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Throwback Thursday - 8/9/2012

Thursday, 08.09.2012 / 10:36 AM
By Patrick Hooper - Digital Content Developer / 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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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Burns 1 1 1 2 2
M. Vlasic 1 1 1 1 2
T. Hertl 1 1 1 -1 2
J. Sheppard 1 0 2 -1 2
J. Thornton 1 1 0 1 1
P. Marleau 1 1 0 1 1
R. Torres 1 1 0 1 1
J. Pavelski 1 0 1 1 1
M. Brown 1 0 1 0 1
L. Couture 1 0 1 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 1 0 0 .912 3.00
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