SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) today announced updated rosters for the inaugural "Legends Game," which will take place on Sun., Sept. 24 at SAP Center at San Jose (@SAPCenter) following the 2017 Sharks Fan Fest (#SJSharksFest). Line-up introductions will start at 5 p.m.
Some of the most prominent players in franchise history will return to the SAP Center ice in a Sharks uniform, competing in a scrimmage game that will also feature the Sharks and Barracuda coaching staffs, along with local personalities and celebrities.
Team Teal will feature Sharks alumni Jamie Baker, Dan Boyle, Douglas Murray, Tom Pederson, and Mike Ricci, along with Sharks Assistant Coach and Goaltending Coach Johan Hedberg, Barracuda Assistant Coach Ryan Mougenel, Sharks Pro Scouting Analyst Charlie Townsend, Barracuda Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Nick Nollenberger, 2003 Sharks draft pick and local restaurateur Alexander Hult, and KTVU-2 news anchor and avid hockey fan Frank Sommerville.
Team White features Sharks alumni Scott Hannan, Kyle McLaren, Evgeni Nabokov, Owen Nolan and Mark Smith, along with Sharks Head Coach Peter DeBoer, Sharks assistant coaches Steve Spott, Rob Zettler and Dave Barr, Barracuda Head Coach Roy Sommer, and 107.7 FM The Bone morning host and long-time Sharks supporter Lamont Hollywood.
Serving as coaches for Team Teal will be Sharks alumni Mike Rathje and David Maley. Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson and Sharks alumnus and Scout Bryan Marchment will coach Team White.
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 & A sessions on the main stage and much more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Sharks Foundation
Other fan activities include the opportunity to take photos at center ice and under the Shark Head, face painting, a photo booth, interactive displays and sign making station and a Kid's Zone.
On the SAP Center concourse, arena concession stands will be open for food and beverages. In addition, the Sharks Store will be open, along with several merchandise stands, offering fans all the latest Sharks gear including the new adidas Sharks game jerseys.
Outside of SAP Center, the Sharks Foundation will host a specialty 21 and over only event "Tank Tailgate" at Fan Fest. Fans that purchase this separate ticket will have access to the enclosed space on Autumn Street which will feature Sharks celebrity bartenders and complimentary, limited beer tasting from a selection of breweries featuring over 20 brands. All ticket purchasers will receive a Sharks-themed freezable mug to commemorate the occasion. Tank Tailgate will be open from Noon-4 p.m. and includes live music, a complimentary photo booth and a $5 food credit for each guest to use at one of the food trucks inside the space. Tank Tailgate tickets double as a Fan Fest ticket, allowing guests access inside SAP Center to enjoy other activities happening throughout the day. Net proceeds from Tank Tailgate benefit the Sharks Foundation.
For more information, please visit sjsharks.com/fanfest.