San Jose Sharks Logo – San Jose Sharks is a professional team of ice hockey in the United States located in San Jose (California). The team plays in the National Hockey League framed in the Pacific Division. Before the Sharks, the area where the house the franchise and had a team in the NHL. The California Golden Seals, who played from 1967 to 1976, moved to Cleveland to merge in 1978 with the Minnesota North Stars. During the 1980 Howard Baldwin, former owner of the Hartford Whalers, led a group that lobbied the NHL to get a new franchise in San Jose (California). After several trade agreements with the owners of the North Stars, San Jose got an expansion franchise in the NHL for the 1991-92 season. The name of the franchise became the San Jose Sharks, referring to the sharks of the Pacific Ocean.
In his first two seasons, the Sharks played at the Cow Palace in Daly City, just outside San Francisco. The team debuted with a negative record of 71 defeats, with a streak of 17 straight losses, and did not work good performances. From 1993 the Sharks moved to San Jose Arena and, under the leadership of Kevin Constantine began to soar making its first playoff qualifiers. The streak lasted until 1996, when they finished in last place in the Pacific Division two seasons. More