#SJSharks Logan Couture right now: "Just so you know, I didn't make the team." Then he ducked into the off-limits locker room.
Hearing #SJSharks have traded D Brad Stuart to COL for draft picks. One veteran willing to go as he had NTC.
#SJSharks TV analyst Drew Remenda wasn't invited back for a 14th season, says no hard feelings. Story being posted shortly.
McLellan says he had talked with Thornton about "clean slate" plan for #SJSharks captaincy; reached Thornton and he says otherwise.
Thornton on losing #SJSharks C: "It’s a big honor and it’s a big responsibility so it’s a little strange when they take it away from you."
Wilson says his recommendation is to keep #SJSharks coaching staff going forward.
And McLellan confirms #SJSharks will have no captain or assistants when training camp starts.
Hit stat is flawed. Still, gaze at these combined totals from WC playoffs: STL-CHI, 181; ANA-DAL, 187; COL-MIN, 189, #SJSharks-LAK, 312.
McLellan doesn't call it a "stripping" of the captaincy, says competition will be open and Thornton, like anyone else, a candidate.
Word from #SJSharks is that Tomas Hertl will undergo surgery next week and that means he's out longer than a month.
#SJShark Wingels said he tried twice to get LAK Dustin Brown to tangle, but it didn't happen. "I guess he didn't want to own up to it."
If you missed it elsewhere, Crosby minus-5 in loss to the #SJSharks. You need to be very good to reach minus-5; otherwise coach benches you.
Stalock just broke #SJSharks franchise record shutout streak of 170:58. Nabokov held that one.
#SJSharks says Raffi Torres will miss first few months of season after repeat surgery on right knee because of infection.
#SJSharks to announce this a.m. That Hertl has been cleared medically and ready to jump into the lineup.
#SJSharks sign Thornton and Marleau to three-year extensions. Cap hit for 19 is $6.75M; cap hit for 12 is $6.6M.
"We now become a tomorrow team," says #SJSharks GM Wilson on rebuild. Words he never has uttered before.