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The 2016–17 San Jose Sharks season was the 26th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on May 9, 1990. The Sharks failed to repeat their success of winning the Western Conference in 2016 after losing to Edmonton in the first round in six games.[2]

2016–17 San Jose Sharks
Division3rd Pacific
Conference6th Western
2016–17 record46–29–7
Home record26–11–4
Road record20–18–3
Goals for221
Goals against201
Team information
General ManagerDoug Wilson
CoachPeter DeBoer
CaptainJoe Pavelski
Alternate captainsLogan Couture
Joe Thornton
ArenaSAP Center
Average attendance17,506[1]
Minor league affiliate(s)San Jose Barracuda (AHL)
Allen Americans (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsBrent Burns
Joe Pavelski (29)
AssistsBrent Burns (47)
PointsBrent Burns (76)
Penalty minutesMicheal Haley (128)
Plus/minusBrent Burns (+19)
WinsMartin Jones (35)
Goals against averageAaron Dell (2.00)

Contents

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Pacific Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Anaheim Ducks 82 46 23 13 43 223 200 +23 105
2 x – Edmonton Oilers 82 47 26 9 43 247 212 +35 103
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 46 29 7 44 221 201 +20 99
4 x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
5 Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
6 Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Central Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Chicago Blackhawks 82 50 23 9 46 244 213 +31 109
2 x – Minnesota Wild 82 49 25 8 46 266 208 +58 106
3 x – St. Louis Blues 82 46 29 7 44 235 218 +17 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; z – Clinched conference.
Top 3 (Pacific Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Anaheim Ducks 82 46 23 13 43 223 200 +23 105
2 x – Edmonton Oilers 82 47 26 9 43 247 212 +35 103
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 46 29 7 44 221 201 +20 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Western Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 PA x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
2 CE x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
3 CE Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
4 PA Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
5 CE Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
6 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 PA Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
8 CE Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

ScheduleEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

The preseason schedule was announced on June 16, 2016.[3]

Regular seasonEdit

The schedule was announced on June 21, 2016.[4]

Game log 46–29–7 (Home: 26–11–4 ; Road: 20–18–3)

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

PlayoffsEdit

The Sharks entered the playoffs as the Pacific Division's third seed and will face the second seed of the same division, the Edmonton Oilers.

2017 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend   Win   Loss

Player statisticsEdit

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular season[7]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Martin Jones 65 65 3800:21 35 23 6 152 2.40 1725 .912 2 0 0 0
Aaron Dell 20 17 1110:33 11 6 1 37 2.00 533 .931 1 0 0 0
Playoffs[8]
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Martin Jones 6 6 377:01 2 4 11 1.75 168 .935 1 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Sharks. Stats reflect time with the Sharks only.
Traded mid-season

RosterEdit

Updated March 1, 2017.[9]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
  Mantas Armalis G L 24 2016 Plungė, Lithuania
89   Mikkel Boedker LW L 27 2016 Brøndby, Denmark
61   Justin Braun D R 30 2007 St. Paul, Minnesota
88   Brent Burns D R 32 2011 Barrie, Ontario
40   Ryan Carpenter C/RW R 26 2014 Oviedo, Florida
39   Logan Couture (A) C L 28 2007 Guelph, Ontario
30   Aaron Dell G L 27 2015 Airdrie, Alberta
74   Dylan DeMelo D R 23 2011 London, Ontario
4   Brenden Dillon D L 26 2014 New Westminster, British Columbia
27   Joonas Donskoi RW R 25 2015 Raahe, Finland
23   Barclay Goodrow RW L 24 2014 Toronto, Ontario
34   Troy Grosenick G L 27 2013 Brookfield, Wisconsin
38   Micheal Haley LW L 31 2014 Guelph, Ontario
36   Jannik Hansen RW R 31 2017 Herlev, Denmark
72   Tim Heed D R 26 2016 Gothenburg, Sweden
48   Tomas Hertl LW L 23 2012 Prague, Czech Republic
31   Martin Jones G L 27 2015 North Vancouver, British Columbia
68   Melker Karlsson C/RW R 26 2014 Lycksele, Sweden
62   Kevin Labanc RW R 21 2014 Staten Island, New York
12   Patrick Marleau LW L 37 1997 Swift Current, Saskatchewan
7   Paul Martin D L 36 2015 Elk River, Minnesota
28   Timo Meier LW L 20 2015 Herisau, Switzerland
41   Mirco Mueller D L 22 2013 Winterthur, Switzerland
8   Joe Pavelski (C) C R 32 2003 Plover, Wisconsin
5   David Schlemko D L 29 2016 Edmonton, Alberta
20   Marcus Sorensen RW L 25 2016 Södertälje, Sweden
19   Joe Thornton (A) C L 37 2005 London, Ontario
50   Chris Tierney C L 22 2012 Keswick, Ontario
44   Marc-Edouard Vlasic D L 30 2005 Montreal, Quebec
42   Joel Ward RW R 36 2015 North York, Ontario

