2002–03 San Jose Sharks · NHL
Division 5th Pacific
Conference 14th Western
2002–03 record 28–37–9
Goals for 214
Goals against 239
General Manager Dean Lombardi
Coach Darryl Sutter,
Cap Raeder,
Ron Wilson
Captain Owen Nolan
Team Leaders
Goals Teemu Selanne (28),
Patrick Marleau,
Marco Sturm
Assists Teemu Selanne (36)
Points Teemu Selanne (64)
Penalties in minutes Bryan Marchment (108)
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The 2002–03 San Jose Sharks season was the Sharks' twelfth season of operation in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Sharks placed 14th in the Conference and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Offseason[edit | edit source]

Regular season[edit | edit source]

After 24 games and a 8–12–2–2 record, Darryl Sutter was fired. One game was coached by Cap Raeder before Ron Wilson, the former coach of the Washington Capitals was hired. Wilson was not able to guide the team to the playoffs and finished with a 19-25-7-6 record for the season.

Final standings[edit | edit source]

Pacific Division
No. CR GP W L T OTL GF GA Pts
1 1 Dallas Stars 82 46 17 15 4 245 169 111
2 7 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 82 40 27 9 6 203 193 95
3 10 Los Angeles Kings 82 33 37 6 6 203 221 78
4 11 Phoenix Coyotes 82 31 35 11 5 204 230 78
5 14 San Jose Sharks 82 28 37 9 8 214 239 73

Note: CR = Conference rank; GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; OTL = Overtime loss; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; Pts = Points
         Bolded teams qualified for the playoffs.


Game log[edit | edit source]

