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

Monday, 08.27.2012 / 12:00 PM PT
By Frank Albin - Director of Broadcasting / The Daily Chomp
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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 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
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
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

STATS

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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