Owen Nolan On The San Jose Sharks

from Katie Strang of ESPN, With a talented group of centers that includes Thornton, Couture and Pavelski, the Sharks remain stacked down the middle, a tremendous asset for any NHL team. Nolan likes the fact that, despite the shock of last April’s hasty exit, the Sharks did not tear down the entire roster in a knee-jerk reaction. “I’m sure everyone is disappointed in...
Via Kukla's Korner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Owen Nolan calls Sharks loss ‘disheartening’

Former San Jose Sharks great Owen Nolan was recently inducted into the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. After eight seasons with the Sharks, he’s a guy who has strong ties to the team and community. He’s also a guy with opinions. As Dan Brown of the San Jose Mercury News shares in an interview with Nolan, he’s feeling down about seeing the Sharks lose in seven games to the Los...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Flyers Five: All-Irish Team

Bobby Clarke and Ron Hextall -- seen here as executives -- round out the All-Irish Flyers team. (Photo Courtesy of examiner.com) St. Patrick's Day has come and gone (featuring yet another season of glorious merchandise). To try and capture the spirit of the holiday, I've taken a look and assembled the Flyers' all-Irish team. No player born in Ireland has ever laced them...
Via Flyerdelphia
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Non-Olympic NHL Players Catch Shark, Re-Enact Scene From Titanic Over Break

With many hockey fans casting their attention to the Olympic contests over the extent of the 2014 Winter Games, NHL players who weren’t selected to represent their respective countries took the time off to relax in a number of different ways — some more bizarre than others. Four members of the San Jose Sharks took to the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean to catch a real life example...
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Dave Rook – From the British Hockey League to the NHL by   Rob McGregor

For many fans of the British game, any link to the top is a cause to celebrate. Whether it was the arrival of Theo Fleury in Belfast or David Ling in Nottingham, or Owen Nolan’s birth in Belfast; every thread that links the British game to the NHL is talked about. Some players, like Fleury, former Bracknell stopper and current [...]
Via The Hockey House
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2 charged in NY with luring NHL players into scam

Two con men cheated several former and current National Hockey League players out of at least $15 million by persuading them to invest in a phony Hawaiian real estate venture and other scams, then diverting the funds into their own pockets, prosecutors said Wednesday. Financial adviser Philip Kenner used the players' money to make his own investment in a tequila company in Mexico...
Via AP on Fox
November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomas Hertl Scores 4 Goals, Sharks Beat Rangers 9-2

Tomas Hertl is off to quite the start of the season, as well as the quite the start to his own career. The Sharks are just three games into the season, and already the 19-year old Hertl has recorded a two-goal game and last night a FOUR-goal game. Just to put that last part into perspective, Hertl is the youngest player since Jimmy Carson of the Los Angeles Kings back on March 30...
Via BaySportsNet
October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Owen Nolan Was Drafted No. 1 Overall in Jaromir Jagr’s 1990 Draft Class

Jaromir Jagr wasn’t the first player taken in the 1990 draft. In fact, he wasn’t the second, third or fourth player picked. Jagr lasted until pick No. 5 those 23 years ago, behind Owen Nolan, Petr Nedved, Keith Primeau and Mike Ricci. Nolan was the No. 1 overall pick that year, selected by the Quebec Nordiques. He would go on to play 18 seasons in the NHL, spending time with...
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April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Vancouver Canucks to offer a tryout to….Cam Barker??

In Gillis we trust? It didn’t take long to get back into mid-season hockey debating. Not long after the new CBA deal was announced, news broke that the Canucks were interested in giving much-maligned defenceman Cam Barker a tryout at camp. It’s, to say the least, perplexing. Gillis has a long history of these tryouts (Owen Nolan, Manny Legace, Steve Begin etc) as a small loophole...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
January 09, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL Draft Lottery: Edmonton Wins 3rd Straight As Columbus Loses Out Again

