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    Napa quake: Stanley Cup will be in city Saturday for public viewing

    Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi has made the Napa area his adopted home, and he's bringing Cup for viewing and to help raise money for earthquake victims 
    San Jose Sharks: Jamie Baker to replace Drew Remenda in TV booth
    Brett Hedican will move from studio to radio booth as San Jose Sharks shuffle deck after letting go of Drew Remenda in June 

    Sharks' Raffi Torres could miss half the season
    San Jose Sharks left wing Raffi Torres must undergo a second surgery on the right knee injury that caused him to miss all but five regular-season games last season, the team announced. That could cause him to miss half the season.
     

    Sharks take away Thornton's captaincy
    San Jose Sharks coach Todd McLellan said the team will begin with no captain or assistants, but Joe Thornton will have chance to earn back his captaincy. 

    Purdy: Outdoor hockey game at Levi's made too much sense
    Sharks and Kings drop the puck next February at Levi's Stadium instead of AT&T Park. 

    Sharks, Kings will play outdoor game at Levi's Stadium
    49ers' Levi's Stadium beats out Giants' AT&T Park for NHL's outdoor Sharks-Kings game on Feb. 21. 

    Sharks sign Jason Demers
    The San Jose Sharks avoid salary arbitration with defenseman Jason Demers.
     

    The Sharks' summer of zig-zag and redefinition — plus a few thoughts on the angry response to the impending arrival of 'ice girls'
    Do not feel bad if you're having a hard time trying to figure out what the Sharks are up to this summer. 

    NHL ice girls: San Jose Sharks follow along
    San Jose Sharks will become the 22nd NHL team to add 'ice girls' this season 

    Some Sharks fans object to plan of using 'ice girls'
    Sharks stress they are assembling an 'ice team,' which -- like the present maintenance crew -- will include men and women. 

    Sharks' Wilson says he still has high expectations for team
    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has said his team is in a 'rebuild phase' but emphasized that he still thinks the Sharks are a playoff-caliber team; on Thursday, they re-signed defensemen Scott Hannan and Matt Tennyson. 

    Sharks forward Matt Nieto expects bigger role during upcoming season
    San Jose Sharks will enter rebuild phase during 2014-15 season, and that will mean increased playing time for young players such as Matt Nieto and defenseman Mirco Mueller 

    Sharks' Tomas Hertl says sore knee nothing to worry about
    Tomas Hertl has tenderness in the same right knee that caused him to miss more than half of last season, but the San Jose Sharks' forward said the pain was caused by not having skated for more than a month. 

    San Jose Sharks give James Sheppard a one-year deal
    Forward James Sheppard signs a $1.3 million deal after becoming a regular in the Sharks' lineup last season; Jason Demers only regular from last season's team who remains unsigned. 

    Tommy Wingels gets three-year deal from San Jose Sharks
    Sharks wrap up 26-year-old forward Tommy Wingels for three years, according to the player's agent 

    San Jose Sharks fans have plenty to say about ice team
    San Jose Sharks fans have plenty to say about ice team 

    Sharks trade for forward Tye McGinn
    San Jose Sharks trade for Philadelphia Flyers forward Tye McGinn, give up third-round draft pick in 2015 

    Sharks sign free-agent enforcer John Scott, trade for Tye McGinn
    John Scott spent the last two seasons with the Buffalo Sabres before joining the San Jose Sharks; Tye McGinn, younger brother of former Shark Jamie McGinn, acquired from Philadelphia Flyers for third-round pick in 2015 draft 

    Sharks trade Brad Stuart to Colorado Avalanche
    San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson gets a couple of draft picks for defenseman Brad Stuart on first day of NHL free agency 

    Sharks send Brad Stuart to Colorado Avalanche
    San Jose Sharks receive two draft picks for veteran defenseman Brad Stuart 

    Sharks make offers to Wingels, Sheppard, Demers
    San Jose Sharks give qualifying offers to Tommy Wingels, James Sheppard and Jason Demers, indicating that all three will return for the upcoming season. 

    Replenishing the Shark pool
    The San Jose Sharks added eight 18-year-old prospects over the two-day NHL entry draft that concluded Saturday in Philadelphia. Here's a look at the players selected:
     

    Sharks stress physicality, competitiveness on second day of NHL draft
    San Jose Sharks select five wings with their eight picks; none of the draft picks is expected to supply immediate help. 

    San Jose Sharks draft Sweden's Bergman, Switzerland's Rod in second round
    Sharks, who chose eight players in all, finished draft by taking five North American players  

    NHL: Panthers select defenseman No. 1
    The Florida Panthers select Aaron Ekblad with the first pick of the NHL draft.
     

    San Jose Sharks take left wing Nikolay Goldobin with first pick
    San Jose Sharks drop down seven picks in first round by trading with Chicago Blackhawks before selecting Russian-born Nikolay Goldobin; director of pro scouting John Ferguson leaves for job with Boston Bruins. 

    Sharks exchange first-round picks with Chicago Blackhawks
    San Jose Sharks move down seven pick in first round to pick up a high third-round pick 

    San Jose Sharks buy out Marty Havlat's contract
    Forward Marty Havlat becomes the first player in Sharks' franchise history to have his contract bought out by the team. 

    San Jose Sharks lose exec John Ferguson to Boston Bruins
    John Ferguson is leaving the Sharks organization to become the executive director of player personnel for the Boston Bruins 

     
     
     
    (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Contra Costa Times)
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    Readers offer their suggestions on making the litter box more attractive to cats.