Marc-Edouard Vlasic had this to say about the Lightning's Steven Stamkos: "If he has an opening, its going in the net every time. Todd McLellan's Sharks will look to limit those openings Wednesday night in San Jose.
Ex-Sharks goalie Evgeni Nabokov came off the bench for the Islanders and stopped all 19 shots he faced, and two more in the shootout, in a victory over the Jets.
With goals in three straight games, and seven points total over that span 4g, 3a, the Sharks will likely have their hands full with the Lightning's Steven Stamkos, who has surged to the NHL lead in goal scoring with 20.
Ben Ferriero was among a group of Sharks benched at the halfway point of a 4-2 win in Detroit on Oct. 28. He was reassigned to Worcester shortly thereafter, and hasnt been back until now.
Todd McLellan announced on Monday that Marty Havlat would be out for Wednesday's game against Tampa Bay. On Tuesday, he updated that to include Friday's game against the Kings, as well.
The Sharks recalled forward Benn Ferriero from their AHL affiliate in Worcester on Tuesday morning. Ferriero is Worcesters leading scorer with 20 points in 20 games.
Dan Boyle said he originally hurt his foot blocking a shot against Minnesota on November 10, but he never thought about missing any time. "Its just one of those things you can just play your way through it."
Marty Havlat, who is still not able to put much weight on his left leg, will not play when the Sharks host the Tampa Bay Lightning at HP Pavilion on Wednesday night.
The American Hockey League honored Tommy Wingels on Monday morning, when it named him as the ReebokAHL Player of the Week. Antero Niittymaki dropped to 1-1 with a 3-1 loss on Sunday.
Dan Boyle played through a broken foot the first 15-20 games of the season. Now, he appears to be rounding into form considering he has registered a goal and three assists in his last four games.
Martin Havlat's night started well with the first goal of the game, but it finished poorly as he left the arena with the aid of a cane after awkwardly coming off the bench and injuring his leg.
Patrick Marleau tucked home a nifty pass by Joe Pavelski for the third-period goal the Sharks needed for their second consecutive win. More: Havlat injures leg Game highlights
Former Sharks head coach Darryl Sutter will be introduced as the new head coach of the Los Angeles Kings next week.
A dormant offense finally erupted in Thursdays come-from-behind win over Colorado. The Sharks are looking to keep it rolling against Edmonton tonight. More: Coach McLellan's pregame interview Play Shark-O!
Sharks defenseman Douglas Murray has missed the last six games with an injured left hand, and although he doesnt have a set date to return just yet, he said that hes pretty close.