After injuring his ankle in early December against the Bruins and missing the past nine games, Matt Nieto looks to get back on the ice.
Even though the Sharks and Kings played even hockey at five-on-five, Los Angeles was decidedly the better team Saturday night at Staples Center.
The Sharks struck first, but goals from Kings forwards Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar and Jake Muzzin were too much to overcome Saturday night.


Today's Poll

How will the Sharks' 2014-'15 season end?

Sharks - Team News
Matthew Nieto - W
Matthew Nieto (ankle) continues to skate as he is getting closer to returning to the Sharks... Nieto suffered an ankle injury on December 4 and had a setback a couple of weeks ago but now it looks like he is getting ready to return. Nieto has three goals and nine...
Dec 28 7:25AM Read More
Joe Pavelski - C
Joe Pavelski potted the only goal for the Sharks in their 3-1 setback to the Kings on Saturday... Pavelski broke out as an elite point producer last season and it’s continuing now, at age 30. He has 17 goals and 30 points on the season and should continue to be a major...
Dec 27 10:03PM Read More
Antti Niemi - G
Antti Niemi made 26 saves in San Jose’s 3-1 loss to the Kings on Saturday night. Niemi gave up two of the goals while the Sharks were on the penalty kill. The regulation loss ends an eight-game streak of earning the Sharks at least a point. Niemi has a...
Dec 27 10:02PM Read More
Raffi Torres - W
Raffi Torres (knee) has not begun to skate yet. The feisty forward had his anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee completely removed at the end of November. As David Pollak of the Mercury News says, Torres is likely...
Dec 27 5:15PM Read More
Justin Braun - D
Justin Braun leads the San Jose Sharks with 61 blocked shots. The defenseman has a goal and 13 points in 35 games with 32 penalty minutes and a plus-five rating in 35 games. If you are in a pool that uses blocked shots and penalty...
Dec 27 6:32AM Read More
Micheal Haley - W
The San Jose Sharks have recalled the tough Micheal Haley from Worcester of the AHL. Haley led Worcester with 60 penalty minutes which isn't surprising, but also with 10 goals in 27 games, which was surprising as he is not known for his goal-scoring...
Dec 27 6:28AM Read More
John Scott - W
John Scott has been suspended for four games for punching an unsuspecting opponent. The incident occurred on Monday when he hit Anaheim forward Tim Jackman in front of the Ducks goal. Jackman was injured on the play and Scott is considered a repeat...
Dec 24 11:38AM Read More
John Scott - W
John Scott will have a phone hearing with the Department of Player Safety on Wednesday... It was a pretty gnarly incident as Jackman came to a stop while Frederik Andersen covered up the puck, Scott spun his right (and top) hand around and butt-ended Jackman...
Dec 23 5:07PM Read More
John Scott - W
John Scott might once again find himself in trouble with the league. Scott spun around and caught Tim Jackman in the head or neck with his hand. Jackman was clearly hurt on the play and while Scott wasn't initially penalized for his actions,...
Dec 23 6:38AM Read More
Joe Thornton - C
Joe Thornton has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last six games. Thornton had an assist in the Sharks' 3-2 overtime loss to Anaheim on Monday. He has eight goals and 30 points in 35 games, which is a pace he should be able to maintain...
Dec 23 6:32AM Read More
Joe Pavelski - C
Joe Pavelski displayed his mastery over the art of the tip-in as he tied the Sharks with the... The Sharks lost in overtime 3-2 but the power play goal was his ninth such tally of the season, and 16th overall, both team highs. He's now tied with Logan Couture for...
Dec 22 11:53PM Read More
Melker Karlsson - W
Melker Karlsson scored his first career NHL goal Monday night in Anaheim, though San Jose fell... Karlsson took a leading feed from Barclay Goodrow, took a few strides over the offensive blue line, and ripped a slapper through Frederik Andersen's five-hole to put San...
Dec 22 11:49PM Read More
Antti Niemi - G
Antti Niemi was only able to stop 29-32 shots Anaheim sent his way for a heart-breaking 3-2... In a way, only Ryan Kesler's winner should be pinned on Niemi. Rickard Rakell made it 1-0 after Emerson Etem's chip off the glass inexplicably bounced into Niemi's crease...
Dec 22 11:34PM Read More
Matt Irwin - D
Defenseman Matt Irwin and centerman Chris Tierney will be healthy scratches Monday versus the... Irwin has now been out since December 6th (7 games) and can't seem to crack the lineup these days. In 15 games played on the year, he has two goals, three assists, and a...
Dec 22 5:52PM Read More
Antti Niemi - G
Antii Niemi is getting the nod in net Monday versus the Anaheim Ducks. San Jose coach Todd McLellan has confirmed that Niemi will start Monday night and go for his eighth consecutive victory. Niemi is 2-0 versus the Ducks this year with a 2.50...
Dec 22 5:48PM Read More

Team Schedule

12/30vs. Van7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET3:00 GMT11:00 北京时间8:00 MST10:00 EST7:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET
12/31Anh5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET
1/3vs. StL7:30 PT8:30 MT9:30 CT10:30 ET3:30 GMT11:30 北京时间8:30 MST10:30 EST7:30 UAE (+1)22:30 ET
1/5Wpg5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET
1/6Min5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET1:00 GMT9:00 北京时间6:00 MST8:00 EST5:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET
Full Schedule
12/27LAL 1-3
12/22AnhL 2-3
12/20vs. StLW 3-2
12/18vs. EdmW 4-3
12/13vs. NshW 2-0
12/11vs. MinW 2-1
12/9vs. EdmW 5-2
12/7EdmL 1-2
12/6CgyW 3-2
12/4vs. BosW 7-4
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Team Stats

San Jose Sharks Regular Season Stats
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Skater Stats
CJoe Thornton3682331
CJoe Pavelski36171330
CLogan Couture36131629
DBrent Burns36101727
LWPatrick Marleau3672027
RWTommy Wingels3691423
LWTomas Hertl367714
DJustin Braun3611213
CJames Sheppard304610
DMarc-Edouard Vlasic354610
Goaltender Stats
Antti Niemi2615792.471484
Alex Stalock84812.12431
* = Rookie Player
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