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Friday's Baker's Dozen - 1/27/2012

Friday, 01.27.2012 / 3:00 PM
By Jamie Baker - Sharks Broadcaster / The Daily Chomp
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Friday\'s Baker\'s Dozen - 1\/27\/2012


Time for my weekly Baker’s Dozen.
  1. The All-Star Game is in my hometown of Ottawa and one of the great joys of an Ottawa winter is skating on the Ottawa Canal; The longest skating rink in the world. Click on the photo above to get a glimpse.
    #BringsOutTheKidInAllOfUs

  2. March 20, April 5 and April 7. Mark those dates! They are the last 3 games between the Sharks and Kings.
    #TwoTeamRaceForPacific?

  3. Todd McLellan who is in Ottawa representing the Western Conference as a coach in the All-Star Game just gets it. Just getting it meaning understanding hockey from a technical and tactical standpoint. His best asset aside from his incredible preparation is his ability to communicate and deal with people.
    #TheStatsSpeakForThemselves

    • 179-77-37 Regular Season with San Jose
    • Sharks have been to the Conference Finals 3 times in their history, twice with McLellan
    • Won the Stanley Cup as an Assistant Coach in Detroit
    • Won the 2003 Calder Cup with Houston as the Head Coach

  4. Last year at the All-Star break, how many people picked Boston to win the Stanley Cup?
    #SoYou’reSayingWeHaveAChance_Eh!

  5. Pavelski on the difference of losing to Vancouver in regulation or Edmonton in the Shootout, “A loss is a loss and it hurts either way.”
    #HonestAnalysisComesWithTheTerritory

  6. Sharks have 5 situations of back-to-back games left this season. They have two days between games on 3 occasions. They have 3 days between games 1 time – and it’s after the Phoenix game Feb 4. Yes, the Sharks get 6 days off for the All-Star break, play 3 games then get 3 days off?
    #HowAreThose5DaysOffAfterThe1stRegularSeasonGameDoingNow?

  7. I played on the same team as Owen Nolan in Quebec and San Jose. He was one of the fiercest competitors I have ever played with but this week it’s his famous goal at the All-Star game in San Jose that gets the nod for BakesTakes13:



    #ForTheTrickToo_OhBaby!

  8. Tweet Quote of the week goes to @Logancouture “First order of business. Pimping that Honda out”
    #GoGetTheMVP_2ndCarOfTheWeekend

  9. @RyaneClowe29 with Runner-up Tweet Quote of the Week “Save the best for last @Logancouture. Getting a new car #goodnews having to smile that often on TV #notsogood #faceforradio”
    #FaceForRadio_I’veNeverHeardThatOneBefore!!!!

  10. Earlier this week Joey Crabb and Carl Gunnarsson of the Leafs had a little disagreement in practice that led to the gloves being dropped? So if the NHL eliminates fighting, what happens if two players on the same team fight in practice.
    #NoInstigatorRuleInPractice!

  11. Speaking of fights, I didn't have many fight cards when I played because, well, I figured out early I could take a punch and my marshmallow punches weren't helping matters. However, I can tell you that I fought the very tough, and crazy Gregg Smythe in practice one day and I declared myself the victor.

    In a two-on-two down-low drill in practice I snuck in behind the much bigger Smythe (6'4", 240lbs) and set a soft pick. He turned, ran into me, got mad, crosschecked me not once but twice. I shared an expletive or two and crosschecked him back. He said 'let's go' in not so many words so I dropped my gloves and punched him in the face a couple of times.Players on the team jumped in immediately knowing this was a miss-match of huge proportions as a tough guy was fighting a rookie out of college, and they figured it was easier to break the fight up early than scrape me off the ice.

    Alas, because of the quick decision, I was pronounced the victor. Smythe's nickname was Big Bird and he told me if the fight had gone on longer he would have beaten me up. I said, "I know, but it didn't and I won".
    #DidIMentionWeWereRoommatesToo

  12. For the All-Star Break I would like to give the 2nd Star to the San Jose Sharks organization for the tremendous product they have put on the ice for such a long time. Every year the Sharks are in the mix at the top of the standings and are in contention for The Stanley Cup.
    #LotsOfTeamsWouldLoveToHaveTheSharksRecordThePastDecade

  13. And 1st Star goes to the awesome San Jose Sharks fans. The players today say the same thing the players said when I played for the team back in the 1990’s – Sharks fans are the best. Players love playing here, in front of loud fans at HP and while the expectations are high I know the players want to win the Cup for their loyal fan base.



    #SharksTerritoryForever
Find me on Twitter @Bakes_Jamie13

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 11 8 3 0 31 21 16
2 NSH 9 6 1 2 23 17 14
3 VAN 10 7 3 0 34 29 14
4 LAK 10 6 2 2 24 18 14
5 SJS 12 6 4 2 38 34 14
6 CHI 10 6 3 1 27 19 13
7 MIN 9 6 3 0 31 17 12
8 CGY 11 5 4 2 27 24 12
9 STL 9 5 3 1 22 18 11
10 DAL 9 4 2 3 32 33 11
11 COL 11 3 4 4 27 32 10
12 WPG 10 4 5 1 20 26 9
13 EDM 10 4 5 1 27 36 9
14 ARI 9 3 5 1 22 34 7

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Burns 12 4 9 0 13
P. Marleau 12 4 8 0 12
J. Pavelski 12 5 6 5 11
L. Couture 12 5 6 -1 11
J. Thornton 12 3 8 4 11
T. Wingels 12 5 3 -1 8
M. Nieto 12 1 4 2 5
J. Braun 12 0 4 4 4
M. Vlasic 12 2 1 7 3
T. Hertl 12 2 1 0 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 1 2 1 .924 2.22
A. Niemi 5 2 1 .921 2.67
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