An emotional Ryane Clowe was in no mood to discuss his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after the loss to Columbus, but the power forward opened up Wednesday in Toronto.
Sharks GM Doug Wilson made his stance clear on two hot topics Wednesday -- the Rick Nash rumors and the struggling goalkeeping. More: Kurz's Plays of the Week Sharks news
The Sharks have been repeatedly linked to Blue Jackets' power forward Rick Nash. With the Sharks in Columbus, reports have never been hotter. More: Blue Jackets 6, Sharks 3 Rick Nash stats
Antti Niemi didn't even make it out of the first period, as Thomas Greiss replaced the Sharks' starting goaltender after he allowed three early goals as the Sharks fell to the Blue Jackets 6-3.
In seven of his last 11 starts, Nabokov has allowed one goal or less, including a pair of shutouts. In 30 games this season, hes 14-14-0 and is in the top-10 in goals-against average and save percentage.
The Sharks and Blue Jackets combined for 92 penalty minutes on Jan. 31 in a 6-0 Sharks win. Will the Sharks complete the season sweep tonight?More: Marc-Edouard Vlasic to play in full cage
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.