SAN JOSE Its an unfamiliar situation for the San Jose Sharks to be fighting and clawing to stay in the top eight in March.
The hints that the Sharks would be idle at the trade deadline came in tiny but perceptible waves.
TORONTO It didnt have to be pretty. It just had to be a W.
PROGRAMMING NOTE: The Sharks and Maple Leafs drop the puck at 4 p.m. on Comcast SportsNet California, preceded by Shark Byte at 3:30.