There is no compelling mathematical argument to be made for the Sharks missing the playoffs.
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SAN JOSE Injured Sharks forward Marty Havlat skated with the team on Thursday morning, as he continues to recover from a partially torn right hamstring.
The hints that the Sharks would be idle at the trade deadline came in tiny but perceptible waves.