ST. LOUIS When David Perron finally returned from a 13-month, 97-game absence earlier this month, Joe Thornton texted the Blues winger to wish him luck.
SAN JOSE The Sharks wont be practicing on Friday, but flying east to St. Louis where they will begin a three-game road trip against the Blues on Saturday.
PROGRAMMING NOTE: Get your night started with Sharks Pregame Live at 7 p.m. followed by the drop of the puck at 7:30, followed by Sharks Postgame Live.
SAN JOSE Coming off of one of their worst defensive efforts of the season, the Sharks will be without Douglas Murray when they host the NHL-leading Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
SAN JOSE Count former teammate Patrick Marleau among the many that are surprised Milan Michalek is tied for second in the NHL in goals.