Throwback Thursday - 8/2/2012

Thursday, 08.02.2012 / 11:45 AM
By Sarah Peters - Digital Content Developer / The Daily Chomp
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Throwback Thursday - 8\/2\/2012

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 2003-04 season.

Did you know... For the first time in franchise history, the Sharks advanced to the Western Conference Finals.

More from that year:
  • The Sharks captured their second Pacific Division title by recording a franchise best 104 points in the regular season.
  •  San Jose set a record by playing 11 consecutive home games without a loss from Nov. 15-Dec. 29 (7-0-4-0) and by recording eight consecutive home wins from Jan. 28-March 3.
  • The Sharks set records in road points (47), shutouts (11) and most wins in a calendar month (10 — March).
  • G Evgeni Nabokov set a franchise record with nine shutouts.
  • LW Nils Ekman set a franchise record by compiling a plus-30 plus/minus rating for the season
  • RW Jonathan Cheechoo set a franchise record with nine game-winning goals on the season.
  • D Brad Stuart scored two goals in the last 17 seconds of regulation on April 4, 2003 vs. Los Angeles.
Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

Pop Culture of that year:
  • Lance Armstrong won his 5th Tour de France title.
  • The biggest blackout in North American history affected over 50 million Americans and Canadians.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected the Governor of California.
  • Apple launched iTunes, which sold 10 million songs in its first four months of operation.
  • Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King, won 11 Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Sharks Throwback Giveaway

Fill out the form below for a chance to win a unique Sharks Throwback prize. Increase your chances of winning and tweet using #SharksThrowback or text "Throwback" to 74499.


This giveaway contest has ended and is closed for further submissions.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 CHI 75 45 24 6 213 175 96
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
8 CGY 76 41 28 7 224 201 89
9 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 76 36 31 9 67
L. Couture 76 25 37 -4 62
J. Thornton 72 14 48 -5 62
B. Burns 76 16 40 -6 56
P. Marleau 76 17 36 -17 53
T. Wingels 69 15 20 -5 35
T. Hertl 76 12 17 -2 29
M. Nieto 66 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
J. Braun 65 1 22 6 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 7 7 2 .905 2.55
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
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