San Jose Sharks

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San Jose Sharks
2018–19 San Jose Sharks season
Conference Western
Division Pacific
Founded 1991
History San Jose Sharks
1991–present
Home arena SAP Center
City San Jose, California
Colors Deep Pacific teal, burnt orange, black[1][2]
              
Media NBC Sports California
K-FOX (98.5 FM)
La Raza (93.3 FM)
Owner(s) San Jose Sports & Entertainment Enterprises
(Hasso Plattner, governor)[3]
General manager Doug Wilson
Head coach Peter DeBoer
Captain Joe Pavelski
Minor league affiliates San Jose Barracuda (AHL)
Stanley Cups 0
Conference championships 1 (2015–16)
Presidents' Trophies 1 (2008–09)
Division championships 6 (2001–02, 2003–04, 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10, 2010–11)
Official website nhl.com/sharks
The players celebrate a win

The San Jose Sharks are an ice hockey team that plays in the National Hockey League (NHL). The team is based in San Jose, California and was founded on May 9th, 1990. It started playing in the NHL in autumn 1991. The team colours are pacific teal, grey, burnt orange and black. Because of this it is often called "Team Teal".

The Sharks host their games at SAP Center at San Jose and are coached by Peter DeBoer. Before that, Todd McLellan was their coach from 2008-2015. Some famous players for the Sharks are Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton, Jonathan Cheechoo, Rob Blake, Evgeni Nabokov, Dan Boyle and Patrick Marleau.

On May 25, 2016, the San Jose Sharks went to their first Stanley Cup by beating the St. Louis Blues 5-2 in 6 games but however, on June 12, 2016, they lost to the Pittsburgh Penguins which was also in 6 games.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Front Office Directory". SJSharks.com. NHL Enterprises, LP. Retrieved April 18, 2017.
  2. "Sharks Unveil New Home and Road Sweaters". SJSharks.com. NHL Enterprises, LP. September 17, 2007. Retrieved April 6, 2018. The newly designed sweater incorporates the updated Sharks logo and the team's primary colors of Deep Pacific Teal, Burnt Orange and Black.
  3. "Sharks majority owner buys out investors to take bigger role with team". Associated Press. January 30, 2013. Retrieved January 30, 2013.

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