Raffi Torres, who has only played in five games this season, participated in drills on Friday and is getting close to rejoining the Sharks' lineup.
Antti Niemi's up-and-down season has been well documented, so allowing just one goal Thursday to a probable playoff opponent was big.
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The Sharks outlasted the Kings on Thursday in large part due to their ability to roll four lines. Credit key adjustments from Todd McLellan.