16-12-2004 Andy Lundbohm injured.
Andy Lundbohm of Cleveland Barons suffered abdomen injury during tonights minorleague game against the Springfield Falcons. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . You never expect an injury like this to happen, but it does, he commented from the trainers bench.

14-12-2004 Samuel Pahlsson frustrated
San Jose Sharks center Samuel Pahlsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Samuel Pahlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 299 NHL games during his career, notching 33 goals and adding 36 assists along with 65 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 28 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+5=10 with 19 PIM.


11-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Primeau is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Marco Sturm is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week. Evgeni Nabokov is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Dave Keon is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 2 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Ron Francis has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gary Suter has played 17 games without a goal. Scott Hannan has played 15 games without a goal. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Jillson has played 13 games without a goal. Marcel Goc is sliding on a 15 game streak without registering a single point. Ben Eager has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



6-12-2004 Mark Smith resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons center Mark Smith has resumed full training after his injury.

4-12-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Primeau is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Niklas Sundstrom is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week. Dave Keon is looking steady with 3 points in 4 games last week.

Who's cold

Samuel Pahlsson has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Ron Francis has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Gary Suter has played 15 games without a goal. Scott Hannan has played 13 games without a goal. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Jeff Jillson has played 11 games without a goal. Marcel Goc is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-12-2004 Ryan Kraft resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons center Ryan Kraft has resumed full training after his injury.

3-12-2004 Team captain meets with Niklas Sundstrom
Following the team's recent 0-3 win at Edmonton Oilers on 3-12-2004, San Jose Sharks captain Ron Francis and Niklas Sundstrom were seen outside the dressing room going over some things. He has had some trouble chipping in, so I thought it was time for a little chat, said Ron Francis

3-12-2004 Ryan Kraft injured.
Ryan Kraft of Cleveland Barons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he said before being taken away for x-rays.

3-12-2004 Mark Smith injured.
Mark Smith of Cleveland Barons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Hamilton Bulldogs. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . They just want to be careful after what happened to me last time. I'll dress for tomorrows practice, then it's up to the coaching staff, he said as the trainers examined him.

2-12-2004 Matt Bradley resumes full training.
San Jose Sharks left wing Matt Bradley has resumed full training after his head injury.

30-11-2004 Brad Stuart frustrated
San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Brad Stuart was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 428 NHL games during his career, notching 26 goals and adding 116 assists along with 153 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman has played 22 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+7=8 with 5 PIM.


30-11-2004 Matt Bradley injured.
Matt Bradley (SJ) suffered head injury during the game in an incident with Derian Hatcher (DAL). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. It is just a minor bump, were his words after the game.

29-11-2004 Marco Sturm frustrated
San Jose Sharks right wing Marco Sturm feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 459 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 108 assists along with 159 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 21 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 7 PIM.


28-11-2004 Marco Sturm frustrated
San Jose Sharks right wing Marco Sturm feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 459 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 108 assists along with 159 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 21 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+7=12 with 7 PIM.


28-11-2004 Petr Cajanek resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons left wing Petr Cajanek has resumed full training after his injury.

28-11-2004 Niklas Sundstrom reaches a milestone !
Niklas Sundstrom scored the 300th point of his career in tonight's game against the Minnesota Wild on a feed by Justin Aikins. I've seen my idols break records and now I am doing the same, he said at the post-game press conference.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Sundstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 720 NHL games during his career, notching 111 goals and adding 189 assists along with 176 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 20 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 6+2=8 with 19 PIM.


28-11-2004 Petr Cajanek injured.
Petr Cajanek of Cleveland Barons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Houston Aeros. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I may be out of the line up for the next game just as a precaution, but I don't think it's anything serious, he said as medics fastened him onto the stretcher.

27-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Primeau is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 4 game goalstreak. Evgeni Nabokov is playing well with 1 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 3 goals.

Who's cold

Ron Francis has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Jeff Friesen has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Gary Suter has played 11 games without a goal. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 18 games without a goal. Ben Eager is down on his game pulling a 13 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



26-11-2004 Marco Sturm frustrated
San Jose Sharks right wing Marco Sturm feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 458 NHL games during his career, notching 74 goals and adding 107 assists along with 159 penalty minutes. The 26 year old right wing has played 20 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+6=11 with 7 PIM.


25-11-2004 Jon DiSalvatore resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons right wing Jon DiSalvatore has resumed full training after his injury.

