Forward Andrew Desjardins adds some much needed grit to the Sharks' fourth line in a brutal Western Conference, but he'll have to prove his worth.
Jason Demers is coming off a breakout season. With a new contract extension, the Sharks expect him to make Dan Boye's departure easy.
It's doubtful Logan Couture's on-ice role will change much this season, but his responsibilities off-ice are an entirely different matter.
The Brent Burns-as-a-forward experiment is over, but the Sharks expect big things from their big defenseman in his fourth season in teal.
Last season was a nightmare for Adam Burish, and the winger will need to prove his worth before he is given a role going forward.
Mike Brown might not fill up the stat line, but his gritty game is key for a Sharks team looking to foster camaraderie and a winning culture.
Justin Braun has been one of the Sharks' most reliable defensemen. Kevin Kurz provides an outlook on the young blueliner for the coming season.
The Sharks have a culture issue in the dressing room, and if isn't fixed, this year could be bumpy ride up and down the organization.
Raffi Torres continues to suffer side effects from his surgically repaired knee, which may cause him to miss significant time in the 2014 season.
GM Doug Wilson and head coach Todd McLellan confirmed that the Sharks will enter training camp with no captain and no alternates.
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Outdoor hockey is coming to the Bay Area, and the ramifications of the Sharks-Kings showdown at Levi's Stadium are far-reaching.
After weeks of speculation, the NHL made it official on Wednesday morning: The Sharks will host their bitter rival at the 49ers' new home...
The Sharks' signing of forward John Scott on early July doesn't seem to fit with their plan for the future or the NHL's move to phase out brawlers.
According to Yahoo Sports, for three hours on Saturday a link on Ticketmaster.com allowed fans to purchase tickets for the Sharks-Kings game on Feb. 21 ... at Levi's Stadium.