Game Day Blog - Avalanche @ Sharks - 3/26/2012

Monday, 03.26.2012 / 4:20 PM
By Sarah Peters - Digital Content Developer / The Daily Chomp
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Game Day Blog - Avalanche @ Sharks - 3\/26\/2012



With the Sharks and Western Coonference foe Colorado set to face each other on Monday night at HP Pavilion at San Jose, here are the links you need to read before the game:

SHARKS HEALTHY
Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told members of the media on Monday morning that the Sharks will have a healthy lineup for tonight's game with the exception of forward TJ Galiardi, who is out with an upper-body injury.
[ SharksTV ]

McGINN'S HOMECOMING, LINE COMBOS
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports on ex-Shark Jamie McGinn's return for his first time back at HP Pavilion since the February 27th trade. Pollak also notes there likely won’t be tinking with the line of Daniel Winnik, Andrew Desjardins and Tommy Wingels who played well together during Saturday night's victory.
[ Working the Corners ]

NIEMI VS. VARLAMOV
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports that it will be Antti Niemi and Semyon Varlamov facing each other on Monday while the Western Conference playoff race tightens down the stretch with only two weeks to go.
[ Sharks Talk ]

REUNION NIGHT AT HP PAVILION
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz discusses the successes of new Sharks acquisition Daniel Winnik as he prepares to face his former team tonight. Kurz notes that Galiardi likely won't play against the Avs as he is still out.
[ Sharks Talk ]

BOLDUC FINED
Phoenix Coyotes forward Alexandre Bolduc was fined $2,500 for slew-footing Ryane Clowe in Saturday night's game.
SJSHARKS.com ]

SHARKS AND AVALANCHE PREVIEW
NHL.com previews Monday night's game, 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 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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