San Jose Sharks Newshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/San Jose Sharks NewsFri, 18 Aug 2017 22:30:00 +0000Power Rankings: Kid Masterpieceshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/power-rankings-kid-masterpieces/c-290708290<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Last season, we asked members of the FINatical Kids Club to draw portraits of their favorite players, then had the San Jose Sharks try to guess who those players were. Seemed simple enough, right? Well, that's what the players thought until they attempted actually guessing the players.</p><p>The five portraits the players had to guess from ranged in photo-realism and difficulty, which also meant the videos ranged in hilariousness, from "funny" to "really funny."</p><p><em>Note: The rankings will spoil the masterpieces, obviously, so if you want to try out your guessing skills maybe <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-14A7B93D053B67BFD9E99"><a href="https://www.nhl.com/sharks/video/search?q=kid+masterpiece">click here</a></span> to watch the videos without the captions.</em></p></div>Ann Frazier / sjsharks.comFri, 18 Aug 2017 22:30:00 +0000Shark Life: Sharks Rank First in Viral Video Countdownhttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/shark-life-sharks-rank-first-in-viral-video-countdown/c-290707958<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Heroes get remembered but legends never die. In this case, the legend is the 2014 San Jose Sharks Holiday Video, Holiday Sweater.</p><p>Although there are many great videos in the San Jose Sharks Production's vault, the Holiday Sweater video continues to stay atop everyone's "nice" list.  </p><p>TSN counted down the best team viral videos on SportsCentre Top 10 and guess what?! Sharks ranked number one with the catchy holiday rap!</p></div>Casey Krygier / sjsharks.comFri, 18 Aug 2017 21:24:33 +0000Sharks Named Top Bay Area Pro Sports Franchise for Fan Experiencehttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/sharks-named-top-bay-area-pro-sports-franchise-for-fan-experience/c-290705330<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>SAN JOSE -</b> In an independent study conducted by J.D. Power &amp; Associates, a global market research company, the San Jose Sharks (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-2EECC9E6C8507056FE9A3"><a href="https://twitter.com/sanjosesharks" target="_blank">@SanJoseSharks</a></span>) have been named as the Bay Area's top professional sports franchise for overall fan experience.</p><p>In only their second annual study of professional sports franchises, J.D. Power gave the Sharks an impressive total of 788 points, edging the San Jose Earthquakes by one point to rank as the top of the seven professional Bay Area sports franchises. A complete listing of results and data from the study can be found <span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-357ADEED924D570F5BA89"><a href="http://www.jdpower.com/press-releases/2017-jd-power-fan-experience-study" target="_blank">here</a></span>.</p></div>San Jose SharksFri, 18 Aug 2017 17:59:12 +0000Shark Life: Casino Night with Couturehttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/shark-life-casino-night-with-couture/c-290697682<div class="article-item__preview"><p>There are lots of things for a hockey player to do during the offseason: take a much-needed vacation, train, visit home, and so on. But one of the more admirable things hockey players tend to do in the summer months is to hold or take part in charity events to raise money and awareness for causes near and dear to their hearts.</p><p>Last night, Sharks forward <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-4D4AC708185DFD21166A6">Logan Couture</span> held his first ever All-In For Brain Research celebrity charity casino event in London, Ontario. </p></div>Ann Frazier / sjsharks.comThu, 17 Aug 2017 19:07:42 +0000Pizza Factory Becomes Official Pizza of the Sharkshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/pizza-factory-becomes-official-pizza-of-san-jose-sharks/c-290514872<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>SAN JOSE - </b>The San Jose Sharks (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-6EF3707EBC59A24A932AC"><a href="twitter.com/sanjosesharks">@SanJoseSharks</a></span>) announced today that Pizza Factory (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-F219A9496FFDCE928F490"><a href="twitter.com/pizzafactoryinc">@PizzaFactoryInc</a></span>) is the official pizza of the San Jose Sharks. As part of the exclusive partnership, Pizza Factory will be served on the concourse at SAP Center at San Jose during arena events including San Jose Sharks games beginning in September.