Sharks summer development camp roster

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Sharks summer development camp roster

2012 San Jose Sharks - Summer Development Camp Roster

NO FORWARD HT WT S BORN BIRTHPLACE 2011-12 TEAM
70 Colin Blackwell 5-8 180 R 32893 Lawrence, Massachusetts Harvard
90 Riley Brace 5-11 170 L 3792 Woodlawn, Ontario Mississauga
73 Chris Crane 6-1 185 R 12291 West Chester, Ohio Ohio State
89 Gabriel Desjardins 5-11 200 L 11992 Montreal, Quebec HalifaxQuebec
79 Cody Ferriero 5-11 200 R 121991 Boston, Massachusetts Northeastern
87 Max Gaede 6-2 190 R 32792 Woodbury, Minnesota MN State
85 Curt Gogol 6-1 190 L 92191 Calgary, Alberta Worcester
84 Yanni Gourde 5-9 170 L 121591 St. Narcisse, Quebec Victoriaville Worcester
75 Freddie Hamilton 6-1 190 R 1192 Toronto, Ontario Niagara
48 Tomas Hertl 6-2 200 L 111293 Prague, Czech Slavia Praha HC
86 Sean Kuraly 6-2 190 L 12093 Dublin, Ohio Indiana
82 Christophe Lalancette 6-0 170 R 5694 Roberval, Quebec Acadie-Bathurst
81 Rob Linsmayer 5-11 200 R 3590 Winnetka, Illinois Holy Cross
63 James Livingston 6-1 210 R 3890 Newmarket, Ontario Worcester
76 Ty Loney 6-3 185 R 3192 Valencia, Pennsylvania Denver
71 Chris McCarthy 6-1 190 R 73091 Collegeville, Pennsylvania Vermont
83 Matthew Nieto 5-11 180 L 11592 Long Beach, California Boston U.
67 Travis Oleksuk 6-0 200 L 2389 Thunder Bay, Ontario Minnesota Duluth
65 Daniel ORegan 5-9 165 R 13094 Berlin, Germany St. Sebastian
64 Taylor Peters 6-3 210 L 12492 Delta, British Columbia Portland
72 Braden Pimm 6-0 200 L 122889 Fort St. John, British Columbia Northeastern
56 Brodie Reid 6-1 200 R 92589 Delta, British Columbia Worcester
49 Rylan Schwartz 5-10 195 L 1890 Wilcox, Saskatchewan Colorado College
78 Caston Sommer 6-3 185 R 102791 Shewsbury, Massachusetts Bismarck
40 Sebastian Stalberg 6-0 190 R 63090 Gothenburg, Sweden Vermont Worcester
38 Danill Tarasov 6-0 170 L 62091 Moscow, Russia Indiana
50 Chris Tierney 6-0 180 L 7194 Keswick, Ontario London

NO DEFENSE HT WT S BORN BIRTHPLACE 2011-12 TEAM
51 Konrad Abeltshauser 6-5 215 L 9292 Bad Tolz, Germany Halifax
62 Sena Acolatse 6-0 205 R 112890 Hayward, California Worcester
74 Dylan DeMelo 6-0 200 R 5193 London, Ontario Mississauga Worcester
77 Taylor Doherty 6-7 235 R 3291 Cambridge, Ontario Worcester
53 Lee Moffie 6-1 205 L 82990 Wallingford, Connecticut Michigan
41 Ben Paulides 6-2 200 R 82691 Los Gatos, California Miami-Ohio
47 Joakim Ryan 5-10 185 L 61793 Rumson, New Jersey Cornell
59 Justin Sefton 6-2 220 R 41493 Thunder Bay, Ontario Sudbury
80 Matt Tennyson 6-2 210 R 42390 Pleasanton, California Michigan Worcester
45 Clifford Watson 6-2 200 L 122193 Sheboygan, Wisconsin Sioux City
61 Cameron Wind 6-1 210 L 12592 Barrie Ontario Brampton

NO GOALTENDER HT WT C BORN BIRTHPLACE 2011-12 TEAM
33 Thomas Heemskerk 6-0 185 R 41190 Chilliwack, B.Columbia Stockton Worcester
36 Shane Madolora 5-10 175 L 1987 Salinas, California R.I.T.
30 Taylor Nelson 6-1 180 L 5388 Regina, Saskatchewan Ferris State

Three takeaways: Sharks having trouble explaining meltdown

Three takeaways: Sharks having trouble explaining meltdown

NASHVILLE – The Sharks are returning to San Jose on Sunday in a crisis. Nothing good came from Saturday’s 7-2 loss to Nashville, their sixth straight in regulation. Let’s get to the painful three takeaways…

1 – No answers

Neither Joe Pavelski, Brent Burns nor Patrick Marleau – the three players made available to the media after Saturday’s game – offered any kind of in-depth analysis of what’s going wrong. Frankly, I’m not sure anyone really knows. It’s hard to believe that this is the same club that had lost just two games in regulation in its previous 14 before the losing streak began.

“If you’re putting a consistent effort in, battling, competing – it’s tough to lose six in a row,” Pavelski said. “You look at six in a row, and it just seems daunting. Like, how do you get there? So, I think we’ve just got to take a deep breath, really kind of refocus.”

