Development camp: McCarthy talks about the identity of the sharks, Bordello at Marlowe’s meeting

The San Jose Sharks started their 2022 growth camp Tuesday morning, and Thomas Bordello, Scott Reddy and San Jose Barracuda head coach John McCarthy shared their ideas after day one.

Bordeleau returned with fewer nerves and was excited to see a sure different chance of sharks.

Reddy appears to know that the San Jose Sharks are in search of guys who’re aggressive and able to work.

The identification of sharks and barracudas will match, McCarthy says, however what precisely is that identification? It’s not giant and bodily.

Lastly, a Patrick Marlowe shock in growth camp? The three talked about what it was like seeing Mr. Shark on the ice with them.

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Thomas Bordelio

Bordeleau, on the way it feels to be again in growth camp with some skilled expertise below his belt:

The nerves are positively out of the best way a bit, simply spending a little bit of time right here working with the crew and a few guys and determining the place a little bit bit extra. I am nonetheless a newbie, I am nonetheless younger, however it’s positively good to get a really feel for the place a bit earlier than coming right here, so I type of knew to anticipate a little bit extra. However once more, there are a variety of modifications within the group so you do not actually know what to anticipate, however it’s good.

Bordeleau, if he is excited to see William Eklund once more:

Sure, in fact. We have been texting all 12 months spherical and it was nice to see him once more.

Bordeleau, about what he was doing over the summer season:

I did not have a lot time within the gymnasium, that is for certain. With the World Championships in Finland, I took a while again as a result of my physique wanted it. I began working once more most likely two and a half weeks in the past, however solely my general energy, my general recreation, and little issues. That is what I am going for this summer season and we’ll see. I simply attempt to put together for camp as a lot as I can.

Bordeleau, on make the choice to go to the 2022 US WJCs (if specified):

I feel everybody revered the truth that this was type of my choice. It was a protracted course of. I did not know if I wished to go or issues like that. Sure, it ended up working effective. I’ve an incredible relationship with Group USA, as a consequence of a few years with them. Then clearly, Nate Lyman, the coach, who’s a extremely good pal, my NTDP coach and stuff like that. Even when I by no means completed going to the match, all of the camps I’ve completed with Group USA and World Juniors have been nice. I really like all of the folks there and it might be enjoyable to see them once more.

Bordello, if Group USA roster helped him make the choice to go away:

Sure, in fact. I imply, clearly, I really like everybody who’s going to be on this staff. I’ve both performed with them or have been hanging out with them not directly and with guys from Michigan as nicely, so it is going to be enjoyable to see them once more.

Bordeleau, from his perspective coming to San Jose Sharks camps this 12 months:

Positively do not take something as a right. It is a complete new crew, it is mainly a complete new staff. So I am making an attempt to place collectively a complete new staff and simply present them what I can do and present them what I am product of.

Scott Reddy

Reddy, how was his summer season and what he supposed to do:

It was a great summer season. He took some much-needed time there and simply regrouped. I am again in Minnesota now, so I am simply again in coaching now, off the ice and on the ice. Good to return again right here and see some acquainted faces and new faces and get again to work.

Reddy, in his view as he enters the event camp this 12 months in comparison with final 12 months:

I feel it is a very related mentality, however it’s good to have this complete 12 months below my belt. Simply being right here and this 12 months, simply making an attempt to be a pacesetter for the youthful guys with my expertise right here. So simply attempt to take that step ahead and hold going and get one thing out of it.

Reddy, on how his time with Barracuda at AHL helped his growth:

I used to be able to play so much there, enjoying energy and 5 versus 5. Simply having the arrogance, enjoying on the professional degree, was actually essential to me and it actually paid off to get these video games early and take the following step.

Reddy, on having a brand new basic supervisor and a brand new coach for subsequent season

I imply, it is work. Issues like this can occur. However we’re all excited, and clearly grateful for that workers and all they’ve completed for us, however excited to maneuver on. It is simply one thing that occurs in sports activities and you must be able to tackle the brand new approach and take it head on.

Reddy, on what he is labored to enhance in the beginning of the season:

I am simply going again to coaching. So I feel my greatest focus is simply velocity, and enjoying quick. You understand, you’re taking footage off the wall and are solely in a position to take these first steps and be fast with it.

Reddy, what recommendation would he give males of their first 12 months on the professional:

It’s important to keep mentally sturdy. Clearly there will probably be ups and downs, however you simply must compete day by day. It is all a few aggressive nature and type of incomes your streaks, incomes your area of interest. There’s all the time somebody watching. Whether or not you are on the ice early on, engaged on one thing, however simply all the time working in your recreation and staying aggressive to earn your house.

