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Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Scott Hannan

Thursday, 07.10.2014 / 4:00 PM / News
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Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Scott Hannan
San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Scott Hannan to a one-year contract.

"Scott is a high-character, veteran player who leads by example," said Wilson. "He understands and accepts his role based on the needs of our team and will be a great mentor for many of the younger players on our roster."

Scott Hannan
Defenseman - SJS
GOALS: 3 | ASST: 9 | PTS: 12
PIM: 55 | +/-: 1

Last season, Hannan played in 56 games for the Sharks, posting 12 points (three goals, nine assists), 55 penalty minutes, a plus-one rating, and 1:52 of shorthanded ice time per game (fourth on the team). Hannan played in all seven postseason games with the Sharks, registering two assists and a plus-one rating.

The 35 year-old Hannan has appeared in 997 career NHL games with San Jose, Colorado, Washington, Calgary, and Nashville, notching 210 points (36 goals, 174 assists), a plus-two rating and 599 penalty minutes. In 100 career Stanley Cup Playoff games, he has added 21 points (one goal, 20 assists), a +15 rating and 93 penalty minutes.

Hannan spent the first eight years of his career in San Jose, playing in 508 games. Following 2013-14, Hannan has played in 568 regular season and 76 postseason games with the Sharks, which ranks tied for fifth and fifth in the organization's history, respectively.

The six-foot-one, 215-pound native of Richmond, British Columbia, was originally selected by San Jose in the first round (23rd overall) in the 1997 draft.

"I'm going to come into the year and coming here with the anticipation of playing and we'll see where it goes from there," said Hannan via conference call. "I'm willing to help out any way I can to move this team forward and get to that ultimate goal and I think we have a great shot at winning this year for everything and every reason."

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 48 32 10 6 143 124 70
2 NSH 46 31 10 5 141 107 67
3 STL 46 29 13 4 148 111 62
4 CHI 48 30 16 2 151 112 62
5 WPG 49 26 15 8 138 122 60
6 SJS 48 25 17 6 131 132 56
7 VAN 46 26 17 3 124 118 55
8 CGY 48 26 19 3 140 126 55
9 LAK 48 21 15 12 133 129 54
10 COL 49 20 18 11 128 141 51
11 DAL 47 21 19 7 146 154 49
12 MIN 47 21 20 6 130 138 48
13 ARI 47 16 25 6 108 160 38
14 EDM 48 12 27 9 110 160 33

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 48 24 18 10 42
L. Couture 48 18 24 2 42
J. Thornton 44 10 27 0 37
B. Burns 48 11 24 -6 35
P. Marleau 48 9 24 -10 33
T. Wingels 47 11 14 -2 25
J. Braun 47 1 18 4 19
T. Hertl 48 8 9 -2 17
M. Vlasic 47 6 10 13 16
J. Sheppard 42 4 9 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 19 11 5 .912 2.57
A. Stalock 5 5 1 .905 2.65
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