No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 10, 2002 3–6 Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 0–1–0–0
2 L October 12, 2002 3–5 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 0–2–0–0
3 W October 17, 2002 4–3 Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 1–2–0–0
4 L October 19, 2002 1–3 Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 1–3–0–0
5 L October 21, 2002 2–5 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 1–4–0–0
6 W October 24, 2002 2–1 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 2–4–0–0
7 W October 25, 2002 5–4 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 3–4–0–0
8 L October 27, 2002 2–3 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 3–5–0–0
9 L October 29, 2002 2–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 3–6–0–0
10 L October 31, 2002 1–2 OT @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 3–6–0–1
11 W November 3, 2002 4–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 4–6–0–1
12 W November 5, 2002 5–2 Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 5–6–0–1
13 T November 7, 2002 2–2 OT Nashville Predators (2002–03) 5–6–1–1
14 L November 9, 2002 2–4 Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 5–7–1–1
15 L November 11, 2002 4–5 New York Rangers (2002–03) 5–8–1–1
16 L November 13, 2002 2–3 OT @ Atlanta Thrashers (2002–03) 5–8–1–2
17 L November 15, 2002 2–4 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 5–9–1–2
18 W November 16, 2002 7–3 @ Florida Panthers (2002–03) 6–9–1–2
19 W November 19, 2002 3–2 @ Washington Capitals (2002–03) 7–9–1–2
20 T November 21, 2002 2–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 7–9–2–2
21 L November 23, 2002 1–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 7–10–2–2
22 W November 25, 2002 4–1 @ St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 8–10–2–2
23 L November 27, 2002 2–4 @ Nashville Predators (2002–03) 8–11–2–2
24 L November 30, 2002 2–3 Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 8–12–2–2
25 W December 3, 2002 3–2 OT @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 9–12–2–2
26 W December 6, 2002 3–2 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 10–12–2–2
27 L December 7, 2002 2–4 Nashville Predators (2002–03) 10–13–2–2
28 W December 12, 2002 5–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (2002–03) 11–13–2–2
29 W December 14, 2002 2–0 Washington Capitals (2002–03) 12–13–2–2
30 L December 16, 2002 1–2 OT @ New York Rangers (2002–03) 12–13–2–3
31 W December 17, 2002 3–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 13–13–2–3
32 L December 19, 2002 3–9 @ Ottawa Senators (2002–03) 13–14–2–3
33 T December 21, 2002 3–3 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (2002–03) 13–14–3–3
34 L December 23, 2002 2–5 @ Boston Bruins (2002–03) 13–15–3–3
35 W December 26, 2002 4–1 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 14–15–3–3
36 T December 28, 2002 3–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 14–15–4–3
37 W December 30, 2002 2–1 Philadelphia Flyers (2002–03) 15–15–4–3
38 L January 2, 2003 1–3 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 15–16–4–3
39 L January 4, 2003 1–6 Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 15–17–4–3
40 T January 6, 2003 5–5 OT Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 15–17–5–3
41 L January 9, 2003 1–4 St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 15–18–5–3
42 W January 11, 2003 3–0 Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 16–18–5–3
43 L January 13, 2003 2–3 OT @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 16–18–5–4
44 T January 16, 2003 2–2 OT Buffalo Sabres (2002–03) 16–18–6–4
45 L January 18, 2003 1–3 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 16–19–6–4
46 L January 20, 2003 1–3 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 16–20–6–4
47 L January 22, 2003 4–5 OT New Jersey Devils (2002–03) 16–20–6–5
48 W January 25, 2003 4–1 Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 17–20–6–5
49 W January 27, 2003 3–0 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 18–20–6–5
50 W January 28, 2003 3–1 Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 19–20–6–5
51 L January 30, 2003 3–4 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 19–21–6–5
52 W February 5, 2003 6–2 Carolina Hurricanes (2002–03) 20–21–6–5
53 L February 7, 2003 3–4 @ Minnesota Wild (2002–03) 20–22–6–5
54 L February 8, 2003 1–4 @ St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 20–23–6–5
55 L February 10, 2003 4–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 20–24–6–5
56 L February 12, 2003 0–1 @ Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 20–25–6–5
57 W February 14, 2003 4–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 21–25–6–5
58 L February 16, 2003 1–3 @ Dallas Stars (2002–03) 21–26–6–5
59 L February 17, 2003 2–3 @ Los Angeles Kings (2002–03) 21–27–6–5
60 L February 19, 2003 0–3 New York Islanders (2002–03) 21–28–6–5
61 W February 21, 2003 6–0 Columbus Blue Jackets (2002–03) 22–28–6–5
62 W February 24, 2003 5–2 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 23–28–6–5
63 W February 27, 2003 3–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (2002–03) 24–28–6–5
64 L March 1, 2003 3–4 @ Calgary Flames (2002–03) 24–29–6–5
65 L March 4, 2003 1–2 @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 24–30–6–5
66 W March 6, 2003 4–3 OT Montreal Canadiens (2002–03) 25–30–6–5
67 L March 8, 2003 4–6 @ Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 25–31–6–5
68 L March 9, 2003 0–3 @ Dallas Stars (2002–03) 25–32–6–5
69 L March 11, 2003 2–4 St. Louis Blues (2002–03) 25–33–6–5
70 L March 13, 2003 2–3 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 25–33–6–6
71 W March 15, 2003 3–2 Calgary Flames (2002–03) 26–33–6–6
72 L March 17, 2003 2–3 OT Chicago Blackhawks (2002–03) 26–33–6–7
73 L March 20, 2003 0–2 @ Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 26–34–6–7
74 W March 21, 2003 3–2 Boston Bruins (2002–03) 27–34–6–7
75 L March 22, 2003 2–3 OT Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (2002–03) 27–34–6–8
76 L March 24, 2003 1–4 Tampa Bay Lightning (2002–03) 27–35–6–8
77 W March 27, 2003 3–0 Detroit Red Wings (2002–03) 28–35–6–8
78 L March 29, 2003 3–4 Dallas Stars (2002–03) 28–36–6–8
79 L March 31, 2003 1–3 @ Colorado Avalanche (2002–03) 28–37–6–8
80 T April 2, 2003 2–2 OT @ Calgary Flames (2002–03) 28–37–7–8
81 T April 3, 2003 3–3 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (2002–03) 28–37–8–8
82 T April 6, 2003 3–3 OT Phoenix Coyotes (2002–03) 28–37–9–8

