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Sharks Announce Regular Season Honors

by San Jose Sharks Staff / San Jose Sharks
The San Jose Sharks announced their 2007-08 regular season award winners recently with Seagate Technology “Sharks Player of the Year” honors going to All-Star goaltender Evgeni Nabokov. All-Star center Joe Thornton also took home regular season honors, earning the 2007-08 PlayStation Three Stars of the Game award while Calder Trophy candidate (awarded to the NHL’s top rookie) Torrey Mitchell took home the PlayStation “Sharks Rookie of the Year” award.


For more information on each specific award as well as a summary of each player’s on-ice accomplishments this season, please click the featured links after each award summary to continue reading.

NABOKOV VOTED 2007-08 SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY “SHARKS PLAYER OF THE YEAR”

NHL Wins Leader Has Been Team’s Anchor All Season

The San Jose Sharks recently announced that goaltender Evgeni Nabokov has been selected as the Seagate Technology “Sharks Player of the Year” in a vote by the Bay Area media. Nabokov, who also received the honors in 2001, becomes only the third Sharks player to win the award twice (Joe Thornton in 2006, 2007 and Mike Vernon in 1998 and co-winner in 1999 with Steve Shields).

Seagate Technology will donate $5,000 on behalf of Nabokov to the Sharks Foundation in honor of his selection, which is given to the player contributing most to the success of the Sharks in the 2007-08 regular season. The award will be presented prior to tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings at HP Pavilion at San Jose. | …more


THORNTON NAMED AS WINNER OF 2007-08 PLAYSTATION THREE STARS OF THE GAME AWARD

The San Jose Sharks recently announced that center Joe Thornton is the winner of the 2007-08 PlayStation Three Stars of the Game award. Joe will be honored with an award from PlayStation, in a presentation that will follow tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings at HP Pavilion at San Jose.

On behalf of the winner, Sony Computer Entertainment will present a check for $2,500 to the Sharks Foundation and Thornton will receive a PlayStation 3 with a VIP pack of games. | …more


MITCHELL VOTED PLAYSTATION “SHARKS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR”

The San Jose Sharks recently announced that forward Torrey Mitchell has been selected as this year’s PlayStation “Sharks Rookie of the Year” in voting among a panel of Bay Area media. Mitchell was honored with the award in a videotaped presentation that will be shown during tonight’s game against the Los Angeles Kings at HP Pavilion at San Jose.

On behalf of the winner, Sony Computer Entertainment will present a check for $2,500 to the Sharks Foundation and Mitchell will receive a PlayStation 3 with a VIP pack of games. | …more

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