John McCarthy

McCarthy, on how the primary day of growth camp went:

it was good. Inform the fellows that is the primary time we have gotten our palms on so many guys and work with them on the ice. [We are] They actually look extra on the manner they method it as a result of everyone seems to be at considerably completely different factors. A few of these guys have been in three or 4 of these [development camps]A few of them are their first ones, proper? So what we’re actually is course of the data as a result of there’s so much that will get thrown at them proper now. It is a bit like ingesting from a hearth hose, however it’s type of by design, is not it? We wish to see how they deal with these conditions.

McCarthy, on how completely different getting ready for camp could be with no head coach for the San Jose Sharks and all of the modifications within the group:

I feel it is a little bit completely different, however you realize what? Guys we’ve right here, everyone seems to be already linked. We did a variety of prep work to ensure issues go easily. So it was effective. It is solely someday, however it’s been good to this point.

McCarthy, on what he is been doing since being appointed head coach of the barracuda:

You are constructing the staff, doing a variety of interviews and speaking to lots of people, and likewise determining how we wish to play. Speak to a variety of different coaches this fashion, too. Simply type of choosing their brains in the best way they’re arrange, the best way they do issues, and processing all year long. Then you realize, that is good as a result of you possibly can speak to lots of people. Decide and select the stuff you like, and the issues you do not, you do not have to do. That is the great thing about having the ability to make these selections

McCarthy, if the sharks are the place they can provide gamers extra time to develop within the AHL:

I feel sharks will probably be aggressive, proper? So one of the best gamers will make up the staff. I feel that is the essential distinction to make, that it isn’t a rebuild, it is a recharge. They type of reset a little bit bit, however on the similar time, they wish to win matches. We’re right here to compete on the Nationwide Hockey League degree, so one of the best gamers will play on the Sharks.

McCarthy, on what he considered Bordello’s video games with the San Jose Sharks on the finish of the season:

I assumed he performed nicely. I feel he did some performs. He made a variety of performs within the slot. I had a variety of icy time, which was good.

The extra video games you possibly can play, the extra you will form of determine issues out. The velocity and measurement of the opposite gamers, the energy of the opposite gamers, and the way you’ll negotiate that. So I assumed it was good. I assumed he did a variety of good issues.

McCarthy, if he and the brand new Sharks coach are going to take a seat down and ensure they’re on the identical web page:

This can be a mandate in our group. due to the summons. I feel we want, not solely as an outline, to play the identical manner, but in addition the methods. I feel that manner when guys are known as, it is a easy transition. Being in the identical metropolis is a bonus for that.

As soon as they’ve a coach in place, I am certain we’ll get collectively and discuss all of it.

McCarthy, on what’s deliberate for Barracuda’s identification:

Like Sharks: Hardworking, aggressive, and hard to play in opposition to. I feel these are the three greatest issues. We would like different groups to know whenever you play in opposition to Barracuda, as do the Sharks, too. And I feel it is about successful these one-on-one fights. Enjoying with the disc. It is irritating whenever you play with a staff that owns the whole recreation disc. As a participant, that is what’s all the time been exhausting to play in opposition to, since you’re all the time on the defensive. That is the type of staff we wish.

McCarthy, on his message to the Chamber:

We do a variety of educating this week, however there’s additionally a aggressive side to this camp. Shifting ahead to coaching camp, making sharks will probably be a aggressive affair. The Nationwide Hockey League is extremely powerful and intensely troublesome to remain in. So even gamers who performed final 12 months, it isn’t assured that they are going to play this 12 months. It’s important to earn your house.

McCarthy, on tackle former Barracuda coach Roy Somer and the San Diego Norris:

It might be unusual. I am used to seeing him subsequent to me or behind me, and he’ll be some other place. So it may be a little bit bizarre, however I am glad for it.

On Patrick Marleau being a visitor coach at Growth Camp

Bordello, if that is the primary time he met Marlowe:

Sure, I feel it was. Solely right this moment within the locker room am I truly making a video. Yeah, he simply got here in and we have been all prepared for the video, so nobody actually mentioned something. I used to be like [to myself], “Oh, I feel Patty Marlowe is right here.” But it surely was enjoyable. I imply, clearly, he is one of many actually nice. He is a legend, so it is nice to see him round and see how a lot he cares about this place.

Reddy, on what it was like having Marlowe in growth camp:

He was on our video session this morning. Everybody was shocked that he was right here. It is clearly superior although. For us guys, seeing him simply desires to be round us, speak to us about hockey. It’s extremely cool.

McCarthy, not figuring out that Marlowe would assist:

I used to be shocked to see him too. I suppose having a man like this round simply so guys can decide his mind, he was on the opposite ice [rink] From me, however guys actually prefer to have him round.

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