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What is it with celebrity athletes doing everything but golfing at golf tournaments?
First, the San Jose Sharks' Joe Pavelski had Stephen Curry and Aaron Rodgers cheering him on for basketball and football drills at the American Century Championship. And now Jack Nicklaus has been spotted taking up hockey on the links.
and he didn't stop there. He took himself a few shots, too,adidas Joe Pavelski jersey,The legendary golfer donned a sweater and a stick as part of the promotion for Ontario's 2017 RBC Canadian Open on Tuesday, driving the puck at a seventh hole with an ice-hockey theme.
Get hype for Shark Week with this incredible San Jose Sharks stadium intro from the 90s
oh, can you tell? But if you’re not already hyped about cool shark things like, Michael Phelps racing one,Authentic Sidney Crosby jersey,I’m excited, then you need to get pumped with this amazing video: the San Jose Sharks stadium intro video used in the 1990s
I don’t know what is. Let’s break it down,Authentic Kris Letang jersey, frame by frame, if that isn’t the single greatest shark-themed video in existence,adidas Joe Pavelski jersey, because there’s a lot to unpack here.
of course, with some sharks underwater. That is their natural habitat,We begin, after all:
Matt Nieto signs one-year, $1 million deal to remain with AvalancheThe Avalanche inked forward Matt Nieto to a one-year deal worth $1 million for the 2017-18 season.
Nieto — a 5-foot-11, 180-pound left wing — played for the Avalanche in 43 of the final 44 games last season after being claimed off waivers from the San Jose Sharks on Jan. 5. He recorded 11 points (seven goals and four assists) for Colorado in 2016-17.
The 24 year old is scheduled for an arbitration hearing next week.
” said Avalanche executive vice president/general manager Joe Sakic in a news release. “He brings energy to our lineup,“Matt brought speed and offensive depth to our team in the second half of last season, and we look forward to having him under contract for 2017-18.”
recording 70 points in 221 games. The Long Beach, Calif.,Nieto previously spent the entirety of his professional career with the Sharks, native played collegiate hockey at Boston University before being drafted 47th by San Jose in the 2011 NHL draft.
Devils sign blueliner Mirco Mueller to two-year contract
$1.7-million deal,The New Jersey Devils have signed defenceman Mirco Mueller to a two-year, the team announced.
000, while the second is worth $925,The first year of the deal is worth $775,000.
splitting time between the NHL and AHL teams. The 22-year-old appeared in four games with the Sharks,Authentic Phil Kessel jersey,Mueller spent the past three seasons with the San Jose Sharks organization,Authentic Sidney Crosby jersey, recording one goal and one assist.
along with a 2017 fifth-round pick,He was acquired by the Devils,adidas Sidney Crosby jersey, for a 2017 second- and fourth-round selection.
3 teams that should sign Thomas Vanek
By all rights, Thomas Vanek should be signed by now.
as August approaches,adidas Sidney Crosby jersey, and despite a solid bounce-back season that should have earned him a measure of job security,adidas Kris Letang jersey,And yet, the 33-year-old winger remains without a contract for 2017-18.
Vanek signed a one-year, $2.6-million contract with the Detroit Red Wings,Authentic Joe Pavelski jersey,After being bought out by the Minnesota Wild last summer, for whom he registered 15 goals and 23 assists in 48 games.
and added two goals and eight assists in 20 games to his point total. Overall,Vanek was flipped to the Florida Panthers prior to the trade deadline, his 48 points in 68 games last season ranks him first among all remaining unrestricted free agents.
he makes up for in net-front presence, and what he lacks in speed, deft passing,Clearly he still has some gas left in the tank, and sharp shooting.
then,Here, are three teams that should not let him remain unemployed.
Patrick Marleau's departure left a hole in the Sharks' lineup that could be handily filled by a dexterous winger like Vanek.
Vanek recorded two more points than Marleau, and in 14 fewer games played. And over the course of their respective careers, Vanek has,While playing for a pair of non-playoff teams last season, on average, outproduced the former Shark.