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PHT Power Rankings: The Sharks are one player away

We need to talk about the San Jose Sharks this week because they are looking awesome this season. They do not have a single player in the top-20 in the league in scoring, and only one (Brent Burns) that is in the top-40. Despite that, they have seven different players that have already topped the 40-point mark this season (putting each of them on at least a 65-point pace for the season), an eighth that is already over 30 points, and then Joe Thornton casually hanging back with 26 points in only 44 games and still being a dominant one-man wrecking crew when it comes to driving possession (nearly a 60 percent Corsi rating this season). So they are loaded at forward. Their two Norris Trophy winning defenders in Burns and Erik Karlsson ar ...