Saturday morning the Sharks called up Nolan Schaefer from Cleveland to back up Vesa Toskala for the evening contest against Nashville.
Schaefer has posted a 1-2-0 mark in three starts this season and has a 3.01 goals-against-average.
Evgeni Nabokov sustained some upper body soreness Friday night in Columbus when he was inadvertently crashed into by Christian Ehrhoff after the San Jose netminder stopped a breakaway opportunity. The game was tied at one when he left.
Nabokov's status is listed as day-to-day.