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News, Notes and Hockey Insights - 8/27/2012

Monday, 08.27.2012 / 3:00 PM
By Frank Albin - Director of Broadcasting / The Daily Chomp
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News, Notes and Hockey Insights - 8\/27\/2012

Hockey by the Numbers...

3 -- the number of time in the past 8 years that the Sharks have appeared in the West Conference Final.

0 -- the number of time in the past 8 years that the Sharks have missed the playoffs.

17 -- Gordie Howe's first Red Wing sweater.

15,234 -- Capacity of the NHL's smallest arena, Winnipeg's MTS Centre.

21,273 -- Capacity of the NHL's largest building, Bell Centre in Montreal.

2,696.79 square feet -- How much larger the Olympic ice sheet is compared to a standard NHL rink.

20 to 22 degrees -- Ideal temperature of hockey ice.

63 inches -- longest legal stick as measured from the heal to end of the shaft.

14 -- Patrick Marleau's fist San Jose sweater number. Veteran forward Ron Sutter had number 12.

1,248 -- Record wins registered by legendary coach Scotty Bowman.

70 -- Most assists by a left wing, one season: Joe Juneau, 70 (1992–93 with Boston)

1989 -- Year Sharks youngest player, Logan Couture was born.

99 -- Uniform number worn by only 3 NHL players. Rick Dudley 1980-81 with Winnipeg, Wilf Paiement 1979 to 1982 with Toronto and Wayne Gretzky 1979 to 1999 with 4 different teams.

3 -- Number of goals score by Vic Howe (Gordie's brother) during his 33-game NHL career.

11,089 -- Hockey capacity at the Cow Palace in Daly City.

2 -- Number of time that the NHL Seals made the playoffs in their 9 years in Northern California.

2-8-23 -- Date of hockey's first radio broadcast. Norman Albert described a portion of the game between Midland and North Toronto at Toronto's Arena Gardens. The radio station was CFCA.

165 -- Number of goals scored by Jonathan Cheechoo 440 games as a Shark.

46,393 -- Estimated miles flown by the San Jose Sharks in 2011-12. This is 7th in the league. Most: Winnipeg (47,876). Fewest: NY Islanders (30,072).

3,966 -- Record high penalty minutes served by Tiger Williams. This is just over 66 entire games.

8 -- Different style of Sharks uniform used 1991 to present.

404 -- NHL regular season games played by current radio analyst Jamie Baker. In those games he scored 71 goals and registered 150 points.

2,186 -- Big League games played by Gordie Howe. His son Mark played 1,355, while another son, Marty logged 646. This includes games played in the NHL and WHA.

19 -- Last Shark to wear 19 before Joe Thornton...Marco Sturm.

4,800 -- Estimated pounds of equipment Sharks take on the road.

7 -- Number of broadcast staff who travel with the team.

2,072:14 -- Minutes and seconds Dan Boyle played in 2011-12. That's over 25 minutes per game.

11-71-2 -- Win/Loss/Tied record of the 1992-93 NHL Sharks.

127 -- Days until the 2013 NHL Winter Classic in Ann Arbor, Mi

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 66 42 17 7 196 179 91
2 NSH 66 41 18 7 196 162 89
3 STL 64 40 19 5 198 162 85
4 CHI 64 38 21 5 188 152 81
5 MIN 64 35 22 7 181 164 77
6 VAN 64 36 24 4 184 176 76
7 WPG 65 32 21 12 180 175 76
8 CGY 64 35 25 4 182 165 74
9 LAK 64 31 21 12 175 167 74
10 SJS 65 32 25 8 185 183 72
11 DAL 65 29 26 10 203 215 68
12 COL 64 28 25 11 170 183 67
13 ARI 65 21 37 7 142 220 49
14 EDM 64 18 36 10 145 213 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 65 32 28 14 60
L. Couture 65 22 33 1 55
J. Thornton 61 12 43 1 55
B. Burns 65 16 32 -1 48
P. Marleau 65 15 33 -14 48
T. Wingels 58 13 16 -3 29
T. Hertl 65 10 15 -1 25
M. Vlasic 60 8 12 14 20
M. Nieto 55 6 14 -8 20
J. Braun 54 1 19 7 20
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 25 17 7 .913 2.61
A. Stalock 6 7 1 .904 2.66
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