How the San Jose Sharks break down at the NHL season's quarter point

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How the San Jose Sharks break down at the NHL season's quarter point
How the San Jose Sharks break down at the NHL season's quarter point

After a five-game winning streak, the Sharks can reach “NHL .500” with a win against Detroit on Saturday. And while San Jose (9-10-1) has rebounded after a shaky start that included losses in its first four games, the 20-game plateau represents the time general managers can accurately access what they do and do not have on their teams. Here's how the Sharks break down a quarter way through the season: Resiliency: It's a common thread during coach Peter DeBoer's five seasons behind the bench, and it's instilled with this group despite numerous changes to the roster. It's the reason general manager Doug Wilson didn't panic and gave his team a chance to figure it out. Goaltending: Team save percentage

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