SAN JOSE - The San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks, #25YearsofTeal) announced today that SportsTalk Live will air from the Teal Carpet at the Sharks 25th Anniversary Celebration, presented by Ceci Wong, tonight.
Hosted by Jim Kozimor (@CSNKoz
), SportsTalk Live (@CSNSTL
) will air live at 5 p.m. on CSN Bay Area from the 25th Anniversary Celebration at SAP Center. SportsTalk Live will re-air at 11 p.m. on CSN Bay Area and at midnight on CSN California.
Joining Kozimor, on the program will be Gary Bettman, Commissioner of the National Hockey League; Doug Wilson, Sharks General Manager; John Tortora, San Jose Sharks Chief Operating Officer; Mike Ricci, Former Sharks Center; Evgeni Nabokov, Former Sharks Goaltender; and other current and former players.
The Sharks 25th Anniversary Celebration will bring together the Sharks current roster of players, coaches, alumni and personalities to celebrate the history of the Sharks organization. The 1 ½ hour program will be hosted by Sharks Television Play-by-Play Announcer Randy Hahn and Sharks Radio Play-by-Play Announcer Dan Rusanowsky, and will include a series of speakers and a multimedia presentation covering several facets of the team's history and heritage. The event is designed to provide a retrospective look back on the Sharks 25 years in the NHL and on the indelible bond that has been created between the organization and its players with the City of San Jose and Sharks fans all over the world.
Also scheduled to be in attendance are Sharks Majority Owner Hasso Plattner, Sharks executives, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, and many other past and current prominent members of the San Jose and Bay Area community.
Over the franchise's first 25 years in the Bay Area, the Sharks have been one of the most successful, innovative and recognizable sports brands on the planet, dating back to their groundbreaking logo and the team's iconic use of the color teal.
This celebration will recall the Sharks historic and proud past, including; the team's inception in 1991; the global frenzy created by the team's renowned logo and revolutionary use of the color teal; the long list of talented players and characters that have worn the Sharks sweater; the impact the San Jose Sharks have had on the City of San Jose and its surrounding communities; the immense growth of the game of hockey in the Bay Area; and most importantly, the unbridled support and passion of Sharks fans all across the globe.About Ceci Wong: Located in Menlo Park, Calif., Ceci Wong is owned and operated by internationally renowned jeweler Ceci Wong. Ms. Wong offers jewelry from the world's most esteemed designers, as well as exquisite diamonds and fine timepieces. With an emphasis on white glove service, Ceci Wong is one of the San Francisco Bay Area's most well-regarded and innovative jewelry stores. For more information, please call 650-322-2811 or visit online at www.worldofceciwong.com.