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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


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.

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STANDINGS

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
P. Marleau 3 3 2 4 5
J. Pavelski 3 1 4 3 5
M. Nieto 3 1 3 4 4
J. Thornton 3 2 1 0 3
B. Burns 3 2 1 0 3
T. Hertl 3 2 1 -1 3
M. Vlasic 3 1 2 2 3
L. Couture 3 1 2 5 3
D. Boyle 3 0 3 0 3
J. Sheppard 3 0 3 1 3
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 3 0 0 .912 2.58
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