With the Sharks and the Blues set to face each other on Saturday night at HP Pavilion at San Jose, here are the links you need to read before the game:COUTURE'S RETURN LIKELY, MURRAY A GAME-TIME DECISION
Sharks assistant coach Jay Woodcroft again addressed the media on Saturday morning. Sharks center Logan Couture
is likely to return to the lineup while defenseman Douglas Murray
will once again be a game-time decision.
]KFOX LOCKER ROOM: BRAD WINCHESTER
Sharks radio play-by-play broadcaster Dan Rusanowsky spoke with left wing Brad Winchester
after San Jose's morning skate on Saturday. Winchester spent part of three seasons with the St. Louis Blues.
]COACHES COMMENTS AT FOREFRONT
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak blogs from the morning skate including comments from both head coaches Todd McLellan and Ken Hitchcock. McLellan met with reporters for the first time since suffering a concussion during the Minnesota game, but will not be behind the bench tonight against St. Louis.
[ Working the Corners
]WHAT TO WATCH FOR
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports that it will be Antti Niemi
vs Jaroslav Halak in goal and that special teams will be at the forefront of Saturday night's matchup. In their last meeting on Feb. 12, 2012, the Blues scored a pair of 5-on-3 goals and added an empty netter in a 3-0 victory.
[ Sharks Talk
]SHARKS AND BLUES PREVIEW
NHL.com senior writer Dan Rosen previews Saturday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.