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Sharks and Parks Street Hockey Tournament a Success

Saturday, 09.29.2012 / 9:28 PM / News

The San Jose Sharks, in conjunction with NHL Street, held its annual Sharks and Parks street hockey tournament on Saturday, Sept. 29 in the HP Pavilion parking lot. Competitive games were held from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., in which over 200 kids from surrounding Bay Area youth programs battled it out for the chance at street hockey glory.


See a photo gallery from the tournament

SJ Sharkie was on hand in to crash the party in a way only he can do, jumping in aiding an extra fin to the teams that were down early in the morning.

Le Boulanger surprised everybody at lunch time and generously donated food for the hungry competitors, a needed recharge for the afternoon’s slate of games.

In the end, three teams were crowned champions in three different age groups ranging from ages 7-15. The Hawes Hawks swept the oldest and youngest divisions while the Coastside Cougars took home the middle division championship.

Sharks and Parks was created in 1991 as a program that provides schools, community centers and youth organizations with street hockey equipment and coaching tools to make hockey more accessible to local youth. All that is required is a pair of sneakers and the Sharks provide the sticks, balls, nets and everything else necessary.

“We estimate that we have about 4,000 kids participating in 30 program centers all over Northern California,” said Sharks Fan Development Coordinator Tim Howell. “It goes about as far north as Red Bluff and as far south as Santa Cruz."

For more information on Sharks & Parks or other ways the Sharks are involved in the community, please visit SJSHARKS.com/community.

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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 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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