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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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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

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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

Logan Couture is out of the lineup Tuesday night, earning a night off after blocking a hard shot with his leg on Monday.

Couture's injury is not serious and he should be back in the Sharks' lineup later this week.
Mar 25 - 8:01 PM

Logan Couture was hurt when he blocked a shot during Monday's 2-1 shootout loss.

Fortunately, Couture's injury isn't believed to be serious and he even might be available on Tuesday. He has 19 goals and 46 points in 57 games this season.
Mar 25 - 11:14 AM

Logan Couture's unlikely goal ended up being the game-winner as the San Jose Sharks beat the New York Rangers 1-0 on Sunday.

That's his 19th goal and fourth GWG of the season, even though he's been limited by injuries. He could be a difference-maker for the Sharks in playoff seeding and fantasy owners in playoff competition.
Mar 16 - 8:01 PM

Logan Couture had two assists in San Jose's 4-3 win on Thursday.

Couture has five points in his last three games. That gives him 18 goals and 25 assists in 51 contests this season.
Mar 14 - 10:44 AM

Logan Couture scored once and added a pair of assists in the Sharks 4-0 win over Montreal Saturday.

Couture now has 18 goals and 41 points in 49 games with a plus-16 rating. He missed five weeks of action with a broken hand that required surgery and has six points in six games since returning.
Mar 9 - 10:00 AM

Logan Couture scored twice in his return from a hand injury.

It was Couture's first game since Jan. 5. He nearly had a hat trick, but he had a goal disallowed in the third period on a close call. Either way, Couture should be productive for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Feb 28 - 11:07 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
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
6Scott Hannan
7Mirco Mueller
G1Antti Niemi
2Alex Stalock