San Jose Sharks Player News: Last 24 hours, All Positions

News: Jones will get the starting nod on the road against the Rangers on Monday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic Bay Area reports.
Impact: Jones has settled in nicely after a rough start to the season, as he has gone 3-0-0 in his last trio of outings along with a .952 save percentage. Despite a 2-2-0 record, it seems the Rangers have the netminder's number considering he has logged a 3.47 GAA versus the Blueshirts in his career.
News: Karlsson has only recorded one point in nine contests.
Impact: After posting 22 points in 67 games last year, Karlsson is slumping. Although the 27-year-old has never been a strong point producer, he's been skating mostly on the second line with Logan Couture and Tomas Hertl. If he's able to stick in the top-six role, expect some points to roll in soon, as Couture is averaging over a point per game.
News: Couture scored all three goals for the Sharks in their loss Saturday to the Islanders.
Impact: He has seven points in three games.
News: Hansen pitched in an assist Saturday, but it wasn't enough as the Sharks lost to the Islanders 5-3 on the road.
Impact: The Dane is off to an incredibly slow start, as this was his first point in seven games. Hansen is in the final stage of a four-year, $10 million contract originally procured by the Canucks, and we can certainly see him walking as an unrestricted free agent if he continues to stumble with the Sharks.
News: Thornton collected two assists with one of those on the power play in Saturday's 5-3 road loss to the Islanders, though he also posted a minus-3 rating over 19:53 of ice time.
Impact: Jumbo Joe has five points (one goal, five assists) in his last three games, but it's hard to ignore his lackluster defensive production. His minus-4 rating to start the season -- while certainly not an egregious mark -- stands as the lowest of any forward from Team Teal, which makes us wonder just how much more the 38-year-old has left in the tank. His proficiency within the attacking zone keeps him relevant in virtually any fantasy format, yet his sluggish own-zone output has been hurting his own team.