4yA pretty connection between Joe Thornton and Joe Pavelski cracks the Top 5 Sharks plays of the week, as well as a nifty save from Antti Niemi.
4yMarty Havlat is back in the Sharks' lineup, but admits that his stamina is not where it needs to be yet. Meanwhile, Logan Couture told Insider Kevin Kurz that he has no health issues, despite a 10-game goal drought.
4yWin in Dallas, and the Sharks will be sitting pretty in terms of locking down a playoff spot. Lose to the Stars, and San Jose becomes a real long shot to make it to the postseason.
4yThe Sharks have won just once in their last 10 tries on the road, including a recent pair of ugly losses in Anaheim and Phoenix last week, in which they scored one goal total.
4ySan Joses lack of success away from HP Pavilion may be the biggest single reason it finds itself on the playoff bubble, rather than comfortably leading the Pacific Division with a week to play.
4yNHL.com released its latest Super 16 on Monday, but did the Sharks crack the site's list of the 16 best teams in the NHL?
4yJoe Pavelski became the ninth player in Sharks history to record at least 30 goals in a season, but the praise he received was unconventional.More: Pavelski postgame Thornton postgame NHL Standings
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