1993–94 San Jose Sharks season

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1993–94 San Jose Sharks
Division 3rd Pacific
Conference 8th Western
1993–94 record 33–35–16
Home record 19–13–10
Road record 14–22–6
Goals for 252
Goals against 265
Team information
General Manager Chuck Grillo
Dean Lombardi
Coach Kevin Constantine
Captain Bob Errey
Arena San Jose Arena
Team leaders
Goals Sergei Makarov (30)
Assists Todd Elik (41)
Points Sergei Makarov (68)
Penalties in minutes Jeff Odgers (222)
Wins Arturs Irbe (30)
Goals against average Arturs Irbe (2.84)

The 1993–94 San Jose Sharks season saw the Sharks finish in third place in the Pacific Division with a record of 33 wins, 35 losses, and 16 ties for 82 points, clinching the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Offseason[edit]

The Sharks selected Viktor Kozlov with their first-round pick, sixth over-all.

Newly acquired forward Bob Errey, is named team captain. He replaces the retired Doug Wilson.

Regular season[edit]

The Sharks had the fewest shots on goal (2,101) out of all 26 teams during the regular season.[1]

Season standings[edit]

Pacific Division
No. CR GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 3 Calgary Flames 84 42 29 13 302 256 97
2 7 Vancouver Canucks 84 41 40 3 279 276 85
3 8 San Jose Sharks 84 33 35 16 252 265 82
4 9 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 84 33 46 5 229 251 71
5 10 Los Angeles Kings 84 27 45 12 294 322 66
6 11 Edmonton Oilers 84 25 45 14 261 305 64

[2] Note: No. = Division rank, CR = Conference rank, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
       Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.

Western Conference[3]
R Div GP W L T GF GA Pts
1 y- Detroit Red Wings * CEN 84 46 30 8 356 275 100
2 x- Calgary Flames * PAC 84 42 29 13 302 256 97
3 Toronto Maple Leafs CEN 84 43 29 12 280 243 98
4 Dallas Stars CEN 84 42 29 13 286 265 97
5 St. Louis Blues CEN 84 40 33 11 270 283 91
6 Chicago Blackhawks CEN 84 39 36 9 254 240 87
7 Vancouver Canucks PAC 84 41 40 3 279 276 85
8 San Jose Sharks PAC 84 33 35 16 252 265 82
9 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim PAC 84 33 46 5 229 251 71
10 Los Angeles Kings PAC 84 27 45 12 294 322 66
11 Edmonton Oilers PAC 84 25 45 14 261 305 64
12 Winnipeg Jets CEN 84 24 51 9 245 344 57

Divisions: CEN – Central, PAC – Pacific

bold – Qualified for playoffs; x – Won division; y – Won Conference (and division); * – Division leader


Schedule and results[edit]

