The San Jose Sharks are a professional NHL hockey franchise based out of San Jose, California. The team was founded in 1991 as an expansion franchise, and currently competes in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the NHL. The Sharks play their home games at HP Pavilion, commonly referred to also as The Shark Tank.
The Sharks' team colors are black, teal, white, and orange. They are led by team captain, Joe Thornton.