen in the league to maybe the Sharks' most indispensable player, the time is now for "Pickles."
The Sharks will need to find someone to take Raffi Torres' spot in the lineup and they've got plenty of young candidates.
Ex-captain Joe Thornton clearly still has the skills to be a top NHL player, but a dressing room rift places his and the Sharks' future in limbo.
In his first full NHL season, Alex Stalock thrived as Antti Niemi's backup. Now, he has a chance to supplant the Stanley Cup winner.
2013 first-round pick Mirco Mueller has put in a lot of work this summer in hopes of being part of the Sharks' youth movement.
James Sheppard was having an uneventful 2013-14 until he was moved to third line center. But now the Sharks must decide if he will stay there.
John Scott has one role with the Sharks. The 6-foot-8 forward might not dress every night, but when he does, expect fists to fly.