Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Oilers - 1/23/2012

Monday, 01.23.2012 / 9:18 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Oilers - 1\/23\/2012


With the Sharks and the Oilers set to face each other on Monday night in Edmonton, here are the links you need to read before the game:

GREISS, DEMERS GET THE CALL
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports that Sharks goaltender Thomas Greiss will get the call in net tonight and defenseman Jason Demers will return to the lineup.
[ Working the Corners ]

AVOIDING A LOSING STREAK
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reporting on the Sharks looking to avoid losing three straight games in regulation for the first time since the first month of the season. Read his 'What to Watch for' blog on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

EBERLE NAMED TO 2012 NHL ALL-STAR GAME
The NHL announced Monday that Edmonton Oilers forward Jordan Eberle has been added to the 2012 NHL All-Star roster, replacing injured Wild forward Mikko Koivu.
[ NHL.com ]

HALL BACK AFTER FREAK SKATE INJURY
Another entry from Pollak from Sunday's practice at Rexall Place on that freak injury that Oilers forward Taylor Hall suffered during pregame warm-ups on Jan. 18 in Columbus. Great reporting on the scary incident and how Sharks forwards Joe Pavelski and Logan Couture approach warm-ups.
[ Working the Corners ]

BEHIND ENEMY LINES
edmontonoilers.com writer Marc Ciampa with coverage from Sunday's Oilers practice following a 6-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Hockey Night in Canada. Ciampa reports on defenseman Ryan Whitney's status and three recalled from Oklahoma City.
[ The Team Today ]

SHARKS AND OILERS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Frank Mentesana previews Monday night's meeting, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

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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