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Patrick Marleau | Winger | #12

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (36) / 9/15/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 220
Drafted: 1997 / Rd. 1 (2) / SJ
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Patrick Marleau wants to stay with the San Jose Sharks.
"Yeah, I have a contract for next year, so looking forward to it," he said. Marleau reportedly indicated to the Sharks earlier this past season that he wouldn't mind being traded to some approved teams. He has full no-trade and no-move clauses in his contract. The veteran forward finally reached the Stanley Cup Final in 2016, but the Sharks ended up losing in six games to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Jun 13 - 5:00 PM

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Patrick Marleau shifted back to the Sharks' second line during Friday's practice.

Marleau was briefly reassigned to center the third line, but perhaps that move won't stick. He has five goals and 13 points in 20 playoff contests.
Jun 3 - 5:30 PM

Patrick Marleau will not receive supplemental disciplined for his hit on Pittsburgh Penguins forward Bryan Rust.

Pierre LeBrun reports that the NHL Department of Player Safety thought the two-minute minor for an illegal hit to the head was sufficient enough for Marleau. Rust is considered day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Source: TSN.ca
May 31 - 11:04 AM

Patrick Marleau doesn't expect to face supplemental discipline for his high hit on Pittsburgh's Bryan Rust on Monday night.

"I don't think so. I kept my shoulder in and elbow in, and everything in," Marleau said. "I just tried to keep everything down. I didn't want to get too high on him." He was given a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head at 4:47 of the third period in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final. Marleau had just 10 penalty minutes during the regular season.
May 31 - 8:57 AM

Patrick Marleau found the back of the net in the Sharks' 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 1 Monday night.

Marleau now has five goals and 13 points in 19 playoff games. Tomas Hertl scored the Sharks' other goal. Brent Burns assisted on both markers. Logan Couture and Joonas Donskoi each registered an assist.
May 30 - 11:07 PM

Patrick Marleau played 165 playoff games before reaching his first Stanley Cup Final.

He lost three times in the Conference Finals and needed 16 trips to the playoffs to get to this point. The 36-year-old forward has 64 goals and 115 points in the postseason, including 12 points in 18 games in 2016.

Patrick Marleau registered two assists in a 5-2 win over St. Louis Wednesday night.

Marleau has four goals and 12 points in 18 postseason contests. During his career he has 64 goals and 115 points in 165 games in the playoffs. Despite all that playoff experience, Wednesday's victory has pushed him into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time.
May 26 - 11:43 AM

Patrick Marleau is probable to stay on the second line for Tuesday's contest.

That would keep on the wing alongside Logan Couture and Joonas Donskoi. There was some speculation that Marleau could end up centering the third line to give the Sharks some more depth, but coach Peter DeBoer has been happy with Marleau's game on the wing. That doesn't mean that changes aren't possible during the game, though.
May 17 - 3:32 PM

Patrick Marleau may center the third line in Game 2 against St. Louis.

"It's game to game," coach Peter DeBoer said. "Two Patrick Marleaus, one plays center, one on the third line ... I think we've been effective with three centers down the middle, [Logan] Couture, Marleau and [Joe] Thornton. We've also been very effective with him on the wing." The Sharks bench boss doesn't want to overact to losing a close Game 1 to the Blues, but it could be an option. St. Louis has plenty of depth and that may help the Sharks counter it.
May 16 - 6:17 PM

Patrick Marleau had a goal and an assist in Thursday night's Game 7 victory for the Sharks.

San Jose obliterated the Predators 5-0 to advance to the third round of the playoffs. Marleau now has nine points in 12 playoff games this season, a nice total considering he had 48 points in 82 games during the regular season.
May 13 - 12:14 AM

Patrick Marleau tallied a goal and an assist in the Sharks’ 5-1 Game 5 win against the Predators on Saturday night.

Marleau scored the game’s first goal, then assisted on Joe Pavelski’s second marker. While he only has three goals in the playoffs, two of them have come over the past three games. He has seven points in 10 games. Logan Couture and Melker Karlsson picked up the other goals. San Jose leads the series 3-2.
May 8 - 12:57 AM

Patrick Marleau scored the Sharks' lone goal in a 4-1 Game 3 loss to Nashville on Tuesday.

Patrick Marleau gave San Jose a 1-0 lead at 13:13 of the first period on a breakaway. Marleau split the Predators defense and beat goaltender Pekka Rinne to the loose puck. Marleau was able to skate around Rinne and shoot the puck into an empty net. Unfortunately for the Sharks, that was all they could muster against the Preds goalie on this night. It was the first loss for the Sharks on the road this postseason.
May 4 - 1:30 AM

Patrick Marleau logged just 12:18 of ice time in Game 2 against Nashville.

It was his lowest total of the season and his lowest in the playoffs since May 2, 2000. Marleau wasn't upset for the decline in playing time, though. He said it was "just the way the game was with some penalties here and there, and some faceoffs in our zone. ... You never know how things are going to play out." Marleau has been the Sharks' third line center for most of this season and he has posted one even strength point in the playoffs. He has been better on the power play, where he has contributed three points in seven matches.
May 3 - 4:29 PM

Patrick Marleau scored the game-winning-goal in the Sharks 3-2 win over the Kings in Game 4.

Marleau's goal was one of three power-play goals for the Sharks in the win. He also added an assist in the victory. The 36-year-old has three points in the series now. Brent Burns also added a goal and an assist while Joe Pavelski scored in the win. The Sharks can eliminate the Kings with one more win.
Apr 21 - 2:20 AM

Moving Patrick Marleau down to the third line gave the San Jose Sharks a huge advantage in Game 1.

The line of Marleau, Matt Nieto and Melker Karlsson was much the better line in Game 1 against their Los Angeles Kings counterparts led by Vincent Lecavalier. The Kings will need to figure out how to combat that in Game 2. Marleau ended the season with 25 goals and 23 assists in his worst season since 2001-02 when he had 44 points in 79 games.
Apr 16 - 9:20 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Nick Spaling
LW1Tomas Hertl
2Patrick Marleau
3Matthew Nieto
4Melker Karlsson
5Dainius Zubrus
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Tommy Wingels
4Joonas Donskoi
5Micheal Haley
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7Roman Polak
8Matt Tennyson
G1Martin Jones
2James Reimer