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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Melker Karlsson

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season.

Learn about where forward Melker Karlsson spent his vacation this offseason. 

What was your favorite memory from last season?
My favorite memory was definitely the Final. It was fun and it's a long season to just go out there and give everything was really fun. It was not the ending that we were hoping for but it was a great experience. 

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went my bachelor party in Iceland. It was fun. Went with a couple guys and relaxed for a week. We went to the hot baths and did some offroading in the mountains.

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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Patrick Marleau

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season. 

Catch up with Patrick Marleau below where the forward talks about his vacation and experience with Pokemon GO.

What was your favorite memory from last season?
Definitely making it to the Stanley Cup Final. Everyone battled so hard and to get that far, I was pretty proud of my teammates. 

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went to Maui, my hometown for a week and Canmore for another week. My kids got into Pokemon GO as well this summer. It started out on my phone and they took over my phone too much that we had to dig up some old phones for them to use. They still play a lot, but we give them an hour a day to play.

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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Paul Martin

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season.

Check in with defenseman Paul Martin and learn about his next season reading and which teammate he missed the most.

What was your favorite memory from last season?
My favorite moment was of course going to the Cup Final.

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went to Seattle, San Francisco, LA, San Diego, West Coast swing up to Oregon. Then I finished up home in Minnesota.

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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Chris Tierney

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season.

Catch up with forward Chris Tierney on what he did in the offseason.

What was your favorite memory from last season?
My favorite memory was just the playoff run in general. Going all the way to the Final was a lot of fun. We had some pretty fun times winning on the road and winning at home. The Game 7 against Nashville was a really fun game and Game 6 against St. Louis, both at home, were pretty special moments.

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went to the Bahamas for a couple days. After that I basically spent my offseason in the Toronto area training to get ready for the season, hanging out, and golfing.

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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Joel Ward

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season. 

Catch up with Joel Ward below where the forward talks about his skill to sleep on a plane.

What was your favorite memory from last season?
Getting to the Final was great. Game 7 against the Blues and playing at home was huge! The PR staff was awesome too, great on the road!

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went on vacation to Barbados. I attended Crop Over which is a big festival there and I would recommend going to!

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Sharks Camp Snapshot: Justin Braun

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks Camp Snapshot is a quick chance to catch up with the guys from what they've done over the summer break to where their focus is entering Training Camp ahead of the 2016-17 season.

First up, Justin Braun! The defenseman discusses his new daughter and more as he enters his seventh season with the men in teal.

What was your favorite memory from last season?
My favorite memory was getting to the Cup Final. We didn't get all the way but it was awesome getting to that point. All the goals were great, but all the hard work and finally getting to the Final and being the first team in Sharks history to get there was pretty cool.

Where did you go on vacation this summer?
I went back to Minnesota and saw family. My wife and I have a new baby so we got to show her off to everyone. My daughter Madison is good. She's crawling around and getting into everything already. 

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Sharks and Solar4America Announce Partnership

The Groups Agree to Rename the Sharks Ice rinks in San Jose and Fremont

NHL.com

SAN JOSE, CA - Sharks Sports & Entertainment, in conjunction with Pivot Marketing Agency, announced today an agreement with Solar4America by PetersenDean to rename the Sharks Ice rinks in San Jose and Fremont. In keeping with the organization's policy, financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.  

The multi-year, partnership will include prominent signage on the exterior and interior of each building along with a name change to Solar4America Ice at San Jose and Solar4America Ice at Fremont. Additionally, Solar4America will become the Official Solar Partner of the San Jose Sharks. The agreement for the rink in San Jose is pending approval by the San Jose City Council.  

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Sharks Have Fun on Media Day

by Nicole Grazioli / sjsharks.com

Sharks hockey is almost back! The players gathered together on Thursday, September 23 for Media Day to kick off the 2016-17 season. The guys visited the Sharks Social Station and had a bit of fun with selfies, goal celebrations and teammate photobombs.

Check out some of the highlights from the day:

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Good morning from #SJSharks Media Day! pic.twitter.com/1KY2Iea1Et

No one is safe from a teammate photobomb!

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Peas & carrots photobombs. �� pic.twitter.com/uJt9YozFm7

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Sharks Reduce Training Camp Roster by 10

NHL.com

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the following try-out players have been returned to their junior clubs:

Jermaine Loewen - F
Tyler Nother - D
Luke Philp - F
Darren Raddysh - D

The following draft picks have been returned to their clubs:

Rudolfs Balcers - F
Joachim Blichfeld - F
Noah Gregor - F
Cavan Fitzgerald - D
Mark Shoemaker - D

In addition, the following player has been assigned to the Allen Americans of the ECHL:

Eric Roy - D

The Sharks training camp now stands at 54 players. An updated roster can be found here.

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Sharks Announce Training Camp Schedule & Roster

First Full Practice Session, Media Day Will Be Fri., Sept. 23

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks / NHL.com

SAN JOSE, CA - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) today announced the schedule for their 2016 Training Camp, which will be held primarily at Sharks Ice at San Jose. This schedule is subject to change without notice. The first day all players will be on the ice and the first day for full media access is Fri., Sept. 23. 

The full training camp roster will be broken up into three squads (Group A, B & C) and their schedules will vary for the first portion of the camp. Those media members seeking specific players should check with the Sharks media relations department in advance for the best time to gain access to individuals as it will likely change daily. Sharks Head Coach Peter DeBoer will address the media at the end of each day's final session. 

A full training camp roster can be found here.

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