Dominance is one thing, but the Sharks have won 16 of 17 from the Washington Capitals; Joe Thornton's big night in D.C. has him climbing up the league leader charts.
After being shut out in St. Louis on Sunday night, the Sharks erupted for five goals in Washington to take down Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals 5-3.
Veteran winger Mike Knuble will be a healthy scratch for the Capitals against the Sharks tonight, leading to speculation he could get traded, but according to him, he wont be joining the Sharks.
Forward Tommy Wingels, who was injured on January 19, has been activated and could play tonight when the Sharks face the Capitals in Washington.
No rest for the Sharks as backup goaltender Thomas Greiss will man the pipes for San Jose against Alex Ovechkin and the Caps in D.C. tonight. More: Sharks vs. Caps at 4:30 p.m. on NBC Sports Network
The Blues stayed hot thanks to two goals and an assist from Alex Pietrangelo, while the Sharks couldn't get anything past St. Louis goaltender Jaroslav Halak to fall 3-0 in the first of nine straight road games.
Sharks defenseman Jason Demers, out since the All-Star break with a lower body injury, spoke for the first time after skating at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on Sunday morning.
Given the way the Blues have been playing at home, a visit to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis is one heck of a way to start a nine-game road trip.More: Demers back on the ice Sharks video
Recent reports have the Sharks shopping, the latest implicates Joe Thornton's former teammate, veteran forward Mike Knuble as the target.More: Sharks interested in Whitney Depth chart
The Sharks snapped a two-game skid with a win over the Blackhawks, who rallied to tie the game in the second period but couldn't slow a San Jose power play attack that scored three of the team's five goals.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said Chicago's Jan. 15 game against the Sharks was the last really solid game they played, and that the 'Hawks are hoping facing the Sharks will bring out their best.
It's the final regular-season meeting between two scuffling teams -- the Blackhawks and Sharks -- and it's tonight at The Tank.More: Boyle returns Practice interviews NHL scoreboard
Key defenseman Dan Boyle will return to the lineup tonight against Chicago after missing Wednesdays game with the flu. More: CSNChicago.com: 'Hawks pressing CSNCalifornia at 7 p.m.
San Jose has expressed interest in veteran Phoenix forward and former Shark Ray "The Wizard" Whitney.