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Logan Couture | Center

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 200
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Logan Couture returned from an undisclosed injury on Saturday and potted a goal.
Couture has been playing on a line with Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto in training camp and it looks as if they could be a trio once the regular season begins. Couture is looking for a big season after he scored 23 goals and 53 points in an injury-plagued 65 games last season. Sep 28 - 11:00 AM

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Logan Couture (undisclosed) skated on Thursday after being held out on Wednesday.

Couture took an awkward fall during the Sharks' preseason game against the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. The injury doesn't seem too serious and Couture should be able to return soon. If he can stay healthy, the 25-year-old is a good bet to surpass the 23 goal and 53 point totals he reached last season.
Sep 25 - 2:48 PM

Logan Couture plans to skate on Thursday after leaving Tuesday's game for precautionary reasons.

"Just fell awkwardly and was told to take [the equipment] off," Couture said. "If it was a regular season game I probably would have been back out there, but this time of year just make sure everything’s fine." He also missed Wednesday practice. He had 23 goals and 53 points in 65 games last season.
Sep 24 - 5:47 PM

Logan Couture left Tuesday's 4-2 split squad loss to the Canucks after the second period for precautionary reasons.

"His last shift in the second, he got banged up a little bit and this time of the year we’re not going to fool around with anything like that so we kept him out," said Sharks head coach Todd McLellan to local reporters in Vancouver. "We’ll see how he is in the morning, but we don’t think it's anything serious." Couture was visibly upset after a hit in the second period and did not return for the third period. We will take the coach at his word but still monitor the situation.
Sep 24 - 12:52 AM

Logan Couture leaves with an unknown injury in Tuesday's preseason opener with the Canucks.

Little is known about why he left except Couture appeared to be unhappy after taking a big hit during second period action. We will certainly monitor this situation but hopefully it's just precautionary.
Sep 23 - 11:15 PM

Logan Couture's hand was fine as training camp began.

Couture underwent hand surgery on June 10 as he injured it in a fight with Mike Richards during Game 6 in the first round of the playoffs. He found himself centering Patrick Marleau and Matt Nieto during the opening day of training camp. Couture stated that his injured hand took a couple of months to heal. He should get 30 goals and 65-70 points this season and should be drafted in the middle rounds.
Sep 20 - 12:15 PM

If Joe Thornton doesn't earn the Sharks' captaincy back, Logan Couture is a prime candidate to take charge of San Jose.

The 25 year old star is a leader both on and off the ice. Having produced 212 points in 272 games over the past five seasons, Couture is locked up for five more years and has proven to be an energetic, two-way force. Couture served as captain of the Ottawa 67's during his tenure in the OHL, and has a bit more shelf life than fellow star Joe Pavelski and former captains Thornton and Patrick Marleau, who are all in their 30's.
Aug 24 - 7:04 PM

Logan Couture feels Joe Thornton doesn't deserve to have the captaincy taken from him.

There's been some speculation that might happen after Thornton made it clear that he wouldn't waive his no-trade clause. The Sharks might have otherwise shipped him off to jump start their rebuilding effort. Instead, Couture is hoping the Sharks "come back a lot stronger, a lot hungrier" after blowing a 3-0 series lead against the Los Angeles Kings in the first round of the 2014 playoffs. "It's probably the toughest loss I've been through… It was pretty devastating. It's really stuck with me the whole summer," Couture said.
Jul 22 - 2:49 PM

Logan Couture has undergone hand surgery.

Couture sustained the injury during a fight with Kings forward Mike Richards during Game 6 of their first round series. Couture should be fine for the start of the 2014-15 campaign.
Jun 10 - 6:27 PM

Logan Couture has drawn five penalties and three points through just four games in these playoffs, which has certainly helped the Sharks build a commanding lead over the Kings so far.

With such a potent power play, Couture’s gritty work and sacrifice has come in handy for San Jose. The Sharks have converted on 4/16 power plays through four games, while Couture has had plenty of chances with the man advantage playing on the second unit with Tomas Hertl and Tommy Wingels.
Apr 25 - 7:13 PM

Logan Couture recorded three assists in a 5-1 win against Colorado on Friday night.

His chemistry with Patrick Marleau has helped him rack up 53 points in 64 games this campaign.
Apr 12 - 1:07 PM

Logan Couture scored a goal in San Jose's 5-2 loss to Anaheim Wednesday evening.

Couture now has 22 goals and 28 assists in 63 games this season. Defenseman Jason Demers scored the other goal for the Sharks.
Apr 10 - 3:42 AM

Logan Couture scored a game-winning goal in San Jose's 2-1 win over Los Angeles Thursday night.

Couture now has 21 goals and 28 assists with a plus-18 rating in 61 games this season. Brent Burns scored the other goal for the Sharks.
Apr 4 - 2:25 AM

Logan Couture (leg) returned to action on Thursday March 27.

Couture missed Tuesday's game after blocking a shot on Monday. He netted his 20th goal of the season in Thursday's 4-3 loss to Winnipeg.
Mar 28 - 3:01 AM

Logan Couture is questionable for Thursday's contest versus Winnipeg.

"I'm going to take warm-up, I think, at least that's my plan, and see how it feels then," Couture said. "Probably 50-50." He sat out Tuesday's game in Edmonton after he blocked a shot against Calgary on Monday. The decision to play or not sounds like it will be left up to him.
Mar 27 - 4:54 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Joe Pavelski
4Andrew Desjardins
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Tomas Hertl
3James Sheppard
4Tye McGinn
5Mike Brown
6Raffi Torres
RW1Tommy Wingels
2Tyler Kennedy
3Matthew Nieto
4Adam Burish
5John Scott
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Justin Braun
4Jason Demers
5Matt Irwin
6Taylor Fedun
7Scott Hannan
8Mirco Mueller
G1Antti Niemi
2Alex Stalock