Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Blues - 12/10/2011

Saturday, 12.10.2011 / 9:47 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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With the Sharks and the Blues set to face each other on Saturday night at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, here are the links you need to read before the game:

MURRAY, VANDERMEER OUT AGAIN AND NEW LINE COMBOS?
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reporting it will be Antti Niemi in goal for the Sharks against Brian Elliott for the Blues, and possible line combinations for Saturday night's game in St. Louis.
Working the Corners ]

SHARKS MORE 'ENGAGED' ON THE ROAD?
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock's assessment of San Jose's play on the road this season. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

SHARKS AND BLUES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Corey Masisak previews Saturday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

PODCAST PREVIEW
Sharks Radio play-by-play broadcaster with tonight's podcast preview, including audio quotes from both Joe Thornton and David Perron about facing each other for the first time since last season.
[ Sharks Podcast Player ]

THORNTON HAPPY FOR PERRON'S RETURN
St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Dan O'Neill reports on the Thornton-Perron storyline, including some interesting quotes with then Sharks forward now Blues forward Scott Nichol on his take of the situation.
[ STLtoday.com ]

CHEECHOO UPDATE AND AVENGING AN EARLY SEASON LOSS
Former Sharks right wing Jonathan Cheechoo, now with the Blues organization in Peoria (AHL), leads the Rivermen in shots and is their third-leading scorer with 19 points in 25 games.
[ FearTheFin.com ]



SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

PACIFIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 LAK 51 31 17 3 135 117 65
2 SJS 51 27 20 4 147 138 58
3 ANA 51 25 19 7 113 121 57
4 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
5 VAN 52 20 20 12 120 142 52
6 CGY 51 23 25 3 134 148 49
7 EDM 54 21 28 5 132 164 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 51 25 26 17 51
B. Burns 51 18 26 -13 44
J. Thornton 51 11 33 16 44
P. Marleau 51 15 17 -16 32
J. Ward 49 15 16 -10 31
M. Vlasic 48 7 21 9 28
T. Hertl 50 10 16 5 26
J. Donskoi 46 8 15 0 23
J. Braun 49 1 17 9 18
C. Tierney 49 6 10 -8 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 24 15 3 .913 2.43
A. Stalock 3 5 1 .894 2.76
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