Regular season schedule
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 L October 6, 1993 2–3 @ Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 0–1–0
2 L October 7, 1993 2–6 @ Calgary Flames (1993–94) 0–2–0
3 L October 10, 1993 2–5 @ Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 0–3–0
4 L October 14, 1993 1–2 Calgary Flames (1993–94) 0–4–0
5 T October 16, 1993 1–1 OT Boston Bruins (1993–94) 0–4–1
6 L October 19, 1993 1–4 St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 0–5–1
7 L October 21, 1993 2–5 @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 0–6–1
8 L October 23, 1993 4–6 Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 0–7–1
9 L October 24, 1993 2–3 OT @ Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 0–8–1
10 W October 26, 1993 3–1 Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 1–8–1
11 W October 28, 1993 4–3 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 2–8–1
12 L October 30, 1993 2–4 Washington Capitals (1993–94) 2–9–1
13 W October 31, 1993 2–1 OT @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 3–9–1
14 T November 2, 1993 3–3 OT Pittsburgh Penguins (1993–94) 3–9–2
15 W November 5, 1993 4–2 Dallas Stars (1993–94) 4–9–2
16 L November 7, 1993 1–2 New Jersey Devils (1993–94) 4–10–2
17 T November 9, 1993 2–2 OT Toronto Maple Leafs (1993–94) 4–10–3
18 L November 11, 1993 0–4 @ Dallas Stars (1993–94) 4–11–3
19 W November 13, 1993 4–2 @ New Jersey Devils (1993–94) 5–11–3
20 T November 14, 1993 3–3 OT @ New York Rangers (1993–94) 5–11–4
21 W November 16, 1993 2–1 @ Washington Capitals (1993–94) 6–11–4
22 L November 18, 1993 1–3 @ Boston Bruins (1993–94) 6–12–4
23 W November 20, 1993 3–2 @ Hartford Whalers (1993–94) 7–12–4
24 L November 21, 1993 5–6 @ Buffalo Sabres (1993–94) 7–13–4
25 W November 23, 1993 6–4 Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 8–13–4
26 W November 26, 1993 4–3 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 9–13–4
27 W November 27, 1993 1–0 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 10–13–4
28 T December 3, 1993 3–3 OT Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 10–13–5
29 W December 5, 1993 2–1 Florida Panthers (1993–94) 11–13–5
30 L December 7, 1993 1–3 Tampa Bay Lightning (1993–94) 11–14–5
31 L December 11, 1993 3–5 @ Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 11–15–5
32 L December 12, 1993 1–2 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 11–16–5
33 L December 15, 1993 1–3 St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 11–17–5
34 L December 17, 1993 2–4 @ Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 11–18–5
35 L December 19, 1993 5–7 @ Quebec Nordiques (1993–94) 11–19–5
36 T December 22, 1993 2–2 OT @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1993–94) 11–19–6
37 L December 23, 1993 3–5 @ Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 11–20–6
38 T December 28, 1993 3–3 OT Calgary Flames (1993–94) 11–20–7
39 W December 31, 1993 3–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 12–20–7
40 T January 2, 1994 4–4 OT @ Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 12–20–8
41 T January 4, 1994 2–2 OT Montreal Canadiens (1993–94) 12–20–9
42 L January 6, 1994 3–10 Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 12–21–9
43 T January 11, 1994 2–2 OT Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 12–21–10
44 W January 12, 1994 5–2 @ Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 13–21–10
45 W January 15, 1994 8–2 Hartford Whalers (1993–94) 14–21–10
46 W January 17, 1994 3–2 Calgary Flames (1993–94) 15–21–10
47 L January 25, 1994 3–8 New York Rangers (1993–94) 15–22–10
48 T January 28, 1994 3–3 OT @ Florida Panthers (1993–94) 15–22–11
49 W January 29, 1994 2–1 @ Tampa Bay Lightning (1993–94) 16–22–11
50 L February 1, 1994 4–5 @ New York Islanders (1993–94) 16–23–11
51 W February 3, 1994 3–2 OT @ Philadelphia Flyers (1993–94) 17–23–11
52 L February 5, 1994 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 17–24–11
53 W February 6, 1994 7–1 @ Dallas Stars (1993–94) 18–24–11
54 W February 8, 1994 4–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 19–24–11
55 W February 11, 1994 4–3 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 20–24–11
56 W February 13, 1994 1–0 Chicago Blackhawks (1993–94) 21–24–11
57 L February 15, 1994 4–6 Philadelphia Flyers (1993–94) 21–25–11
58 L February 17, 1994 2–8 Quebec Nordiques (1993–94) 21–26–11
59 W February 19, 1994 4–3 Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 22–26–11
60 L February 21, 1994 3–6 Dallas Stars (1993–94) 22–27–11
61 L February 23, 1994 1–3 @ Montreal Canadiens (1993–94) 22–28–11
62 L February 24, 1994 4–6 @ Ottawa Senators (1993–94) 22–29–11
63 L February 26, 1994 0–2 @ Detroit Red Wings (1993–94) 22–30–11
64 T February 28, 1994 3–3 OT @ Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 22–30–12
65 W March 3, 1994 4–2 Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 23–30–12
66 W March 6, 1994 6–0 Mighty Ducks of Anaheim (1993–94) 24–30–12
67 T March 8, 1994 4–4 OT Buffalo Sabres (1993–94) 24–30–13
68 W March 10, 1994 4–3 New York Islanders (1993–94) 25–30–13
69 L March 12, 1994 0–2 @ Calgary Flames (1993–94) 25–31–13
70 L March 17, 1994 1–2 Ottawa Senators (1993–94) 25–32–13
71 L March 19, 1994 1–2 @ Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 25–33–13
72 T March 20, 1994 6–6 OT Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 25–33–14
73 T March 22, 1994 2–2 OT @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1993–94) 25–33–15
74 W March 24, 1994 2–1 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1993–94) 26–33–15
75 W March 25, 1994 8–3 @ Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 27–33–15
76 W March 27, 1994 4–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1993–94) 28–33–15
77 W March 29, 1994 9–4 Winnipeg Jets (1993–94) 29–33–15
78 W March 31, 1994 5–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1993–94) 30–33–15
79 W April 2, 1994 7–4 Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 31–33–15
80 W April 5, 1994 2–1 @ Los Angeles Kings (1993–94) 32–33–15
81 L April 7, 1994 2–3 @ Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 32–34–15
82 L April 8, 1994 2–5 @ Calgary Flames (1993–94) 32–35–15
83 W April 10, 1994 3–1 Vancouver Canucks (1993–94) 33–35–15
84 T April 13, 1994 2–2 OT Edmonton Oilers (1993–94) 33–35–16

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Playoffs[edit]

In a Conference Quarter-final series, the Sharks met the #1 seeded Detroit Red Wings, one of the conference's favourites for a Stanley Cup championship. However, in a stunning upset, the Sharks eliminated the Red Wings in seven games. They went on to face the Toronto Maple Leafs in the Conference Semi-final, and had a 3-2 series lead. However, the Leafs won the final two games in Toronto to eliminate the Sharks and advance to the Conference Final.

