They broke into the NHL together and 15 years later, Scott Hannan and Brad Stuart find themselves in familiar territory, Pierre LeBrun writes.
Corey Pronman of Hockey Prospectus assesses the under-23 core depth of every NHL team, and puts them into tiers based on his grades.
Adam Burish, who was hurt in the first round, will return for the Sharks in Game 6 against the Kings, Pierre LeBrun writes.
The San Jose Sharks will begin the second round of the playoffs somewhat short-handed after losing forward Adam Burish to an undisclosed upper-body injury.
San Jose, which has retained most of its key players, gave forwards Patrick Marleau and Marco Sturm multiyear contracts.
Scott Thornton had two goals and an assist, and Brad Stuart scored his first goal this season as the San Jose Sharks beat the Florida Panthers 7-3 Saturday night.
Check out who the San Jose Sharks have taken in the first round of the NHL draft.