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2016–17 San Jose Sharks · NHL
Division 3rd Pacific
Conference 6th Western
2016–17 record 46–29–7
Home record 26–11–4
Road record 20–18–3
Goals for 221
Goals against 201
General Manager Doug Wilson
Coach Peter DeBoer
Captain Joe Pavelski
Alternate captains Logan Couture
Joe Thornton
Arena SAP Center
Average attendance 17,506[1]
Team leaders
Goals Brent Burns
Joe Pavelski (29)
Assists Brent Burns (47)
Points Brent Burns (76)
Penalties in minutes Micheal Haley (128)
Wins Martin Jones (35)
Goals against average Aaron Dell (2.00)

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]

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

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Conference standingsEdit

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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

Regular season[5]
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Burns, BrentBrent Burns 82 29 47 76 +19 40
Pavelski, JoeJoe Pavelski 81 29 39 68 +11 34
Couture, LoganLogan Couture 73 25 27 52 +11 12
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton 79 7 43 50 +7 51
Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau 82 27 19 46 +4 28
Ward, JoelJoel Ward 78 10 19 29 −2 30
Vlasic, Marc-EdouardMarc-Edouard Vlasic 75 6 22 28 +4 35
Boedker, MikkelMikkel Boedker 81 10 16 26 0 10
Martin, PaulPaul Martin 81 4 22 26 +10 20
Tierney, ChrisChris Tierney 80 11 12 23 0 6
Karlsson, MelkerMelker Karlsson 67 11 11 22 +7 22
Hertl, TomasTomas Hertl 49 10 12 22 −8 14
Labanc, KevinKevin Labanc 55 8 12 20 +9 22
Schlemko, DavidDavid Schlemko 62 2 16 18 +4 14
Donskoi, JoonasJoonas Donskoi 61 6 11 17 −5 10
Braun, JustinJustin Braun 81 4 9 13 +1 28
Haley, MichealMicheal Haley 58 2 10 12 +6 128
Dillon, BrendenBrenden Dillon 81 2 8 10 −2 60
Wingels, TommyTommy Wingels

|| 37 || 5 || 3 || 8 || −2 || 15

DeMelo, DylanDylan DeMelo 25 1 7 8 +2 14
Hansen, JannikJannik Hansen

|| 15 || 2 || 5 || 7 || 0 || 7

Meier, TimoTimo Meier 34 3 3 6 +1 10
Carpenter, RyanRyan Carpenter 11 2 2 4 +5 4
Sörensen, MarcusMarcus Sörensen 19 1 3 4 −1 4
Müller, MircoMirco Müller 4 1 1 2 +2 0
Nieto, MattMatt Nieto

|| 16 || 0 || 2 || 2 || −3 || 4

O'Regan, DanielDaniel O'Regan 3 1 0 1 −2 0
Goodrow, BarclayBarclay Goodrow 3 0 1 1 0 0
Heed, TimTim Heed 1 0 0 0 0 0
Goldobin, NikolayNikolay Goldobin

|| 2 || 0 || 0 || 0 || −1 || 0

Playoffs[6]
Player GP G A Pts +/− PIM
Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau 6 3 1 4 −1 0
Pavelski, JoeJoe Pavelski 6 2 2 4 −1 0
Ward, JoelJoel Ward 6 1 3 4 0 4
Couture, LoganLogan Couture 6 2 1 3 −1 0
Schlemko, DavidDavid Schlemko 6 2 1 3 +2 2
Vlasic, Marc-EdouardMarc-Edouard Vlasic 6 0 3 3 −1 2
Burns, BrentBrent Burns 6 0 3 3 −1 6
Boedker, MikkelMikkel Boedker 4 1 1 2 0 2
Sörensen, MarcusMarcus Sörensen 6 1 1 2 +1 0
Donskoi, JoonasJoonas Donskoi 5 0 2 2 −3 0
Hertl, TomasTomas Hertl 6 0 2 2 0 2
Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton 4 0 2 2 −1 0
Martin, PaulPaul Martin 6 1 0 1 −1 4
Karlsson, MelkerMelker Karlsson 6 1 0 1 0 6
Dillon, BrendenBrenden Dillon 6 0 1 1 +1 4
Hansen, JannikJannik Hansen 6 0 1 1 0 0
Braun, JustinJustin Braun 6 0 1 1 −1 0
Tierney, ChrisChris Tierney 6 0 1 1 0 0
Meier, TimoTimo Meier 5 0 0 0 0 2