20-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Keith Primeau is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dave Keon is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Ron Francis has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Niklas Sundstrom is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 16 games without a goal. Ben Eager is down on his game pulling a 11 game streak without registering a single point.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



20-11-2004 Jon DiSalvatore resumes light training.
Cleveland Barons right wing Jon DiSalvatore has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

16-11-2004 Adam Nittel resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons right wing Adam Nittel has resumed full training after his injury.

14-11-2004 Team captain meets with Mike Rathje
Following the team's recent 2-3 win at Pittsburgh Penguins on 14-11-2004, San Jose Sharks captain Ron Francis and Mike Rathje did not leave the dressing room for some time. I think it was time to get some things out of the way, said Ron Francis

14-11-2004 Jon DiSalvatore injured.
Jon DiSalvatore of Cleveland Barons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Wilkes-Barre Penguins. He is expected to be sidelined for around two weeks . This comes at a really bad time for us, but all I can do follow the rehab program and try to get back into the lineup as soon as possible, he said to the press.

13-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ron Francis is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Matt Bradley is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Brad Stuart is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Dave Keon is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Jeff Jillson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Niklas Sundstrom is looking out of place on the ice despite notching 2 points last week. Evgeni Nabokov has been chilly and allowed 15 goals in 3 games. Eric Lindros has been a healthy scratch in his last five games. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 13 games without a goal. Ben Eager has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-11-2004 Adam Nittel resumes light training.
Cleveland Barons right wing Adam Nittel has resumed light training after his injury and is listed day to day.

11-11-2004 Josef Zettler injured.
Josef Zettler of Cleveland Barons suffered arm injury during tonights minorleague game against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. He is expected to be sidelined for more than a month . Hopefully the team won't suffer for the next month or so, he said when he was taken off the ice.

9-11-2004 Samuel Pahlsson frustrated
San Jose Sharks center Samuel Pahlsson feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Samuel Pahlsson was originally drafted to the NHL by the Colorado Avalanche in the 7th round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 285 NHL games during his career, notching 30 goals and adding 34 assists along with 50 penalty minutes. The 26 year old center has played 14 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 2+3=5 with 4 PIM.


9-11-2004 Jan Vodrazka resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons defenseman Jan Vodrazka has resumed full training after his injury.

6-11-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ron Francis is looking good with a 5 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Keith Primeau is looking good with 4 points in 3 games last week. Marco Sturm is looking good with 5 points in 3 games last week. Matt Bradley is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Scott Hannan is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Niklas Sundstrom has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Brad Stuart has played 12 games without a goal. Dave Keon has lost his sights and is now 11 games without a goal. Jeff Jillson has played 12 games without a goal. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 10 games without a goal. Justin Aikins has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Ben Eager has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



5-11-2004 Jan Vodrazka injured.
Jan Vodrazka of Cleveland Barons suffered thigh injury during tonights minorleague game against the Saint John Flames. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . Sometimes you just have bad luck and get knocked around, he quoted before being taken to the hospital for tests.

4-11-2004 Team captain meets with Ben Eager
Team captain Ron Francis called a short meeting with Ben Eager after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I have to take the brunt of this, said Ben Eager as he left the ice. My play has not been up to snuff and if I'm not contributing more, I have to work harder.

3-11-2004 Team captain meets with Ben Eager
Team captain Ron Francis called a short meeting with Ben Eager after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Ben Eager as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

30-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Ron Francis is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week.

Who's cold

Samuel Pahlsson has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Jamie Storr hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Keith Primeau has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Niklas Sundstrom has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Dave Keon has lost his sights and is now 8 games without a goal. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Justin Aikins has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



28-10-2004 Eric Lindros returns
Eric Lindros has served his suspension and is available for the next game.

25-10-2004 Jeff Friesen injured.
Jeff Friesen (SJ) suffered thigh injury during the game in an incident with Bryce Salvador (CBS). He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days. This will just build character, sitting out a few days I mean, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

23-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jeff Friesen is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 3 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

Samuel Pahlsson has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Marco Sturm has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Evgeni Nabokov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Dave Keon has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



21-10-2004 Andy Lundbohm resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons center Andy Lundbohm has resumed full training after his injury.

21-10-2004 Adam Nittel injured.
Adam Nittel of Cleveland Barons suffered ankle injury during tonights minorleague game against the Worcester Icecats. He is expected to be sidelined for almost a month . Come on, would you feel good having to miss some two weeks of hockey, he said after the game in the dressing room.

