Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Blues - 2/12/2012

Sunday, 02.12.2012 / 9:27 AM PT
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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With the Sharks and the Blues set to face each other on Sunday night, here are the links you need to read before the game:

VANDERMEER TO SKATE AT FORWARD
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports that the gritty and versatile Jim Vandermeer is expected to skate on the Sharks fourth line in place of John McCarthy as the Sharks kick off their season-long nine-game road trip on Sunday night in St. Louis.
[ Sharks Talk ]

NIEMI VS HALAK IN GOAL, DEMERS BACK SKATING
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports that it will be goaltenders Antti Niemi and Jaroslav Halak in goal on Sunday and defenseman Jason Demers skated Sunday morning for just the second time since being placed on injured reserve.
[ Working the Corners ]

SOMMER JOINS THE 500 CLUB
Worcester Sharks Head Coach Roy Sommer made AHL history on Saturday night, becoming just the fourth coach to amass 500 career wins. Sommer is looking for win No. 501 today against Portland.
[ SharksAHL.com ]

BEHIND ENEMY LINES
stlouisblues.com writer Chris Pinkert reports that Blues forward Andy McDonald is set to return on Sunday night against the Sharks. The former Anaheim Duck had missed the last 51 games with a concussion.
[ St. Louis Blues Online ]

SHARKS AND BLUES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Tal Pinchevsky previews Sunday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]



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PACIFIC DIVISION
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 LAK 52 32 17 3 144 119 67
2 SJS 52 28 20 4 149 138 60
3 ANA 52 26 19 7 117 122 59
4 ARI 52 24 22 6 138 161 54
5 VAN 53 21 20 12 123 143 54
6 CGY 52 24 25 3 138 151 51
7 EDM 55 21 29 5 133 166 47

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 52 25 27 18 52
J. Thornton 52 12 34 17 46
B. Burns 52 18 26 -13 44
P. Marleau 52 16 17 -16 33
J. Ward 50 15 16 -10 31
M. Vlasic 49 7 22 10 29
T. Hertl 51 10 16 5 26
J. Donskoi 47 8 15 0 23
J. Braun 50 1 17 10 18
C. Tierney 50 6 10 -8 16
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Jones 25 15 3 .915 2.38
A. Stalock 3 5 1 .894 2.76
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