Throwback Thursday - 7/26/2012

Thursday, 07.26.2012 / 6:20 AM PT
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The Daily Chomp

To celebrate Sharks history, each week we will highlight moments of the past. So check back to the Daily Chomp each week to celebrate with us for Throwback Thursday. In addition, we will be giving away special Sharks throwback items every Thursday.

This week the Daily Chomp takes a look at the Sharks 2002-03 season.

Did you know... Patrick Marleau played in his 400th NHL game on Oct. 19, 2002 vs. Colorado. At that time, he was the youngest player (23 years, 34 days) to accomplish the feat since Bob Carpenter in April 1986 (22 years, 268 days).

More from that year:
  • Vincent Damphousse became the 71st player to score 400 NHL goals with his tally on Oct. 17 at Edmonton.
  • Named Ron Wilson head coach and Tim Hunter and Rob Zettler assistant coaches, Dec. 4, 2002.
  • Teemu Selanne was voted to the starting lineup for the Western Conference at the NHL All-Star Game.
  • Doug Wilson named executive vice president and general manager, May 13, 2003.
  • Six players scored their first NHL goal — RW Jonathan Cheechoo, D Jim Fahey, LW Lynn Loyns, RW Niko Dimitrakos, D Rob Davison and RW Miroslav Zalesak.
  • Jim Fahey led all NHL rookie defensemen in points (1-19=20), despite playing in only 43 NHL games.
  • Evgeni Nabokov became the franchise leader in games played, minutes played and decisions.
  • Acquired D Dan McGillis, D Kyle McLaren, C Alyn McCauley, and C Brad Boyes.
Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

Pop Culture of that year:
  • The Euro became the official currency of twelve European countries.
  • Kelly Clarkson won the first ever American Idol competition.
  • Nelly’s “Hot in Herre” topped the music charts
  • Chicago won the Academy Award for Best Picture
  • The Winter Olympic games were held in Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • John Madden began commentating for Monday Night Football alongside 15 year veteran Al Michaels.

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
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11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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