With the Sharks and the Blues set to face each other on Saturday night at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, here are the links you need to read before the game:MURRAY, VANDERMEER OUT AGAIN AND NEW LINE COMBOS?
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reporting it will be Antti Niemi
in goal for the Sharks against Brian Elliott for the Blues, and possible line combinations for Saturday night's game in St. Louis.
[ Working the Corners
]SHARKS MORE 'ENGAGED' ON THE ROAD?
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on Blues head coach Ken Hitchcock's assessment of San Jose's play on the road this season. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For
' on Sharks Talk.
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SHARKS AND BLUES PREVIEW
NHL.com writer Corey Masisak previews Saturday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.
Sharks Radio play-by-play broadcaster with tonight's podcast preview, including audio quotes from both Joe Thornton
and David Perron about facing each other for the first time since last season.
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]THORNTON HAPPY FOR PERRON'S RETURN
St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Dan O'Neill reports on the Thornton-Perron storyline, including some interesting quotes with then Sharks forward now Blues forward Scott Nichol on his take of the situation.
]CHEECHOO UPDATE AND AVENGING AN EARLY SEASON LOSS
Former Sharks right wing Jonathan Cheechoo, now with the Blues organization in Peoria (AHL), leads the Rivermen in shots and is their third-leading scorer with 19 points in 25 games.