18-10-2004 Joel Prpic resumes full training.
Cleveland Barons center Joel Prpic has resumed full training after his injury.

18-10-2004 Jeff Friesen reaches a milestone !
Jeff Friesen scored the 500th point of his career in tonight's game against the Anaheim Mighty Ducks on a feed by Tomas Plihal. I hope this will get me in Don Cherry's good books, he commented to the media.

A native of Canada, Jeff Friesen was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1994 entry draft. He has appeared in 780 NHL games during his career, notching 220 goals and adding 280 assists along with 420 penalty minutes. The 28 year old left wing has played 3 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


18-10-2004 Andy Lundbohm injured.
Andy Lundbohm of Cleveland Barons suffered injury during tonights minorleague game against the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . I should be back in the lineup soon, it doesn't feel that serious, he said when he was taken off the ice.

16-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



15-10-2004 Team captain meets with Niklas Sundstrom
Team captain Ron Francis called a short meeting with Niklas Sundstrom after practice today to discuss some issues that have affected his play. I guess they needed someone to take the blame..., said Niklas Sundstrom as he left the ice, ...but I'll take it like a man

14-10-2004 Joel Prpic injured.
Joel Prpic of Cleveland Barons suffered arm injury during tonights minorleague game against the Providence Bruins. He is expected to be sidelined for a couple of days . This is nothing major, I feel that I should be ready for the next game but you never know, he murmured as he grimaced in pain.

9-10-2004 Marco Sturm frustrated
San Jose Sharks left wing Marco Sturm feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 439 NHL games during his career, notching 69 goals and adding 101 assists along with 157 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 1 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 0+0=0 with 5 PIM.


9-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Samuel Pahlsson is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week. Dave Keon is looking good with 2 points in 1 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



3-10-2004 Brad Stuart frustrated
San Jose Sharks defenseman Brad Stuart feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Canada, Brad Stuart was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1998 entry draft. He has appeared in 406 NHL games during his career, notching 25 goals and adding 109 assists along with 148 penalty minutes. The 24 year old defenseman looks to stay a member of the team for a long time.


2-10-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



30-9-2004 Media rates the best players in the league
GOALTENDER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Ed BelfourAAA29Dallas Stars
Dominik Hasek AAA29St. Louis Blues
Patrick RoyA-A-A28Colorado Avalanche
Martin BrodeurA-BA-32New Jersey Devils
Curtis JosephA-A-A-27Toronto Maple Leafs
Tomas VokounA-A-A-28Dallas Stars
Billy SmithA-A-A-20Detroit Red Wings
Patrick LalimeBBB30Ottawa Senators
Marc-Andre FleuryBBB19Pittsburgh Penguins
Jean-Sebastien Giguere84848427Los Angeles Kings
DEFENSEMAN
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Duncan KeithBAA-19New York Islanders
Brent BurnsBA-A-19St. Louis Blues
Derek MorrisBBA-26Calgary Flames
Dan BoyleBBA-28Vancouver Canucks
Brian CampbellB-AA-25Buffalo Sabres
Ryan SuterB-A-A-18Edmonton Oilers
Shea WeberB-AA-19Washington Capitals
Brent SeabrookB-AA-19Pittsburgh Penguins
Zdeno CharaBAB27Ottawa Senators
Chris ProngerB-AB29Chicago Blackhawks
LEFT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Paul KariyaABA-29St. Louis Blues
Patrik EliasABA-28New Jersey Devils
Brett HullA-B-A-30Boston Bruins
Mark MessierBBB33Detroit Red Wings
Zach PariseBA-B19Phoenix Coyotes
Pavel BureACB33Florida Panthers
Jeff FriesenBB-B28San Jose Sharks
Mike KeaneB-A-B27St. Louis Blues
Ryan SmythB-B-B28Pittsburgh Penguins
Cliff RonningBB-B28Dallas Stars
CENTER
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Mario LemieuxAA-A28Pittsburgh Penguins
Joe ThorntonA-BA-25Boston Bruins
Steve YzermanA-BA-29Detroit Red Wings
Joe SakicAB-A-35Colorado Avalanche
Gilbert PerreaultA-BA-20St. Louis Blues
Patrice BergeronBAA-18Dallas Stars
Ron FrancisBBA-31San Jose Sharks
Joe NieuwendykA-BA-28Montreal Canadiens
Sergei FedorovBB-A-34Phoenix Coyotes
Eric Staal89838719Los Angeles Kings
RIGHT WING
NameOFDFOAAgeTeam
Jaromir JagrACA-32Washington Capitals
Luc RobitailleA-B-A-28Detroit Red Wings
Eric DazeA-BA-29Chicago Blackhawks
Ilya KovalchukAB-A-21Montreal Canadiens
Corey PerryA-BA-18Pittsburgh Penguins
Teemu SelanneACB34St. Louis Blues
Milan HejdukA-B-B28Colorado Avalanche
Martin St. LouisA-B-B29Columbus Blue Jackets
Steve SullivanBB-B30St. Louis Blues
Mark RecchiA-B-B29Philadelphia Flyers


