Can Logan Couture's newest linemate help jump-start his season?

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Can Logan Couture's newest linemate help jump-start his season?
Can Logan Couture's newest linemate help jump-start his season?

SAN JOSE — Logan Couture wore a look of exasperation on Oct. 27 after the Sharks' season had reached a new low. “We've got to score some more goals,” Couture said after the Sharks' 5-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators. “We're 12 games in and I can't be sitting at one goal.” From that point until earlier this week, Couture — a first-year captain — had been carrying not only the burden of what's been a disappointing season so far for the Sharks, but also a personal extended goal drought, one of the longest of his NHL career. At least one of those issues had been fixed going into Saturday's game against the Nashville Predators, partly because of a new linemate. Less than a minute into Thursday's game

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