The San Jose Earthquakes will storm into a key road showdown against the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday after going unbeaten in five of their previous six contests, while planting themselves above the playoff line. The game, at the Whitecaps' adopted home venue of Providence Park in Portland, Ore. will be between the two teams closest to the playoff line in the Western Conference.
No, the Sharks’ alternate jerseys for the upcoming season aren’t going to resemble those worn by the California Seals in the mid-1970s. That’s what Sharks team president Jonathan Becher tweeted Thursday morning, a few hours after pictures of what the team’s purported third jerseys would look like next season began to make the rounds on social media.
It appears the Sharks and six other teams that did not qualify for the NHL's postseason earlier this year will be allowed to have extra time to train and practice together before the start of any main training camp. This summer, general managers from the seven teams asked the NHL if they could get an extended training camp — possibly as long as two weeks — before the start of the 2020-21 regular season.