The 2021-22 NHL regular season still is nearly two months away, but the Sharks' future took a big step forward on Thursday night.
First-round draft pick William Eklund and many others took the ice for an important scrimmage as part of the Sharks' development camp. Here are six highlights that stood out.
Eklund gets on the board
The No. 7 overall pick in the 2021 NHL Draft scored the first goal of the Prospects Scrimmage, setting the tone for the night.
Sick shootout goal
Danil Guschin let his stick do all the talking with this absurd shootout goal.
Montana Onyebuchi uses fists and stick
Onyebuchi opened eyes with his ability to be an intimidator and also get the puck in the back of the net.
Solid performance by Jasper Weatherby
The University of North Dakota prospect got on the board with a goal and an assist in the scrimmage.
Adam Raska buried home two goals, and didn't even need to look for his second score.
Emond's sweet artwork
Goalie Zachary Emond honored Brian Hayward with a sweet mask guarding in goal.