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#SharksWishGranted

Wednesday, 03.19.2014 / 6:39 PM / News
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#SharksWishGranted
Sam Tageson took control of the San Jose Sharks Instagram account during his fulfillment of his wish to be a player for the day.

 

On Tuesday, March 18, the San Jose Sharks took part in an incredible day that gave Sam Tageson, a 17 year-old fan living with Left Hypo Plastic Heart Syndrome, the ability to play out his wish of becoming a Sharks player for the day. As part of that wish, he took over the Sharks Instagram account and shared his day through pictures and social media.

 

It was an amazing experience to go out and skate with the Sharks not to mention put it 5-hole on Stalock. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 


I was nervous to meet the press but once I calmed down I was able to relax and answer questions. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

I'm speechless. It's official. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

It was really amazing meeting Owen Nolan and being able to have lunch with him at Maggiano's in Santana Row. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Picked out this for my custom suit for tonight's game from @francouomo at Santana Row. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Being able to tour the Sharks practice facility at Sharks Ice was awesome and it's impressive how big the gym is. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Out of the $500 I got to spend at the @officialsharksstore my favorite item I bought was my Sharkie beanie. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

It was great eating dinner with Brodie Brazil and Bret Hedican in the press room especially since I want to be a broadcaster. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

So cool getting a tour of SAP Center. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Everything during warmups looked so much faster this close to the ice. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Greatest moment of my life. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Let's go Sharks! ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Being able to share this moment with family and friends is amazing. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

I've always wanted to broadcast a Sharks game and being able to do it tonight with Dan Rusanowsky was just extraordinary. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

GOAAAL! ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

It was an amazing time to be able to meet my favorite player Antti Niemi and get a signed stick! ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Signing autographs for fans waiting outside for me after the game. ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

Today was an unforgettable experience to live the day as a San Jose Shark. Thank you everyone! ^Sam #sharkswishgranted

 

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 34 22 7 5 99 90 49
2 CHI 32 22 9 1 100 64 45
3 STL 32 21 9 2 98 78 44
4 NSH 30 20 8 2 81 59 42
5 SJS 33 18 11 4 94 85 40
6 VAN 31 18 11 2 89 88 38
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9 CGY 33 17 14 2 97 90 36
10 MIN 30 16 12 2 86 78 34
11 DAL 30 12 13 5 87 103 29
12 COL 31 10 13 8 78 99 28
13 ARI 31 11 16 4 72 100 26
14 EDM 33 7 20 6 69 110 20

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Couture 33 13 15 4 28
J. Thornton 33 8 20 3 28
J. Pavelski 33 15 12 4 27
P. Marleau 33 7 20 -2 27
B. Burns 33 9 16 -1 25
T. Wingels 33 9 14 1 23
T. Hertl 33 7 7 -2 14
J. Braun 33 1 11 7 12
J. Sheppard 27 4 6 0 10
M. Nieto 26 3 6 0 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 4 3 1 .926 2.12
A. Niemi 13 7 3 .918 2.45
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