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Throwback Thursday - 5/10/2012

Thursday, 05.10.2012 / 1:23 PM
By Patrick Hooper - Digital Content Developer / The Daily Chomp
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Throwback Thursday - 5\/10\/2012


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 inaugural 1991-92 season.

Did you know... The Sharks first franchise win was against the Calgary Flames on October 8, 1991.

More from that year:
  • Pat Falloon was the Sharks leading scorer with 59 points (25 goals).
  • Doug Wilson was the Sharks Captain and was the first player to represent San Jose in the NHL All-Star game on Jan. 18, 1992.
  • George Kingston was the Sharks head coach.
  • The Sharks competed in the Smythe Division of the Clarence Campbell Conference against Calgary, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Winnipeg.
  • The Sharks inaugural season was interrupted from April 1-11 by first League-wide players strike.

Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

1991 Pop Culture:
  • The average price of a Superbowl ad was $800,000.
  • A gallon of gas cost $1.12.
  • The cool kids were listening to Nirvana's Nevermind album.
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day was the big film.
  • The Billboard Number 1 Song from December 7, 1991- January 24, 1992 was Black Or White by the King of Pop, Michael Jackson.
  • The Internet was launched to the public on Aug. 6, 1991 and number of computers on the net reaches 1 million.

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.

This giveaway has ended and is closed for any further submissions.

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 47 31 10 6 139 124 68
2 NSH 45 30 10 5 137 104 65
3 STL 46 29 13 4 148 111 62
4 CHI 47 30 15 2 148 108 62
5 WPG 48 26 14 8 135 117 60
6 SJS 48 25 17 6 131 132 56
7 VAN 45 26 16 3 124 114 55
8 CGY 47 25 19 3 136 125 53
9 LAK 47 20 15 12 129 126 52
10 COL 48 20 18 10 125 137 50
11 DAL 46 21 18 7 144 151 49
12 MIN 46 20 20 6 128 137 46
13 ARI 46 16 25 5 105 156 37
14 EDM 47 12 26 9 109 158 33

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 48 24 18 10 42
L. Couture 48 18 24 2 42
J. Thornton 44 10 27 0 37
B. Burns 48 11 24 -6 35
P. Marleau 48 9 24 -10 33
T. Wingels 47 11 14 -2 25
J. Braun 47 1 18 4 19
T. Hertl 48 8 9 -2 17
M. Vlasic 47 6 10 13 16
J. Sheppard 42 4 9 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 19 11 5 .912 2.57
A. Stalock 5 5 1 .905 2.65
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