Game Day Blog - Ducks @ Sharks - 12/26/2011

Monday, 12.26.2011 / 2:13 PM
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Ducks @ Sharks - 12\/26\/2011


With the Sharks and the Ducks set to face each other on Monday night at HP Pavilion at San Jose, here are the links you need to read before the game:

NIEMI TO START, GREISS TO BACKUP
Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told the media this morning that Thomas Greiss will backup tonight, inferring that Antti Niemi will once again be starting in goal.
[ SharksTV ]

KFOX LOCKER ROOM
Sharks radio play-by-play broadcaster Dan Rusanowsky talks with alternate captain Patrick Marleau about Boxing Day and Monday's matchup against the Ducks.
[ SharksTV ]

HILLER IN NET, DUCKS COULD ADD TOUGHNESS TO LINEUP
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports on an active morning skate following the two-day Christmas break and Anaheim's recall of J-F Jacques.
[ Working the Corners ]

GAME FIVE OF THE HOMESTAND
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reporting on reuniting the rivalry with Anaheim and San Jose's current homestand. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

SHARKS AND DUCKS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Sergei Feldman previews Monday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 76 47 22 7 222 213 101
2 NSH 75 46 21 8 214 180 100
3 STL 74 46 21 7 226 182 99
4 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
5 MIN 75 43 25 7 215 185 93
6 VAN 74 43 27 4 212 199 90
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 74 37 23 14 199 184 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 75 36 29 10 232 240 82
11 SJS 74 36 30 8 207 210 80
12 COL 74 34 28 12 200 206 80
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 75 23 44 8 158 249 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 74 35 31 10 66
J. Thornton 70 14 48 -4 62
L. Couture 74 24 36 -3 60
B. Burns 74 16 38 -5 54
P. Marleau 74 17 35 -16 52
T. Wingels 67 15 19 -6 34
T. Hertl 74 12 17 -1 29
M. Nieto 64 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 69 9 14 13 23
M. Karlsson 45 13 9 -2 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
A. Stalock 6 7 1 .903 2.65
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