Events & Media Archive | 2019

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Sharks to Participate in #BeLikeableDay

Published Feb 26, 2019 by San Jose Sharks  

 

Global Movement to Encourage Acts of Kindness on Social Media

“Using social media to share content and information in a constructive manner is deeply engrained in our team’s organizational values,” said Jonathan Becher, President of the San Jose Sharks. “We are encouraging employees to use social media to share examples of ‘The Golden Rule’ – treating others as one’s self would wish to be treated – a pioneering principle of our organization.”

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Hockey and innovation come together to teach coding to students with Innovation on Ice

Published Feb 27, 2019 by San Jose Sharks  

 

Partnership with The Sharks Foundation, SAP and The Tech Museum of Innovation powers fun STEM learning for Bay Area families in new activity.

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Thousands of fans flock to San Jose for NHL All Star Game and Fan Fair

Published Jan 25, 2019 by FOX KTVU

 

Thousands of hockey fans from all over are descending on San Jose this weekend for the NHL’s All Star Game and Fan Fair.

But for the city of San Jose, hosting big deals like these major sporting events has become almost commonplace.

Jonathan Becher, President of the San Jose Sharks says, “You know 25 years ago, people asked where was San Jose. Now nobody asks if you know the way to San Jose. That’s how popular we are.”

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Shark Tank Getting a Makeover For NHL All-Star Weekend

Published Jan 22, 2019 by NBC Bay Area

 

“This game is not just like a regular hockey game,” said Jonathan Becher, Sharks co-president. “The eyes of the world are sort of on us. And so … we’re putting in special equipment. There will be new cameras, something called a gitti-camera, that can follow a player around on ice.

“The NHL on Friday has a special press conference where they are going to be unveiling a next generation of puck and player tracking, and for the first time you’ll see it at this All-Star game,” Becher continued. “Of course we’re here in Silicon Valley, so it’s a highlight for tech. So, definitely this is not just another game.”

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