The thrilling Game 7 comeback over Vegas in last year’s playoffs was the highlight of the season, which unfortunately ended in a loss to the eventual Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues in the Western Conference Finals.
San Jose has been one of the more consistently solid teams this decade, but they are playing without Joe Pavelski for the first time in 13 years. Will fellow longtime Shark Joe Thornton be able to carry this group to another deep playoff run?
The Sharks did some spending this offseason, giving All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson an eight-year, $92 million contract, along with a four-year, $24 million deal to winger Timo Meier. Expect Kevin Labanc to take on a larger role after scoring 56 points last year, and center Logan Couture has ascended to the captain’s role.
Luxury suites come in all shapes and sizes at the SAP Center. Suites range from being able to host 18 to 84 people, and include parking passes, personal TVs, and coaches, along with the option to purchase catered food and drink. Concourse suites are available in between the lower and upper bowls of the arena, along with penthouse suites ringing the top.