Andrew Desjardins


Programming note: Coverage of Game 2 between the Sharks and Kings begins Sunday at 6:30 p.m. on CSN California with Sharks Pregame Live.


SAN JOSE – They are three very similar players, and when they’re on the ice together, they basically form hockey’s version of scraping your fingernails across a chalkboard.


SAN JOSE -- A healthy scratch for the last six games, Sharks defenseman Matt Irwin will return to the lineup against the Kings on Wednesday.


SAN JOSE Whether or not the NHL season begins on Nov. 2 or is pushed back even further, younger prospects and recent draft picks wont be a part of training camp.