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Sports Sharks bring back Marleau on 1-year deal reportedly worth $700K

00:15  10 october  2019
00:15  10 october  2019 Source:   thescore.com

Patrick Marleau makes emotional return to Shark Tank for San Jose Sharks

  Patrick Marleau makes emotional return to Shark Tank for San Jose Sharks Patrick Marleau made his "welcome home" debut for the Sharks on Sunday. The fans let him know how much he was missed.Marleau saluted the fans after appearing on the video board during the first period. As they rose to their feet in response, tears began to form in the 40-year-old center's eyes.

The 40- year -old inked a three- year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the 2017-18 season. In June 2019, he was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, who bought out the final year of his deal days later. Marleau recorded 16 goals and 37 points in 82 games for the Maple Leafs last season.

Patrick Marleau , Sharks reach agreement to bring veteran back to San Jose. The deal is reportedly worth $ 700 ,000, according to Pierre LeBrun of TSN and The Athletic. As a result, he’ll make the league-minimum with his former team, as well as the .25 million that the Carolina Hurricanes

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The San Jose Sharks have officially signed franchise icon Patrick Marleau to a one-year contract, the team announced Wednesday.

The deal is worth the league minimum of $700,000, according to TSN's Darren Dreger.

The 40-year-old inked a three-year contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the 2017-18 campaign after 19 seasons with the Sharks. In June 2019, he was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, who bought out the final year of his deal days later.

Marleau recorded 16 goals and 37 points in 82 games for the Maple Leafs last season.

Despite his age, the 6-foot-2 Marleau has been one of the league's most durable players, suiting up in 788 consecutive contests over 10 campaigns.

The Saskatchewan native is the Sharks' all-time leader in games played (1,493), points (1,082), and goals (508). He ranks second in assists with 574.

San Jose selected Marleau with the second overall pick in the 1997 NHL Draft.

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