Sharks need to learn from mistakes to salvage tough start to season

Sharks need to learn from mistakes to salvage season originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

The San Jose Sharks keep finding new ways to lose.

From giving up game-winning goals with less than two minutes left (Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning) to surrendering two shorthanded goals in 2:08 to the same penalty killer (Chicago Blackhawks) to blowing a one-goal lead with 1:38 left (Florida Panthers) to blowing a two-goal lead with 4:02 left (last night), it feels like the 3-8-3 Sharks are descending different levels of losing every night.

It’s different kinds of losing, but what’s consistent for the Sharks is a lack of what head coach David Quinn calls situational awareness, knowing the situation on the ice, time on the clock, and who’s on the ice.

Smart or not smart hockey.

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