Friday Sharks Links: Paul Martin wants to buy everyone in San Jose his jersey

Plus more on the hiring of Bob Boughner and Johan Hedberg, Mr. Oshie is going to Washington and further fallout from Wednesday's Phil Kessel trade.

  • Paul Martin's heartwarming farewell to Pittsburgh is well worth your time, and not just because he concludes it by describing his plan to circulate a bunch of teal no. 7 jerseys around San Jose. [The Players' Tribune]
  • When it comes to the massive Phil Kessel deal, there's a difference between the trade you want to make and the trade you need to make. [Grantland]
  • And when it comes to the Toronto media's coverage of Phil Kessel, things may have just about hit rock bottom on Thursday. [Deadspin]/
  • Revisiting the hilarity of the original Kessel trade, in which the sniper was traded from Boston to Toronto for three draft picks that turned into Tyler Seguin, Dougie Hamilton and Jared Knight. None of the players involved on either side wear a Bruins or Maple Leafs jersey anymore. [Eye On Hockey]