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 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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