With the Sharks and the Sabres 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:COUTURE A GAME-TIME DECISION, McLELLAN RECOVERING
Sharks assistant coach Jay Woodcroft again addressed the media on behalf of head coach Todd McLellan -- who will miss his second game due to concussion-like symptoms -- informing the media that center Logan Couture
will be a game-time decision.
]MOORE RETURNS, NIEMI TO START
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports that center Dominic Moore
will return to the lineup, while defenseman Douglas Murray
and winger Marty Havlat are close in their respective recoveries from injury.
[ Working the Corners
]ELUSIVE BACK-TO-BACK VICTORIES, DESJARDINS MAY BE OUT
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports that the Sharks are looking for their first set of back-to-back victories in nearly a month, and Moore will center the third line between TJ Galiardi
and Tommy Wingels
[ Sharks Talk
]MYERS REACTS AFTER FIRST FIGHTING MAJOR
Buffalo News beat writer John Vogl reports on Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers' first career NHL fight as time expired on Wednesday night in Anaheim. Myers dropped the gloves with Ducks defenseman Sheldon Brookbank.
]BEHIND ENEMY LINES
Sabres.com writer Kevin Snow checks in with his 'The Morning Skate' blog despite the fact that, ironically, the Sabres skipped their morning skate after defeating the Ducks 2-0 on Wednesday night in Anaheim.
[ The Morning Skate
]SHARKS AND SABRES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Brian Compton previews Thursday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.