Patrick Marleau


Now that the first day of NHL free agency has come and gone, the next two-and-a-half months or so tend to be fairly dormant in terms of headline-making NHL news.


PHILADELPHIA -– It’s official. The San Jose Sharks, at some point before the June 30 deadline, will buy out forward Marty Havlat according to an NHL source close to the situation.


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Joe Thornton's agent stated he only wants to play for the Sharks, and now it's Patrick Marleau's turn to reaffirm his commitment to San Jose. 


Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Friday made some of his most pointed comments to date regarding what he views as his team’s fatal flaw.