Picture of Macklin Celebrini. Are the San jose Sharks tanking for the #1 overall pick?
Explore the San Jose Sharks' challenging 0-7-1 start to the 2023-2024 season. Analyzing key stats, player performances, and the #TankForCelebrini buzz.

The San Jose Sharks have had a rough start to the 2023-2024 season, with a record of 0-7-1 in their first 8 games. The team’s performance has left much to be desired, with only 8 goals scored while conceding 32, marking a -24 goal differential.

The Sharks’ offensive struggles are glaring, especially in the last 5 games where they were outscored 20-3, including being shut out in back-to-back games. The scoring drought is reflected in the individual performances as well, with only 2 players managing to amass 3 or more points and 2 players scoring more than one goal.

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Are the San Jose Sharks tanking the season for Macklin Celebrini?

The disappointing start has led to speculations around the Sharks’ strategy, with some believing the team is eyeing a high draft pick in the upcoming 2024 NHL entry draft, particularly targeting Macklin Celebrini, who is projected to be the 1st overall pick in 2024.

The tag #TankForCelebrini is gaining traction among the fanbase as they come to terms with the possibility of a rebuilding phase.

Despite the gloomy atmosphere, the Sharks organization and the fans hope that this strategy will pay off in the long run, leading to a stronger team in the near future.

The current season may be a tough pill to swallow, but with a potential star player like Celebrini on the horizon, there might be a silver lining to the dismal start of the season.

What are NHL fans saying about the San Jose Sharks #TankForCelebrini strategy?

I can’t wait to see Celebrini on the 4th line in San Jose next season.

If the Sharks are indeed tanking the season, they don’t deserve Celebrini.

Habs will find a way to winthe draft lottery and steal way the first overall pick from the Sharks.

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