- Sharks Head Coach Todd McLellan is expected to be back behind the Sharks bench tonight after missing the last three games with a concussion. Furthermore, Martin Havlat is beginning to make strides for his return and plans to travel with the team on their upcoming four game roadie (which starts on Thursday).
- Kevin Kurz breaks down what to watch for in tonight's game, including some lineup changes-- Jason Demers, Michal Handzus, and Andrew Desjardins look to be in based on the morning skate, with Brad Winchester, Justin Braun, and Benn Ferriero remaining out.
- The San Jose Sharks have opened the ballots for the second annual Fan Favorite Award. Commander Sheppard is looking to be a strong contender at this moment.
- Sidney Crosby has been cleared for contact. Glad to see the best player in the game continuing to make progress.
- Elliote Friedman throws down his weekly masterpiece "30 Thoughts", which includes a line from Todd McLellan on the dangers of "playing to three".
Puck drops at 7:37 PM.