Sharks newcomer Mikey Eyssimont impresses despite 4-3 loss to Devils

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.

Newcomer Eyssimont impressive despite Sharks' loss to Devils originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Two things stood out to me about Mikey Eyssimont last night.

The first thing is key to the recent waiver claim sticking on the San Jose Sharks’ top line with Tomas Hertl and Timo Meier. “Iceman” made his claim at the top spot with two primary assists in a 4-3 shootout loss to the New Jersey Devils.

This content is not available due to your privacy preferences.
Update your settings here to see it.

No one is harboring any illusions that the Los Angeles Kings’ 2016 fifth-round pick, who made his NHL debut last season at 25 for the Winnipeg Jets, is going to become a point-per-game player, even next to Hertl and Meier. But if he can distribute the puck effectively to his star linemates and occasionally make a high-end play of his own, keep the chains moving, so to speak, and not hold back his linemates, that would be the beginning of an argument to keep him on the top line.

That’s what he did most of last night.

Read the full article on San Jose Hockey Now