Sharks 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule Announced

San Jose to Open Season at Home against Vancouver on Thursday, Oct. 3

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Sharks 2013-14 Regular Season Schedule Announced

SAN JOSE, California -- The National Hockey League and the San Jose Sharks today announced the team's complete 2013-14 regular season schedule.

The Sharks will open their 23rd NHL season at SAP Center at San Jose on Thurs., Oct. 3 against the Vancouver Canucks. Following a three-game homestand to start the season, the Sharks will play their first road game a week later, also against Vancouver, on Thurs., Oct. 10 at Rogers Arena. The 2013-14 Sharks schedule consists of 82 games - 41 home and 41 road contests.

The home schedule features 14 weekend contests (13 on Saturday, one on Sunday). The busiest home weeknight is Thursday (11), followed by Tuesday (seven), Monday (four), Friday (three) and Wednesday (two).


CLICK HERE FOR THE COMPLETE SHARKS 2013-14 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE

The 2013-14 season will feature a brand-new divisional realignment that features two seven-team divisions in the Western Conference and two eight-team divisions in the Eastern Conference. The new alignment will place several clubs in more geographically appropriate groupings and will intensify already fierce rivalries throughout the League.

San Jose will compete in the Western Conference's Pacific Division against the Anaheim Ducks, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Oilers, Los Angeles Kings, Phoenix Coyotes and Vancouver Canucks.

The Sharks will play a total of 28 games within the division, facing Anaheim, Calgary, Edmonton, and Los Angeles five times each, and Phoenix and Vancouver four times each. In addition, the Sharks will play a total of 22 games against the Western Conference's Central Division, facing Colorado four times and Chicago, Dallas, Minnesota, Nashville, St. Louis and Winnipeg three times each.

The remaining 32 games in the 82-game schedule will involve the Sharks playing every opponent in the Eastern Conference a total of two times, once at home and once away, meaning every NHL team will visit SAP Center at San Jose this season.

The Sharks three-way intra-state rivalry continues with the Anaheim Ducks (Nov. 30, Dec. 29, March 20) and the Los Angeles Kings (Nov. 27, Jan. 27, April 3) each making three visits to San Jose.

The Sharks have two season-long five-game road trips from Oct. 22 to Oct. 30 and Nov. 10 to Nov. 17. Immediately following their second road trip, San Jose has a season-high five-game homestand from Nov. 21 to Nov. 30.

Due to the NHL's participation in the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the Sharks will have a 19-day break from Feb. 8 until their Feb. 27 game at Philadelphia.

Information on Sharks individual game tickets and a complete broadcast schedule will be released at a later date.

For an online version of the 2013-14 Sharks schedule, please click here.

SHARKS SCHEDULE NOTES

Home Games By Day: Sun. - 1, Mon. - 4, Tue. - 7, Wed. - 2, Thu. - 11, Fri. - 3, Sat. - 13
Road Games By Day: Sun. - 7, Mon. - 2, Tue. - 8, Wed. - 3, Thu. - 10, Fri. - 5, Sat. - 6

Home Games By Month: Oct. - 5, Nov. - 8, Dec. - 5, Jan. - 7, Feb. - 4, March - 8, April - 4
Road Games By Month: Oct. - 8, Nov. - 5, Dec. - 9, Jan. - 8, Feb. - 2, March - 7, April - 2

GAMES BY CONFERENCE / DIVISION:

Western Conference (50): Pacific Division (28), Central Division (22)
Eastern Conference (32): Metropolitan Division (16), Atlantic Division (16)

OPPONENTS VISITS TO SAN JOSE (41): Anaheim - 3, Boston -1, Buffalo - 1, Calgary - 2, Carolina - 1, Chicago - 1, Colorado - 2, Columbus - 1, Dallas - 2, Detroit - 1, Edmonton - 2, Florida - 1, Los Angeles - 3, Minnesota - 2, Montreal - 1, Nashville - 1, New Jersey - 1, N.Y. Islanders - 1, N.Y. Rangers - 1, Ottawa - 1, Philadelphia - 1, Phoenix - 2, Pittsburgh - 1, St. Louis - 1, Tampa Bay - 1, Toronto - 1, Vancouver - 2, Washington - 1, Winnipeg - 2.

SHARKS VISITS TO ROAD CITIES (41): Anaheim - 2, Boston - 1, Buffalo - 1, Calgary - 3, Carolina - 1, Chicago - 2, Colorado - 2, Columbus - 1, Dallas - 1, Detroit - 1, Edmonton - 3, Florida - 1, Los Angeles - 2, Minnesota - 1, Montreal - 1, Nashville - 2, New Jersey - 1, N.Y. Islanders - 1, N.Y. Rangers - 1, Ottawa - 1, Philadelphia - 1, Phoenix - 2, Pittsburgh - 1, St. Louis - 2, Tampa Bay - 1, Toronto - 1, Vancouver - 2, Washington - 1, Winnipeg - 1.

AT THE OLYMPIC BREAK: San Jose will play 29 of their 41 home games and 59 of their 82 total games before beginning their Olympic break on Feb. 8, 2013. The 2014 Winter Olympics will take place Sochi, Russia.

LONGEST ROAD TRIP: Two five-game road trips from Oct. 21 to Oct. 30 and Nov. 10 to Nov. 17. Dates and opponents during the first road trip are Oct. 21 at Detroit, Oct. 24 at Boston, Oct. 26 at Montreal, Oct. 27 at Ottawa and Oct. 30 at Los Angeles. The second five-game road trip consists of games on Nov. 10 at Winnipeg, Nov. 12 at Calgary, Nov. 14 at Vancouver, Nov. 15 at Edmonton, and Nov. 17 at Chicago.

LONGEST HOMESTAND: Five games from Nov. 21 to Nov. 30. Dates and opponents during this homestand are Nov. 21 vs. Tampa Bay, Nov. 23 vs. New Jersey, Nov. 27 vs. Los Angeles, Nov. 29 vs. St. Louis and Nov. 30 vs. Anaheim.

BACK-TO-BACK GAMES:

Back-to-back overall: 10 times
Back-to-back at home: 1 time
Back-to-back on road: 8 times
Home game followed by next day road game: 1 time
Road game followed by next day home game: 0 times

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 CHI 75 45 24 6 213 175 96
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
8 CGY 76 41 28 7 224 201 89
9 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 76 36 31 9 67
L. Couture 76 25 37 -4 62
J. Thornton 72 14 48 -5 62
B. Burns 76 16 40 -6 56
P. Marleau 76 17 36 -17 53
T. Wingels 69 15 20 -5 35
T. Hertl 76 12 17 -2 29
M. Nieto 66 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
J. Braun 65 1 22 6 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 7 7 2 .905 2.55
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
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