TransactionsEdit

The Sharks have been involved in the following transactions during the 2016–17 season:

TradesEdit

Date
Details
Ref
January 24, 2017 (2017-01-24) To Ottawa Senators
Tommy Wingels
To San Jose Sharks
Buddy Robinson
Zack Stortini
7th-round pick in 2017
[10]
February 28, 2017 (2017-02-28) To Vancouver Canucks
Nikolay Goldobin
conditional 4th-round pick in 2017
To San Jose Sharks
Jannik Hansen
[11]

Lost via waiversEdit

Player New team Date claimed off waivers
Matt Nieto[22] Colorado Avalanche January 5, 2017

Player signingsEdit

Date Player Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
June 30, 2016 (2016-06-30) Tomas Hertl 2 years, $6 million [23]
July 1, 2016 (2016-07-01) Micheal Haley 1 year, $625,000 [24]
July 1, 2016 (2016-07-01) Aaron Dell 2 years, $1.25 million [25]
July 11, 2016 (2016-07-11) Dylan DeMelo 2 years, $1.3 million [26]
July 14, 2016 (2016-07-14) Ryan Carpenter 1 year, $600,000 [27]
July 18, 2016 (2016-07-18) Matt Nieto 1 year, $735,000 [28]
November 22, 2016 (2016-11-22) Brent Burns 8 years, $64 million contract extension [29]
March 23, 2017 (2017-03-23) Noah Rod 3 years, $2.43 million entry-level [30]
May 9, 2017 (2017-05-09) Manuel Wiederer 3 years, $2.21 million entry-level [31]
May 12, 2017 (2017-05-12) Joonas Donskoi 2 years, $3.8 million contract extension [32]
May 12, 2017 (2017-05-12) Melker Karlsson 3 years, $6 million contract extension [33]
June 5, 2017 (2017-06-05) Troy Grosenick 2 years, $1.3 million contract extension [34]
June 17, 2017 (2017-06-17) Joakim Ryan 2 years, $1.3 million contract extension [35]
June 17, 2017 (2017-06-17) Ryan Carpenter 2 years, $1.3 million contract extension [36]
June 17, 2017 (2017-06-17) Tim Heed 2 years, $1.3 million contract extension [37]

Draft picksEdit

Below are the San Jose Sharks' selections at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, held on June 24 and 25, 2016, at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club team (League)
2 60 Dylan Gambrell C   United States Denver Pioneers (NCHC)
4 111 Noah Gregor C   Canada Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
5 150 Manuel Wiederer C   Germany Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
6 180 Mark Shoemaker D   Canada North Bay Battalion (OHL)
7 210 Joachim Blichfeld W   Denmark Malmö Redhawks (SHL)

AwardsEdit

Regular season
Player Award Awarded
Brent Burns NHL Third Star of the Week[38]
All-Star[39]
NHL Third Star of the Month[40]
November 28, 2016
January 1, 2017
February 1, 2017
Martin Jones NHL Third Star of the Week[41]
All-Star[39]
December 5, 2016
January 1, 2017
Patrick Marleau NHL Second Star of the Week[42] January 30, 2017
Joe Pavelski All-Star[39]
NHL First Star of the Week[43]
January 1, 2017
March 13, 2017

ReferencesEdit

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