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

Monday, 01.23.2012 / 12:18 PM
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 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 62 40 18 4 192 153 84
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 64 32 20 12 179 172 76
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 62 33 22 7 176 161 73
8 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
9 LAK 62 29 21 12 166 162 70
10 SJS 63 30 25 8 175 181 68
11 COL 63 27 25 11 167 182 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 63 20 36 7 138 214 47
14 EDM 63 18 35 10 143 208 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 63 31 26 12 57
L. Couture 63 21 32 0 53
J. Thornton 59 12 40 -2 52
B. Burns 63 16 30 -4 46
P. Marleau 63 14 31 -16 45
T. Wingels 56 13 15 -5 28
T. Hertl 63 10 14 -3 24
J. Braun 52 1 19 2 20
M. Vlasic 58 7 11 10 18
M. Nieto 53 4 13 -10 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 24 17 7 .912 2.62
A. Stalock 5 7 1 .899 2.85
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