Believe it or not, coach Pete DeBoer thought Saturday’s loss was “a step in the right direction” when asked why Friday night’s 6-1 beat down in Dallas wasn’t enough of a wake-up call. How often do you hear that after a five-goal defeat?

“I liked our game tonight better than I liked [Friday’s game] regardless of the score,” DeBoer said. “I don’t just look at the score. If you want to just judge it on the score than you might not say it’s a wake-up call, but I thought we were much more competitive tonight. 

“It was a step in the right direction. Every team goes through tough parts of the season, and this is ours. We’ve got a lot of character in the room. We’ll get through it.”

2 – Couture injury would spell doom, as Hertl still MIA

Let’s face it – if Logan Couture is out for any extended period of time, this team is DOA once the playoffs begin. Couture has been the Sharks’ best player since the All-Star break, and they don’t have anyone on the current roster or in the system that could replace him. As of Sunday morning, there was still no word as to the severity of his injury after taking a puck to the mouth and going to a local Nashville hospital.

If Couture were to miss time, Tomas Hertl would likely become the team’s second line center. Lately, though, Hertl doesn’t even resemble an effective third line center. He was victimized on Nashville’s first goal, which was similar to one of the Wild goals on Tuesday, when he was just too slow and not strong enough on his skates in getting outworked for a loose puck. He is scoreless in his last 12 games.

3 – Haley shows some emotion that others lack

It’s understandable that Micheal Haley didn’t like getting hit from behind by Calle Jarnkrok in the third period. But, you can’t just make a beeline for a guy and punch him in the face. Haley will almost certainly get suspended for the play.

At least, though, Haley showed a little bit of emotion in the game, including his first period fight with Cody McLeod. Perhaps guys like Hertl, Joonas Donskoi and Mikkel Boedker could take a lesson from the fiery Haley. Those three, in particular, have been virtually useless during this six-game stretch. 

If I’m DeBoer, I’d get on the phone with Doug Wilson and Roy Sommer and ask for a few guys from the Barracuda so I could – depending on the team’s health situation – scratch all three of them for Tuesday against the Rangers, or at least remove Boedker and Donskoi and put Hertl back on the wing. Drastic times call for drastic measures, do they not?

 

Sharks need to 'figure it out pretty soon' after another thrashing

Sharks need to 'figure it out pretty soon' after another thrashing

NASHVILLE – Apparently, one wake up call wasn’t good enough for the plummeting San Jose Sharks.
 
Just one day after suffering what was arguably their worst game under coach Pete DeBoer, Nashville put up a touchdown on the Sharks in a 7-2 win, giving San Jose its sixth straight defeat – all in regulation.
 
After getting outscored 13-3 the last two nights, including Friday’s 6-1 loss in Dallas, where do they go from here?
 
“In two years, last year and this year so far, we haven’t had one night like this almost. Now we have back-to-back nights,” Joe Pavelski said. “I think it’s just a reality check. A gut-check time.
 
“It’s on us as players. Bottom line is we haven’t put the effort in that we need to have right now, and it snowballed on us a little bit at times. I think we’ve got to take a deep breath and really take a look in the mirror, refocus a little bit and understand there’s hockey out there, but it’s not going to fix itself.”
 
What has to be fixed immediately is the defensive structure that has been so vital to the Sharks’ success in the Pete DeBoer era. Even when the club was going through stretches of struggling to score, as it was earlier in the season, it was still collecting points in the standings with its ability to limit the opposition’s scoring chances.
 
While the game against the Predators was actually a little better in that regard, believe it or not, it was still nowhere near the level it needs to be for the postseason. Marc-Edouard Vlasic’s absence was partly to blame for that, but the Brent Burns-Paul Martin pair has been a disaster lately. Both have a minus-nine rating during the six-game losing streak, and that number is indicative of how they’ve looked, too.
 
“We’re giving up some goals. It’s a combination of things,” DeBoer said. “Obviously it’s not good enough to win games, so we’ve got to figure it out. I don’t have an answer standing here for you, but I know our group. Every team I’ve ever coached has a tough part of the season. This is obviously ours. We’ll regroup, and figure it out.”
 
Burns, who admitted to a “bad read” on Nashville’s second goal when Roman Josi sped around him, said: “It’s a tough league when you’re not executing little things.”
 
The Sharks actually looked strong early, poised to put the Dallas disaster behind them. The first few shifts, they had the puck in the Nashville end.
 
But Tomas Hertl was outmuscled behind the net by Colin Wilson on Colton Sissons’ goal at 4:14, Burns got beat on the second, and the Sharks never recovered. Patrick Marleau’s second period power play goal offered life, but that was extinguished 24 seconds later when James Neal answered with a power play goal of his own. The Sharks never got closer than two goals after that.
 
“When things are going bad, those are the things that are happening,” Burns said of Neal’s response to Marleau’s marker. “So, you’ve just got work through it."
 
Will they be able to work through it with just seven games left in the regular season, though? That this cold spell is happening in late March doesn’t speak well to the Sharks’ chances in the postseason, which begins in just two-and-a-half weeks.
 
Burns said: “Right now we should be just tightening up everything. … We've got figure it out pretty soon.”