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Marleau receives standing ovation in emotional return to San Jose (VIDEO)

Rob Williams Oct 31, 2017 10:04 am

Sharks fans still love Patrick Marleau.

The 38-year-old Maple Leafs forward made his return to San Jose, a place he called home for 20 years, on Monday.

Fans showed the appreciation you’d expect for a player that scored more than 500 goals for the franchise.

The Sharks played this video tribute on the big screen prior to puck drop:

An emotional standing ovation followed:

San Jose went on to win the game 3-2, handing the Leafs their third straight loss. Toronto hits the ice again on Wednesday in Anaheim.

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Rob Williams
Man of the people, voice of the fans. Daily Hive Sports Editor.

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