Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Blackhawks - 12/11/2011

Sunday, 12.11.2011 / 9:46 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Blackhawks - 12\/11\/2011


With the Sharks and the Blackhawks set to face each other on Saturday night at the United Center in Chicago, here are the links you need to read before the game:

IRWIN RECALLED, MURRAY PLACED ON IR
Sharks GM Doug Wilson announced on Sunday that the club has recalled defenseman Matt Irwin from Worcester. In a related move, the team has also placed defenseman Douglas Murray on injured reserve.
SJSHARKS.com ]

SHAW ON FIGHTING IN THE NHL, RELATIONSHIP WITH LATE BOOGAARD
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak with a thought-provoking story from Saturday's print edition after his conversation with Sharks assistant coach Matt Shaw and his thoughts on fighting in the NHL.
[ Mercury News ]

SHARKS FACING HOT GOALTENDER IN EMERY
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on Blackhawks goaltender Ray Emery, with help from his CSN colleague Tracey Myers who covers the Blackhawks. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

SHARKS AND HAWKS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Davis Harper previews Sunday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

FORMER SHARKS SUTER, ROENICK ON HAND
ESPN Chicago's Jesse Rogers reports that former Sharks and Blackhawks Gary Suter, Jeremy Roenick and Ed Belfour, along with fellow U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame inductee Chris Chelios, will be on hand at Sunday night's game.
[ ESPNChicago.com ]

SEABROOK'S 500TH NHL GAME
Chicago Tribune writer Chris Kuc reports on Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook's 500th career NHL game, forward Patrick Sharp's newborn daughter, and quotes from head coach Joel Quenneville on starting Ray Emery.
[ Chicago Tribune ]

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 51 24 7 228 221 109
2 y - STL 82 51 24 7 239 197 109
3 x - NSH 82 47 25 10 226 202 104
4 x - CHI 82 48 28 6 220 186 102
5 x - VAN 82 48 29 5 236 220 101
6 x - MIN 82 46 28 8 227 198 100
7 x - WPG 82 43 26 13 223 204 99
8 x - CGY 82 45 30 7 237 213 97
9 LAK 82 40 27 15 218 197 95
10 DAL 82 41 31 10 257 257 92
11 COL 82 39 31 12 209 223 90
12 SJS 82 40 33 9 224 226 89
13 EDM 82 24 44 14 193 276 62
14 ARI 82 24 50 8 165 267 56

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 37 33 12 70
L. Couture 82 27 40 -6 67
J. Thornton 78 16 49 -4 65
B. Burns 82 17 43 -9 60
P. Marleau 82 19 38 -17 57
T. Wingels 75 15 21 -7 36
T. Hertl 82 13 18 -5 31
M. Nieto 72 10 17 -12 27
M. Karlsson 53 13 11 -3 24
M. Vlasic 70 9 14 12 23
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 31 23 7 .914 2.59
A. Stalock 8 9 2 .902 2.62
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