SAN JOSE –- Patrick Marleau is the only current Sharks player that has been with the team since it last missed the playoffs in 2003.
SAN JOSE – In their previous matchup with the Canucks just five days ago, the Sharks’ quick start was the key.
SAN JOSE – Matt Irwin will miss the Sharks game against Vancouver on Saturday, and perhaps longer, after hurting himself in practice on Friday.
Sharks-Canucks coverage gets underway at 6:30 p.m. on CSN California with Sharks Pregame Live.
Where they stand