Photo: Nikolay Goldobin, San Jose’s top pick at 27th overall, ranked seventh overall in OHL scoring with 94 points in 67 games for Sarnia in 2013-14 (courtesy of Derik Hamilton/Icon SMI)
Coming into the 2014 NHL Draft in Philadelphia, General Manager Doug Wilson and the San Jose Sharks were making substantial noise and looked to be on the precipice of a big change, a monumental rebuild of sorts that would alter the culture and look of the Sharks for years to come. Instead of a loud boom, in typical Sharks fashion, the 2014 draft quietly ushered in a new age for the San Jose organization.
Photo: SC Bern forward and 2014 prospect Luca Hischier is the top Swiss prospect for the 2014 NHL Draft playing in Switzerland (courtesy of Dave Reginek/Getty Images)
The 2013-14 season was one where Switzerland made less noise than the year before, as it seemed like everything turned back to normal for Swiss Ice Hockey.