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2018-19 Sharks Season Reviews

2018-19 Season Review: Tim Heed provides solid defensive depth

With Erik Karlsson sidelined by injury, the Sharks’ depth on defense was tested.

2018-19 Season Review: Melker Karlsson is not who he once was

This is not the Karlsson you are looking for.

2018-19 Season Review: Kevin Labanc keeps getting better

Okay, it’s a little more complicated than that, but not a lot more.

2018-19 Season Review: Justin Braun’s offensive struggles continued into his twilight

Doug Wilson did well to acquire assets for the aging defenseman.

2018-19 Season Review: Brent Burns, better with age

The Wookiee quietly had one of the best seasons of his career.

2018-19 Season Review: Erik Karlsson for eight more years

And we all thought he was leaving!

2018-19 Season Review: Can Rourke Chartier overcome his injury history?

Chartier has showed promise, but concussions keep derailing his progress.

2018-19 Season Review: Lukas Radil is a fantastic defensive forward

The Czech forward was one of the best defensive forwards in San Jose.

2018-19 Season Review: Radim Simek, Wookiee Whisperer

Simek is likely to earn a spot on the opening night roster.

2018-19 Season Review: Tomas Hertl cements himself as a top-line center

San Jose’s fun-loving phenom had plenty to smile about this season.

2018-19 Season Review: Coaches lose confidence in Joakim Ryan

Playing alongside Brent Burns has a high turnover rate.

2018-19 Season Review: What can be learned from Marc-Edouard Vlasic’s decline?

It’s difficult to believe this is a blip on his performance radar.

2018-19 Season Review: This isn’t the last of Antti Suomela

Although his NHL stint was short, Suomela’s time in San Jose doesn’t seem to be up yet.

2018-19 Season Review: Logan Couture comes in clutch

They don’t call him Clutchure for nothin’.

2018-19 Season Review: Martin Jones and the tale of two goaltenders

Like him or not, the Sharks lived and died by the man in the net.

2018-19 Season Review: Aaron Dell, trade bait?

The backup goaltender appears to be nothing more than a backup.

2018-19 Season Review: Timo “always trying to score” Meier

The rising star might even have more room to grow.

2018-19 Season Review: Barclay Goodrow’s disappointing career year

He scored a pretty important goal in the playoffs, though.

2018-19 Season Review: Joonas Donskoi, the ultimate moneyball contract

Talk about providing value way over his salary cap hit.

2018-19 Season Review: Joe Thornton has still got it

At 39, the dude is still unreasonably good at this dumb game.

2018-19 Season Review: Micheal Haley, back again

Fourth-liner claimed off of waivers, for reasons.

2018-19 Season Review: Gustav Nyquist was a good rental

Other teams are definitely going to give Goose offers the Sharks can’t match.

2018-19 Season Review: Evander Kane, penalty king

Kane led the entire NHL in penalty minutes, ahead of infamous pests like Tom Wilson and Antoine Roussel.

2018-19 Season Review: Was this Joe Pavelski’s swan song in teal?

In the final year of his contract, the Captain had a year to remember.

2018-19 Season Review: Dylan Gambrell needs better opportunities

Gambrell could follow in the steps of another NCAA product otherwise ...

2018-19 Season Review: Brenden Dillon’s two seasons

He followed his best regular season performance with a dud in the postseason.