4yThe Sharks have scored three goals in their last three games, and Todd McLellan is not happy. He's switching up the lines, in hopes a Clowe-Couture reunion will jumpstart the offense.
4yJason Demers has played in four of the last six games and been a much steadier presence on the teams blue line. Thursday he'll skate for the first time against Montreal, his favorite team as a kid.
4ySan Jose's veteran goalie said he probably could have returned last week. Hes hopeful that hes about two weeks away from being 100 percent after offseason hip surgery.
4yThe Sharks are in fourth place, yet just two points off the top mark in a tight Pacific Division. Insider Kevin Kurz surveys the division at the season's quarter-mark.
4yThe Sharks reassigned Justin Braun to Worcester, a move that could be viewed as a vote of confidence in Jason Demers. After all, it was Demers who scored the Sharks' only goal in the team's recent win over Chicago.
4yJustin Braun was playing in his first game since November 20, and Frazer McLaren hadn't played in an NHL game in over a year. Their performances against the Kings were ones they would like to forget.
4ySan 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.
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