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Throwback Thursday - 9/13/2012

by Patrick Hooper / San Jose Sharks

To celebrate Sharks history, each week we will highlight moments of the past. So check back to the Daily Chomp each week to celebrate with us for Throwback Thursday. In addition, we will be giving away special Sharks throwback items every Thursday.

This week the Daily Chomp takes a look at the Sharks 2010-11 season.

Did you know... San Jose won its sixth Pacific Division Championship (fourth straight) and advanced to the Western Conference Final for the second consecutive season.

More from that year:
  • Logan Couture was named to the NHL All Rookie Team and finished second in the Calder Trophy voting.
  • Dan Boyle represented the Sharks at the NHL All-Star Game that was played in Carolina.
  • Patrick Marleau appeared in his 1,000th career NHL game (Jan. 15 @ PHX) and Joe Thornton recorded his 1,000th career NHL point with a goal (April 8 @ PHX).
  • Acquired D Ian White from Carolina in exchange for a second round selection in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on Feb. 18.
  • Acquired LW Ben Eager from Atlanta in exchange for a fifth round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft on Jan. 18.
  • Claimed F Kyle Wellwood off waivers from St. Louis on Jan. 18.
Also, be sure to check out the Sharks History Page and the Photo of the Day.

Pop Culture of that year:
  • Prince William, the future king of England, asked commoner Kate Middleton to be his wife.
  • The 2010 Winter Olympics are held in Vancouver, Canada
  • Justin Bieber dominated music charts around the world.
  • The cult TV series Lost finally ended.
  • Bristol Palin appeared on Dancing With the Stars.

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