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News, Notes and Hockey Insights - 4/6/2013

by Frank Albin / San Jose Sharks
By the numbers…

3 – NHL all-time record for 2-man down shorthanded goals (Mike Richards)

32 – Most active ‘Major League’ teams. 1974-75 NHL and WHA combined.

99 – 3 NHL players that wore 99…Rick Dudley, Wilf Paiement and that guy Gretzky.

28.22 – Average age of retirement from NHL.

51.79 – Age when Gordie Howe retired.

1230 – NHL games scheduled in a regular season.

27 – NHL all-time mark for overtime points by Sergei Fedorov.

720 – NHL games scheduled in this lockout-shortened season.

-19 – Worst +/- rating this season: Panthers’ Erik Gudbranson

2 – Number of times the Montreal Maroons won the Stanley Cup. They won in 1926 and 1935.

27:15 – Average of ice-time this season by Wilds’ Ryan Suter.

3,456 – Square inches of the 4 x 6 foot NHL goal.

17 – Number cameras used by Comcast SportsNet game originating from HP Pavilion.

5 – Most goals scored in a single game by a defenseman. Mark set by Toronto’s Ian Turnbull 2-2-77

282 – Number of men to ever wear the San Jose Sharks sweater. Raffi Torres will be number 283.

5.62 – Average length of an NHL career.

1113 – Number of games played by Joe Thornton

1113 – Number of points registered by Joe Thornton

41 – Age of the oldest arena in the NHL, The NY Islanders’ Nassau Veterans Coliseum.

6 – Regular season goals ever scored NHL goalies. This includes former Shark Evgeny Nabokov

964 – NHL’s all-time ironman mark by Doug Jarvis. His consecutive games record was earned while playing for Montreal, Washington and Hartford.

11 – Games remaining in the Sharks regular season

15,004 – Smallest capacity in the NHL…Winnipeg’s MTS Centre.

82 – Number of NHL players who have worn 13. This includes former Shark Jamie Baker.

215 – Channel number of the NHL Network on Directv.

80 – Only one Sharks’ player has ever worn #80…current D-Man Matt Tennyson.

6 – Number of teams Raffi Torres has played for.

14 – Points scored in 17 KHL games by Joe Pavelski this season

2345 – NHL games refereed by Gerard Gauthier during his 32-year career.

295 – Miles to Sharks closest opponent (LA Kings)

3075 – Miles to Sharks most distant opponent (Boston)

23:00 – Average time on ice by team leading Dan Boyle

33 – Number of notes in this post.

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