The trade deadline is tomorrow at noon pacific and the Sharks are currently in Minnesota to take on the Wild, so to say today is going to be busy is a bit of an understatement. To top it off, a gold medal game happened last night! This post was written before that happened because some of us have deadlines, but you can discuss the details below.
We’ll get you game day ready later, but in the meantime, here’s Sharks news and notes from around the web:
Will the Sharks land Senators' Erik Karlsson in a trade
The Sharks are reportedly kicking tires on a trade for two-time Norris Trophy winner Erik Karlsson.
Sharks' Brent Burns' injury isn't impacting his game
Burns leads the NHL in shots with 259 on the season.
Sharks among teams showing interest in Karlsson - Article - TSN
Add the San Jose Sharks to the list of teams interested in Ottawa Senators defenceman Erik Karlsson.
Sharks put verteran forward Ward on trade block - Article - TSN
The Sharks have asked the 11-year veteran to submit a list of teams that he does not want to be traded to, in which he's allowed to block up to six teams from acquiring him. The Sharks have asked Ward to submit his list within 24 hours.
Setting the scene for the Sharks at the NHL trade deadline | NBCS Bay Area
With the NHL trade deadline quickly approaching, what will the Sharks do? Who fits the bill? Here's everything you need to know.
From around the league and PyeongChang:
Derick Brassard trade: Penguins acquire Senators forward in 3-team deal - SBNation.com
Pittsburgh has found its third-line center.
Back to the Well: Islanders acquire D Davidson from Oilers for pick - Lighthouse Hockey
The Islanders acquired defenseman Brandon Davidson from Edmonton for a 2019 third round pick today, a move that they hope could add a little stability to their generally shambolic defense.
A Family: NHL Network short film on the Richardson family and Do It For Daron - Lighthouse Hockey
NHL Network’s short documentary on Do it For Daron, the movement to spread awareness about mental health founded to honor Daron Richardson, daughter of Islanders assistant coach Luke Richardson, who took her own life in 2010 at the age of 14.
NHL Trade Deadline 2018: Breaking Down Latest League Buzz | Bleacher Report
It's not always easy to tell the contenders from those who are out of the running, but that's not the case this year. The New York Rangers and Ottawa Senators were successful in last year's playoffs, but they are troubled this year.
Rangers anxious to look past NHL trade deadline distraction | Newsday
As the Rangers clean house, players will soon know whether they are staying or going before Monday’s deadline.
Sabres sit Evander Kane with NHL trade deadline looming
Kane, who could be moved by Monday's 3 p.m. ET deadline, won't play against the Capitals.
5 Teams To Watch Ahead Of Monday's NHL Trade Deadline
Rick Nash, Erik Karlsson and Mike Green are among the biggest names in the mix ahead of Monday's NHL trade deadline.
NHL - Which Olympian could step into an NHL lineup right away?
Could Jordan Greenway, who made an impact for Team USA whenever he was on the ice in Pyeongchang, join the Wild this season? He and Finnish winger Eeli Tolvanen, the Predators' top 2017 draft pick, are among the Olympic standouts who look NHL-ready.
Winter Olympics: Germany to compete for ice hockey gold thanks to NHL ban - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
A German win is ice hockey's equivalent of Zimbabwe winning a Cricket World Cup, or Uruguay taking out the Rugby World Cup crown.