With the Sharks and the Jets set to face each other on Thursday night, here are the links you need to read before the game:COUTURE HEADED TO OTTAWA, CLOWE WILL WEAR CAGE
Mercury News beat writer David Pollak reports on center Logan Couture
being named to the 2012 NHL All-Star Game in Ottawa where he played his junior hockey, and alternate captain Ryane Clowe
wearing a full face cage tonight against Winnipeg after getting banged up on a collision during Tuesday night's game in Minnesota.
[ Working the Corners
]VLASIC RESPONDS TO ALL-STAR 'SNUB'
CSN California beat writer Kevin Kurz reports on the 2012 All-Star Game rosters being announced and has reactions from defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic
. Read his game day blog 'What to Watch For
' on Sharks Talk.
[ Sharks Talk
]BYFUGLIEN WILL REPRESENT JETS
Winnipeg Sun beat writer Ken Wiebe reports on Jets defenseman and former Blackhawk Dustin Byfuglien being named to the 2012 All-Star Game and that goaltenders Antti Niemi
and Ondrej Pavelec will man the nets for their respective teams.
[ Jet Stream
]JETS TV VIDEO REPORT
The Jets Report for the Jan. 12, 2012 game between the Winnipeg Jets and the San Jose Sharks. Thursday marks San Jose's first visit to Manitoba since March 20, 1996, a 7-1 victory by the Sharks.
]SHARKS AND JETS PREVIEW
NHL.com writer David Kalan previews Thursday night's game, including trends to watch on both sides of the puck.