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Women Of Teal Night

by Ann Frazier / sjsharks.com

On Tuesday, the San Jose Sharks held their first Women of Teal Night of the season, a night celebrating the women in Sharks Territory. 

To kick off the day, Sharks broadcaster - and Olympic gold medalist - Kendall Coyne Schofield took over the team's Instagram Stories, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into the day of a broadcaster. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: It���s Women of Teal Night, so #SJSharks broadcaster @KendallCoyne is taking over our Instagram Stories today! Follow along 👉 https://t.co/f47eXDqkN7 pic.twitter.com/5G3Z61rGUN

She also managed to get an assist at morning skate. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Goal scored by Radim Simek, assisted by @KendallCoyne 😂 #SJSharks pic.twitter.com/yKuxqKT8H9

Players from a San Jose Jr. Sharks girls team were invited out to the ice to stand with the starting lineup for the Canadian and American national anthems. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Fresh off winning their division in the Veteran's Day Classic in Seattle, the the @SanJoseJrSharks Girls 12 AAA team joined our starters on the ice for the anthem! #WomenOfTeal | #SJSharks pic.twitter.com/GWdq9hcL3z

As part of the Women Of Teal event, Kim Davis (Executive Vice President of Social Impact, Growth Initiatives, and Legislative Affairs for the NHL), Hannah Gordon (San Francisco 49ers Chief Administrative Officer), Kristi Yamaguchi (US Figure Skating Olympic Gold Medalist and founder of Always A Dream Foundation), and Annie Pankowski (US Women's National Ice Hockey Team) were invited as special guests to drop the puck and host a pregame panel. 

 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Pregame, this impressive group led an amazing panel about being a woman in sports - both on the ice and in the front office. #WomenOfTeal | #SJSharks pic.twitter.com/ZBp4Jg2YAt

Tweet from @Gordon_Hannah: One of the many cool moments of @SanJoseSharks #WomenOfTeal was seeing @anniepank brother-in-law rocking his sister-in-law���s jersey at the game. 💪🏼 pic.twitter.com/4HSAfg1boA

And of course, we had to celebrate the women in the Sharks front office. 

Tweet from @SanJoseSharks: Tonight's game was brought to you in part by all the women who get things done behind the scenes. 💪 #WomenOfTeal | #SJSharks pic.twitter.com/DyCV475mIw

All-in-all, it was a fun night celebrating the Women of Teal. 

Tweet from @NedaData: Tonight���s #WomenOfTeal exceeded my wildest dreams & honestly I have no words. For now here is one more from behind the scenes, before the puck drop ceremony #SJSharks #TealTogether pic.twitter.com/J2xRXmHx1r

Tweet from @Apryl404: Huge Thank You to the women among the panel for tonights #WomenOfTeal. Such an inspiration. THANK YOU @kristiyamaguchi, @anniepank, @Gordon_Hannah, @kbdavis7760 #SJSharks pic.twitter.com/KnsJ4FHetw

Tweet from @day_to_dayccv: Fan girl ��� with these sports heavyweights: @NedaData of the #SJSharks @kristiyamaguchi (needs no introduction) @kbdavis7760 EVP of the @NHL, @anniepank of Team USA and the @PWHPA and @Gordon_Hannah legal counsel for the 49ers. #womenofteal #bayareaunite pic.twitter.com/xOTAKReP2h

Tweet from @anniepank: Still thinking about how incredible last night was! This game is #ForUsAll #WomenWorthWatching https://t.co/FcsEfpVjeo

Well said, Annie! 

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