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Fantasy hockey top 50 defenseman rankings

Best options at position, including potential 2021 unrestricted free agents

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy ranks the top 50 defensemen for fantasy hockey pools in the 2020-21 season. For more coverage, visit and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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NHL Fantasy on Ice season preview podcasts

Goalie tandem rankings, position eligibility changes, more episodes for drafts

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy

The NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast is your go-to source for year-round fantasy hockey advice, DFS and betting picks. For more coverage, visit

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Hockey Fights Cancer Recap

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare /

Hockey Fights Cancer: Joe Will

Hockey Fights Cancer: Joe Will's Story

After his brother was diagnosed with prostate cancer in fall of 2019, Sharks assistant GM Joe Will decided to get tested.

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This season's Hockey Fights Cancer (HFC) campaign presented by Kaiser Permanente was unique. Even with no action on the ice, the impactful NHL initiative proceeded in November. The Sharks saw the challenge of no hockey games as a rare opportunity to engage fans and the community in new ways.

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Fantasy hockey top 250 player rankings lists best overall options for standard leagues; season preview podcasts

by Fantasy Hockey Staff @NHLFantasy ranks the top 250 overall players for fantasy hockey pools in the 2020-21 season. For more coverage, visit and subscribe for free to the NHL Fantasy on Ice podcast.

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Color of Hockey

Color of Hockey: Smith happy original Sharks logo making comeback

Artist's iconic image featured on Reverse Retro jerseys this season

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past eight years. Douglas joined in March 2019 and writes about people of color in the game. Today, he profiles Terry Smith, a Northern California artist who created the original logo for the San Jose Sharks.

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Next Wave: November 19

San Jose's 2020 Draft Picks finding success early in their respective seasons, Sorensen still on a hot streak

by Kyle Stuetzel /

Current Sharks players and prospects are having significant success. In the first report, we highlighted Marcus Sorensen's blistering pace to start the season, but in this week's report he is joined by some new company. Let's take a dive into the second edition of our Next Wave update:

Hats off for Gushchin

Our Sharks Prospect of the Week Danil Gushchin is our top performer in this week's recap, with seven points in three games played for the Muskegon Lumberjacks. What's more amazing is he collected each of the seven points in just two of his three contests, opening up the resumed United States Hockey League season with a three-point effort (one goal, two assists) on opening night and then proceeded to follow it up with a four-point contest, which included a hat trick, to lead all USHL skaters entering Monday in goals and points. 

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Hertl says knee will get even stronger for Sharks entering season: report

Forward believes late start to 2020-21 will benefit him after surgery @NHLdotcom

Tomas Hertl views the late start to this season as an opportunity for his surgically repaired knee to get even stronger, the San Jose Sharks forward told The Athletic.

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Sharks Prospect of the Week: Danil Gushchin

by Kyle Stuetzel /

Danil Gushchin has been selected as the 'Sharks Prospect of the Week' for the week of Nov. 9 after registering seven points (four goals, three assists) and a plus-4 rating in three games for the Muskegon Lumberjacks in the United States Hockey League (USHL).

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Adidas and the NHL Unveil Reverse Retro Jersey for San Jose Sharks

The adidas Reverse Retro ADIZERO Authentic jersey program marks the first time in NHL history that all 31 teams have participated in a League-wide alternate jersey program

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks /

SAN JOSE, Calif. - adidas and the National Hockey League (NHL®) today unveiled the adidas Reverse Retro ADIZERO Authentic jersey for the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) and all 31 NHL® teams. The jerseys will be worn next season marking the first time in League history that all 31 teams have participated in a League-wide alternate jersey program. adidas worked closely with the NHL® and each team to design a Reverse Retro jersey representing unique and historical moments in each club's history, while refreshing the color and design combination for an all-new presentation.

The Sharks first third jersey circles around to take another bite in this Reverse Retro jersey. The Sharks recognizable crest, combined with sleeve numbers and point accents, brings back classic vibes from the team's 1998 season.

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Sharks Foundation Community Captains

by Sharks Foundation @SharksCare /

Hockey Fights Cancer Month presented by Kaiser Permanente may look a bit different this year, but that hasn't stopped the Sharks from recognizing and supporting the many individuals impacted by the terrible disease.

All month long the Sharks Foundation and the Sharks are checking in with courageous individuals who were honored during our previous Hockey Fights Cancer nights.

Meet these cancer warriors - our community captains.

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Introducing our #HockeyFightsCancer Community Captains presented by @KPThrive. 💜

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