Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Coyotes - 2/4/2012

Saturday, 02.4.2012 / 10:37 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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With the Sharks and the Coyotes set to face each other on Saturday night, here are the links you need to read before the game:

NIEMI BACK IN GOAL
Mercury News writer Mark Emmons reports that goaltender Antti Niemi will return to action on Saturday night after a brief one-game absence after taking a puck during Wednesday's practice.
[ Working the Corners ]

ANNOUNCEMENT EXPECTED FROM FORMER SHARKS CAPTAIN
The San Jose Sharks will hold a press conference on Tuesday, February 7, at which point Owen Nolan will make an announcement regarding the future of his hockey career. The media event at HP Pavilion will be carried live on sjsharks.com.
[ SJSHARKS.com ]

POWER PLAY SURGING
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on a confident San Jose locker room and a surging Sharks power play. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk ]

BEHIND ENEMY LINES
PhoenixCoyotes.com writer Dave Vest previews the game from the Coyotes point of view, including players to watch and key injuries.
[ NHL.com ]

SHARKS AND COYOTES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Dave Lozo previews Saturday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]



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STANDINGS

PACIFIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
2 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
3 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
4 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
5 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
6 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
7 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
L. Couture 18 8 16 5 24
J. Pavelski 18 13 9 5 22
B. Burns 18 6 14 8 20
J. Thornton 18 3 15 6 18
P. Marleau 18 4 8 2 12
J. Ward 18 6 5 3 11
M. Vlasic 18 1 10 13 11
T. Hertl 18 5 5 9 10
J. Donskoi 18 5 4 2 9
C. Tierney 18 5 2 5 7
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 12 6 3 .919 2.12
J. Reimer 0 0 0 .857 2.07
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