High Speed Gallery

This section contains QuickTime movies of San Jose Shark players. These movies were originally captured with a Kodak high-speed digital camera. Each individual frame represents 1/200th of a second (or 5 milliseconds). Keep checking this page new movies will be added.

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Slapshot Thumbnail Slapshot - 1032K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Forward Jeff Friesen hits a 90 mph+ slapshot. Note that his stick hits the ice a foot before he hits the puck. The bend in the stick is also apparent.

Visit the Jeff Friesen #39 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.

Glove Save Glove Save- 1437K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Goalie Wade Flaherty stops a 90 mph+ slapshot. The goalie's reaction time in this clip is better than .15 seconds.

Visit the Wade Flaherty #31 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.

Wrist Shot Wrist Shot - 827K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Forward Jeff Friesen shoots a wrist shot. Notice the contact time is much longer than a slapshot.

Visit the Jeff Friesen #39 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.

Hockey Stop Hockey Stop- 2301K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Forward Jeff Friesen performs a "hockey stop." Watch where Friesen's center of gravity is.

Visit the Jeff Friesen #39 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.

Blocker Save  Blocker Save- 671K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Goalie Wade Flaherty makes a blocker save. Notice the puck travels past his mask on the rebound. Flaherty didn't see the puck go by his mask--but the puck would have only been visible to him for 5 milliseconds.

Visit the Wade Flaherty #31 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.

OneTimer One-Timer- 1898K / QuickTime movie

In this clip, San Jose Sharks Forward Jeff Friesen hits a one-timer. Notice Friesen's intense concentration.

Visit the Jeff Friesen #39 player page on the Official Sharks Homepage.



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