4yTodd McLellan revealed that Brent Burns is walking much better today than he was last night, and could play in the Sharks first game back after the All-Star break in exactly one week against Columbus on Jan. 31.
4yIt's the Sharks' final game before the All-Star break and Antti Niemi will presumably make his return to the net after sitting out in favor of Thomas Greiss last night. Niemi has lost two in a row.
4yWith a goalie surplus and an injured Brent Burns, San Jose GM Doug Wilson is about to face a radically different NHL landscape than the one he faced a week ago.
4ySharks defenseman Brent Burns will not play play Tuesday night when San Jose faces the Calgary Flames. Coach Todd McLellan said that Burns could return after the All-Star break.
4yBrent Burns hobbled his way into the Sharks dressing room to meet with reporters following his knee-on-knee collision with Edmontons Ales Hemsky in Monday nights 2-1 shootout loss to the Oilers.
4yAll-star forward Logan Couture scored his team-leading 21st goal of the season to tie the score at 1-1 in the 3rd period, but the Oilers won in a shootout to hand the Sharks their third straight loss.
4yThe Sharks have lost three of their last four games and turn to Thomas Greiss in net against the Oilers who have dropped eight of their last nine. Watch on CSN California and follow along with In-Game Live!
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