28-9-2004 Marco Sturm frustrated
San Jose Sharks left wing Marco Sturm feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Germany, Marco Sturm was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1996 entry draft. He has appeared in 446 NHL games during his career, notching 69 goals and adding 104 assists along with 152 penalty minutes. The 26 year old left wing has played 8 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 0+3=3 with 0 PIM.


25-9-2004 Player of the week: Keith Primeau (R)
NHL has awarded Keith Primeau (R) of San Jose Sharks as Player Of The Week He registered 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 3 games last week. He also had 2 game winning goals.

A native of Canada, Keith Primeau was originally drafted to the NHL by the Detroit Red Wings in the 1st round of the 1990 entry draft. He has appeared in 926 NHL games during his career, notching 279 goals and adding 341 assists along with 1405 penalty minutes. The 32 year old right wing has played 7 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 5+4=9 with 14 PIM.


25-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Samuel Pahlsson is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Keith Primeau is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak. Brad Stuart is looking steady with 3 points in 3 games last week. Scott Hannan is looking good with a 4 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak. Felix Potvin is playing well with 3 wins in his 3 starts last week and allowing 2 goals. Dave Keon is looking red hot with a 6 game point streak.

Who's cold

Ron Francis has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Marco Sturm has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Niklas Sundstrom has lost his sights and is now 6 games without a goal. Evgeni Nabokov hasn't got a chance to start in the last five games. Eric Lindros has lost his sights and is now 5 games without a goal. Marcel Goc has lost his sights and is now 7 games without a goal. Tomas Plihal has been a healthy scratch in his last five games.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



25-9-2004 League suspends Eric Lindros
The league board has suspended San Jose Sharks player Eric Lindros for 10 games for injuring Brad Brown of Minnesota Wild.

18-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Felix Potvin is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Dave Keon is looking good with a 3 game point scoring streak with 1 game goalstreak.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



11-9-2004 Niklas Sundstrom frustrated
San Jose Sharks right wing Niklas Sundstrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Sundstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 702 NHL games during his career, notching 106 goals and adding 188 assists along with 157 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing has played 2 games with the San Jose Sharks this season, totalling 1+1=2 with 0 PIM.


11-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

Jeff Friesen is looking good with 4 points in 2 games last week. Felix Potvin is playing well with 2 wins in his 2 starts last week and allowing 1 goals. Eric Lindros is looking good with 3 points in 2 games last week.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



4-9-2004 Weekly team report
Who's hot

No-one is especially hot at the moment.

Who's cold

No-one is especially cold at the moment.

Trainer's room

No injuries at the moment.



29-8-2004 San Jose Sharks name captain.
San Jose Sharks have named Ron Francis as the captain of the team.

30-6-2004 Training camp preview
San Jose Sharks will arrange the annual training camp starting on September 14th. Players reporting to the training camp with either San Jose Sharks and Cleveland Barons:
- Samuel Pahlsson L
- Ron Francis C
- Glen Wesley D
- Jamie Storr G
- Keith Primeau R
- Jeff Friesen L
- Marco Sturm L
- Vincent Damphousse L
- Mike Ricci C
- Mark Smith C
- Niklas Sundstrom R
- Matt Bradley L
- Brad Stuart D
- Gary Suter D
- Scott Hannan D
- Mike Rathje D
- Craig Conroy R
- Evgeni Nabokov G
- Felix Potvin G
- Eric Lindros R
- Joel Prpic C
- Jonathan Cheechoo R
- Adam Colagiacomo R
- Rob Davison D
- Ryan Kraft C
- Eric Laplante L
- Andy Lundbohm C
- Robert Mulick D
- Adam Nittel R
- Jeff Sullivan D
- Vesa Toskala G
- Jan Vodrazka D
- Miroslav Zalesak R
- Dave Keon C
- Mark Concannon L
- Eric Betournay C
- Tero Maatta D
- Jeff Jillson D
- Marcel Goc L
- Dmitri Patzold G
- Tomas Plihal L
- Michal Pinc C
- Petr Cajanek L
- Jaroslav Pantlik C
- Graig Mischler R
- Hannes Hyvonen L
- Justin Aikins C
- Seamus Kotyk G
- Peter Hogan D
- Jon DiSalvatore R
- Tom Cavanaugh R
- Jesse Fibiger D

