Antti Niemi


Programming note: Coverage of the Sharks' season opener in Los Angeles against the Kings starts tonight at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Network


SAN JOSE – Since the day he was drafted, defenseman Mirco Mueller has been compared with the Sharks' Marc-Edouard Vlasic for playing an effective but not necessarily flashy style.


SAN JOSE -– A few thoughts on the Sharks’ preseason, as they prepare to announce their final roster early for opening night in Los Angeles on Wednesday.