Detroit (1) vs. San Jose (8)
Date Away Home OT
April 18 San Jose 5 4 Detroit
April 20 San Jose 0 4 Detroit
April 22 Detroit 3 2 San Jose
April 23 Detroit 3 4 San Jose
April 26 Detroit 4 6 San Jose
April 28 San Jose 1 7 Detroit
April 30 San Jose 3 2 Detroit
San Jose wins series 4–3.
Toronto (3) vs. San Jose (8)
Date Away Home OT
May 2 San Jose 3 2 Toronto
May 4 San Jose 1 5 Toronto
May 6 Toronto 2 5 San Jose
May 8 Toronto 8 3 San Jose
May 10 Toronto 2 5 San Jose
May 12 San Jose 2 3 Toronto OT
May 14 San Jose 2 4 Toronto
Toronto wins series 4–3.

Player statistics[edit]

Regular season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Makarov, SergeiSergei Makarov RW 80 30 38 68 78 11 10 0 5
Elik, ToddTodd Elik C 75 25 41 66 89 -3 9 0 4
Ozolinsh, SandisSandis Ozolinsh D 81 26 38 64 24 16 4 0 3
Larionov, IgorIgor Larionov C 60 18 38 56 40 20 3 2 2
Falloon, PatPat Falloon RW 83 22 31 53 18 -3 6 0 1
Garpenlov, JohanJohan Garpenlov LW 80 18 35 53 28 9 7 0 3
Whitney, RayRay Whitney LW 61 14 26 40 14 2 1 0 0
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 64 7 33 40 36 16 1 0 0
Gaudreau, RobRob Gaudreau RW 84 15 20 35 28 -10 6 0 4
Duchesne, GaetanGaetan Duchesne LW 84 12 18 30 28 8 0 1 3
Errey, BobBob Errey LW 64 12 18 30 126 -11 5 0 2
Pederson, TomTom Pederson D 74 6 19 25 31 3 3 0 1
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 81 13 8 21 222 -13 7 0 0
Baker, JamieJamie Baker C 65 12 5 17 38 2 0 0 2
Dahlen, UlfUlf Dahlen LW 13 6 6 12 0 0 3 0 2
Rathje, MikeMike Rathje D 47 1 9 10 59 -9 1 0 0
Craigwell, DaleDale Craigwell C 58 3 6 9 16 -13 0 1 0
More, JayJay More D 49 1 6 7 63 -5 0 0 0
Otevrel, JaroslavJaroslav Otevrel LW 9 3 2 5 2 -5 1 0 0
Sykora, MichalMichal Sykora D 22 1 4 5 14 -4 0 0 0
Miller, KipKip Miller C 11 2 2 4 6 -1 0 0 0
Sullivan, MikeMike Sullivan C 26 2 2 4 4 -3 0 2 1
Kroupa, VlastimilVlastimil Kroupa D 27 1 3 4 20 -6 0 0 0
Zmolek, DougDoug Zmolek D 68 0 4 4 122 -9 0 0 0
Zettler, RobRob Zettler D 42 0 3 3 65 -7 0 0 0
Butsayev, ViacheslavViacheslav Butsayev C 12 0 2 2 10 -2 0 0 0
Cronin, ShawnShawn Cronin D 34 0 2 2 76 2 0 0 0
Irbe, ArtursArturs Irbe G 74 0 2 2 16 0 0 0 0
Lalor, MikeMike Lalor D 23 0 2 2 8 -5 0 0 0
Emmons, GaryGary Emmons C 3 1 0 1 0 -4 1 0 0
McLean, JeffJeff McLean C 6 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Capuano, DaveDave Capuano LW 4 0 1 1 0 -5 0 0 0
Bruce, DavidDavid Bruce LW 2 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0
Maley, DavidDavid Maley LW 19 0 0 0 30 -1 0 0 0
Nazarov, AndreiAndrei Nazarov LW 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Waite, JimmyJimmy Waite G 15 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Irbe, ArtursArturs Irbe 4412 74 30 28 16 209 2.84 3 2064 1855 .899
Waite, JimmyJimmy Waite 697 15 3 7 0 50 4.30 0 319 269 .843
Team: 5109 84 33 35 16 259 3.04 3 2383 2124 .891
Playoffs
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Larionov, IgorIgor Larionov C 14 5 13 18 10 -1 0 0 0
Makarov, SergeiSergei Makarov RW 14 8 2 10 4 2 3 0 2
Elik, ToddTodd Elik C 14 5 5 10 12 -5 1 0 0
Garpenlov, JohanJohan Garpenlov LW 14 4 6 10 6 0 0 0 2
Ozolinsh, SandisSandis Ozolinsh D 14 0 10 10 8 3 0 0 0
Dahlen, UlfUlf Dahlen LW 14 6 2 8 0 -3 3 0 1
Pederson, TomTom Pederson D 14 1 6 7 2 -7 0 1 0
Norton, JeffJeff Norton D 14 1 5 6 20 4 0 0 0
Baker, JamieJamie Baker C 14 3 2 5 30 -1 0 0 1
Errey, BobBob Errey LW 14 3 2 5 10 -3 1 0 0
Duchesne, GaetanGaetan Duchesne LW 14 1 4 5 12 -2 0 0 0
Whitney, RayRay Whitney LW 14 0 4 4 8 -4 0 0 0
Falloon, PatPat Falloon RW 14 1 2 3 6 -2 0 0 0
Kroupa, VlastimilVlastimil Kroupa D 14 1 2 3 21 -8 0 0 1
Gaudreau, RobRob Gaudreau RW 14 2 0 2 0 -1 1 1 0
More, JayJay More D 13 0 2 2 32 -3 0 0 0
Cronin, ShawnShawn Cronin D 14 1 0 1 20 -4 0 0 0
Irbe, ArtursArturs Irbe G 14 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0
Odgers, JeffJeff Odgers RW 11 0 0 0 11 -2 0 0 0
Rathje, MikeMike Rathje D 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Waite, JimmyJimmy Waite G 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L GA GAA SO SA SV SV%
Irbe, ArtursArturs Irbe 806 14 7 7 50 3.72 0 399 349 .875
Waite, JimmyJimmy Waite 40 2 0 0 3 4.50 0 17 14 .824
Team: 846 14 7 7 53 3.76 0 416 363 .873

