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Michalek Wins Seagate Award

by San Jose Sharks Staff / San Jose Sharks

The San Jose Sharks announced today that forward Milan Michalek has been selected as the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” for the month of January. The award will be presented to him prior to tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Michalek posted 11 points (five goals, six assists) in 11 games during the month of Jan., including the game-winning goal in a two-goal performance on Jan. 27 at Colorado.

This is the second Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” Award for Michalek, his first since Oct. 2006.

Established in the 1996-97 season, the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Month” program honors the Sharks player(s) who have contributed most to the team’s success each month. Seagate will donate $2,500 on behalf of the player(s) to The Sharks Foundation. In addition, one player will be selected as the Seagate “Sharks Player of the Year” at the conclusion of the season and Seagate will donate $5,000 on his behalf to The Sharks Foundation. Seagate has donated more than $300,000 to The Sharks Foundation since the program's inception.

"Seagate understands and appreciates the commitment of organizations such as the Sharks Foundation, whose programming platform touches lives throughout Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties”, said President and CEO of Seagate Technology Steve Luczo. “As a long-time partner of the team, we are proud to support them as they continue to offer timely and meaningful solutions for those in need."

About Seagate
Seagate is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of hard disk drives and storage solutions, providing products for a wide-range of applications, including Enterprise, Desktop, Mobile Computing, Consumer Electronics and Branded Solutions. Seagate’s business model leverages technology leadership and world-class manufacturing to deliver industry-leading innovation and quality to its global customers, with the goal of being the time-to-market leader in all markets in which it participates. The company is committed to providing award-winning products, customer support and reliability to meet the world’s growing demand for information storage. Seagate can be found around the globe and at

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