There’s a good chance that the Sharks’ roster is set after Tuesday’s announcement that they’ve signed of Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto to a pair of one-year, $700,000 deals. Depending on what happens with Joe Thornton, who could end up with Toronto Maple Leafs, the roster as it stands now might look the same at the start of training camp in (hopefully) December.

There have been no major blow-ups to a Sharks team that finished in the Western Conference basement last season, and considering the NHL Draft and initial frenzy of free agency is over, the time for that probably has passed. The Sharks’ abundance of high-cost, long-term deals (most of which include at least some form of trade protection), as well as the NHL’s salary cap remaining flat probably prevented a major transaction.

Still, general manager Doug Wilson has attempted to address his team’s two biggest issues from 2019-20 — the Sharks’ dismal depth at…



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