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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 ANA 22 13 4 5 60 54 31
2 STL 21 14 6 1 57 43 29
3 VAN 21 14 6 1 65 61 29
4 NSH 20 13 5 2 57 42 28
5 CGY 22 13 7 2 71 61 28
6 LAK 21 11 6 4 57 49 26
7 CHI 21 12 8 1 63 44 25
8 MIN 20 12 8 0 58 44 24
9 SJS 23 10 9 4 62 64 24
10 WPG 22 10 9 3 45 51 23
11 DAL 21 8 9 4 61 72 20
12 ARI 22 9 11 2 54 67 20
13 COL 21 7 9 5 53 67 19
14 EDM 21 6 13 2 49 74 14

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Thornton 23 7 13 1 20
J. Pavelski 23 9 10 3 19
L. Couture 23 8 11 0 19
B. Burns 23 7 12 -7 19
P. Marleau 23 6 12 -4 18
T. Wingels 23 6 5 -3 11
T. Hertl 23 4 6 -1 10
M. Nieto 22 1 6 -1 7
J. Braun 23 0 7 8 7
M. Vlasic 23 2 4 10 6
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 2 2 1 .925 2.38
A. Niemi 7 6 3 .915 2.58
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