The San Jose Sharks: Year End Review And Awards

John MoralesContributor IApril 14, 2009

The San Jose Sharks: Year End Review And Awards

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    SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 04:  (L-R) Marc-Edouard Vlasic #44, Joe Thornton #19, Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks congratulate teammate Jeremy Roenick #27 after Roenick scored a third period power play goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets during

The Noobie of the Year.

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    SAN JOSE, CA - MAY 02:  Tomas Plihal #39 of the San Jose Sharks in action against the Dallas Stars during game five of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on May 2, 2008 in San Jose, California.  The Shark

The Duke Nukem Award: Best Fight

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 15:  Brad Staubitz     #59 of the San Jose Sharks skates during warm-up prior to the NHL game against the Anaheim Ducks at Honda Center on March 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California. The Sharks shutout the Ducks 1-0.  (Photo by Victor Decol

The Worst Fight Award

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    ST. PAUL, MN - DECEMBER 31:  Jody Shelley #45 of the San Jose Sharks and Derek Boogaard #24 of the Minnesota Wild square off to fight December 31, 2008 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul, Minnesota. (Photo by Scott A. Schneider/Getty Images)

The Unsung Hero Award: Is That The Waterboy?

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    LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Goaltender Brian Boucher #33 of the San Jose Sharks in action during the NHL game against the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on December 15, 2008 in Los Angeles, California.  The Sharks defeated the Kings 3-2 in overti

The Best Newcomer Award

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    SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 28:  Dan Boyle #22 of the San Jose Sharks skates with the puck during the NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at HP Pavilion on October 28, 2008 in San Jose, California.  The Sharks defeated the Penguins 2-1.  (Photo by Christi

The Biggest Setback Award: The Train is still derailed.

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    DALLAS - MAY 04:  Right wing Jonathan Cheechoo #14 of the San Jose Sharks skates to the bench after his face was cut against the Dallas Stars during game six of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on May 4, 2008 at the A

The MVP: That's why he has the "C".

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    SAN JOSE, CA - APRIL 25:  Patrick Marleau #12 of the San Jose Sharks skates up to a face off against the Dallas Stars during game one of the Western Conference Semifinals of the 2008 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at HP Pavilion on April 25, 2008 in San Jose, C

The Playoff's.

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 15:  Goaltender Evgeni Nabokov #20 of the San Jose Sharks and Corey Perry #10 of the Anaheim Ducks vie for the puck in the third period during their NHL game at Honda Center on March 15, 2009 in Anaheim, California.  (Photo by Victor D
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