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Thursday, July 14, 2005

nhl- Team to Beat

Still very early, but what team is in great shape right now. On the other hand, a few teams are in deep trouble. What do you think?

Looks like the Sharks are in great shape. From Inside Bay Area, The San Jose Sharks emerged from the NHL deep freeze Wednesday like a team on a 5-on-3 power play. There are a lot of reasons for that, not the least of which is 301 days of pent-up energy, emotion and paper-clip counting.
It would figure, though, that all NHL franchises would be acting humble, contrite and just a little bit worried about what the future holds following the settlement of the longest work stoppage in the history of North American pro sports.
Sorry. Not the Sharks. Oh sure, they faked some internal sobriety as best they could. But CEO Greg Jamison and general manager Doug Wilson barely could contain their euphoria about how this long-awaited settlement should shape up for their particular franchise....more...