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Sharks rookie sensation Tomas Hertl set for knee surgery

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 23 (UPI) -- High-scoring San Jose Sharks rookie center Tomas Hertl will undergo surgery to repair a damaged knee, General Manager Doug Wilson said Monday.

San Jose Sharks ink Joe Pavelski to five-year extension

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 30 (UPI) -- Center Joe Pavelski signed a five-year contract extension that will keep him with the San Jose Sharks through the 2018-19 season, the team said Tuesday.

NHL fines Sharks $100,000 for general manager's comments

NEW YORK, May 18 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks have been fined $100,000 for comments made by General Manager Doug Wilson, the NHL announced Saturday.

Sharks critical of NHL for suspension of Torres

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 17 (UPI) -- San Jose General Manager Doug Wilson Friday criticized the NHL for its suspension of Raffi Torres for the rest of the team's playoff series with Los Angeles.

Sharks send Clowe to New York Rangers

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 2 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks have traded gritty forward Ryane Clowe to the New York Rangers for a series of draft picks, the team announced Tuesday.
San Jose's Havlat out at least 6 weeks

San Jose's Havlat out at least 6 weeks

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks announced Wednesday that winger Martin Havlat will be out at least six weeks following surgery to repair a torn hamstring tendon.
Pentagon made no plan for automatic cuts

Pentagon made no plan for automatic cuts

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- U.S. Defense Department officials didn't make any contingency plans in case the threat of $500 billion in automatic cuts came to pass, analysts said.
Appeals court reconsiders Skilling case

Appeals court reconsiders Skilling case

HOUSTON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- An appeals court in Houston is considering new standards that could overturn 19 convictions of former Enron Chief Executive Officer Jeff Skilling.

Sharks' Thornton signs 3-year extension

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 16 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks said Saturday they have reached a three-year, $21 million contract extension agreement with star center Joe Thornton.

Sharks cut loose free agent G Nabokov

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 22 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks will let longtime goaltender Evgeni Nabokov leave as a free agent, General Manager Doug Wilson said Tuesday.

'Spaces' decorator arrested for DUI

DECATUR, Ill., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- "Trading Spaces" interior designer Doug Wilson was arrested Tuesday for allegedly driving under the influence in Decatur, Ill., TMZ said.

Sharks sign Lemieux

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Claude Lemieux's attempt to make it back to the NHL moved a step forward Monday when the San Jose Sharks signed the 43-year-old forward to a two-way contract.

Wilson fired as San Jose coach

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 12 (UPI) -- San Jose Coach Ron Wilson was dismissed Monday, a little over a week since the Sharks were eliminated in the second round of the NHL playoffs.

Sony Canada to recycle all its products

TORONTO, April 8 (UPI) -- Sony Canada announced in Toronto Tuesday a new program to accept all of its products back for recycling at stores and depots across the country.

Sharks re-sign Ron Wilson

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 3 (UPI) -- The San Jose Sharks Monday re-signed Coach Ron Wilson.
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Douglas Frederick Wilson (born July 5, 1957 in Ottawa, Ontario) is the General Manager of the San Jose Sharks and a former Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. After playing junior hockey for the Ottawa 67's in the Ontario Hockey Association, Wilson was drafted 6th overall in the 1977 NHL Entry Draft. He then played 14 seasons with the Chicago Black Hawks and two years for the San Jose Sharks in the National Hockey League. He was the first captain in Sharks history, serving two years before retiring after the 1992–93 season.

A first round draft choice (sixth overall) by the Blackhawks in 1977 after a stellar junior career with the Ottawa 67s, Wilson played 14 seasons in Chicago and still ranks as the club's highest scoring defenceman in points (779 — fifth overall), goals (225 — 12th overall) and assists (554 — third overall). Wilson ranks fifth all-time in games played (938) for Chicago. In addition, he led all Blackhawks defencemen in scoring for 10 consecutive seasons (1980–81 through 1990–91) and captured the 1982 James Norris Memorial Trophy, symbolic of the League's top defenceman, when he tallied 39 goals and 85 points — still Blackhawks single-season records for goals and points for a defenceman.

He was selected to eight NHL All-Star Games (seven with Chicago and one with San Jose) and while with Chicago, Wilson was named as an NHL First Team All-Star in 1982 and twice was named as an NHL Second Team All-Star (1985 and 1990).

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