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals
      MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;

Transactions[edit]

Trade Deadline Transactions[edit]

Traded Acquired Acquired From
Doug Zmolek, Mike Lalor Ulf Dahlen Dallas Stars

Roster[edit]

1993–1994 San Jose Sharks Roster
Goaltenders

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

Draft picks[edit]

NHL Entry Draft[edit]

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 6 Viktor Kozlov Center  Russia HC Dynamo Moscow (Russia)
2 28 Shean Donovan Right Wing  Canada Ottawa 67's (OHL)
2 45 Vlastimil Kroupa Defense  Czechoslovakia Litvinov Chemopetrol (Czech)
3 58 Ville Peltonen Left Wing  Finland HIFK (SM-liiga)
4 80 Alexander Osadchy Defense  Ukraine HC CSKA Moscow (Russia)
5 106 Andrei Buschan Defense  Ukraine Kiev Sokol (Russia)
6 132 Petri Varis Left Wing  Finland Ässät (SM-liiga)
6 154 Fredrik Oduya Defense  Sweden Ottawa 67's (OHL)
7 158 Anatoly Filatov Forward  Russia Ust-Kamenogorsk Torpedo (Russia)
8 184 Todd Holt Right Wing  Canada Swift Current Broncos (WHL)
9 210 Jonas Forsberg Goalie  Sweden Djurgardens IF (Elitserien)
10 236 Jeff Salajko Goalie  Canada Ottawa 67's (OHL)
11 262 Jamie Matthews Center  Canada Sudbury Wolves (OHL)

NHL Supplemental Draft[edit]

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team
1 2 Dean Sylvester Right Wing  United States Kent State University (NCAA)

NHL Expansion Draft[edit]

# Player Drafted from Drafted by
17 David Williams (D) San Jose Sharks Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
47 Robin Bawa (RW) San Jose Sharks Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/teams/SJS/1994.html
  2. ^ Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). Dave McCarthy; et al., eds. THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League. p. 154. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  3. ^ "1993-1994 Conference Standings Standings - NHL.com - Standings". NHL. 
  4. ^ "1993–94 San Jose Sharks Games". Hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-06-24. 
  5. ^ "1993-94 San Jose Sharks Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com". hockey-reference.com. Retrieved 2009-07-15.