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

Saturday, 12.10.2011 / 12:47 PM
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Blues - 12\/10\/2011


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

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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