One of the things most often discussed about the San Jose Sharks is their narrow window for winning a title. General manager Doug Wilson himself has made the point.
It makes it sound as if the team is done if the current core does not win.
One thing that is built upon is Wilson depleting the prospect pool through trades designed to win now. Another is the assumption that two summers from now the team will be faced with the proposition of either resigning or letting go the top two picks of the very strong 1997 NHL