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What's next: San Jose Sharks

San Jose Sharks

Status: On the bubble

Deadline additions: Ben Smith

Deadline subtractions: Tyler Kennedy, Andrew Desjardins, James Sheppard

During the past several seasons, the Sharks have been a team that put forth a dominant effort through the regular season, but ultimately fell short in the playoffs. Some believed the club would "blow things up" -- as the saying goes -- this past summer, and it was certainly a confusing time, which included the stripping of the "C" from Joe Thornton's chest.