PROGRAMMING ALERT: The Sharks and Lightning drop the puck at 4:30 on Comcast SportsNet California, followed by Sharks Postgame Live.
PROGRAMMING ALERT: The Owen Nolan Sharks press conference will be streamed live on CSNCalifornia.com at 2:30 p.m..
SAN JOSE Steven Stamkos will make just the third appearance of his young career tonight at HP Pavilion when the Sharks host the Lightning.
SAN JOSE One advantage the Sharks will have tonight as they prepare to face the Tampa Bay Lightning is that by playing at home, San Jose will get the last change.
SAN JOSE Loyal Sharks fans may have missed their chance to see Sidney Crosby when Pittsburgh visited in early November, as the Penguins star was still recovering from a concussion, but that doesnt