Welcome to TickPick’s San Jose Sharks Seating Chart. Here we will cover everything you need to know before purchasing Cheap San Jose Sharks Tickets, including SAP Center row and seat numbers, seat views, best seats, and much more.
San Jose Sharks Seating Chart
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SAP Center Overview
The SAP Center (formerly HP Pavilion), home to the San Jose Sharks, opened its doors in 1993. Nicknamed the “Shark Tank,” the SAP Center has a capacity of 17,562 for hockey games.
San Jose Sharks Best Seats
The best seats for hockey games are as hotly debated as any other sporting event, so there isn’t a clear Best Seat for a Sharks game. Ultimately, it is all up to personal preference, but generally speaking, if you cannot score front row tickets on the glass in one of the scoring zones, you want to sit above row 10 in the lower level so you can see plays develop. The Club seats in sections 102, 114, 116, and 128 are a great option for any Sharks fan as well. Whether you prefer to sit behind the net, above or below the glass, or sit in the corners to watch the puck cross the goal line, any of these Best Seat options are excellent for in-game action.
San Jose Sharks Bench and Scoring Zone
The San Jose Sharks bench is located in front of section 101 (seats 1-8) and 128 (seats 22-25) and the vistors bench is located in front of sections 101 (seats 15-22) and 102 (seats 1-4). The Sharks shoot twice at the net in front of sections 107-109, and the penalty box is located in section 115.
San Jose Sharks Premium Seating
The San Jose Sharks offer club seating in section 101-104, 112-118, and 126-128. These seats offer great sight lines of the rink, as well as in-seat wait service and access to the arena’s various lounges. The Penthouse Lofts at SAP Center are located above the 200 level section and are ideal for corporate gatherings or private parties. Amenities include premier food options, TVs, and plush leather seating.
San Jose Sharks Seat Numbers
The SAP Center follows the standard sports arena pattern in that the lowest seat number in a given section will be closest to the adjacent lower section. The same rule applies for the 100s and 200s sections. For example, seat 1 in Section 115 would be closest to the highest seat number in section 114 (seat 24), or the highest seat number in Section 115 (seat 22) would be closest to seat number 1 in section 116. The lower level sections typically have between 21 and 22 seats, although the stairs leading down these sections split the section in half until row 20. In these rows about 5 seats are skipped in the center of the section. In the upper level sideline sections, the stairs run along side the sections, the seat numbers range from 16-28. The corner sections in both levels have seat numbers that vary depending on the width of the section.
SAP Center Reviews
“Very nice arena. Getting in was quick and easy. Staff was friendly and informative. I went for a hockey game and the sound, entertainment and hockey were all nicely done.” – via Yelp
“I had never been to a professional hockey game prior to attending the Sharks vs. Penguins game. I can honestly say, there is not a bad seat in the house. This is an amazing venue that offers everyone in attendance their monies worth!! I would not hesitate to go back.” – via Tripadvisor
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