TJ Galiardi steps back on the ice tonight vs. the Ducks after a six-game leave due to a back injury. "I'm just excited to get out there and help contribute."More: TJ Galiardi Sharks game logs
The Sharks need secondary scoring, and Andrew Desjardins is starting to find consistency. His recent output and ice time are strong indications.
There were many standout plays in the four-game stretch with Anaheim, L.A., Boston and Phoenix. Which Sharks star gets your vote?
Jamie McGinn had 12 points in 13 games with Colorado before facing the Sharks. Monday night he returned to the Tank; he might wish he hadn't.More: Sharks 5, Avs 1 Jamie McGinn stats
Ryane Clowe has been with the Sharks for the last six plus seasons. Hes not used to the position the Sharks are in, but still senses a confident club that can do special things this season.
Jamie McGinn has eight goals and four assists in 13 games with Colorado since he was sent East as part of a deal for Daniel Winnik and TJ Galiardi.More: What to watch for Reunion night at The Tank
Jamie McGinn returns to The Tank for the first time since the Sharks traded him to Colorado for Daniel Winnik and TJ Galiardi. The stakes are high.More: Reunion night at The Tank Swim forward please
For the first time since a trade sent Jamie McGinn to Colorado and brought Daniel Winnik and TJ Galiardi to San Jose, the Avs and Sharks will meet in the latest key matchup between bubble teams on Monday night.
A flawless 60-minute game is hard to come by at any point in the year, and there are bound to be moments where things dont go the right way. Its how a team responds to that adversity that can define the season.
Like them or not, shootouts are going to play a large role in determining which Western Conference teams end up in the playoffs and which end up on the golf course.
Six goals were scored in the first two periods, but the Sharks and Coyotes went dry, taking the 3-3 tie all the way to a shootout, where the Sharks earned two valuable points.
After a 6-3 win over Phoenix on opening night, the Sharks have been outscored 11-3 in three straight losses to the Coyotes, who have been using that first loss as motivation against San Jose.
The Sharks handed the Coyotes a loss on opening night, but have since lost three straight to Phoenix. San Jose gets another test against a team they trail by only two points in the standings.
Sharks forward TJ Galiardi, out with an unspecified upper body injury, skated for the first time on Saturday since he was hurt on March 15 in a game against the Nashville Predators.