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San Jose Sharks are a professional ice hockey team based in San Jose, California, United States. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They play their home games at the HP Pavilion at San Jose (also known as The Shark Tank). The Sharks have kept the same pre-game celebration since they moved to HP Pavilion in 1993. At the beginning of each Sharks home game, a 17-foot open shark mouth is lowered from the rafters. As the mouth is lowered the eyes flash red and fog pours out. Then, a live view of the locker room tunnel with Sharks players is shown on the scoreboard and the goalie leads the team out of the locker room, through the mouth, and onto the ice.[

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San Jose Sharks ticketsIn the 2009 off season, the Wilson held to his word with many major moves. The first was Christian Ehrhoff and Brad Lukowich to the Vancouver Canucks for prospects Patrick White and Daniel Rahimi. It was widely believed that San Jose made this trade so it could free up salary cap space to make a second trade: long-tenured Shark Milan Michalek, fan favorite Jonathan Cheechoo, and a second round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft were sent to the Ottawa Senators for the unhappy Dany Heatley and a fifth round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Also, assistant coach Todd Richards left to become the head coach of the Minnesota Wild. Richards was replaced by Matt Shaw. Aside from the trades, several contracts were not renewed, including Mike Grier, Marcel Goc, Tomas Plihal, and Alexei Semenov.

San Jose also signed energetic forward Scott Nichol, and added grit to the team by signing Joe Callahan, Jed Ortmeyer, and Manny Malhotra. San Jose also signed Benn Ferriero, an unsigned 2007 draft pick of the Phoenix Coyotes. Jeremy Roenick and Claude Lemieux both announced their retirements.

Another major move by San Jose was stripping Marleau of the captaincy and giving it to the newly re-signed Rob Blake. Boyle and Thornton were named the assistants, though Marleau has worn an "A" when Blake, Thornton, and/or Boyle has been out.