San Jose fired 33 shots at Jonathan Quick, but the Kings' goalie made some spectacular saves at the Staples Center to shut out the Sharks, who have now lost two straight after a four-game win streak.
Former King Michael Handzus will miss Mondays game at Staples Center with an illness, Sharks coach Todd McLellan announced. Might Frazer McLaren make his season debut?
The Sharks recalled Frazer McLaren from Worcester on Saturday after a two-week conditioning assignment expired. McLaren is now an option at forward, after recovering from offseason hip surgery.
Jamie McGinn knocked Alexander Edler out of the game with a clean shoulder late in the second period of the Sharks' 3-2 loss to the Canucks on Saturday night. The Vancouver Sun didn't think it was a clean hit.
Sharks center Michal Handzus and defenseman Colin White missed practice on Sunday at Sharks Ice. Handzus is suffering from an illness, while White was attending to a personal matter.
After weeks of failing to make a much of an impact on the game, the Sharks fourth line continued its strong play during the month of November in Saturdays 3-2 loss to Vancouver.
It's been more than six months since the Vancouver Canucks ended San Joses Stanley Cup dream last May when Kevin Bieksa scored one of the wackiest series-ending goals in recent memory.
Does Douglas Murray think the Vancouver Canucks are arrogant? "Its certain individuals that give them that reputation. Im not going to call out names. Its obvious for anyone that watches the game.
The pair of Brent Burns and Marc-Edouard Vlasic, which has spent virtually the entire season together, hasnt put the team shorthanded even once so far in 2011.
The San Jose Sharks have made waves in the NHL this season, standing atop of the Pacific, beating some of their biggest rivals. Think they're satisfied? Think again...
Antti Niemi says it's still "special" facing his former team. He turned in a special performance Wednesday night, saving all 34 Chicago attempts on net to earn his first shutout of the season in the Sharks' 1-0 win.
The Blackhawks might be described as "Surly, grumpy and growly, as Chicago brings a two-game losing streak into San Jose, including a 9-2 thrashing by the Edmonton Oliers on Saturday.
After spending Saturday and Sunday night in Las Vegas on a team bonding trip, the Blackhawks arrived in San Jose on Monday night and practiced at HP Pavilion on Tuesday.
Goaltender Antero Niittymaki is nearing a return to practice after undergoing hip surgery in early September, he announced Tuesday.
In his first eight games as a Shark, Martin Havlat scored one goal and added seven assists. Since then, Havlat has just one assist in his last six games.