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List of the greatest San Jose Sharks of all time. The players on this list have been ranked by the community in order of awesomeness during their stints playing for the San Jose Sharks. In the National Hockey League, the San Jose Sharks play at the SAP Center at San Jose in California. The stadium is known to locals as the Shark Tank, and these are the best sharks to ever have swam in the tank.

As members of the Pacific Division of the NHL's Western Conference, coach Todd McLellan got stars like Joe Thornton and Tomas Hertl in the 2013-14 season, but there are so many other great players in the history of the San Jose Sharks. Men like Jeff Friesen and Marco Sturm have all played their hearts out and are joined by other great Sharks on this list of the best. 

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Joe Thornton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Joe Thornton Centerman

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143 29
Brent Burns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Justice Schełtgen added Brent Burns Defenseman

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Marc-Édouard Vlasic is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Marc-Édouard Vlasic Defenseman

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Joe Pavelski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Joe Pavelski Right wing, Centerman, Forward

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Patrick Marleau is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Marleau Left Wing, Centerman

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Sandis Ozoliņš is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Sandis Ozoliņš Defenseman

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Logan Couture is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Logan Couture Centerman, Forward

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Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Vincent Damphousse Centerman

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Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Teemu Selänne Right wing

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Evgeni Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
connorgrandy added Evgeni Nabokov Goaltender

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Rob Blake is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Rob Blake Defenseman

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Martin Jones is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Martin Jones Goaltender

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Owen Nolan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

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Mike Ricci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Mike Ricci Centerman

The Best San Jose Sharks Coaches of All Time

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Brad Stuart is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Brad Stuart Defenseman

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Josh Gorges is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Josh Gorges Defenseman

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Alyn McCauley is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Alyn McCauley Forward

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Tomáš Hertl is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Ari Aries added Tomáš Hertl

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Dan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Dan Boyle Defenseman

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Jeff Hackett is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Jeff Hackett Goaltender

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Miikka Kiprusoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Miikka Kiprusoff Goaltender

The Most Underrated College Football Player

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Ryan Clowe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Ryan Clowe Left Wing

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Scott Gomez is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Scott Gomez Centerman

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Tommy Wingels is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Tommy Wingels Centerman

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Brian Campbell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Brian Campbell Defenseman

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Jason Demers is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Jason Demers Defenseman

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Milan Michálek is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Milan Michálek Left Wing, Winger

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Michal Handzuš is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Michal Handzuš Centerman

Professional Wrestlers Who Died Young

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Jonathan Cheechoo is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Jonathan Cheechoo Right wing, Winger

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Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Bill Guerin Right wing

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Ed Belfour is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Ed Belfour Goaltender

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25 14
Mike Grier is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Mike Grier Right wing, Winger

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27 16
James Reimer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added James Reimer Goaltender

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Ray Whitney is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Ray Whitney Left Wing

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Joel Ward is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Joel Ward Right wing

The Creepiest Sports Mascots

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Manny Malhotra is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Manny Malhotra Centerman

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20 11
Dominic Moore is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Dominic Moore Centerman

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Justin Braun is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Justin Braun Defenseman

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Martin Havlát is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Ari Aries added Martin Havlát Right wing

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20 12
Andrew Desjardins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Andrew Desjardins Centerman, Forward

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19 11
Christian Ehrhoff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Christian Ehrhoff Defenseman

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Artūrs Irbe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
rvichar added Artūrs Irbe Goaltender

The Most Stunning Female Volleyball Players

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Scott Hannan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Scott Hannan Defenseman

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Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
connorgrandy added Antti Niemi Goaltender

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Matt Carle is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Matt Carle Defenseman

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Alexander Korolyuk is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

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Thomas Greiss is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Thomas Greiss Goaltender

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Doug Wilson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Doug Wilson Defenseman

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Paul Martin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Paul Martin Defenseman

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Jeff Friesen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Jeff Friesen Left Wing