theScore is previewing each team leading up to the 2016-17 season.
The San Jose Sharks fell two wins shy of the Stanley Cup last season, and they'll ice nearly the exact same roster this season with the goal of taking that final step.
Boasting a star-studded lineup, the Sharks should be in the thick of things in the Western Conference once again.
Here's a look at their projected depth chart for 2016-17:
|Tomas Hertl||Joe Pavelski||Joe Thornton|
|Patrick Marleau||Logan Couture||Joonas Donskoi|
|Mikkel Boedker||Chris Tierney||Joel Ward|
|Matt Nieto||Tommy Wingels||Melker Karlsson|
|Paul Martin||Brent Burns|
|Marc-Edouard Vlasic||Justin Braun|
|Brenden Dillon||David Schlemko|
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