He played his very first 19 seasons with the Sharks before leaving for two years in Toronto, returned last season and was traded to Pittsburgh at the due date for a possibility to win the Stanley Cup. The Sharks on Tuesday likewise brought back homegrown forward Matt Nieto on a 1 year offer worth$700,000. Marleau brings the more than 2 decades of pro experience he has collected since the Sharks chose him second in the 1997 draft.