Friday Sharks Links: Wings assistant Tony Granato linked to Sharks coaching job

Your daily assortment of links to news and analysis from around the hockey world.

  • Current Detroit Red Wings assistant coach and former Sharks player Tony Granato has been rumored as a candidate for the head coaching position in San Jose. Prior to joining the Wings, Granato was Dan Bylsma's assistant in Pittsburgh for five years. [Twitter]
  • Breaking down Hasso Plattner's convoluted letter to the fans that reaffirms the organization's dedication to a rebuild. [Mercury News]
  • 2013 second rounder Gabryel Boudreau will reportedly not be signed by the Sharks prior to this year's prospect retention deadline, meaning he'll re-enter the draft in June. [La Presse]
  • Fired Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli is expected to be announced today as taking over the Oilers' President of Hockey Operations position, likely displacing Kevin Lowe in the process. [Sportsnet]
  • Aaron Ekblad, Mark Stone and Johnny Gaudreau are your three finalists for the 2015 Calder Trophy. [Pro Hockey Talk]/