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Wednesday, 03.19.2014 / 6:39 PM / News
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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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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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