SAN JOSE - The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud American Hockey League (@TheAHL) affiliate of the National Hockey League's (@NHL) San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), continue honoring the history of the Sharks primary affiliates on February 2nd at 1:15 p.m. as part of a five-game throwback series presented by Meriwest Credit Union (@Meriwest). The Barracuda will become the Kentucky Thoroughblades for the afternoon, Sharks affiliate from 1996 to 2001.
The game will feature complete rebranding on social media and within SAP Center at San Jose and the team will wear throwback Kentucky Thoroughblades jerseys during the game.
Various alumni from the era will be honored throughout the game, including Evgeni Nabokov, Johan Hedberg, Mark Smith and Dan Boyle.
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February 2nd is a #HockeyDayInSanJose doubleheader as the Sharks will take on the Arizona Coyotes (7:30 p.m.) following the Barracuda's afternoon matchup with the Stockton Heat.