Goaltenders
Regular season[7]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Jones, MartinMartin Jones 65 65 3800:21 35 23 6 152 2.40 1725 .912 2 0 0 0
Dell, AaronAaron 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
Jones, MartinMartin 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
Flag of Lithuania Armalis, MantasMantas Armalis G L 24 2016 Plungė, Lithuania
89 Flag of Denmark Boedker, MikkelMikkel Boedker LW L 27 2016 Brøndby, Denmark
61 Flag of the United States Braun, JustinJustin Braun D R 30 2007 St. Paul, Minnesota
88 Flag of Canada.svg Burns, BrentBrent Burns D R 32 2011 Barrie, Ontario
40 Flag of the United States Carpenter, RyanRyan Carpenter C/RW R 26 2014 Oviedo, Florida
39 Flag of Canada.svg Couture, LoganLogan Couture

 (A)

C L 28 2007 Guelph, Ontario
30 Flag of Canada.svg Dell, AaronAaron Dell G L 27 2015 Airdrie, Alberta
74 Flag of Canada.svg DeMelo, DylanDylan DeMelo D R 23 2011 London, Ontario
4 Flag of Canada.svg Dillon, BrendenBrenden Dillon D L 26 2014 New Westminster, British Columbia
27 Flag of Finland Donskoi, JoonasJoonas Donskoi RW R 25 2015 Raahe, Finland
23 Flag of Canada.svg Goodrow, BarclayBarclay Goodrow RW L 24 2014 Toronto, Ontario
34 Flag of the United States Grosenick, TroyTroy Grosenick G L 27 2013 Brookfield, Wisconsin
38 Flag of Canada.svg Haley, MichealMicheal Haley LW L 31 2014 Guelph, Ontario
36 Flag of Denmark Hansen, JannikJannik Hansen RW R 31 2017 Herlev, Denmark
72 Flag of Sweden Heed, TimTim Heed D R 26 2016 Gothenburg, Sweden
48 Flag of the Czech Republic Hertl, TomasTomas Hertl LW L 23 2012 Prague, Czech Republic
31 Flag of Canada.svg Jones, MartinMartin Jones G L 27 2015 North Vancouver, British Columbia
68 Flag of Sweden Karlsson, MelkerMelker Karlsson C/RW R 26 2014 Lycksele, Sweden
62 Flag of the United States Labanc, KevinKevin Labanc RW R 21 2014 Staten Island, New York
12 Flag of Canada.svg Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau LW L 37 1997 Swift Current, Saskatchewan
7 Flag of the United States Martin, PaulPaul Martin D L 36 2015 Elk River, Minnesota
28 Flag of Switzerland Meier, TimoTimo Meier LW L 20 2015 Herisau, Switzerland
41 Flag of Switzerland Mueller, MircoMirco Mueller D L 22 2013 Winterthur, Switzerland
8 Flag of the United States Pavelski, JoeJoe Pavelski

 (C)

C R 32 2003 Plover, Wisconsin
5 Flag of Canada.svg Schlemko, DavidDavid Schlemko D L 29 2016 Edmonton, Alberta
20 Flag of Sweden Sorensen, MarcusMarcus Sorensen RW L 25 2016 Södertälje, Sweden
19 Flag of Canada.svg Thornton, JoeJoe Thornton

 (A)

C L 37 2005 London, Ontario
50 Flag of Canada.svg Tierney, ChrisChris Tierney C L 22 2012 Keswick, Ontario
44 Flag of Canada.svg Vlasic, Marc-EdouardMarc-Edouard Vlasic D L 30 2005 Montreal, Quebec
42 Flag of Canada.svg Ward, JoelJoel 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]

Free agents acquiredEdit

Date Player Former team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
July 1, 2016 (2016-07-01) David Schlemko New Jersey Devils 4 years, $8.4 million [12]
July 1, 2016 (2016-07-01) Mikkel Boedker Colorado Avalanche 4 years, $16 million [13]
July 11, 2016 (2016-07-11) Dan Kelly Albany Devils 1 year, $575,000 [14]
March 17, 2017 (2017-03-17) Tim Clifton Quinnipiac University 2 years, $1,300,000 [15]
March 30, 2017 (2017-03-30) Nick DeSimone Union College 2 years, $1,850,000 [16]
May 23, 2017 (2017-05-23) Radim Šimek HC Bílí Tygři Liberec 1 year, $830,000 [17]
May 23, 2017 (2017-05-23) Filip Sandberg HV71 2 years, $1.5 million [18]

Free agents lostEdit

Date Player New team Contract terms
(in U.S. dollars)
Ref
July 1, 2016 (2016-07-01) James Reimer Florida Panthers 5 years, $17 million [19]
July 2, 2016 (2016-07-02) Roman Polak Toronto Maple Leafs 1 year, $2.25 million [20]
July 3, 2016 (2016-07-03) Matt Tennyson Carolina Hurricanes 1 year, $675,000 [21]

