Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Kings - 3/20/2012

Tuesday, 03.20.2012 / 3:42 PM
By Alex Aragon - Staff Writer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Sharks @ Kings - 3\/20\/2012

With the Sharks and the Kings set to face each other on Tuesday night in Los Angeles, here are the links you need to read before the game:

SHARKS PLAYOFF TRACKER
See the updated Western Conference playoff picture each morning with the new Sharks Playoff Tracker exclusively on SJSHARKS.com. Updated each day with key matchups and an overview of the race for the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.
[ SJSHARKS.com/playofftracker ]

THE SHIFT AFTER
CSN Sharks Insider Kevin Kurz reports on a developing trend for the Sharks, giving up goals against on shifts immediately following goals for. Kurz reports that the Sharks have done so five times over their past nine games.
[ Sharks Talk ]

QUICK RESTED AND READY
LA Kings Insider Rich Hammond reports that goaltender Jonathan Quick will make his 61st start of the season on Tuesday night against the Sharks. At puck drop, it will have been almost four full days since Quick last saw game action.
[ LA Kings Insider ]

SHARKS AND KINGS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Frank Mentesana previews Tuesday's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
[ NHL.com ]

MONDAY NIGHT'S ODDS AND ENDS, OUTLOOK FOR LA
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak's postgame blog from Monday night following a 5-3 loss to the Anaheim Ducks. The Sharks have a quick turnaround and will face the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night at the Staples Center.
[ Working the Corners ]

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 76 47 22 7 222 213 101
2 NSH 75 46 21 8 214 180 100
3 STL 74 46 21 7 226 182 99
4 CHI 74 44 24 6 209 172 94
5 MIN 75 43 25 7 215 185 93
6 VAN 74 43 27 4 212 199 90
7 WPG 75 39 24 12 212 197 90
8 LAK 74 37 23 14 199 184 88
9 CGY 75 40 28 7 219 199 87
10 DAL 75 36 29 10 232 240 82
11 SJS 74 36 30 8 207 210 80
12 COL 74 34 28 12 200 206 80
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 75 23 44 8 158 249 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 74 35 31 10 66
J. Thornton 70 14 48 -4 62
L. Couture 74 24 36 -3 60
B. Burns 74 16 38 -5 54
P. Marleau 74 17 35 -16 52
T. Wingels 67 15 19 -6 34
T. Hertl 74 12 17 -1 29
M. Nieto 64 8 16 -11 24
M. Vlasic 69 9 14 13 23
M. Karlsson 45 13 9 -2 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 29 22 7 .914 2.62
A. Stalock 6 7 1 .903 2.65
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