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WCH 2016: Team USA’s Past Performances


The third edition of the World Cup of Hockey officially starts off in just over a week, and Team USA is aiming for a trophy-worthy run. With a total of eight teams boasting heavy talent—either offensively, defensively, or both—it is sure to be an exciting tournament. It will take both ...

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Tuesday Trade Review: Sharks Trade Chance to Draft Pacioretty


Background The San Jose Sharks have been an elite club since their Western Conference Finals appearance in 2003-04, making the playoffs in 10 out of the last 11 years. Though some seasons have been more hopeful than others, the franchise has always been competitive. One of the more promising years was in 2007. San Jose looked ...

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Same Old Sharks or Same Old Screw Job?


I’ve been a Sharks fan since day one. Listened to Dan Rusanowsky calling the first Sharks game on KNEW 910 AM on my red “My Little Sony” Walkman. From back in 1991 to now, it just seems like our beloved San Jose Sharks end up getting the short end of ...

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One Year Later: Stadium Series Memories & Nightmares


August 2014. The tweet comes down and every Sharks fan on Twitter (commonly known as #SharksFam) is going nuts. The unthinkable was going to come a reality. Our beloved Sharks, were not only going to play in an outdoor game, we were going to host it. We went overboard and ...

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Twenty Five in Teal – 1991-92 Inaugural Season


1991-92 Inaugural Season Team Record: 17-58-5, 39 points Team Standing: 6th place, Smythe Division Did Not Qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs Minor League Affiliate: Kansas City Blades (IHL) Captain: Doug Wilson Assistant Captains: Kelly Kisio, Bob McGill (Fill-ins: Brian Lawton, Brian Mullen, Rob Zettler) TV / Radio: KICU-TV Action ...

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Twenty Five in Teal: From A House of Pizza To A Tank of Teal

Before Sharks

Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on May 9, 2015, on the 25th anniversary of the NHL officially granting the Bay Area an NHL franchise. It was lost on our website update. Patrick Marleau & Joe Thornton were still in elementary school. The only sharks in the Bay Area ...

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Twenty Five in Teal: The Sweater That Changed Sports


You can always say a logo is your identity.  While that might be the case, in hockey, it also could be the team’s sweater (or jersey pending on your vocabulary preference or locale) that further expands your branding. In the National Hockey League, prior to 1991, only the Los Angeles ...

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