Best Athletes The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time  

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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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1
258 56
Joe Thornton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

2
179 52
Brent Burns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Justice Schełtgen added Defenseman

3
193 65
Joe Pavelski is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing, Centerman, Forward

4
238 89
Patrick Marleau is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing, Centerman

5
152 56
Logan Couture is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman, Forward

6
144 52
Marc-Édouard Vlasic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Defenseman

7
161 74
Evgeni Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
connorgrandy added Goaltender

8
168 80
Owen Nolan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

9
93 36
Martin Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Goaltender

10
114 52
Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

11
144 73
Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing

12
90 38
Sandis Ozoliņš is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Defenseman

13
73 30
Rob Blake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

14
101 52
Mike Ricci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

15
66 27
Tomáš Hertl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Ari Aries added Tomáš Hertl

16
113 73
Dan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Defenseman

17
102 71
Jonathan Cheechoo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing, Winger

18
71 46
Ryan Clowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

19
44 25
Doug Wilson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Defenseman

20
54 35
Milan Michálek is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing, Winger

21
45 28
Miikka Kiprusoff is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

22
66 48
Artūrs Irbe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
rvichar added Goaltender

23
52 35
Josh Gorges is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

24
39 23
Ray Whitney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Left Wing

25
58 41
Brad Stuart is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Brad Stuart Defenseman

26
36 21
Tommy Wingels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

27
43 28
Joel Ward is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Right wing

28
19 5
Evander Kane is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Left Wing, Centerman

29
41 27
Alyn McCauley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Alyn McCauley Forward

30
27 15
Justin Braun is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Justin Braun Defenseman

31
48 37
Ed Belfour is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Goaltender

32
39 28
Brian Campbell is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

33
38 28
Scott Gomez is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

34
30 20
Mike Grier is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Right wing, Winger

35
56 47
Marco Sturm is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

36
57 49
Jeff Friesen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

37
36 28
Jeff Hackett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

38
36 28
Jason Demers is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

39
33 25
James Reimer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

40
28 20
Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Right wing

41
42 35
Scott Hannan is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Defenseman

42
40 33
Alexander Korolyuk is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

43
26 19
Christian Ehrhoff is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

44
26 19
Manny Malhotra is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

45
22 15
Thomas Greiss is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

46
32 26
Igor Larionov is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Centerman

47
24 19
Michal Handzuš is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

48
24 19
Dominic Moore is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

49
22 17
Andrew Desjardins is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Andrew Desjardins Centerman, Forward

50
37 34
Jeremy Roenick is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman