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Throwback Thursday - 5/24/2012

Thursday, 05.24.2012 / 9:24 AM
By Patrick Hooper - Digital Content Developer / The Daily Chomp
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Throwback Thursday - 5\/24\/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 1993-94 season.

Did you know... the Sharks first playoff appearance came in 1993-94 where San Jose upset top-seeded Detroit in the opening round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

More from that year:
  • Sharks finished 33-35-16 (82 points) and make first playoff appearance in club history. This marked the greatest single-season turnaround in NHL history — 58 points better than 1992-93’s output of 24 points (11-71-2).
  • G Arturs Irbe and D Sandis Ozolinsh participated in the NHL All-Star Game at New York’s Madison Square Garden.
  • Team recorded a nine-game unbeaten streak (7-0-2).
  • Rookie Head Coach Kevin Constantine finishes second in voting for Jack Adams Award (NHL Coach of the Year).
  • Irbe sets NHL record for most minutes played in a season (4,412).
  • Sergei Makarov becomes the first 30-goal scorer in franchise history.
  • Signed free agents Jamie Baker and Bob Errey and acquired Ulf Dahlen, Gaetan Duchesne, Todd Elik and Jeff Norton.
Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

1993 Pop Culture:
  • Beanie Babies and Power Rangers were flying off the toy shelves.
  • Steven Spielberg brought dinosaurs to life in Jurassic Park.
  • The average cost to go see a movie was $4.14.
  • You couldn't get Meatloaf's "I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)" out of your head.
  • 60 Minutes celebrated its 25th anniversary.
  • Pamela Anderson traded in her tools from Tool Time for a swimsuit to patrol the beaches of Baywatch.

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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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 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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