Ouch: Couture to miss next five games (at least) for slumping Sharks

AP

Well, look on the bright side San Jose Sharks fans; at least the Pacific Division’s really bad.

It’s best to keep muttering that in your head if you root for the Sharks, as this next bit of news isn’t going to improve your outlook for a team that’s currently on a six-game losing streak.

Couture’s latest lower-body injury will sideline him for at least the next five games:

Ouch, times five.

All five of those games are on the road, including challenging contests in Montreal, Chicago and Los Angeles.

But yeah, the Pacific’s really bad, so at least there’s that.

(Laughs nervously.)

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