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Weekend Links Roundup: Does anyone even care where Doan ends up at this point?

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That rumored 4-year, $30 million contract an Eastern Conference team offered Shane Doan is now apparently he and his agent's asking price as DoanWatch 2012 rages onward. [Broad Street Hockey] S...

Mythbusting: Does Niemi really perform better when he plays more frequently?

Is it true that Niemi gets in a rhythm when given a large number of consecutive starts?

Thursday Links Roundup: NHL reveals remainder of CBA proposal

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Roundup of the latest NHL news & analysis.

What should the Sharks expect from a healthy Handzus?

What should the Sharks expect from a healthy Michal Handzus next season?

Rick Nash traded to the Rangers, FTF breathes sigh of relief

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Thankfully, Rick Nash wasn't traded to the Sharks.

Genesis of the 2012-13 Sharks Roster

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Marc-Edouard Vlasic from Miikka Kiprusoff. Logan Couture from Vesa Toskala and Mark Bell. Joe Thornton, Dan Boyle, and Martin Havlat from ...Not Mike Craig? Fear the Fin's third annual examination...

So what actually happened with Daniel Winnik?

An attempt to investigate why the Sharks chose not to re-sign Daniel Winnik.

FTF Photoshop Expo: 2012 Off-Season Edition

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San Jose Sharks and TV/Movie crossover photoshops

Should the Sharks send Jakub Voracek an offer sheet?

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If Weber ends up in Philly, could the Sharks take advantage of the Flyers' precarious salary cap situation?

Flyers tender Shea Weber an offer sheet for a crapload of money

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According to Darren Dreger, the Flyers have tendered restricted free agent and superstar blueliner Shea Weber a 14-year offer sheet worth upwards of $100 million, the first offer sheet to be signed in the NHL since Doug Wilson's offer to Niklas Hjalmarsson two summers ago. Since offer sheet compensation is determined by the total salary of the contract divided only by its first five years, Nashville would be entitled to four first-rounders should they choose not to match. David Poile and the Predators will have seven days to make that decision and, although stranger things have happened, it seems like a safe bet they'll match. Losing Weber and Suter in the same summer and receiving nothing of value in return (picks in the 20-30 range, on average, really don't amount to much) would be crippling for that franchise. And, of course, while it's good to see more teams utilizing this option, the irony of owners whining about their bottom line while throwing around this kind of cash should not be lost on anyone. This is why we can't have nice things.

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