With the Sharks and the Blackhawks set to face each other on Sunday night, here are the links you need to read before the game:McLELLAN'S VIEW OF BYERS' HIT
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak filed a report postgame on Saturday with comments by Sharks head coach Todd McLellan on the hit that knocked center Andrew Desjardins
from the game.
[ Working the Corners
]DESJARDINS FEELING 'FINE' AFTER THE GAME
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports that Desjardins felt fine after the game and noted that Columbus forward Dane Byers, who received a match penalty for intent to injure on the play, will face a hearing with the NHL's Department of Player Safety
on Monday afternoon.
[ Sharks Talk
]HAWKS STRUGGLE WITH START AND FINISH AGAINST WINGS
ESPNChicago.com beat reporter Jesse Rogers with his recap of Chicago's 3-2 overtime loss on Saturday afternoon to the Detroit Red Wings. Chicago sent the game to overtime with 52 seconds remaining, but gave up the game-winner with 38 seconds left in overtime.
]HAWKS/WINGS RIVALRY AT ITS BEST
CSN Chicago beat writer Tracey Myers reports on how the recent overtime games and Central Division standings have helped fuel the Chicago-Detroit rivalry.
[ Blackhawks Talk
]SHARKS AND BLACKHAWKS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Brian Compton previews Sunday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.