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Patrick Marleau | Winger | #12

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (37) / 9/15/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 215
Drafted: 1997 / Rd. 1 (2) / SJ
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Patrick Marleau would like to re-sign with the San Jose Sharks.
"Yeah, it would be nice. We’ll see if that’s an option," Marleau said. "A lot of time here before this decision needs to be made." He's scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. He's spent his entire 1,493-game career with San Jose, but there's a good chance that the Sharks will be looking elsewhere this summer. Among other things, they will be looking to re-sign Martin Jones and Marc-Edouard Vlasic, who each have one season left on their contracts, but will probably require big raises that start in 2018-19. Apr 25 - 10:53 AM

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Patrick Marleau was playing with a broken thumb.

That makes the fact that Marleau had three goals and four points in six playoff games all the more impressive. He's scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer, so his tenure with the San Jose Sharks might be at its end.
Apr 24 - 5:20 PM

Patrick Marleau could play the 2017-18 season with another NHL team.

The soon to be UFA may have played his last game with the Sharks. The Sharks were looking to deal him at times during his tenure with San Jose and now that he has an expiring contract, he should play elsewhere unless the Sharks have a change of heart.
Apr 24 - 10:34 AM

If a 3-1 Game 6 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday was Patrick Marleau's last game with the San Jose Sharks, then he at least made a good final impression.

While Marleau will rue a missed opportunity on a breakaway during the second period, he supplied San Jose with some hope via a late goal in the third period. He ended up scoring three goals in the series and he added an assist. It will be interesting to see what his plans are for the future and if he is in San Jose's design moving forward.
Apr 23 - 1:53 AM

Patrick Marleau scored a goal in San Jose's 4-3 overtime loss to Edmonton in Game 5 on Thursday.

Marleau has found the back of the net for two straight games. With 67 career playoff goals, he now holds sole possession of 18th place on the NHL's all-time list. He's just one goal behind Gordie Howe and three shy of Steve Yzerman.
Apr 21 - 11:01 AM

Patrick Marleau scored a goal and registered an assist in the Sharks' 7-0 win over Edmonton in Game 4 on Tuesday.

Those were Marleau's first points of the 2017 playoffs. Over his career though, Marleau has 66 goals and 118 points in 175 games. He's tied with Denis Savard and Joe Nieuwendyk for 18th place on the all-time postseason goals list.
Apr 19 - 10:33 AM

Patrick Marleau registered an assist in the Sharks' 5-4 overtime win against the Rangers.

Marleau has recorded at least a point in three of his last four games. He has 26 goals and 45 points in 76 games this season.
Mar 29 - 10:44 AM

Patrick Marleau will serve as a center on Tuesday.

Marleau is projected to play alongside Melker Karlsson and Mikkel Boedker. The Sharks have shifted him from the wing in response to Logan Couture and Micheal Haley being unavailable due to an injury and suspension respectively. Marleau has 26 goals and 44 points in 75 games this season.
Mar 28 - 10:17 AM

Patrick Marleau found the back of the net in Tuesday's 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild.

Marleau's goal cut the deficit to 3-2 with a minute left in the second period, but that's as close as the Sharks would come to tying the game. The veteran finished his night with a plus-2 rating and three shots on goal in 17:30 of ice time. He has 24 goals and 18 assists in 73 games this season. The Sharks have now dropped four games in a row and they've scored two goals or less in each of those defeats.
Mar 21 - 11:21 PM

Patrick Marleau scored a goal in Sunday's 5-1 win over the Dallas Stars.

Marleau opened the scoring less than four minutes into the opening period, and he just kept rolling from there. He was one of his team's best players in this one. He finished the game with a plus-2 rating and two shots on goal in 15:50 of ice time. He has 23 goals and 16 assists in 68 games.
Mar 13 - 10:07 AM

Patrick Marleau is on a four-game point streak.

Marleau kept that run going with an assist in San Jose's 3-1 win against Vancouver Thursday night. He has 22 goals and 37 points in 63 contests in 2016-17.
Mar 3 - 10:04 AM

San Jose Sharks forward Patrick Marleau scored his 98th career GWG in his team's 4-1 win against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday, placing him alone at sixth all-time.

Marleau went into the night tied with Guy Lafleur and Jarome Iginla, with the latter active (thus able to possibly tie or go back ahead of Marleau). There's no denying who's the most effective of the two this season overall, however, as Marleau now has 22 goals and seems almost ageless.
Feb 26 - 1:25 AM

Patrick Marleau scored the lone Sharks goal on Sunday night in a 2-1 loss to the Bruins in overtime.

The 37-year-old has shown that he still has some magic in him, as he's up to 21 goals and 34 points in 60 games.
Feb 20 - 12:01 AM

Patrick Marleau will play in his 600th straight NHL game Wednesday night.

He will also be honored before the contest for scoring his 500th goal. Marleau has 501 career goals, including 20 this season, in 1,468 games.
Feb 15 - 6:53 PM

With the injury to Logan Couture, Patrick Marleau centered the second line Saturday.

Kevin Labanc and Mikkel Boedker started the game on his wing. The Sharks are hopeful that Couture is back on Sunday but if not, Marleau should be in the middle again. He potted his 20th of the season Saturday and has 33 points in 56 games, He has eight goals and 12 points in his last nine games.
Feb 12 - 10:23 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Thornton
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Micheal Haley
LW1Patrick Marleau
2Tomas Hertl
3Mikkel Boedker
4Melker Karlsson
RW1Joe Pavelski
2Joel Ward
3Joonas Donskoi
4Jannik Hansen
5Barclay Goodrow
6Daniel O'Regan
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Paul Martin
4Justin Braun
5Brenden Dillon
6Dylan DeMelo
7David Schlemko
8Tim Heed
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell