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Ex-Shark of the Week: Marco Sturm

“We love Marco. He comes to play every night and is fun to be around. He has leadership capabilities,” Sharks coach Darryl Sutter said of Marco Sturm in 1999. “That's not something you teach. It's natural. He loves to play, we need three or four more like him. Clones."

That’s all you need to know about Marco Sturm: Darryl Sutter wanted 18 of him.

Marco Sturm is most famous in NHL lore for being part of the Joe Thornton trade. While Brad Stuart and Wayne Primeau were functionally useless for the Bruins, Sturm became one of the most beloved Bruins in recent memory.