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

See also: List of San Jose Sharks draft picks

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 Flag of the United States.png United States Denver Pioneers (NCHC)
4 111 Noah Gregor C Flag of Canada.svg.png Canada Moose Jaw Warriors (WHL)
5 150 Manuel Wiederer C Flag of Germany.png Germany Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL)
6 180 Mark Shoemaker D Flag of Canada.svg.png Canada North Bay Battalion (OHL)
7 210 Joachim Blichfeld W Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Malmö Redhawks (SHL)

AwardsEdit

Regular season
Player Award Awarded
Burns, BrentBrent 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
Jones, MartinMartin Jones NHL Third Star of the Week[41]
All-Star[39]
December 5, 2016
January 1, 2017
Marleau, PatrickPatrick Marleau NHL Second Star of the Week[42] January 30, 2017
Pavelski, JoeJoe Pavelski All-Star[39]
NHL First Star of the Week[43]
January 1, 2017
March 13, 2017

ReferencesEdit

  1. Attendance
  2. National Hockey League (2013). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2014. Diamond Sports Data, Inc., 117. ISBN 978-1-894801-26-3. 
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  4. Sharks Announce 2016-17 Regular Season Schedule. sharks.nhl.com (June 21, 2016).
  5. 2016–2017 Regular Season Stats – Points – San Jose Sharks – Statistics. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  6. 2016–2017 Playoffs Stats – Points – San Jose Sharks – Statistics. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on April 12, 2017.
  7. 2016–2017 Regular Season Stats – Goaltenders – San Jose Sharks – Statistics. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on October 12, 2016.
  8. 2016–2017 Playoffs Stats – Goaltenders – San Jose Sharks – Statistics. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on April 12, 2017.
  9. Sharks Roster. San Jose Sharks. Retrieved on 2017-03-10.
  10. Sharks Acquire Two Forwards in Trade with Senators. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on January 24, 2017.
  11. Sharks Acquire Jannik Hansen from Canucks. sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on March 1, 2017.
  12. Sharks Sign Defenseman David Schlemko. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 5, 2016.
  13. Sharks Sign Forward Mikkel Boedker. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 5, 2016.
  14. Sharks Sign Defenseman Dan Kelly. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 12, 2016.
  15. Sharks Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Tim Clifton. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 27, 2017.
  16. Sharks Sign Unrestricted Free Agent Nick DeSimone. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 27, 2017.
  17. Sharks Sign Defenseman Radim Simek. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 23, 2017.
  18. Sharks Sign Forward Filip Sandberg. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 23, 2017.
  19. Florida Panthers Sign Goaltender James Reimer to Five-Year Contract. nhl.com. Retrieved on July 6, 2016.
  20. Rogers Digital Media. Leafs sign defenceman Roman Polak to 1-year deal. Sportsnet.ca. Retrieved on July 3, 2016.
  21. Canes Agree to Terms with Matt Tennyson. nhl.com. Retrieved on July 6, 2016.
  22. Avalanche claim Nieto, who's 'definitely an NHL player'. NBC Sports. Retrieved on January 5, 2017.
  23. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Tomas Hertl. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on June 30, 2016.
  24. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Micheal Haley. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 5, 2016.
  25. Sharks Re-Sign Goaltender Aaron Dell. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 5, 2016.
  26. Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Dylan DeMelo. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 12, 2016.
  27. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Ryan Carpenter. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on May 29, 2017.
  28. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Matt Nieto. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on July 22, 2016.
  29. Sharks Sign Burns to Eight-Year Contract Extension. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on May 29, 2017.
  30. Sharks Sign Forward Noah Rod to Entry-Level Contract. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 27, 2017.
  31. Sharks Sign Forward Manuel Wiederer to Entry-Level Contract. nhl.com/sharks. Retrieved on May 9, 2017.
  32. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Joonas Donskoi. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on May 12, 2017.
  33. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Melker Karlsson. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on May 12, 2017.
  34. Sharks Re-Sign Goaltender Troy Grosenick. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on June 6, 2017.
  35. Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Joakim Ryan. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on June 19, 2017.
  36. Sharks Re-Sign Forward Ryan Carpenter. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on June 19, 2017.
  37. Sharks Re-Sign Defenseman Tim Heed. Sharks.nhl.com. Retrieved on June 19, 2017.
  38. Burns Named Third Star of the Week. nhl.com (November 28, 2016).
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Pavelski, Burns, Jones, and DeBoer Named All-Stars. nhl.com (January 1, 2017).
  40. Burns Named NHL Third Star of Month for January. nhl.com (February 1, 2017).
  41. Jones Named Third Star of the Week. nhl.com (December 5, 2016).
  42. Marleau Named NHL Second Star of the Week. nhl.com (January 30, 2017).
  43. Pavelski Named NHL First Star of the Week. nhl.com (March 13, 2017).
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