Throwback Thursday - 8/9/2012

Thursday, 08.9.2012 / 7:36 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 2005-06 season.

Did you know... Joe Thornton became the first Sharks player to win the Art Ross Trophy (scoring title) and the Hart Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player).

More from that year:
  • Acquired C Joe Thornton as part of a four-player deal with Boston on Nov. 30.
  • Acquired LW Ville Nieminen from the N.Y. Rangers in exchange for a third round selection (83rd overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft on March 6, 2006.
  • RW Jonathan Cheechoo received the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy for leading the League and becoming the first Sharks player to score 50-plus goals in a season (56).
  • San Jose set franchise records in goals scored (266), power play goals scored (91), most shots on goal (2,483) and power play percentage (18.2).
  • Thornton was also voted as the “Sharks Player of the Year” and was a finalist for the Lester B. Pearson Award (MVP as chosen by the players).
Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

Pop Culture of that year:
  • The Disneyland Resort celebrated it 50th birthday.
  • London won the right to host the 2012 Olympic Games.
  • Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston officially announced their break-up.
  • Tom Cruise infamously jumped on Oprah’s couch, proclaiming his love for Katie Holmes.

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.



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PACIFIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
2 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
3 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
4 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
5 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
6 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
7 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

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2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Burns 6 2 8 1 10
L. Couture 6 3 5 0 8
J. Pavelski 6 5 2 1 7
J. Ward 6 1 5 2 6
J. Donskoi 6 2 2 -1 4
P. Marleau 6 1 3 0 4
T. Hertl 6 2 1 3 3
J. Thornton 6 1 2 1 3
M. Vlasic 6 0 2 4 2
M. Nieto 6 1 0 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 5 1 1 .917 2.15
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