Thursday, Apr 19, 2012, 7:30 PM PDT
Some line changes may be horizon tonight for the Sharks as Michal Handzus and Brad Winchester are expected to be in for Dominic Moore and TJ Galiardi.
Antti Niemi and Brian Elliot will be in net. Thomas Greiss and Jake Allen (filling in for the injured Jaroslav Halak) will be serving the backup roles.
Some other news and notes to tide you over before game 4 gets underway:
- Sharks Head Coach Todd McLellan on the possible additions of Handzus and Winchester: "We're looking for a little more sustained offensive zone time in 5-on-5 situations".
- Joe Thornton is expected to take regular shifts on the penalty kill tonight; Mark Purdy of the San Jose Mercury News looks at that addition.
- Kevin Kurz of CSN's Sharks Talk reports that the Blues lineup will likely remain the same.
- David Pollak and Mark Emmons team up to discuss the importance of tonight's game.
- St. Louis Today on how Alex Pietrangelo and Kevin Shattenkirk have excelled this postseason for the Blues.
- What to watch for during tonight's game four action.
Puck drops at 7:37.