With the Sharks and the Avs set to face each other on Thursday night at HP Pavilion at San Jose, here are the links you need to read before the game:MURRAY, VANDERMEER REMAIN DAY-TO-DAY, IRWIN AVAILABLE
Sharks head coach Todd McLellan told the media this morning that defensemen Douglas Murray
and Jim Vandermeer
remain day-to-day with their injuries and rookie defenseman Matt Irwin is available should the Sharks need to use him in the lineup.
]KFOX LOCKER ROOM
Sharks radio play-by-play broadcaster Dan Rusanowsky talks with captain Joe Thornton
on what the team must do to snap their three-game winless streak.
]SHARKS START STRING OF SIX AT HOME
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports from the morning skate on San Jose's special teams preparation, McLellan's message to his team on playing with pace and the possibility of seeing Irwin in the lineup.
[ Working the Corners
]WORCESTER SHARKS MAKE CAMEO IN '24/7' DEBUT
Did you catch it? Worcester Sharks captain Mike Moore
, forward James Livingston
and goaltender Tyson Sexsmith
each made cameos during Wednesday night's "24/7 Flyers/Rangers: Road to the NHL Winter Classic" on HBO. To read more about the first episode, NHL.com Editor-in-Chief Bob Condor with his review and his must see moments.
]PUCK DADDY'S EPISODE 1 REVIEW
Editor Greg Wyshynski reviews the first installment of the four-episode HBO Sports series '24/7' on his Puck Daddy blog, complete with video clips. Wyshynski also has posted
several other blogs
on Episode 1.
[ Yahoo! Sports
]VAN DER GULIK, BROPHEY IN FOR AVALANCHE
Denver Post writer Mike Chambers reporting forwards David Van Der Gulik and Evan Brophey will make their season debuts tonight against the Sharks.
[ Denver Post
]CONCUSSIONS AT THE FOREFRONT
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz on the prevalence of concussions in the NHL and how they manifested in '24/7'. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk