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Tonight marks the first time Sharks fans will get to hear O Canada this season - and some of it will be in French - as the Montreal Canadiens comes to visit as the final game of the five-game homestand.
The Canadiens are similar to the Sharks in that they are looking for their second win on the season, having opened up 1-3-1.
Saturday night's game saw the Sharks bring the same amount of intensity as was seen during Thursday night's victory over the Sabres, but without any of the puck luck. Since the 2005-06 season, the Sharks have lost 56 games in which they had 40 or more shots against an opponent, good for 5th in the NHL. Tonight the Sharks will look to have more of those shots go into the net.
Initial reports out of practice has no changes to the lineup, with injured defenseman Paul Martin unlikely to travel with the team on the upcoming road trip. Stay tuned for morning skate for further confirmation of the lineup, however.
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