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
248 53
Joe Thornton is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

2
166 46
Brent Burns is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Justice Schełtgen added Defenseman

3
224 88
Patrick Marleau is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing, Centerman

4
177 63
Joe Pavelski is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing, Centerman, Forward

5
140 48
Marc-Édouard Vlasic is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Defenseman

6
143 54
Logan Couture is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman, Forward

7
156 71
Evgeni Nabokov is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
connorgrandy added Goaltender

8
159 80
Owen Nolan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

9
87 32
Martin Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Goaltender

10
140 68
Teemu Selänne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing

11
87 35
Sandis Ozoliņš is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Defenseman

12
109 51
Vincent Damphousse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

13
72 28
Rob Blake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

14
95 51
Mike Ricci is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Centerman

15
58 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
102 72
Dan Boyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Defenseman

17
44 24
Miikka Kiprusoff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

18
66 44
Ryan Clowe is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

19
52 32
Josh Gorges is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

20
93 70
Jonathan Cheechoo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Right wing, Winger

21
57 37
Brad Stuart is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
CMCSS03 added Brad Stuart Defenseman

22
41 24
Alyn McCauley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Alyn McCauley Forward

23
50 34
Milan Michálek is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing, Winger

24
62 47
Artūrs Irbe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
rvichar added Goaltender

25
39 25
Doug Wilson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Defenseman

26
33 20
Tommy Wingels is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

27
35 22
Ray Whitney is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Left Wing

28
37 24
Scott Gomez is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

29
38 25
Brian Campbell is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

30
39 26
Joel Ward is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Right wing

31
25 13
Justin Braun is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Justin Braun Defenseman

32
46 34
Ed Belfour is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Brian Barter added Goaltender

33
36 25
Jeff Hackett is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

34
33 23
James Reimer is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

35
29 19
Mike Grier is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Right wing, Winger

36
35 26
Jason Demers is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

37
26 17
Bill Guerin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Right wing

38
24 15
Michal Handzuš is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

39
53 46
Marco Sturm is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

40
24 16
Christian Ehrhoff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Defenseman

41
24 16
Dominic Moore is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

42
40 33
Scott Hannan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
slaft added Defenseman

43
11 3
Evander Kane is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Left Wing, Centerman

44
53 48
Jeff Friesen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Left Wing

45
22 15
Andrew Desjardins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Andrew Desjardins Centerman, Forward

46
21 14
Thomas Greiss is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Goaltender

47
37 32
Alexander Korolyuk is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time

48
24 18
Manny Malhotra is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Patrick Thompson added Centerman

49
49 47
Antti Niemi is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
connorgrandy added Goaltender

50
27 23
Martin Havlát is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest San Jose Sharks of All Time
Ari Aries added Right wing