Losers of five of their last seven games, the Sharks continue their season-high nine-game road trip with a stop in Detroit, where the Red Wings haven't lost at Joe Louis Arena in more than three months.
Defenseman Douglas Murray, who took a puck to the throat in the first period Thursday against Tampa, is out for Sunday's game with the Western Conference-leading Detroit Red Wings.
Sharks coach Todd McLellan was critical of Antti Niemi this week, opting for Thomas Greiss against Carolina. Is a shakeup imminent? More: Greiss stats Niemi stats
The Sharks erased a two-goal Carolina lead in the third period only to be felled by a Jussi Jokinen deflection that gave the 'Canes a 3-2 win in regulation.
Professional athletes don't generally like to be traded, but the reaction from Dominic Moore after his arrival with San Jose makes you think it could work out nicely.
While rumors continue to swirl about a potential trade that would send superstar Rick Nash to the Sharks, Insider Kevin Kurz has a couple of reasons why a deal isn't realistic for either team.
We'll find out tonight in Carolina what the Sharks' plans are for newly-acquired Dominic Moore, but one place he will definitely be seen is on the penalty kill.
The Sharks were in position for a win, but careless puck play in the third forced an overtime that Martin St. Louis' second goal finished. More: Murray taken to hospital Sharks acquire Moore
Versatility, speed, faceoff ability, and penalty killing. These are the areas GM Doug Wilson said newly-acquired Dominic Moore will help.More: Doug Wilson on Dominic Moore Moore stats
The Sharks acquired Tampa Bay forward Dominic Moore for a second-round pick shortly before their game with the Lightning.
Dan Boyle thinks the red line, removed for the purposes of allowing two-line passes after the NHLs work stoppage in 2004-05, has hurt offensive production league-wide when it was supposed to help.
Can Dan Boyle, who won the Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay in 2004, keep the NHL's leading goal scorer Steven Stamkos off the board tonight? More: Sharks strike Lightning Boyle: Put red line back in
Jason Demers is improving, but he wont be in the lineup when the Sharks face the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. However, he did partake in practice Wednesday with moderate contact.
In the seven games since the NHL shut down for its midseason celebration, the two Joes have combined for 22 points while playing together in both even-strength and power play situations.