Players reporting out of shape:
- Samuel Pahlsson L
- Keith Primeau R
- Jeff Friesen L
- Evgeni Nabokov G
- Joel Prpic C
- Eric Laplante L
- Jeff Sullivan D
- Jan Vodrazka D
- Graig Mischler R
- Seamus Kotyk G
- Jesse Fibiger D

Players reporting in good shape:
- Vincent Damphousse L
- Niklas Sundstrom R
- Mike Rathje D
- Robert Mulick D
- Jeff Jillson D


30-6-2004 Dean Lombardi leaves team
Dean Lombardis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Karel Masopust leaves team
Karel Masopusts contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Ray Tufts leaves team
Ray Tuftss contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Nick Fotiu leaves team
Nick Fotius contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Wayne Thomas leaves team
Wayne Thomass contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 Jerry Iannarelli leaves team
Jerry Iannarellis contract has expired and he has left the team.

30-6-2004 William Chabot leaves team
William Chabots contract has expired and he has left the team.

28-6-2004 Niklas Sundstrom frustrated
San Jose Sharks right wing Niklas Sundstrom feels frustrated about his position in the organization. He feels he's good enough to be a franchise player for the team and wonders why the organization still considers him a core player.

A native of Sweden, Niklas Sundstrom was originally drafted to the NHL by the New York Rangers in the 1st round of the 1993 entry draft. He has appeared in 700 NHL games during his career, notching 105 goals and adding 187 assists along with 157 penalty minutes. The 29 year old right wing is waiting for a good start this season.


25-6-2004 Tomas Plihal returns
San Jose Sharks were delighted to hear that Tomas Plihal has returned to the team.

24-6-2004 Options to be confirmed tomorrow
The following players' contract options need to be confirmed tomorrow:


22-6-2004 Scott Hannan agrees on a contract.
Scott Hannan has signed a $3 250 000 per year, 3 year deal with the San Jose Sharks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of Canada, Scott Hannan was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1997 entry draft. He has appeared in 343 NHL games during his career, notching 15 goals and adding 58 assists along with 126 penalty minutes. The 25 year old defenseman is looking forward for the start of the season.


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following players' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Keith Primeau (San Jose Sharks) UFA
-Vincent Damphousse (San Jose Sharks) UFA
-Mike Ricci (San Jose Sharks) UFA
-Craig Conroy (San Jose Sharks) UFA
-Jaroslav Pantlik (Cleveland Barons) RFA, needs qualifying offer
-Justin Aikins (San Jose Sharks) RFA


23-6-2004 Contracts expiring !
The following staff members' contracts are going to expire in one week:
-Dean Lombardi(pro)
-Karel Masopust(pro)
-Ray Tufts(pro)
-Nick Fotiu(farm)
-Wayne Thomas(farm)
-Jerry Iannarelli(farm)
-William Chabot(farm)


20-6-2004 Board increases player budget for next season
The board of owners have increased player budget for next season with $8 500 000 because of your good financial record.

20-6-2004 Board collects bonuses
The board of owners has collected $8 500 000 profit from the team to shareholders.

20-6-2004 Keith Primeau rejects contract offer.
Keith Primeau rejected the $5 000 000 per year, 3 year offer from San Jose Sharks

20-6-2004 Jeff Jillson agrees on a contract.
Jeff Jillson has signed a $4 000 000 per year, 2 year deal with the San Jose Sharks. Detailed terms of the deal were not announced.

A native of USA, Jeff Jillson was originally drafted to the NHL by the San Jose Sharks in the 1st round of the 1999 entry draft. He has appeared in 159 NHL games during his career, notching 6 goals and adding 41 assists along with 32 penalty minutes. The 23 year old defenseman is waiting for a good start this season.


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