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

Player stats[edit | edit source]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Selanne, TeemuTeemu Selanne RW 82 28 36 64 30 -6 7 0 5
Damphousse, VincentVincent Damphousse C 82 23 38 61 66 -13 15 0 6
Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau C 82 28 29 57 33 -10 8 1 3
Sturm, MarcoMarco Sturm LW 82 28 20 48 16 9 6 0 2
Nolan, OwenOwen Nolan RW 61 22 20 42 91 -5 8 3 4
Ricci, MikeMike Ricci C 75 11 23 34 53 -12 5 1 2
Rathje, MikeMike Rathje D 82 7 22 29 48 -19 3 0 1
Hannan, ScottScott Hannan D 81 3 19 22 61 0 1 0 0
Thornton, ScottScott Thornton LW 41 9 12 21 41 -7 4 0 1
Fahey, JimJim Fahey D 43 1 19 20 33 -3 0 0 0
Harvey, ToddTodd Harvey RW/C 76 3 16 19 74 5 0 0 0
Graves, AdamAdam Graves LW 82 9 9 18 32 -14 1 0 0
Cheechoo, JonathanJonathan Cheechoo RW 66 9 7 16 39 -5 0 0 3
McGillis, DanDan McGillis D 37 3 13 16 30 -6 2 0 0
Smith, MarkMark Smith C 75 4 11 15 64 1 0 0 0
Stuart, BradBrad Stuart D 36 4 10 14 46 -6 2 0 1
Dimitrakos, NikoNiko Dimitrakos RW 21 6 7 13 8 -7 3 0 0
Sundstrom, NiklasNiklas Sundstrom RW 47 2 10 12 22 -4 0 0 0
Marchment, BryanBryan Marchment D 67 2 9 11 108 -2 0 0 0
McCauley, AlynAlyn McCauley C 16 3 7 10 4 -2 3 0 0
Ragnarsson, MarcusMarcus Ragnarsson D 25 1 7 8 30 2 0 0 0
McLaren, KyleKyle McLaren D 33 0 8 8 30 -10 0 0 0
Jillson, JeffJeff Jillson D 26 0 6 6 9 -7 0 0 0
Bradley, MattMatt Bradley RW 46 2 3 5 37 -1 0 0 0
Loyns, LynnLynn Loyns LW 19 3 0 3 19 -4 0 0 0
Davison, RobRob Davison D 15 1 2 3 22 4 0 0 0
Zalesak, MiroslavMiroslav Zalesak RW 10 1 2 3 0 -2 0 0 0
Primeau, WayneWayne Primeau C 7 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0
Heins, ShawnShawn Heins D 20 0 1 1 9 -2 0 0 0
Kraft, RyanRyan Kraft C 7 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0
Fibiger, JesseJesse Fibiger D 16 0 0 0 2 -5 0 0 0
Jakopin, JohnJohn Jakopin D 12 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0
Kiprusoff, MiikkaMiikka Kiprusoff G 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nabokov, EvgeniEvgeni Nabokov G 55 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Toskala, VesaVesa Toskala G 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Wiseman, ChadChad Wiseman LW 4 0 0 0 4 -2 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T/OT GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Nabokov, EvgeniEvgeni Nabokov 3227 55 19 28 8 146 2.71 3 1561 1415 .906
Kiprusoff, MiikkaMiikka Kiprusoff 1199 22 5 14 0 65 3.25 1 537 472 .879
Toskala, VesaVesa Toskala 537 11 4 3 1 21 2.35 1 287 266 .927
Team: 4963 82 28 45 9 232 2.80 5 2385 2153 .903

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T/OT = Ties/Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Awards and records[edit | edit source]

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Roster[edit | edit source]

Draft picks[edit | edit source]

Farm teams[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 2002-03 San Jose Sharks Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-06-24.

External links[edit | edit source]


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