The Edmonton Oilers will select first in the 2012 NHL Entry draft for the third straight year, the first team to do so since the Quebec Nordiques did in the late from 1989-91, where they selected Mats Sundin, Owen Nolan and Eric Lindros. This was anther blow to the Columbus Blue Jackets, who just can’t buy a break. Nail Yakupov is expected to be the first player drafted. Will...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
April 11, 2012  |  Discuss

San Jose Sharks: Owen Nolan and the 5 Best Glue Guys in San Jose Sharks' Team History

  Owen Nolan, who played for the San Jose Sharks from 1995-2003, officially announced his retirement on Wednesday afternoon at a press conference (via San Jose Mercury News). Nolan will sign a one-day contract that will guarantee he finishes his career as a San Jose Shark.Nolan will go down as one of the greatest players to every don the black and teal jersey. By all means...
Via Race Review Online
February 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Nolan formally announces retirement

Owen Nolan formally announced his retirement on Tuesday after 18 seasons in the NHL. Nolan, who last played with the Minnesota Wild in 2009-10, was visibly emotional while announcing his decision at a news conference at San Jose's HP Pavilion. "When your body won't do what your mind and your heart is willing to do, it's time to move on," the 39-year-old Nolan...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Last of the Nordiques

Owen Nolan didn’t want to stop playing professional hockey.  He knew it was time but he fought it all the way.  When we’re done doing one thing and ready to move on to the next thing, it is often called retirement.  I think I’ve retired from school, but along the way I graduated a lot too.  Seems like there’s more hope and optimism attached to graduation than to retirement...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Owen Nolan, a Sharks great, calls it a career

Owen Nolan plans on returning to hockey in some capacity eventually, but he has a few things planned first: Time with his wife and two kids. Check in on his various business ventures in San Jose. And two mandatory...
Via SFgate
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Five-time all-star Nolan announces retirement from NHL

Owen Nolan has played for the Quebec Nordiques and Colorado Avalanche, the Sharks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames and, most recently, Minnesota Wild.
Via Pittsburghlive.com
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-Sharks captain Nolan announces retirement

Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks' home rink.
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Poll: Owen Nolan officially retires

Owen Nolan officially announced his retirement after 18 NHL seasons on Tuesday afternoon in San Jose. Nolan, who turns 40 on Sunday, last played a full season in the league with Minnesota in 2009-10.
Via Forecaster
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Sharks' Nolan on retirement: 'It's tough to give it up'

Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks' home rink.
Via CBSSports
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Nolan returns to San Jose to declare retirement

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks home rink.
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February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Sharks captain Owen Nolan announces retirement from NHL.

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Via Star Tribune
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Owen Nolan announces retirement from NHL.

SAN JOSE, CALIF. (AP) - Owen Nolan, who hasn't played in the NHL since the 2009-10 season, announced his retirement Tuesday at the San Jose Sharks home rink.Nolan, who lives in San Jose, played 18 seasons and scored 422 goals with 463 assists in 1,200 games. He played for the ...
Via Washington Times
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Sharks captian Owen Nolan announces his retirement

Three days before his 40th birthday, Owen Nolan formally hung up his skates Wednesday afternoon, retiring with the San Jose Sharks organization where he made his biggest impact in the NHL.
Via Inside Bay Area
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Owen Nolan to announce retirement Tuesday

Former San Jose Sharks captain Owen Nolan is expected to announce his retirement from the NHL on Tuesday.The San Jose Sharks have called a press conference for 5:30 p.m. ET.The 40-year-old played for the Sharks from 1995 to 2003 and served as captain for five seasons.Nolan collected 422 career goals and 1,200 career points in 20 NHL seasons. He hasn't played in the league since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Where are the Sharks now?  A ten game arc

Today we learned that Owen Nolan is making an announcement about his career on Tuesday.  The Sharks will give him a forum at HP for the press conference but Brodie Brazil has already said it will be a retirement announcement.  Thank goodness Brazil cleared that up. No one could have guessed that, no one was giving Nolan the option to say the word himself.  Darren Dreger even congratulated...
Via Kukla's Korner
February 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Owen Nolan expected to announcement retirement on Tuesday

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February 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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