A new start with a new stopper
The Sharks need to manage money wisely to finally play for a Cup
Plugging Holes -- San Jose Sharks
The Hole: A new starting goalie
Starting goalie Evgeni Nabokov is an unrestricted free agent. The 35-year old has a hefty cap figure of $5.375 million. After yet another playoff disappointment, the team has to decide whether to stick with Nabokov or to cut ties with their long-time starter.
After the pay wall: a possible fix for the team, E.J.'s take on it, and more analysis. For all this, essential for pre-July 1 puckheads, you must be an ESPN Insider.
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2010 NHL Offseason Central on Insider
PLUGGING THE HOLES
Mixing new-school stats with old-school savvy, Insider identifies every team's biggest weakness and how each should address it this summer through the draft, trades or free agency.
Get up to speed on the stars of tomorrow in preparation for the June 25 draft.
Keep tabs on the cream of the free agent crop with Insider's updated hot sheets.
You can also keep up with all the offseason buzz at Rumor Central.