Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is good to go for tonights Sharks-Blue Jackets game, but he'll be playing with some new head gear.More: Sharks-Blue Jackets at 4 p.m. on CSN California
The Michal Handzus - Jamie McGinn - Torrey Mitchell combination has been Todd McLellans most consistent threesome this year. That is, before Doug Wilson sent a pick to Tampa Bay in exchange for Dominic Moore.
Marc-Edouard Vlasic could play on Tuesday night in Columbus after taking a puck to the face on Sunday, but Douglas Murray, who has a fractured Adams apple, will not.
Patrick Marleau's a heck of a good skater, Douglas Murray is tough to play against, and its not very easy to take the puck away from Joe Thornton.
Injured Sharks forward Marty Havlat is scheduled to return to action in mid-March, according to head coach Todd McLellan. More: Havlat profile Pavelski concerned
Of the three injures the Sharks suffered in a short span in the third period of Sunday's loss in Detroit, none looked scarier than when Joe Pavelski was drilled in the side of the head by a Nicklas Lidstrom slap shot.
The Sharks had a chance to bring an end to the Red Wings' 22-game home winning streak, but fell short 3-2. More importantly, the Sharks have dropped three in a row are now 1-3-1 to start their road trip.
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.