</p><p>"The San Jose Sharks are excited to partner with Pizza Factory and serve their delicious food offerings at SAP Center at San Jose," said John Tortora, Chief Operating Officer of the San Jose Sharks. "Our goal is to provide our fans with the best in-arena experience. A variety of food offerings plays an integral role in achieving that level of satisfaction. We look forward to introducing Pizza Factory to our fans this season and teaming with Pizza Factory in generating greater awareness about the negative impacts of bullying."</p></div>San Jose SharksTue, 15 Aug 2017 13:00:00 +0000San Jose Sharks Announce 2017 Fan Fest Held on Sept. 24 at SAP Centerhttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/san-jose-sharks-announce-2017-fan-fest-held-on-sept-24-at-sap-center/c-290663294<div class="article-item__preview"><p class="p2"><b>SAN JOSE, CA -</b> The San Jose Sharks (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-859B04CCE9A47DC6DA28F" style="line-height: 11.96px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/SanJoseSharks" target="blank">@SanJoseSharks</a></span>) today announced details for the 2017 Sharks Fan Fest (#SJSharksFest), which will be held on Sun., Sept. 24 at SAP Center at San Jose (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-7F27AA99FCE75DDA66F90" style="line-height: 11.96px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/SAPCenter" target="blank">@SAPCenter</a></span>) with proceeds benefiting the Sharks Foundation.</p><p class="p2">Fan Fest will feature players and coaches from the San Jose Sharks and San Jose Barracuda, along with many Sharks alumni, team broadcasters and personalities participating in a variety of activities, including autograph sessions, photo booths, moderated Q &amp; A sessions on the main stage and much more. </p><p class="p2">Perhaps the highlight of the event will be the first-ever Sharks "Legends" game, featuring some of the most beloved Sharks alumni, team coaches and personalities in a 60-minute scrimmage. Scheduled participants in the "Legends" game include (subject to change); Sharks alumni Jamie Baker, Dan Boyle, David Maley, Bryan Marchment, Kyle McLaren, Douglas Murray, Evgeni Nabokov, Owen Nolan, Tom Pederson, Mike Ricci, Mark Smith, and Rob Zettler, along with the Sharks and Barracuda coaching staffs, NBC California's Sharks pre- and post-game host Brodie Brazil, and more to be announced.</p></div>San Jose SharksMon, 14 Aug 2017 17:02:03 +0000Top 20 NHL Wingshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/top-20-wings-nhl-top-players/c-290655480<div class="article-item__preview"><p><em>The ability to score thrilling goals, make eye-popping passes and go to the net with superb skating make up the hallmark of a top wing. NHL Network experts chose the top 20 wings in the League for a special program to be broadcast during the summer. Here is their list:</em></p></div>NHL.comMon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0000Power Rankings: SJ Sharkie's Costumeshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/power-rankings-sj-sharkies-costumes/c-290650236<div class="article-item__preview"><p>For being a fish, SJ Sharkie has a surprisingly large closet full of interesting costumes for every occasion you could think of. From Dia de los Muertos to the premiere of pop culture's biggest movies, Sharkie has got an outfit for it.</p><p>Here are some of the best costumes he wore during the 2016-17 season, ranked by how great they are. </p></div>Ann Frazier, Casey Krygier / sjsharks.comFri, 11 Aug 2017 19:26:05 +0000Shark Life: Stolen Stickhttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/shark-life-stolen-stick/c-290639782<div class="article-item__preview"><p>Sometimes, crime does pay.</p><p>Canadian broadcaster Sportsnet has been counting down the top 100 moments from last season, and #61 on the list involved a funny moment between <span class="token token-playerCard" id="token-E1CBD850716EEEAAFDAA1">Brent Burns</span> and Matthew Tkachuk of the Calgary Flames.</p></div>Ann Frazier / sjsharks.comThu, 10 Aug 2017 17:29:04 +0000NHL Announces Start Time Changes for Five Sharks Gameshttps://www.nhl.com/sharks/news/nhl-announces-start-time-changes-for-five-sharks-games/c-290628268<div class="article-item__preview"><p><b>SAN JOSE, CA -</b> The National Hockey League today announced that the start times for five San Jose Sharks (<span class="token token-hyperLink" id="token-C194AB1F07084A3F13DBB" style="line-height: 11.96px;"><a href="https://twitter.com/SanJoseSharks">SanJoseSharks</a></span>) games have been changed.</p><p>The changes are as follows (all times Pacific):</p></div>San Jose SharksWed, 09 Aug 2017 17:52:57 +0000