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 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
2 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
3 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
4 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
5 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
6 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
7 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Burns 6 2 8 1 10
L. Couture 6 3 5 0 8
J. Pavelski 6 5 2 1 7
J. Ward 6 1 5 2 6
J. Donskoi 6 2 2 -1 4
P. Marleau 6 1 3 0 4
T. Hertl 6 2 1 3 3
J. Thornton 6 1 2 1 3
M. Vlasic 6 0 2 4 2
M. Nieto 6 1 0 1 1
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 5 1 1 .917 2.15
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